No 17 4-26-19 “It is the Courage to Continue that Counts”
Post

No 17 4-26-19 “It is the Courage to Continue that Counts”

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” – Winston Churchill (1874 – 1965) A man of many talents best known for his inspiring speeches while leading the United Kingdom during World War Two. What is success on the Ballroom Dance Floor? Is it winning? Is it dancing...

Post

How to make pressure work in your favor!

No 38 Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, September 22, 1956 How to make pressure work in your favor! Some ideas on making stress work in the positive for you!   Inside Influences Have a positive optimistic outlook Have an anchor of faith or spirituality Always be motivated Take action – be...

Post

No 7 "A champion is someone who gets up when he can't." 2-17-17

No 7 Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, February 17, 2017 “A champion is someone who gets up when he can’t.” – Jack Dempsey (1895 – 1983) American professional boxer Sometimes in my life, I just can’t seem to get up, but I do. After dancing 41+ years, having run 19 marathons, having...

Post

Breaking the Rules 10-15-15

No 42. Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, October 16, 2015 Breaking the Rules! Creativity is inventing, experimenting, growing, taking risks, breaking rules, making mistakes, and having fun. – Mary Lou Cook It’s easy to get into a comfort zone. Building up a wall of security and routine that no one and...

Post

Where are we going? 6-26-15

No 26. Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, June 26, 2015 Half Way Through 2015! Where are we going? So many opportunities are coming our way here at Arthur Murray Santa Monica. Every day another door opens for us to share the love of dance here in beautiful Santa Monica. Where are...

Post

Make Up Your Mind 6-19-15

No 25. Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, June 19, 2015 Make Up Your Mind Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing. — Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919) 26th President of the United States Imagine walking up to Joshua Bell, famous violinist,...

Post

12-26-14 New Year's Resolutions – David Woodbury

No 52 Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, December 26, 2014 New Year’s Arthur Murray Resolutions! My mother drew a distinction between achievement and success. She said that achievement is the knowledge that you have studied and worked hard and done the best that is within you.  Success is being praised by...

Post

Happy Halloween 10-31-14 David Woodbury

No 43 Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, October 31, 2014 Happy Halloween! Don’t Settle For Less There is more in us than we know. If we can be made to see it, perhaps, for the rest of our lives, we will be unwilling to settle for less.– Kurt Hahn Joel Rieck...

Post

Successful People 10-24-14

No 42 Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, October 24, 2014 Successful People If successful people have one common trait, it’s an utter lack of cynicism. The world owes them nothing. They go out and find what they need without asking for permission; they’re driven, talented, and work through negatives by focusing...

Post

How to be a Champion Dancer! 8-7-14

No 32 Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, August 8th, 2014 How to be a Champion Dancer! We all have dreams. And we all get disappointed. We all have heartache and we suffer and work to get through it. It’s just the human condition. …So I stand here today so proud. I’m...

  • 1
  • 2