“Treat Others with Respect, Kindness and Generosity”
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“Treat Others with Respect, Kindness and Generosity”

Week 33 8-13-21 “Treat Others with Respect, Kindness and Generosity” Changing Lives Through Dancing – by David Woodbury                                                                           Arthur Murray Dance Center of Santa Monica, CA   “There is overwhelming evidence that the higher the level of self-esteem, the more likely one will be to treat others with respect, kindness, and generosity.” – Nathaniel Branden (1930...

Making Dancing the Right Decision for You!
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Making Dancing the Right Decision for You!

Week 32 8-6-21 “Making Dancing the Right Decision for You!”   Congratulations to Arthur Murray Santa Monica for winning Top Studio in the 2021 International Dance Festival!   Changing Lives Through Dancing – by David Woodbury  Arthur Murray Dance Center of Santa Monica, CA   Here we are in the 4th surge of COVID-19 and...

“We Need a Renaissance of Wonder”
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“We Need a Renaissance of Wonder”

Week 28  7-9-21 “We Need a Renaissance of Wonder” Changing Lives Through Dancing – by David Woodbury “We need a renaissance of wonder. We need to renew, in our hearts and in our souls, the deathless dream, the eternal poetry, the perennial sense that life is miracle and magic.” – E. Merrill Root (1895 – 1973)...

“Preach a Better Sermon” Changing Lives Through Dancing!
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“Preach a Better Sermon” Changing Lives Through Dancing!

Week 27  7-2-21 “Preach a Better Sermon” “You can preach a better sermon with your life than with your lips.” – Oliver Goldsmith (1728-1774) Irish Writer   During the pandemic, and now the blessed recovery, I have seen a certain type of person throughout my own experience. These are the ones who were leaders and...

“What Can I Learn Dancing at Arthur Murray?”
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“What Can I Learn Dancing at Arthur Murray?”

Week 27  6-25-21 “What Can I Learn Dancing at Arthur Murray?” Changing Lives Through Dancing You may be thinking about coming to take lessons at Arthur Murray Santa Monica. Perhaps you’re ready to return as restrictions have been lifted (we are still very careful). Why should you get started and what can you learn? First,...

It’s Time to Dance Again!
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It’s Time to Dance Again!

Changing Lives Through Dancing!   We’re fully open at Arthur Murray Dance Center of Santa Monica! Private Lessons, Group Classes, Dance Parties, Competitions, Shows and many Special Dancing Events. It’s all back again just for you!   After 14 months apart, let’s dance again. We have so many great events coming up in the very...

June 11, 2021 “Faith, Hope, Vision, Dreams”
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June 11, 2021 “Faith, Hope, Vision, Dreams”

Changing Lives Through Dancing! Over 100 business have closed in Santa Monica and our city ranks as the 5th hardest hit city in the nation, in terms of small businesses, following Manhattan, Brooklyn, San Francisco and Honolulu. During the Riots of May 31st, 2020, many businesses who were looking forward to reopening again soon were...

May 7, 2021 “We are Open Once Again!” Arthur Murray Santa Monica
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May 7, 2021 “We are Open Once Again!” Arthur Murray Santa Monica

Week 19 May 7, 2021 “We are Open Once Again!”   Welcome back to Arthur Murray Santa Monica! We were closed for two separate lockdowns that totaled 176 days having our doors shut! We taught lessons from our living room, group classes and even dance socials on Zoom! During the second lockdown we taught on...

August 21, 2020 “How are you doing?” Changing Lives Through Dancing
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August 21, 2020 “How are you doing?” Changing Lives Through Dancing

Week 34  8-21-20 “How are you Doing?” Changing Lives Through Dancing Are you OK? Just checking in with you. How is your health, mentally and physically? How is your family, job, business, place of worship, your friends? Are you eating well, exercising, praying, sleeping, still connecting with others? Are you all right? I’ve had a...

“Work, Love, Dance, Sing, Live” by David Earl Woodbury
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“Work, Love, Dance, Sing, Live” by David Earl Woodbury

Week 33 8-14-20 “Work, Love, Dance, Sing, Live” Work like you don’t need the money.  Love like nobody has ever hurt you.  Dance like nobody is watching.  Sing like nobody is listening.  Live as if this was paradise on Earth.  Bypass those who are determined to see the worst in the  world no matter what.  From...