“My Morning and Evening”
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“My Morning and Evening”

Week 21 5-20-22  “My Morning and Evening” Changing Lives through Dancing by David Woodbury                                        Arthur Murray Santa Monica “Remember, it will get better.” – David Earl Woodbury (1956 – ) Dance Professional Recently I was on a wonderful Zoom meeting with the Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce. It was a New Member Orientation. We had...

“…gain strength, courage, and confidence…”
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“…gain strength, courage, and confidence…”

Week 12 3-18-22  “…gain strength, courage, and confidence…” Changing Lives through Dancing by David Woodbury   “You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.” – Eleanor Roosevelt (1884 – 1962) the longest serving First Lady of the United States   How many times have...

“A hero is a man who does what he can.”
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“A hero is a man who does what he can.”

Week 07 2-11-22 “A hero is a man who does what he can.” Changing Lives Through Dancing David Woodbury – Arthur Murray Santa Monica, CA   “A hero is a man who does what he can.” – Romain Rolland (1866 – 1944) French dramatist   My dad, Troy D. Woodbury, Sr. was my hero. When Daddy...

The Friendship of Arthur Murray
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The Friendship of Arthur Murray

Week 38 9-17-21 “The Friendship of Arthur Murray” Changing Lives Through Dancing – by David Woodbury                                                                           Arthur Murray Dance Center of Santa Monica, CA   “Many a friendship — long, loyal, and self-sacrificing — rested at first upon no thicker a foundation than a kind word.” – Frederick William Faber (1814 – 1863) English Priest and...

“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...

“How to Find True Happiness”
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“How to Find True Happiness”

Week 31 7-30-21 “How to Find True Happiness” Changing Lives Through Dancing – by David Woodbury                                                                           Arthur Murray Dance Center of Santa Monica, CA   “True happiness is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.” – Helen Keller (1880 – 1968) American Writer   First, Helen Keller is listed as an American...

“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...