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Freedom; Justice; Honor; Duty; Mercy; Hope 7-22-16

No 30 Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, July 22, 2016 “All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.”- Sir Winston Churchill (1874-1965) British Politician I found out that I’m a bit old fashioned. I arrive at the Arthur...

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No 30. Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, July 24, 2015 Impossibilities Vanish! Man is so made that whenever anything fires his soul, impossibilities vanish.– Jean de la Fontaine Whether you believe you can do a thing or not, you are right.– Henry Ford (1863-1947) American Industrialist At Unique Dance-O-Rama, I was...

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Dance in the Right Direction 5-8-15

No 19. Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, May 8, 2015 Dance in the Right Direction If we are facing in the right direction, all we have to do is keep on walking.– Buddhist Proverb How many times have I turned a brand new couple around on the dance floor dancing the...

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Changing Lives Through Dancing 1-23-15

No 4. Changing Lives Through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, January 24, 2015 Sustained Motivation I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.– Stephen Covey A man can be destroyed but not defeated.– Ernest Hemingway All endings are also beginnings; we just don’t know it at the...

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The Holidays 12-23-14 Gabriela Young

Tip from Gaby “The Holidays” It seems like at this time of year a lot of people start to feel sick maybe even a little tired and overwhelmed by all the things that have to get done, timeout guys! Dancing this time of year provides good health from over eating so you don’t feel tiered...

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The Truth About Dancing 11-21-14

No 46 Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, November 21, 2014 The truth about dancing…It’s good for you! When I am dancing, I am happy and healthy. When I am dancing nothing hurts and there is no pressure in my life. Time stops when I dance, and when I continue to dance,...

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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...

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Tip from Gaby 10-7-14 Progressive Classes

Tip from Gaby 10-7-14 Progressive Classes Many of our students have a problem retaining dance patterns. Most of the time it’s due to the lack of practice.  But what if you could do the same steps every week? Every month here at the Arthur Murray Santa Monica Dance center we offer a progressive class, that...

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Recreating Yourself 9-19-14

No 37 Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, September 19, 2014 Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself. — George Bernard Shaw How to create a new you? It can be through dancing and dancing can give you the courage to make the changes in your life that are...

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8-26-14 Tip From Gaby Last week’s top pick of the 30 Day Dance Challenge for me was: Cindy Long’s and Brent Smith on using the spine. Cindy’s exercise teaches you how to shape and keep your frame, from closed dance position to promenade. Brent Smith’s exercise rotated your spine as your foot brushes underneath your...

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