5 Ways We Accidentally Sabotage Our Leaders On The Dance Floor

We ladies want the best for our partners on the dance floor. More confidence in him means more fun for us! Here are 5 ways we may be causing more harm than good. Reminding him what the teacher has told him in the past Pay attention to the things your teacher is asking him to think about, but don’t memorize …

Lessons I’ve Learned From The Special Olympics

Starting in 2017, I wanted to make a bigger impact in my management role, something beyond the normal studio activities. I was lucky enough to team up with Special Olympics Washington, and after starting a trial period class which later became an ongoing class, want to share with you some of the things I’ve learned along the way. THE HARDEST …

Meet Your Coach: Bobby Gonzalez!

Roberto “Bobby” Gonzalez has been with Arthur Murray since 1981 and has been in love with dancing and teaching since the moment he walked in. He started in a small studio in So Cal and has worked his way and has changed the industriy with his knowledge and dance skills. Bobby is a member of the Arthur Murray National Dance …

Dance It Off!

One of the things I heard very early in my dance career is that dancing is one of the few things that you get more energy out of than you actually put into! Just like a battery, you can recharge yourself in almost any situation . If you’re ever down, sad, mad or just need a pick me up, sometimes …

Meet Your Coach: Bill Jacobson!

Bill Jacobson – the name resonates with Arthur Murray Staff internationally as he has been with the company for almost 4 decades. Bill is the Franchisee of the Edmonton Arthur Murray Dance School and also sits on the panel of Judges for Arthur Murray International. Bill travels around the world yearly to work with staff and students in bettering their …

So You’re Having a Holiday Party…

It’s always so great to throw something spectacular, especially when you’re getting festive with the seasons right? From personal experience, planning a holiday party can sometimes feel a little overwhelming, but then again in the big picture we’re about to plan something EPIC right? We might as well have a great time doing so. So here are The SIX Things …

So, You’re Going Out Dancing

Tips and Pointers To Survive Your Night Out When we go out dancing (or maybe just visualize it), we all enjoy looking like we belong there, right? To help you blend in and ultimately enjoy yourself, here are a few pointers to consider. Make The Most Of Where You Are I swear by the mantra: “If it’s happening to you, …

Meet Your Coach: Jessica “The Bolt” Holty!

Jessica Holty has been with Arthur Murray Dance Schools for just over 15 years and started in the Southern California region as an instructor after seeing a newspaper ad for Arthur Murray.  She has since grown in her dancing through out the years becoming certified in multiple levels, and then achieving her Master’s and eventually completing her Certified Examiners Test.  …

7 Ways To Be An In-Demand PWP (Person Who Parties)

With fall and winter comes the promise of parties and celebrations. We just wrapped up Halloween, Thanksgiving is coming up, and after that a host of other winter activities. To get you ready, here are seven tips to help you be an in-demand person who parties, or PWP for short (and if there’s dancing, even better!). Circulate In ballroom dance, …

Fun Facts About Arthur Murray

Whether you know about Arthur Murray through his lessons on TV, have stepped foot in one of our studios, or just like following our blog (#bestideaever), there are probably a bunch of things you don’t know about the man behind the studio, Arthur Murray himself. Here are six fun facts. Had two daughters, one of whom married the now famous …