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Bloomingtondance Blog

Bloomingtondance Blog

Welcome to the Bloomington Dance Blog

The owner of Arthur Murray Bloomington and her staff would like to thank you for giving them the chance to teach ballroom and social dance locally for over 24 years. This blog is intended to help spread information about the benefits of dance as well as give the community a place to find information about upcoming events on the Arthur Murray Bloomington Dance Centers calendar.  Happy Holiday’s.

Why Wedding Dance Lessons Pay Off on the Big Day

Why Wedding Dance Lessons Pay Off on the Big Day

Picture it: A dashing young prince meets his princess and asks for her hand in marriage. They’ve chosen the venue, the color scheme, the menu for the reception and even the song for their much-awaited first dance together as husband and wife. But one thing is standing...

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Let Salsa Help Your Balance

Let Salsa Help Your Balance

Quick steps, fast beats and a Latin flair are all characteristics of salsa dancing. And while it makes for a fun night out, it’s also an excellent way to get healthy and fit. The best part of it is, salsa dancing doesn’t even feel like exercise at all because...

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Why Salsa Dancing Is Good for Men

Why Salsa Dancing Is Good for Men

Dancing Can Make You Smarter Learning something brand new like exercise for your brain. It requires quite a bit of complex thinking. Since it requires that you think in a totally different way than you are used to, Salsa dancing puts your brain to work similar the way...

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Dancing with a Partner Helps You Exercise

Dancing with a Partner Helps You Exercise

The benefits of ballroom dancing are well-documented. Think about it: Mastering the steps and learning how to maneuver around the ballroom burns a lot of calories. And when you have a partner learning the steps with you, it also becomes a social activity that...

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Does Dancing Make You Smarter?

Does Dancing Make You Smarter?

As beautiful and graceful as dancing is, it’s hard work! And anyone who has watched a dancer perform is sure to agree. Not only does it melt calories, but it takes dedication and determination. But dancing is more than a means to stay physically fit. Did you know that...

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Let Tango Transfix Your Mind and Body

Let Tango Transfix Your Mind and Body

What do you think of when you hear the word Tango? Does it conjure up images of beautiful couples with incredible physiques effortlessly moving around the dance floor? Dancing has an uncanny way of taking your cares away. Tango, for instance, only is it good for...

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Health Benefits of Ballroom Dancing

Health Benefits of Ballroom Dancing

There are so many keys to happiness, and dancing happens to be one of them! Ballroom dancing made its debut in the 16th century, peaking in the 19th and 20th century after the incorporation of the tango, waltz and two-step. And thanks to televisions programs such as...

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TOO SHY TO DANCE? ARTHUR MURRAY BLOOMINGTON SAYS ‘NO WAY!’

TOO SHY TO DANCE? ARTHUR MURRAY BLOOMINGTON SAYS ‘NO WAY!’

“Many people are interested in learning to dance, but are too shy to actually get started…” A lot of folks who walk into a dance studio for the first time are worried about getting the steps wrong. What’s easily forgotten in these situations is that they should not be...

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