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Why Learning a Slow Dance Can Help Your Balance

A slow dance is crucial for balance, especially for beginners. It takes time to learn movements and steps, rhythms and syncing up with music. Learning a slow dance will give you that time you need to perfect your balance and … Continue reading

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Getting Social While Learning Samba

Dancing is as much a social activity as it is physical. The samba dance especially gives you this opportunity. It helps to bring out your personality. You communicate a lot to your samba partner and to your other studio mates … Continue reading

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Let’s Go Do the Hop!

Time to Go to the Hop! This song comes from great 1950’s music. Here are some of the best moves for it. The Stroll Step to the right across your left, touching the floor lightly with your toe, bring the … Continue reading

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The History of the Irish Jig

Ireland’s staple folk dance, the jig is lively and fun, known for its quick stepping and jumping routines. While the word “jig” comes from the French word “giguer,” meaning “jump,” the dance originated in England in the 16th Century, and … Continue reading

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Time to Feel the Romance on Valentine’s Day

Find Romance On the Dance Floor In a world where romance often seems downright impossible, dance can be a terrific way to find love. The Arthur Murray Dance Studio can show you how. Community of Dance Dancing’s a perfect way … Continue reading

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Get Ready to Get Foxy: Learning the Fox Trot

Picture it: You’ve walked into the venue and scan the room: flowers are on the tables, guests are enjoying their appetizers, and the band is playing a smooth cover of Frank Sinatra but something feels off. You’ve been down this … Continue reading

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The Physical and Psychological Benefits of Dance

We totally get it. You have too much work. You get up too early, and by the time you get home from work, you are too tired to even think. And at your age, you might even feel like you … Continue reading

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Why Get Your Friends to Do Group Dance Lessons Together

Picture it:  You found a dance class that you really want to take and you want your friends to join you. The problem is, they claim to have two left feet and don’t want to make a fool out of … Continue reading

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Learning the Fun Dance of the Day!

Every few years, a new song comes out that has its own dance moves. And before you know it, everyone is doing it.  Below is a list of five, both old and new dances move you should teach your kids. The Macarena: This … Continue reading

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Dancing Leads to a Healthier Heart

Maintaining a heart health is vital for a long life. Blood pressure, stress, and high cholesterol levels are only a few of the many factors that can put your heart at risk. Thankfully, there are many ways to protect your … Continue reading

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