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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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Chase Away Those Winter Blues with Sizzling Samba

Let Your Samba Sizzle Samba is a sensual, sexy style of dance hailing from the African people in Brazil who infused African dance culture with Latin American in the late 16th Century. Mostly a solo dance, samba can also be … Continue reading

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Finding the Perfect Dance Partner Doesn’t Have to be Hard

The art of dance is magical, but it also takes work. Choosing the right dance partner can be tricky work. Taking advantage of the right opportunities can make it fun, though, and The Arthur Murray Dance Studio can show you … Continue reading

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Group Dance Will Get You Moving!

You might not think of yourself as a dancer, and in fact, idea of dancing may even make your palms sweat. But growing evidence suggests that getting up and grooving is good for your health! Humans naturally want to get up … Continue reading

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Start the New Year Using Dance to Get Healthy

With 2018 underway, you probably already written your list of resolutions. And we bet, getting in shape sits high on the list! Just about everyone wants to slim down and live a healthier life, but with family and work demands, … Continue reading

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