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Tournament of Champions - Arthur Murray Dance Festival Guide

Posted by Arthur Murray North Seattle on Oct 31, 2016 11:46:18 PM

Arthur Murray Dance Festival is finally here. Our semi-annual  dance event has arrived and we're excited for the next six weeks to celebrate with all of you.

Tournament of Champions (TOC) Dance Festival is a six week celebration  to remind us to reward ourselves through all of the fun and benefits of dancing.

Download Arthur Murray Tournament of Champions Guide for the ultimate dance experience at Arthur Murray Dance Studios.

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Topics: Dance Advice, Events

What Do I Wear For Social Dancing?

Posted by Arthur Murray North Seattle on Jul 15, 2016 10:08:18 PM

     You’ve finally decided to take the plunge and sign up for social dance classes; congratulations on this big step! 

     Now you’re asking yourself what do I wear for social dancing or when I want to go out dancing?  Don’t fret! This article will address all your questions. 

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Topics: New Students, Dance Advice

What I Learned From Dancing For the Fun Of It

Posted by Arthur Murray North Seattle on Jul 7, 2016 8:36:17 PM

     When I decided to take up ballroom dancing a few years back, I had no idea what I was getting into! It is such a fun hobby and, as a single lady solely interested in a new experience, it has proven to be a wonderful way to get me out of my own shell. It’s really great getting to learn a fantastic new skill and meet a whole new group of people in the area. Want to know more what I learned from dancing for the fun of it?

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Topics: New Students, Dance Advice

The Ultimate Guide to a Perfect First Wedding Dance - Part 2

Posted by Arthur Murray North Seattle on Jun 28, 2016 7:38:51 PM

 

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Topics: Wedding, New Students

The Easiest Way To Learn How To Dance - Arthur Murray Way

Posted by Arthur Murray North Seattle on Jun 13, 2016 6:47:33 PM


     Learning to dance ballroom takes many things, first of all desire! You will be presented with many different factors such as posture, position, frame, lead/follow, floor craft, timing, use of figures, pattern recall, footwork, technique, style and most important…a smile!

     Considering all these factors can be a bit overwhelming initially so it is best to break it down into the perfect three part format. Learning to dance is fun, easy and interesting if you do it Arthur Murray way!

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Topics: New Students, Dance Advice

The Surprising Truth About Dance Progress (Arthur Murray Curve Of Learning)

Posted by Arthur Murray North Seattle on Jun 8, 2016 12:00:00 PM

Let's talk about the most common question people ask when they walk in to the Arthur Murray Dance Studio: "How long does it take to learn to dance?"

How do you know if you're making progress?

Do you want to be a good dancer and feel comfortable at any social functions but are afraid it may take forever?

Dance instructors usually answer students, wondering about the time it will take, with something as generic as this: “It depends”. This might sound too vague, so here is a more precise answer: 14 to 18 hours.

Here we will explain the truth about dance progress no matter what your dance goals are.

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Topics: New Students, Dance Advice

How To Become a Great Follower

Posted by Arthur Murray North Seattle on Jun 3, 2016 8:42:52 PM

The Secrets of Being a Great Follower

Imagine how it would feel if every time you go social dancing, you could follow anyone on the dance floor. You didn’t sit down or say no to any dance invitation. You just danced the night away. Today, with these helpful tips we'll show you how to become a great follower.

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Topics: New Students, Dance Advice

How to Set Yourself Apart From Other Guys

Posted by Arthur Murray North Seattle on May 27, 2016 9:04:53 PM

In this day and age, there is so much competition in the dating world. It’s not just in the movies that a pretty, well-dressed  woman walks into a bar and all the sudden, all eyes are on her and the men are plotting their strategy to get her attention.

Here are some easy things to know that will give you an edge when it comes to impressing the woman of your dreams. They all will contribute to your confidence and as many recent studies have found people will go for a more confident date not depending on that person’s physical appearance.

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Topics: New Students, Dance Advice, Guy Tips

6 Ways To Ask Someone to Dance

Posted by Arthur Murray North Seattle on May 20, 2016 6:20:45 PM

Asking someone to dance can be an unnerving thing to do but definitely a necessary step in making you a wonderful and sought after dance partner! But, how do you do this!?

Here are a few ideas to make it easy for you to get out on the dance floor, and keep in mind that sometimes people do need to take breaks in between dances so don’t let the “no thank you” get you down. There are a lot of other people excited to get out on the floor and boogie down. 

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Topics: New Students, Dance Advice

Meet Our Newest Dance Instructor - Shannon

Posted by Arthur Murray North Seattle on May 6, 2016 7:16:13 PM

     Ladies and gentlemen, may we have your attention please. We want to officially introduce our newest dance instructor, Shannon, to the Arthur Murray family!

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Topics: Teachers

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