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The Do’s and Don’ts of Dancing!

A great survival list for dance events supplied by our studio in Seattle! Do bring 2 pairs of shoes! -          Don’t let your day be spoiled by blistered feet. Do bring formal attire. -          Gentlemen: Suit & tie or Tux -          Ladies: cocktail dress/ sassy (Latin Dances) -          Formal dress/classic (smooth dances) *It’s also a great idea to coordinate colors*…

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Science Tells Us What Women Want

CORAL GABLES, FL – DEC 14 Arthur Murray International congratulates Nothumbria University in Scotland for groundbreaking social research that confirms what men and women in the dance world have known for centuries: women are skilled judges of men’s dance moves as a means of judging their health, strength and attractiveness as potential mates. “The study is fancinating to us in…

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Arthur Murray Grand Rapids: A Pop Culture History

Arthur Murray in Grand Rapids posted a sort of “pop culture” history of Arthur Murray in the mainstream media. From casual references and impressive endorsements to gags – Arthur Murray has been on Hollywood’s lips for over 100 years! The Mur­ray name and fran­chise were fea­tured in the 1942 hit song “Arthur Mur­ray Taught Me Danc­ing in a Hurry”, writ­ten…

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Arthur Murray San Jose Defines Ballroom Dancing

San Jose’s recent blog gives us a very interesting rundown of ballroom dancing from yesteryear through today. While there are many forms of dancing designed for solo performers, partners, and groups, ballroom dancing is traditionally performed by two partners—one male and one female. Ball, from the Latin word for dance, is a term used to describe a celebration where party guests…

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How To Be A Star At Your Own Wedding (Via Seattle)

Yes, we know we already had a post from our Arthur Murray Seattle studio this week, but this blog from the regional website was too good to resist! Start as early as possible.  More than one Arthur Murray Dance Studio has stories of couples who come in just days before the wedding.  It takes three to six months, depending on the…

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Arthur Murray Mesa – Beautiful Ballroom Videos

Arthur Murray Mesa has some truly impressive videos in their website gallery. Their videos span from parties, competitions and the 2011 Superama to images from their lessons. What really stood out for us when watching these videos is that our friends in Arizona truly captured something unique. Beyond the dancing, the lights, and the music- you see real people sharing…

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Arthur Murray Seattle – Loved By Students

Arthur Murray in Seattle, like all of our dance studios, generates a lot of love from their students. We were extremely pleased to see that Seattle has posted a number of letters from students on their website. One in particular stands out and highlights what we at Arthur Murray strive for and what our unique teaching system provides: Community, Care…

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Arthur Murray Lexington – Ballroom & Playing Dress Up

Arthur Murray in Lexington has a unique portion of their website which highlights the connection between fashion, dance, society and provides what we have to admit is one of the most overlooked reasons to get involved in ballroom dancing: You get to play dress up. Its perhaps a lamentable result or progress in the world- but gala events and formal…

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Arthur Murray Montclair – 2011 International Dance Festival Video

We’ve been amazed and enlightened these weeks we’ve been sharing the amazing content generated by the Arthur Murray Dance Schools across the globe and today is no different. Last May, our Montclair school posted this charming and hilarious video about a fictional diamond heist. What really impressed us is the production value and tight directing! The video is done in…

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Ray And Denice Gorte love Arthur Murray in Narberth, PA!

Looking through our studios and finding amazing student feedback is one of the most fun things we do here at Arthur Murray International. Today we found an amazing letter from Ray and Denice Gorte to their teachers at the Arthur Murray studio in Narberth, PA! We’ll include the entire letter.   Once you’ve entered the door of the Arthur Murray…

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