Questions About Your First Dance Lesson with Arthur Murray?

We know you might have some questions about your first dance lesson with Arthur Murray Dance Centers. Don't worry, we've compiled a list of frequently asked questions to put your mind at ease so you can get the most out of your first ballroom dance lesson. If you still have questions you can reach out to the closest studio available to you using our Studio Locator.

Dancing becomes easy and fun the moment you begin dance lessons with one of our friendly Arthur Murray experts. Hundreds of thousands have already learned to dance the Arthur Murray way. You do not need to bring a partner to learn and enjoy dancing in any of our studios.
You will be able to begin dancing after your first lesson. The length of your training depends upon how many dances you would like to learn and how proficient you would like to become in each dance.
We are famous for making learning to dance fun and easy. We teach four simple basic movements from which new combinations are derived.
The cost depends upon a number of factors: how proficient you want to be, which dances you want to learn, the number of days and weeks in your dance schedule, etc. Your first lesson is always FREE. After that, your instructor will recommend the most suitable program so that you can make the decision regarding your desired progress.
You can learn the steps in any or all social and nightclub dances: Swing, Samba, Merengue, Rumba, Cha Cha, Mambo, Tango, Waltz, Fox Trot, Country and more.
We are extremely aware that life tends to be busy for most people. We will be able to accommodate any schedule. Studios are open Monday – Saturday. Please check each individual studio for specific hours. You can find the closest studio near you using our Studio Locator
All of our dance experts must complete a very arduous training regimen. They are experienced on the dance floor and are knowledgeable in techniques that will help you master today’s popular dances. Rest assured that the instructors selected for you are the best in the business.
Dancing is the first line of social activity. Good dancing is a lifetime investment in fun, poise, confidence, improved personality and new friends. It is also a superb physical conditioner, providing fun without extreme effort. Learning to dance will open up a wonderful new world of togetherness and a thriving year-round social calendar.