Taking Notes That Make Sense

I was the worst student.  Worst in the way that, if you were my instructor, I would be the reason you pulled your hair out at night.  I remember one time, I was finishing up my beginner group class... Read More

5 Reasons Why You Should Practice Solo

I've always enjoyed watching dance movies.  Some of my favorite scenes are where the main character loses themselves in a solo dance.  Whether it be Gene Kelly and his solo act in Singing In The... Read More

The 4 Stages of Learning Every Student Should Know

I played soccer for the majority of my life. I like to think I was quite good at it.  I remember watching the World Cup on TV where I saw a player do a bicycle kick.  Probably one of the coolest... Read More

Top 3 Things Every Dancer Should Know

What if I told you that if I could give you 3 things that would make your dancing immediately better, would you be interested?  Well, that's what the students at Arthur Murray San Jose and Los Gatos... Read More

First Time at Arthur Murray? Then You'll Want to Read This!

Congratulations on taking the first step to becoming a dancer. The hardest step you'll ever take is always the first one.  Learning to dance could seem like a daunting task, but the process and the... Read More


I recently went to the dentist with my wife who had to have a root canal performed. Not fun at all. I sat next to her in support, holding her hand. Giving what comfort I could for this difficult... Read More


Congratulations participant! By signing up for National Dance Day, you are already ahead of the curve. Most people will only spectate in the dance of life. But not you! You are participating.... Read More


    "Good friends don't let you do stupid things...Alone."       So I asked a good friend, and fellow blogger, of mine about what the deal is with all of this internet blogging stuff.  He proceeded... Read More

How to Get Your Man to Dance at Your Wedding

The wedding is almost near. You've planned it all and you're starting to get things checked off your list. It feels great. Flowers...check!  Food...check (and tasty too)!  Cake...check!  DJ...almost... Read More

5 THINGS to know before you begin Wedding Dance Lessons

Whether you've recently gotten engaged or have been planning your big day for months, you've likely thought about your wedding dance- specifically the first dance you and your spouse will share... Read More