Frequently Asked Questions
about Arthur Murray Dance Centers

Who is Arthur Murray?

Arthur Murray was an entrepreneur who loved to teach dance. His passion led him to begin the second oldest franchise in the world. Arthur Murray ® Dance Centers have been teaching the world to dance for over 100 years! Today, there are over 200 Arthur Murray® Franchised Dance Centers worldwide.

Can I learn to dance?

Dancing is as easy as walking once you are taught by an Arthur Murray ® dance instructor. All you need is the desire and we can help make it happen. Hundreds-of-thousands have learned successfully using the Arthur Murray ® system. There is no age limit. Our eldest students are over 70. Our younger are in their early teens. The great majority are between 25 and 50.

Will it take long?

The length of the course depends on how many dances you would like to learn, and how proficient you would like to become in each dance. However, you will be able to dance after your first dance lesson!

Is it easy to learn?

Of course it is. At Arthur Murray, we teach you four simple basic movements from which all combinations are derived. You can say it’s as easy as 1, 2, 3.

What benefits do I get from dance classes?

Dancing is our first line of social activity. Good dancing is a lifetime investment in fun, poise, confidence, improved personality and new friends. Beyond these, dancing is a superb physical conditioner – providing fun without working at it! It opens up a wonderful world of togetherness and thriving year-round social calendar!


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