How to Become a Good Dancer, Part 9 – The BEST 6 Tips

I found this list in the 1947 revised edition of Arthur Murray’s book How to Become a Better Dancer. I think these 6 tips will truly help you become a better dancer, just as Arthur Murray promises. It is so amazing how his concepts still stand the test of time almost 70 years later! Read on; I’m sure you will …

Be Your Best!

Be Your Best             I never know where my next inspiration is going to come from.  I often ask myself, “What do I want to write about this week?”  “What do I think might inspire you – my readers?” Every day my eyes and ears are open to learn and to grow. This week, all the Arthur Murray Studios in …

The Top 10 Ways to Improve Your Focus During Dance Class

We know it is so easy to let your mind wander during dance class or anything for that matter, so improving your focus will improve how much information you will be able to take in. Here are some distractions that can hinder learning experience:  1. Are you distracted from people walking into the Ballroom?  2. Are you thinking about the …

The Positive Effects of Good Posture

“The Positive Effects of Good Posture”             This week we are going to explore the oh so very important subject of Posture. I was so fortunate to be a part of dancing from an early age where posture was something that was concentrated on everyday. Remember your mom saying, “stand up straight,” and “don’t slouch at the dinner table?” Well, …