How to Become a Good Dancer, Part 12 – The Rumba

It’s been a while since I’ve shared an excerpt from Arthur Murray’s book How to Become a Good Dancer. I particularly like what he wrote in the history of the dances because it is nice to understand where the dances we learn come from. Now remember, when Arthur Murray references the Rumba it is coming from his book that was …

Why Should I learn that Ballroom Dance?

“Why Should I Learn that Ballroom Dance?”                   It’s a question all teachers have heard, and you’ve probably asked it yourself-What dances do we need to learn to be a good dancer, and how do they benefit us? In this week’s blog, I want to outline some of the dances that I feel are essential to our learning in becoming …