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Here at Arthur Murray we specialize in teaching couples to dance.

Teaching couples is different from teaching individuals and requires special care.

Teachers are trained to make learning fun and easy, and you can help by remembering the following:

  • Let your teacher do the teaching. This means avoid finding fault with each other which can be distracting.
  • It’s not how many steps you know; it’s how you execute them. (You always notice good dancers by how they move, not by how many patterns they do.) Learning too many steps too soon results in bad habits and frustration at not executing them properly.
  • It’s important to keep your lessons close together, and more importantly to use them in close conjunction with group lessons and practice lessons. Ideally, each visit should be scheduled to include more than one activity. This will aid you in making speedy progress and gaining confidence in your dancing in a shorter period of time.
  • Communicate with your teacher so that he or she will know what to teach you and the way you like to be taught. The more we know about your dance needs the better we can plan your lessons now and prepare your future program.

Learning to dance is an investment that keeps on paying back. Of all the hobbies you may have, dancing is one which goes with you wherever you go in years to come.

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  • They kept me sane for 3 years
    Unfortunately moved away for a job
    So cannot go Will miss my lesson and Friday party

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    Renee R.

    I have some cherished memories from attending classes and dance night here's. Worth every penny and second it took to travel there. It is a formal dance studio so be... read more

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    Zachary M.

    The teachers are very knowledgeable, and the combination of private lessons, group lessons, and parties really accelerates your learning.

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    Cole S.

    Visited for the first time last night. Good location with good parking. Fun dance and great instructors!

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    Heather S.
  • What an incredible experience it has been in just the two months we have been dancing! Verity is our instructor and she is an absolute joy. Very professional and encouraging.... read more

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    Andrew D.

    Amazing times with amazing people! Really glad we started dancing!

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    Christina D.

    What a wonderful place to learn how to dance. They have so much to offer - private dance lessons, group lessons, parties, special events. Each instructor has their own... read more

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    Mary S.

    The dance instructors have saved my life! When I started dancing at Arthur Murray I was in a very dark depressed state suffering from PTSD. But the instructors... read more

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