Editor's note: This post was originally published in October 2014 and has been updated and revamped for accuracy.

Let’s face it, ladies, people who don’t understand dancing think it’s just for girls. It’s not true. It’s not fair. But together we’re the only ones who can change that perception. How do we do it? By dragging the fantastic men in our lives to dance lessons and letting them experience how great dancing is for themselves! But how?

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Editor's note: This blog was originally posted in October 2014 and has been updated and revamped for accuracy.

“Marriage Insurance” is what we call dance lessons at our studios. It’s good for a laugh, but is it true? One divorce lawyer thinks so.

Marriages turn sour for all sorts of reasons, and if you flick through some of our other blog posts you’ll find ample reasons to try dancing to fix all sorts of life issues. What is most important for married couples, however, is teamwork. In this, Lloyd Platt of Great Britain agrees.

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Editor's note: This post was originally published in April 2015 and has been updated and revamped for accuracy.

Congratulations! You're engaged! Now you have so many things to do and plan––it  feels overwhelming! Right?! 

Well, let's talk about it. All your life you've dreamed about the Big Day: your beautiful princess dress, Cinderella shoes, big ballroom, flowers, your family and friends, food, dancing, fun... Where to start?

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Learning to ballroom dance doesn’t only teach your body a new language, you’ll also learn the vocabulary of the dance floor. Here are ten terms that are commonly misunderstood.

 

1. Ballroom Dancing
A lot of new students come in and tell us, “I don’t want to do ballroom dancing, I just want to be able to dance socially.” But ballroom dancing doesn’t just mean dancing you would do at a ball or competition, it’s an evolving term that means partner dancing in general. We won’t put you in a ballgown or tuxedo on your first visit to the studio, so don’t be afraid to come and give ballroom dancing a try.

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Tired of a “normal night out?” Here are the top five reasons you should join us Sunday, August 14th for Arthur Murray Dance Studios of Northern NJ’s annual Summer Showcase & Dinner Dance!

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Lots of students tell us they were so afraid or embarrassed to come in for the first time. Don’t be! We love getting new students started on their journey of learning how to dance

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It’s amazing how many guys come to Arthur Murray to learn to dance because they are shy and lack confidence.

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Are you always doing the same old same old? It’s time to switch it up and try something new! New Jersey is full of fun activities to do with friends or on a date. Whether you are an adventure seeker or have an artistic side, there is something on this list for you.

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The skills learned at a Private Ballroom Dancing Classes far outweigh the amount of weight that you can lift, push or pull at any gym. You not only learn some cool moves that you can show off at the next wedding or family function but you also strengthen and refine your social skills. The best part is that you only need to learn it once and it’s yours for a lifetime. 

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