Greater self-confidence can change your life. Defined as your belief in yourself and your ability to succeed, experts say self-confidence is a “use it or lose it” attribute. Your confidence affects how you approach new situations and challenges in everyday life. How do you build up and maintain this valuable asset?
Throughout our adolescence there are built-in social networks and activities that help fill our social calendar and strengthen our relationships. High school is full of sporting events, dances, field trips, and organized clubs and events.
Think dancing only happens in our Arthur Murray Dance Now studios? Think again! The whole point of our ballroom dance lessons is so you can take the dancing skills you learn in lessons, and apply them to everyday life!
If you had to answer “what keeps you from dancing socially?” what would you say? Is it fear of looking like a fool on the dance floor? Is it fear of meeting new people? Or specifically fear of having to talk to new people? Is it fear of hurting your back, knees, or some other injury? We understand that these fears can seem daunting and most people will cave to these fears and never try something new like social dancing. But what if you did it anyway? Overcoming fear is an important life skill that will teach you a lot about yourself and how to manage what life throws at you.