After teaching beginning couples how to ballroom (social) dance for over 25 years, I easily consider myself an expert.

We tend to see couples during one of these 3 stages of their lives.

  • Before kids - The earlier you learn to dance the more return they will get from your investment.

 

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Looking for a fun night out in Morristown? 

Morristown NJ is replete with fun things to do. There’s nothing more fulfilling than a great night out with your significant other, especially if you’re the one tasked with planning the date night. As I’m sure you aim to please, new and exciting is usually fun. Forget being fearful of trying new things, that’s what keeps your spirit alive. Whether it be jumping out of a plane, paint ball or even trying a Salsa Dance Lesson new and exciting is invigorating. I’m sure you have plenty of friends and acquaintances, but sometimes putting yourself out there is a thrill in itself just imagine having the opportunity to meet people and make some new friends. Remember that life is short and trying new things keeps us vibrant and most importantly makes us much more interesting human beings.

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What is leading and following in ballroom dancing?

It doesn’t necessarily mean that “the leader” is the boss, as a happily married man I know that my wife is truly in charge but she’s smart enough to let me feel in charge when we’re on the dance floor. As a man it’s an awesome rush when your partner does whatever you ask, with elegance and poise. A great follower enjoys the ride. When dancing a Waltz it’s kind of like riding shotgun in a smooth Cadillac and Salsa is like speeding down the road in a limber Porsche. The follower gets to enjoy the ride while the leader gets to press all of the buttons.

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So you have the couch and remote control to yourself this weekend…. here are some great dance flicks that will surely lift your spirits. Dancing has that effect on people no matter what, it’s very difficult to not be in good spirits when you're grooving to a favorite tune. Below is a list of 6 great dance movies in no particular order. I hope you enjoy…

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One thing which unites all ballroom dancers is a drive to better themselves. And while dancing is one of the best paths toward becoming a better you, it’s only one part of a full life. Today, we’ll take a look at three tips from Arthur Murray instructors for creating a better life. Arthur Murray instructors spend every day trying to help students better their lives. Let’s see what motivates them!

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If you had told me six months ago that working for Arthur Murray would change my life, I’m not sure I would have believed you. If you had told me I would feel important, thrilled, and constructive every day I would have told you that dream jobs don’t exist.

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The story of how Arthur Murray Chatham and Roxbury raised $4000.00 for charity in two hours began at a weekly monday meeting at Chatham studio, near the end of 2014. With Danny and Jen at the helm of the newly reborn Chatham location, and coming off a really successful year of dancing, we were eager to prove that our students could meet the challenge of donating to an awesome charity through their art.

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Our Denville dance studio is one of the greatest places to visit for aspiring dancers and new students looking to learn! A staple of the community for over 12 years, the Denville studio has been creating strong, confident dancers who have gone out into the world to proudly dance their best at parties, weddings, cruises, dance competitions, and more! If you’re interested in trying Arthur Murray’s fabulous Denville dance studio you may have some misconceptions about what it will be like. But not for long!

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Sounds like a Christmas jingle? Well for us it’s a dream come true. We are excited to announce that we will be opening our fifth dance studio in Morristown! We'd love to invite you to visit our newest location! While you're at it, why not make it a date night with dinner too?

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Honestly, dancing can be stressful. When life throws the opportunity to dance at us, the vast majority of us sit out. If they’re forced onto the stage, they panic. Panic, of course, is the death of a good performance. That’s why they have bars at dance clubs, because most people can only lose that panic if they’re liquored up.

But that’s not the only way. 

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