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We can get you dancing with a Free Introductory Dance Lesson*

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See What We Can Do For You

Arthur Murray has been creating confident social dancers for over 100 years! All instructors will be equipped with masks, practicing social distancing, and constant washing of hands and sanitizing the studio in between lesson visits. In addition, students will be asked to wear face masks and sanitize hands - please contact us for any other in-person lesson requirements.

Private lessons are 30-minute sessions scheduled with one of our awesome certified dance instructors and can be taken with or without a partner.

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Dances We Teach

Our Locations

Chatham

6 S Passaic Ave,
Chatham, NJ
07928

973-635-3400

Situated in the heart of picturesque Chatham, our studio is a spacious second story ballroom built to accommodate all of your dancing needs. No mere practice hall, the Chatham studio is a great venue for lessons, parties and even smaller Arthur Murray events, such as our beloved Team Match. In our studio you’ll find a complete staff of highly trained, full time dance experts, each rigorously trained to deliver the best in customer service and technique.

Denville

26 Bloomfield Ave Ste 2,
Denville, NJ
07834

973-625-7200

Come dance at Arthur Murray Denville and see for yourself why we’ve been here more than a decade. With lots of natural light, a welcoming atmosphere, and ample floor space to perfect your technique, this facility is the best place to learn how to dance. Join the family. Dance in Denville.

Ridgewood

125 E Ridgewood Ave,
Ridgewood, NJ
07450

201-389-6980

Arthur Murray Dance Studio of Ridgewood carries on the 102-year Arthur Murray tradition of excellence in private dance lessons, group dance lessons, and party dance instruction. Yep, you read that right—we’ve been changing lives for more than a century.

Roxbury

126 Route West
Succasunna, NJ
07876

973-252-9600

When you live somewhere that shares such an iconic name, it’s hard not to feel a little special. And we agree. Our Arthur Murray Roxbury studio is as special as they come, inviting students of all experience levels to learn how to dance in our stunning facility. As soon as you walk into our doors, you’re part of the Arthur Murray dancing family, and as our family duty, we don’t let you fail.

Morristown

16 Pine St,
Morristown, NJ
07960

862-260-9800

We are thrilled to announce that we have now opened a beautiful new location in historic Morristown, New Jersey. This "go to" destination city is the hub of Morris County. It is repleat with fabulous restaurants which makes a night out to the Arthur Murray Dance Studio an event in itself. The studio is situated just a few steps from South Street and the Mayo Performing Arts Theater.

Tenafly

12 Washington Street
Tenafly, NJ
07670

201-567-4753

We are proud to be a part of the Tenafly community, and we hope to continue to see new faces in our studio as the years go by. Each student instantly becomes part of the family as soon as they enter our doors, and that’s a promise. If you’re looking for a new hobby or perhaps a great way to meet people, our Tenafly studio awaits you. And as soon as you start, you’ll kick yourself for not having started sooner. (Don’t worry, we won’t kick you.)

Frequently Asked Questions

How are you keeping students safe during COVID-19?

All instructors will be equipped with masks, practicing social distancing, and constant washing of hands and sanitizing the studio in between lesson visits. In addition, students will be asked to wear face masks and sanitize hands - please contact us for any other in-person lesson requirements.

I’m a bad dancer. Can you help me?

I’m a bad dancer. Can you help me? Believe it or not we hear this often! Of course we can help you! We train extensively to not only teach our students footwork and technique, but to help them feel comfortable in the dancing world. We teach them proper etiquette and good practices to thrive in any dancing situation. We’re about social dancing here, so comfort and fun are our guiding principles!

What do I wear?

Once upon a time, you couldn’t enter a dance studio if you weren’t in formal wear - jackets and ties were required for men, and ladies always wore their best dresses. Now we’re a bit more relaxed. Our aim is to teach you to dance comfortably, and comfortable is how you should feel while you’re learning. We’re okay with whatever you wear, if you’re coming straight from work in business wear, or dressed up to head out to a nightclub after your lesson. We suggest you not wear rubber soled shoes because they have a bad habit of sticking to our dance floors. If you’re coming to our studios to train for a specific event it’s usually best to practice in the footwear you’ll be wearing at the event.

Do I have to dance in front of other people?

We don’t require our students to dance in public, but we do encourage it. Dancing at an Arthur Murray showcase, for example, is a fantastic opportunity not only because of the performance you give, but because of the training that leads up to it. Dancing in front of a crowd is exhilarating, and the adrenaline rush you get in every private lesson leading up to it accelerates your learning more than you can imagine!

Why do you have group classes and practice parties?

Dancing is a skill that you can’t just learn one way. Private lessons are great for learning the specifics of dance, yet even they can’t teach you everything you need to be a great social dancer. If you want to enjoy dancing in any situation you have to experiment with other people. It’s not social dancing if you only do it with your instructor or your significant other! Group classes and practice parties teach you to dance with people of varied skill levels all while still in the safe and accepting Arthur Murray atmosphere.

To learn more about private lessons, group classes and practice parties check out our “Journey” section at the top of the page.

What if I don't have the time?

Do you have an hour and a half per week? If you do, it’s likely that you can take advantage of our full packages. You benefit more from your lessons, group classes and practice parties if you can come in more than once a week, but we work with you to create a program that best fits your schedule.

Do you teach _______?

Here’s a short list of dances we offer:

  • Argentine Tango
  • Bachata
  • Bolero
  • Cha Cha
  • Cumbia
  • Foxtrot
  • Freestyle
  • Hustle
  • Jitterbug
  • Mambo
  • Merengue
  • Peabody
  • Polka
  • Rumba
  • Salsa
  • Samba
  • Swing
  • Tango
  • Viennese Waltz
  • Waltz
  • Zouk

We teach other specialized or local dances as well. Call a studio close to you and ask about anything you don’t see on this list!

How long will it take me to learn _______?

It’s important to understand that every dance is different, and that learning dance is a process that really never ends. Even the strongest professional dancers learn daily from advanced coaches. That said we have what we call our “Medalist System” at Arthur Murray. After a short introductory period our students will graduate into Bronze level dancing. By the time a student completes Bronze level, they should be able to dance their favorite dances from the beginning to the end of a song while performing varied and interesting steps.