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    Glossary of Ballroom and Latin Dance Terms

    At Arthur Murray Dance Center in Washington, D.C., we believe that anyone can dance, no matter your age, fitness level, or experience. Whether you’re looking to join the competitive ballroom dancing scene in D.C., or you simply want to enjoy some quality time with your partner, Arthur Murray Dance…Read More

  2. Forms of Spanish Inspired Dance

    Dancing is a universal language that celebrates unique cultures in their respective countries. At Arthur Murray Dance Centers in DC, we offer a full range of dance styles that claimed their fame in countries like Spain, Argentina, Puerto Rico, Poland, England, and Cuba. These famous dance styles hav…Read More

  3. How Dance Lessons Can Improve Your Relationship

    Have you and your partner fallen into a bit of a rut? Have you noticed that the romantic sparks aren’t flying as high as they used to? Sadly, it happens all too often to spouses and couples from all different types of backgrounds. But just because it’s common, doesn’t mean that’s the way it …Read More

  4. It’s Not Too Late to Learn to Dance

    If you were to create a bucket list, what would you put on it? A question that many people don’t take as seriously as they should. It’s very easy to say that you’re going to do something one day, but it’s another to actually find the time to do it. Many newcomers to Arthur Murray Dance Cente…Read More

  5. Latin Dance Styles We Love

    The Different Types of Spanish Dancing and Why They’re Unique Imagine you’re in Seville, Spain, sitting in chair surrounding a raised platform. You’re sipping some sweet Sangria, the room is warm and lit up by dimmed red and pink lights. Suddenly, a woman wearing a long, ruffled dress steps on…Read More

  6. Dancing as an Adult

    Reasons to Consider Dancing if You’re Older Perhaps you were the star of your dance studio during the primary years of your life, but after graduating high school, your dancing habits dwindled as life became busier. Perhaps you never danced at a studio at all, but always longed to be twirling on t…Read More

  7. Which Dance Class is Best for You?

    At Arthur Murray Dance Centers, we offer more than 20 dance classes for you to choose from, ranging from the bolero to country western, to Viennese waltz and more. With so many dance classes to try out, it can be tricky to pick one to attend. And while we think you should try them all, it’s a grea…Read More

  8. Dance History: The Polka

    Arthur Murray Dance Centers offer an incredible array of dance classes. From the rumba to the cha cha and more, there is a dance class for every person and every dance style. We offer ballroom dance classes for weddings, country western classes for fun, and everything in between. In today’s blog, …Read More

  9. How to Get Up the Courage to Dance

    We have all seen those people. The ones who light up the room, who know exactly how to move, and exactly how to dance. Their confidence exudes across the dance floor, and even if they aren’t doing windmills or flips, their grace and poise is visible. We’ve also seen the other brand of people, an…Read More

  10. How Can I Get My Partner to Take Dance Lesson with Me?

    Have you always harbored the desire to know how to dance? If you have always dreamed of gliding around a dance floor but have never signed up for classes, we invite you to follow your heart and sign up for classes. There are lots of reason that people don’t follow their heart’s desires: your kid…Read More