1. Your Wedding Reception: Choose the Right Song for Your First Dance

    Plan out all the steps to your first dance and wedding song! If you or or someone you know is planning a wedding, you're aware that there are many things to consider and remember to do. While booking the reception hall and choosing the perfect church, minister, caterer and florist are high on the li…Read More

  2. How to Dress For Ballroom Dance Lesson Success!

    Wondering which dress, pants, or shoes will be the most appropriate for ballroom dance lessons? When you're getting ready to come to ballroom dance lessons at Arthur Murray DC, it's important that you wear the right clothes. You don't need to come to your first lesson decked out in a sequined outfit…Read More

  3. How to Choose Ballroom Dance Shoes

    What is the difference between ballroom dance shoes and regular shoes? The biggest difference is the soles. Ballroom shoes have a thin, suede sole. This allows the shoes to glide on the dance floor, with just the right amount of grip. Ballroom shoes are also very flexible, allowing the movement nece…Read More

  4. Happy Anniversary, Arthur Murray Dance Studios!

    Happy Birthday, Arthur Murray! 2012 marks the 100th Anniversary of the year Arthur Murray opened his first studio, and started teaching the world to dance. Arthur Murray was a brilliant marketer and innovator, whose accomplishments included the first live broadcast of music for dancing, transmitted …Read More

  5. Get the Most Out of These Ballroom Dance Lessons and Enjoy Dancing

    Advice from Arthur Murray himself: How to Get the Most Out of These Lessons and Enjoy Dancing This is the 100th Anniversary of the opening of the first Arthur Murray Franchised Dance Studio, in New York city in 1912. As we celebrate our 100th Anniversary, we decided to let him speak for himself. Thi…Read More

  6. What Should You Wear to Ballroom Dance Lessons?

    When prospective students call the Arthur Murray DC Dance Studios, one of the most frequently asked questions is "what should I wear to ballroom dance lessons?" We tell our students that they need to be comfortable, keeping in mind that we are a professional organization. You need to wear clothes th…Read More

  7. How to Choose the Perfect Father/Daughter Wedding Dance

    So. Your daughter is getting married. Congratulations! Having a daughter get married can be a little traumatic. You are about to relinquish your spot as the #1 man in your daughter's life. And now there's a wedding to plan! And that means...a Father/Daughter dance in front of all of your friends and…Read More

  8. Do We Need Wedding Dance Lessons?

    It's your wedding day. You have planned every detail. You have the perfect dress, the perfect venue, the perfect vows, the perfect colors, the perfect videographer to record your first dance for a memory that will last for generations. You take the dance floor, your perfect song begins, and you have…Read More