1. The Benefits of Dancing for People Over 50

    When you think of learning ballroom dances such as the Tango, the Cha Cha or a Country Waltz, you may imagine the benefits stop when you leave the dance floor, but you would have only half the story if you believed that. In reality, the benefits of doing the Lindy Hop or the Fox Trot linger long aft…Read More

  2. Answers to Common Beginner Dancer Questions

    If you are considering taking beginner ballroom dance classes at one of the seven Arthur Murray Dance Studios in the D.C. area, you may be feeling nervous. Perhaps you are wondering if you have the basic skills necessary to be successful at it, but we can assure you, all your insecurities will melt …Read More

  3. Why Dance is the Best Workout Part II

    Replacing a Gym Membership With Dance Classes Welcome back! In our last blog, we touched on just a few of the many reasons why dance lessons are a much better workout that lifting and cardio. How is that so, you might ask? Well, it’s easy. Between getting to learn something new and burning more ca…Read More

  4. Why Dance is the Best Workout

    Dance Classes and Working Out This new year, plenty of people will sign up for a new gym membership, a book club, painting classes, and many other things that they will give up on making a part of their life. If you also made a New Year’s resolution to learn something new and to get in shape, then…Read More

  5. Dance Lessons and Your New Year’s Resolutions

    Resolve to Dance This Year As another year comes to a close, many of us will begin to think of our new year’s resolutions. For many of us, these resolutions include getting include working on our relationships with others, reading more, spending more time with family and trying new things. When yo…Read More

  6. Dance for Flexibility

    If you’ve ever thought about taking dance lessons but never really got started, it could be because of a lack of motivation. It might be hard to get familiar or feel comfortable with something if you don’t know much about it, which can make it even harder to try something. However, just knowing …Read More

  7. How to Learn to Dance

    Dance Lessons for All Over the years, we have had tons of students that are interested in learning to dance. We’ve seen all kinds of students with different talents and abilities, and each one presents different challenges for our dance instructors, and to themselves. However, it is the goal of ev…Read More

  8. How Dancing Helps to Alleviate Stress

    Dancing has many psychological and physical benefits, but one of the best benefits is the stress relief it provides. When most people think of the benefits of dancing, they often think of the physical benefits. Dancing is, frankly, one of the best forms of exercise you can do, and it has helped many…Read More

  9. Common Myths About Ballroom Dancing Part 2

    When it comes to ballroom dancing, there’s no shortage of myths and misconceptions. We’ve heard every myth in the book about ballroom dancing, from “ballroom dancing is too difficult for me” to “ballroom dancing is too outdated to waste your time learning it.” Luckily, these myths are ju…Read More

  10. Common Myths About Ballroom Dancing

    Don’t let the myths about ballroom dancing keep you from experiencing the many benefits associated with it! When it comes to ballroom dancing, there is a long list of myths and misconceptions that many people have in their minds. The truth is, whether you’re a man or a woman, you’ve been danci…Read More