Three Dances to Learn for your Wedding Day

Three Dances to Learn for your Wedding Day

When it comes to your wedding day there are lots of fun decisions to make.  So when you begin the planning process be sure to add wedding dance lessons to your list! The wedding dance is your unique debut as a newly wed couple. What better way to celebrate your special day then with your own wedding dance?  Here are three fun and easy dances to learn for your wedding day. The Waltz The romantic waltz has always been cherished as a timeless wedding day classic. Because it is traditional, elegant, and intimate it is a favorite for formal receptions....

Dance to your Health in 2018

Dance to your Health in 2018

It is no surprise that health and fitness continue to be the number one new year’s resolution again in 2018. But the question is how are you going to achieve your goal of a healthier mind and body? Ever wonder why the traffic at the gym thins out drastically after January? Maybe it is because treadmills and exercise equipment are boring!  They don’t make you feel like celebrating a new and improved you! This year dance to your health!  Forget the gym, take dance lessons to get into shape instead! Dance is a fun and healthy way to get in...

Four Reasons to Give the Gift of Dance this Holiday Season

Four Reasons to Give the Gift of Dance this Holiday Season

The holiday season is upon us and we are all thinking about our “giving and receiving” holiday wish list. Many of us seem to get and give the same types of gifts year after year.  We seem to have our “go to” gift ideas, the kinds of gifts you have given and received year after year, right?  Um….boring!  What if you could give a gift that promises an exciting new experience loaded with benefits that can be enjoyed for years to come?  Why not give the gift of dance this holiday season! Here are four good reasons why you should:...

Salsa Dance is a Popular Choice for Students

Salsa Dance is a Popular Choice for Students

Salsa dancing is perhaps one of the most alluring forms of dance to beginners and experienced dancers alike. Salsa has a quick tempo and incorporates movements from a wide range of Latin and western dances, which appeals to many new and experienced dancers. When you learn to salsa dance with the fun and easy system at Twin Cities Arthur Murray Dance Centers you can become a part of a widespread dancing tradition, showcased in nightclubs, and dance festivals all over the world, if you so choose. Appreciating the Salsa Style Though Salsa has roots that go back hundreds of years,...

Twelve Benefits of Dance

Twelve Benefits of Dance

What is the first thing that comes to mind when you think of dance? Romance? Exercise? Socialization? When it comes to dance there are countless reason to take a ballroom dance lesson! Here’s a list of twelve benefits of dance! You are sure to find a benefit ( or several) that resonates with you! 1. Confidence Confidence is like a muscle, therefore you’ve got to challenge it to create growth.  Whether it is the first step you take through the front door, or the first step toward another dancer while in dance frame – you are challenging yourself and therefore building...

Dancing with the Twin Cities Celebrities Charity Ball 2017

Dancing with the Twin Cities Celebrities Charity Ball 2017

Presented by AM Charity Fund and sponsored by Twin Cities Arthur Murray Dance Centers, the 8th annual Dancing with the Twin Cities Celebrities Charity Ball raised over $50,000 for five local charities, earlier this month at the Minneapolis Marriott City Center.  AM Charity Fund was founded by Lynda Smith, owner of the Twin Cities Arthur Murray Dance Centers, in memory of her late husband who lost his battle with Leukemia. “We are so proud of the money we’ve raised since we started this event eight years ago,” said Lynda Smith, owner of the Twin Cities Arthur Murray Dance Centers. “This...

Give Mom the Gift of Ballroom Dance this Mother’s Day

Give Mom the Gift of Ballroom Dance this Mother’s Day

It’s time to Celebrate MOM! For all that she does to make everyone else happy, it is time to celebrate her! What better way to do that than with the gift of dance? Here are three great reasons why you should give mom the gift of dance this Mother’s Day: 1. DANCE CLASSES ARE ALL ABOUT HER Moms spend so much of their lives serving others, maybe it is time she does something for herself and becomes the center of attention! When she comes to an Arthur Murray dance class, the focus will be on her! The Dance instructors are...

Dancing with the Twin Cities Celebrities Charity Ball 2017

Dancing with the Twin Cities Celebrities Charity Ball 2017

Arthur Murray Dance Centers are sponsoring AM Charity Fund’s eighth annual star-studded gala, Dancing with the Twin Cities Celebrities charity ball, on Saturday, June 3rd, 2017 at the beautiful Minneapolis Marriott City Center Hotel. For the first time ever, Dancing with the Twin Cities Celebrities will feature a theme. To commemorate the life and legacy of our own iconic Twin Cities’ legend, Prince Rogers Nelson, this year’s charity ball will embrace the ‘Minnesota sound’ we all know and love while dancing to Prince’s greatest hits. “Prince music and dancing goes hand in hand. We would like to celebrate his music...

Five Reasons Why Couples Should Take Ballroom Dance Lessons

Five Reasons Why Couples Should Take Ballroom Dance Lessons

If curiosity killed the cat, then we think that the Olive Garden and movies killed the spontaneity in couples. Someone has to say something.  It’s time for a change, even if you love the all-you-can-eat salad and breadsticks. Here are five reasons why couples should take Ballroom Dance Lessons. Valentine’s Day is a perfect time to get started!  1. Work Things Out… on the dance floor What if you had a secret word that you could use with your other half that got you out of trouble? We know it! Are you ready? Write this down: Rumba. The cool thing...

New Year. New You! Get in Shape with Dance Lessons!

New Year. New You! Get in Shape with Dance Lessons!

Here we are into a new year with the voice of our new resolutions whispering in our ears prompting us, nagging us to do what we vowed do differently this year. We all know that the number one New Year’s resolution is lose weight and get into shape. So why is it that so many people abandon their New Year’s goal  of sticking to a workout program early in the game? Probably because treadmills and exercise equipment are boring!  This year forget the “run of the mill” tread mill, and try taking dance lessons to get into shape instead! Dance...