Welcome to the Arthur Murray 30 Day Dance Challenge!

We kick off Week 1- Big Band Foxtrot & Swing with Bob Long.
In addition to a prestigious dance career, Bob is the President of the Arthur Murray International Dance Board.

Today he will be introducing Double Time and Triple Time Swing.

Today Maria Johnson, Franchise Owner of the Houston-Cypress Arthur Murray will demonstrate exercises for Arm Isolations in Foxtrot. In addition to her numerous competitive ballroom titles, she and her husband Hunter Johnson (whom you will meet in a later video) have been featured dancers in America’s Ballroom Challenge (PBS), coached and choreographed for So You Think You Can Dance (FOX), and choreographed for Dancing with the Stars (ABC).

Welcome to Day 3 of our Arthur Murray Dance Challenge! Today Troy Baeten, the Franchise Owner of Arthur Murray Fort Wayne IN with his wife Anna, will teach an exercise on how to Keep the Swing in Foxtrot (and distinguish the dance from Waltz). Among Troy’s many accolades he holds a U.S National Professional Rising Star Smooth Championship.

Today with the Arthur Murray Dance Challenge we have the fabulous Agnes Kazmierczak with some exercises to Keep your Balance in Foxtrot. Agnes is a traveling consultant for Arthur Murray International. In addition to guest appearances on Dancing with the Stars (ABC), she holds numerous dance titles and has placed finals in the most prestigious dance competitions in the country.

It’s time to loosen up those hips with Swing Hip Motion exercises from Quinton MacAdam, Traveling Consultant with Arthur Murray International.

It’s Day 6 of the Arthur Murray 30 Day Dance Challenge! Today Russ Clark, Area VI Director and Franchise Owner gives great Foxtrot tips to regain Foot and Ankle Control.

It is Day 7 of the Arthur Murray Dance Challenge! Today Jimmy Mulligan, U.S. West Coast Swing Open Champion, from the Chicago Arthur Murray Studio rounds out our Big Band Week with some great West Coat Swing techniques to improve your footwork.