Our Oceanside location is temporarily closed as the building has been sold. We will reopen our studio in Oceanside at a later date once we find another building suitable for teaching dance lessons and holding our great events. Until then, students are taking lessons and enjoying our events at our Solana Beach or Rancho Bernardo locations. Thank you and looking forward to seeing you soon.
Arthur Murray Oceanside Dance Studio
Arthur Murray’s Oceanside Dance Studio delivers first-rate dance training in a fun, supportive environment.
Whether you are a beginner or already know your way around the dance floor, our highly-trained staff is ready to guide you. With our interrelated system of teaching, you’ll learn more than just the steps. We’ll teach you everything you need to know to become a well-rounded dance partner and to feel confident on the dance floor.
We offer dance lessons and classes for dancers of all ages, skill and fitness levels at affordable rates. Whether you are preparing for a special event, looking to dance socially, or are ready to compete, we want to give you all the skills and techniques you need to meet your dancing goals. Our classes cover a broad range of dance styles. We offer beginner, intermediate, advanced, and competitive programs.
Dances We Teach
We teach a wide range of dance styles that are sure to suit any taste. Whether you are looking to glide across the dance floor like a silver screen icon, spice things up with a Latin vibe, or scoot across a country western dance floor, we have a class you’ll love. We offer classes in Smooth and Standard Dances, Latin, Swing and Rhythm, Country Western and Specialty dance styles.
Latin dances are vibrant dances that come from Central and South America. This exuberant dance style includes the Rumba, Cha-cha, Bolero, Mambo, Paso Doble, Samba, Salsa, and Merengue. These dances are dazzling and provocative. They are performed with a sturdy, fixed dance frame with the dancers’ weight on the balls of their feet.
Country Western Dances
Country Western dances originate in the American west. These distinct dances have laid-back country charm. They emphasize smoothness, and dancers scoot or glide around the dance floor. We teach a variety of partnered Country Western dances including the Progressive Two-Step, Country Western Waltz, Country Swing, West Coast Swing, Texas Two-Step, Country Shuffle, and Country Triple.
Smooth and standard dances are the traditional ballroom styles that still captivate television and film audiences with their classic grace and elegance. They include the Foxtrot, Tango, Quickstep, Waltz, and Viennese Waltz. These popular dances feature smooth, graceful steps and minimal upper body movement.
Swing & Rhythm Dances
Swing and Rhythm Dances are a diverse category of American dance styles from the Swing Era. They are named after the big band music and dance style popular in the 1920’s. Arthur Murray was founded during the Swing Era and are experts in this style. We teach the West Coast Swing, Lindy Hop, East Coast Swing, Jitterbug, Hustle, and the Jive.
Specialty Dances celebrate everything dancing and music has to offer. They draw upon influences from all over the globe, and each is an amalgamation of several styles. We teach a diverse selection of specialty dances including the Argentine Tango, the Nightclub Two-Step, the Bachata, and the Zouk.
Reasons To Take Dance Classes
We want to get you out on the dance floor whether you are looking to connect with others socially, want to perform the perfect wedding dance, are preparing for a special event or want to become a competitive dancer. Our studio offers a wide selection of classes and programs for recreational, competitive, and social dancers. We help dancers define and meet their individual goals.
Dancing is a great way to get your competitive heart racing. There are hundreds of dance competitions all over the nation for dancers of all skill and experience levels. Performance spurs dancers to grow and learn. Our competitive dance programs teach the techniques, style, showmanship, and choreography you’ll need to stand out from the crowd.
Dancing at Special Events
Dance is an important part of many special occasions. Whether you’re looking forward to a reunion, bar/bat mitzvah, a cruise, a ball or a gala, dance lessons will give you the skills you need to get out on the dance floor with confidence. We teach a wide variety of styles, so there’s sure to be a class that suits your special occasion.
The wedding dance is no longer just a rite of passage; it has grown into a central event at the reception. We help couples prepare for their big day. Some couples just want to learn a few basic steps and others want to perform a choreographed dance. Whatever your vision is, our professionals will help you reach it.
Dance is a great way to have fun and connect with your dance partner and other dancers. At Arthur Murray’s Oceanside Dance Studio, we welcome dancers of all ages and skill levels. Our classes provide fun lessons in a social environment. We also have dance socials where you can practice what you have learned and just have a good time. Our goal is to prepare you to feel comfortable dancing in any social setting.
Bringing Dance to Oceanside
Oceanside is a southern California coastal community with a casual spirit. It is sunny year-round with an average temperature of 70 degrees Fahrenheit, and is centrally located between San Diego and Los Angeles and an important southern California hub. It is close to many southern California attractions including the San Diego Zoo, SeaWorld, Disneyland, and LEGOLAND California.
Arthur Murray is proud to bring the joy of dance to the Oceanside community. Our studio is conveniently located at 2952 Oceanside Blvd, in Oceanside. Our goal is to get you out on the floor dancing as soon as possible. We invite you to drop in and visit us.