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Arthur Murray Dance Studios prepares You for Your Special Events

In life, there are shortcuts to happiness – and dancing is one of the best. Not everybody has the intention to become a professional dancer, or wants to compete. Most of us dance just for fun. However, all of us attend special events at one time or another, and when those events involve dancing (as they often do) sometimes we get caught off-guard. Although we want to dance, some of us can feel insecure. Arthur Murray Dance Studios understands this, and that’s why we often cater our instruction to people who are preparing for a bar/bat mitzvah, a gala, a reunion, or a cruise.

To dance at special events, you don’t have to be an expert in any particular style, but you certainly don’t want to be the odd one out in a group. The opportunity to master some moves allows you to merge into the fun easily, and enjoy every bit of it. To attain this level of skill, you need to train with professionals who are authorities in every dance style. Arthur Murray Dance Studios will be able to teach you a bit of every style you want to learn, to your desired level of expertise, as your time will allow.

Special Events that Arthur Murray Specializes in

At Arthur Murray, we understand your desire to perform well at special events. Cruise ships, reunions, galas and big parties, and bar/bat mitzvah celebrations are four categories we focus on here. But there are many others, and Arthur Murray Dance Studios has decades of experience preparing our students for all kinds.

Dance Events on Cruise Ships

One of the most memorable ways to share a cruise with the wonderful people around you is by dancing to cool music. Today’s cruiser is often very active, and dancing has become a popular, fun way of onboard exercise for most passengers. The music is diverse, and everyone gets to hear selections he or she can dance to at the many venues onboard. There are dance-themed cruises that are so popular with dancers that it’s hard to find a spot on the dance floor. But if you do, the fun is out of this world.

On cruise ships, there are often dance training programs. But wouldn’t you rather have that confidence and ability from the moment you step on board? Learning some dance moves prior to your event allows you the comfort of joining other dancers on the floor immediately, rather than having to hustle to attend classes. Nobody wants to feel like they’re showing up late to the party. The instructors at Arthur Murray Dance Studios are ready to take you from basic steps to mastery of popular dances, so you can feel confident on your cruise.

Friends and Family Reunions

No other event portends more joy than a reunion – be it a reunion of friends, classmates, or family. People celebrate when they meet after a long time, and music is always part of the mad fun. Nothing marks an epic day like breaking loose and dancing away into the night. Dancing at reunions rarely takes any kind of organized form, outside of perhaps the Macarena or the Electric Slide. The goal is simply to relax and have fun.

But you will not have a good time if you can’t join your mates on the dancefloor. If you are forced to watch simply because you can’t dance, do yourself a big favor and learn some dance techniques with qualified trainers. At Arthur Murray Dance Studios, we teach all kinds of dance styles to students from different cultural backgrounds as they prepare to re-unite with friends, family and colleagues at parties. This way, you don’t have to worry when the occasion calls for some body shaking.

Dance training for Galas and other Big Parties

Galas are mostly events organized to champion important causes, like raising funds for a particular charity. Gala organizers try to make their events as glamorous and glittering as possible to appeal to attendees. Music dominates the atmosphere, and dancing is a central activity. The music played reflects the theme of the event, and so does the style of dance. Participating in that style of dance supports the event and the party’s theme.

However, if you can’t dance, you certainly miss a lot of fun and a chance to bond with others. Dancing is also a huge part of networking at these events, and by not getting out on the floor, you may be at a disadvantage in making connections with others. However, if you make a date with our instructors at Arthur Murray Dance Studios, we can help you prepare for the exact dance style and theme of your upcoming event. We are experts in all dance styles, and can easily prepare you for whatever dance you may encounter at your upcoming gala or party.

Bar Mitzvahs and Bat Mitzvahs

If your child is about to turn thirteen, you may be planning a special ceremony for their bar mitzvah or bat mitzvah. Because you want this to be a memorable occasion, you want to make sure your family and guests feel comfortable and are prepared to celebrate. The last thing you want is to hire a talented DJ, only to watch your child and his or her friends turn into wall flowers, too insecure to dance.

Arthur Murray Dance Studios have helped many young men and women prepare for this very special day. Our teachers are carefully chosen for our ability to bring out the best in people who show up to our studios lacking the confidence to fully express themselves, and over several decades, we have taken many such people far in the world of dance. If you give your child (or group) a few lessons with us, we will have them comfortable and confident out there on the dancefloor.

Welcome to Arthur Murray Dance Studios

Arthur Murray Dance Studios is a haven for dance training. For many decades we have trained dancers from all walks of life, for all kinds of purposes. Our instructors have experience in all genres of dance, and can comfortably tailor a training program to help you meet your goals. All training for special events is personalized, and you will be assigned a specialized trainer to take you all the way. Every training program kicks off with an introductory course which only costs you $20. Your training then follows at a friendly cost which depends on your needs.

For any type of special event, look no further than Arthur Murray Dance Studios. We are experts at what we do, and our services get world class recognition. Let us help you get ready for your event, and take you all the way to the dancefloor.

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