Arthur Murray Dance Studio
Dance School in Phoenix, AZ
The Arthur Murray Studios teaching is on a scholastic basis, and degrees of dancing achieved are varied. Instruction progresses through: Student Introductory & Variety Programs, and Associate or Full Programs in Bronze, Silver, Gold, Gold Bar and Gold Star Standards. This system is called the Medalist System and is used worldwide. Courses are designed for people desiring instruction in either Social or Competition Styles. Additionally, we utilize a comparative style of teaching called the Arthur Murray Method, which allows students to learn the skills needed for dancing (not just steps) in the most effective way possible.
read moreThis category includes all the dances done to Latino style music with a strong emphasis on Afro-Cuban beats. The Latin/Rhythm dances use quick footwork and a body rhythm called "Cuban Motion". The competition styles of International Latin and American Rhythm differ by the dances and the leg action, but the body rhythm required is very similar in both styles. That is what makes the Latin dances such a great work out for your core muscles.
read moreThis category includes dances that glide around the floor, and thus are best suited to more elegant spaces. Ballroom dances are smooth and graceful, requiring strong use of the feet and close proximity to your partner. The romantic nature of ballroom dances makes them the most popular for Weddings and Anniversaries (the waltz in particular).