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FAQ – FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Do I need a Partner?

You do not need a dance partner to learn how to dance at Arthur Murray.  Whether you are interested in Ballroom, Latin, Salsa, or any other type of partner dance, you can learn on your own, or with someone special.  


What do I wear to my first visit?

Dress in comfortable clothes and wear shoes that stay on your feet. Students wear anything from jeans and T-shirts, to work attire.

[Read more on What to wear to your first dance lesson here]


What will I learn?

If you have a specific dance or style your interested then we will focus on that, otherwise we will teach you a variety of the popular social dances such as swing, salsa & more.

[Read More:  What to Expect from your First Dance Lesson]


How often do I need to come in for lessons?

Most students come in at least once a week, however we also have students who are in the studio every day, the choice is yours.


How many people are in your group classes?

All of our group classes are less then 20 people to keep them as personalized as possible, we also have instructors/assistants in our classes to create the most success.


How do the parties work?

Our practice parties are designed to give you a place to dance, where you can reach out for help and have fun at the same time. All of our instructors attend our parties to help facilitate the most success.

[Read More:  What is an Arthur Murray Practice Party?]


What dances do you teach?

We teach anything that you can dance with a partner. Foxtrot, Waltz, Tango, Rumba, Cha Cha, Swing, Country Western, Quick Step, Paso Doble, Salsa, Mambo, Polka, Argentine Tango, Jive, Lindy Hop, Bolero, Night Club 2-Step and more.


Who will be my teacher?

All of the teachers at Arthur Murray Dance Studios go through a rigorous training program that can last anywhere from 6 months to a year. They are all full time and are qualified to teach all the dances Arthur Murray has to offer.


Do You Teach Total Beginners? 

Even if you've never stepped foot on a dance floor in your life, or you haven't done so in a long time - we can teach you.  You don't need dance experience to be a dance student.  

 

STILL HAVE DANCE QUESTIONS?

Feel free to contact a dance specialist at any one of our four locations that is convenient for you!

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