What dances do you teach?
Any dance you can dance with a partner, we teach. Here are some of the dances: Foxtrot, Waltz, Tango, Rumba, Cha Cha, Swing, Country Western, Quick Step, Paso Doble, Salsa, Mambo, Polka, Argentine Tango, Jive, Lindy Hop, Bolero, Nightclub 2-Step and more.
Can I really learn to dance?
The Arthur Murray System uses 4 Elements of dancing, and out of these simple elements, all dances are derived! That’s it! This system has been tested and honed since 1912 — it is the fastest and most effective method of teaching. From 5 – 95 year olds, hundreds of thousands of people have been successfully trained in Arthur Murray Dance Studios.
How long will it take for me to learn?
The length of your course will depend on how many dances you want to learn and how proficient you wish to become in each dance. However, you will be able to start dancing after your first lesson.
Do I need a Partner?
You do not need a partner to learn to dance. We teach singles and couples, beginners to advanced.
Will I have a good teacher?
Yes. All Arthur Murray teachers must complete a thorough training regimen, making them very competent. Each teacher is able to teach beginner, intermediate and advanced students. Your teachers will be selected to best suit your particular needs and style of learning.
What do I wear to my first visit?
Students wear from casual to work attire. Wear clothes that are comfortable for you to dance in.
Do I need dance shoes?
Absolutely Not! In fact, most students who start lessons don’t have them. As long as your shoes are comfortable & don’t stick to the floor, they’ll be fine. For lady’s shoes that supports the ankle. However, if you’d like to get a pair of dance shoes, we can help you do that!
How much do lessons cost?
The cost for this introductory Lesson is only $29.
After your first lesson, instructor will be in a better position to recommend the best program for you and you will have the knowledge to make an intelligent and informed choice. Our most popular Introductory Program start at $440, however there are many options available. We have something for everyone.
When can I take lessons?
You can take your lessons any time you wish between our hours of operation.
You can schedule your lessons Monday-Friday 1:00pm to 10:00pm and Saturdays by appointment.
How do I get started?
Getting started is easy. The first step is to schedule an introductory lesson with one of our trained instructors. During this session, your instructor will determine and recommend the best course for you to continue. Call us today and you could be dancing tonight.
Carmichael Dance Studio: (916) 971-3550
Folsom Dance Studio: (916) 895-5600
Is your system of teaching difficult?
Not at all. We are famous for making learning fun and easy. We teach four simple basic movements, from which the new combinations are derived.
What benefits do I receive?
Dancing is your first line of social activity. Good dancing is a lifetime investment in fun, poise, confidence, improved personality and new friends. Beyond these, dancing is a superb physical conditioner, providing fun without working at it! Learning to dance will open up a wonderful new world of togetherness and a thriving year-round social calendar.