Arthur Murray Dance Studios

Fitchburg

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Internationally respected, century-old dance institution shows boogiers how to move in swing, salsa, mambo, waltz & jitterbug styles

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Promotional value expires Aug 8, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person/per couple, may buy multiple as gifts for dance-lesson package. Must redeem in full by 8/8/12. Valid only for option purchased. 24hr cancellation notice required. Must be 18 or older. New clients only for $49 option. Programs are non-transferable. $50 option not valid toward classes already purchased. May redeem across visits. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Circus bears untrained in the art of dance are often the least popular big-top attraction, falling somewhere between the bearded lady and a slice of stale rye bread on a pedestal. Ensure an appearance in the spotlight with today’s Groupon to Arthur Murray Dance Studios in Fitchburg. Choose between the following options:

  • For $49, new customers get a dance-lesson package for an individual or couple (a $315 total value) that includes:
  • Three private lessons
  • Two group classes
  • One dance party<p>

  • For $50, current and former clients get $200 toward any future dance programs.<p>

Arthur Murray’s panel of experienced instructors school students in the ways of balance and coordinated rhythmic motion. In private lessons, dancers hone their understanding of a chosen style, whether they are experienced and hoping to brush up on certain techniques or they have two left feet for feet and two right feet for hands. These lessons—along with two included group classes—are ideal for a betrothed pair prepping for the big wedding dance or fledgling fitness-seekers looking for a fun new way to get shipshape. Stick to a stately waltz, spice up life with a rumba, or revamp repertoires with a few swing steps. The dance party supplements each package, allowing students to practice their growing light-tripperage with partners, fellow classmates, other attendees, or invisible dates.

Alternatively, during Arthur Murray’s basic introductory program, newbies polish foot position, rhythm and timing, and leading or following. On the opposite end of the difficulty spectrum, the Gold Program prepares shimmiers for performances, exhibitions, or competitions, with instruction in showmanship and choreography that teaches students to slice and dice a rug until it’s a pile of whimpering fibers.

Arthur Murray Dance Studios

Arthur Murray Dance Studios has been a leading name in social dance since 1912, when the entrepreneur began selling mail-order dance lessons. Expanding his reach, he enlisted teachers to spread his signature dance lessons on first-class steamships and skyrocketed to fame in the '30s after introducing the public to such dances as the Lambeth Walk and the Big Apple. By the 1950s, Arthur and his wife, Kathryn, were hosting their own highly popular TV show on ABC, the Arthur Murray Dance Party, which ran for 12 years. Today, Arthur Murray's team prepares students for rug cutting at special events and weekend nightclub jaunts. Clients who arrive to lessons partnerless will be paired up with certified instructors. Throughout lessons, instructors teach the foundations of two to four dances from a long list of styles that range from Latin to country-western, helping students to learn basic step patterns, timing, and the ability to lead or follow.

Customer Reviews

Joe Howell, our dance instructor is an excellent teacher and makes us feel at ease and confident. We are having lots of fun!
Barb S. · November 22, 2013
Our instructor Mr. Jones was great! He made me and my parter feel very comfortable and we learned a lot over our 3 sessions.
Alex C. · September 25, 2013
We have taken groups lessons from other places and my husband wasn't exactly thrilled to come at first, but he felt the private lessons where the best thing! Learned a lot!
Laura W. · April 20, 2013
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    Fitchburg

    5117 Verona Rd.

    Fitchburg, Wisconsin 53711

    608-278-1411

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