Arthur Murray has been a leading name in franchise 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. 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.
If you're a sports fan, Middlearth Productions in Salem is the place you want to be.
Take your twinkle toes to the next level at Middlearth Productions, where numerous dance styles are taught and all experience levels are welcome.
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You don't have to be a trained dancer to check out Starr Studios Salem School in Salem.
Get down with some dancing! Starr Studios Salem School offers several different forms so you can tweak your technique to a T.
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Put on a performance at Salem's Discovery School of Dance, where dancing is second nature.
Move, groove, and shake it at one of Discovery School of Dance's top-notch dance classes.
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Legacy Ballet in Albany makes it easy to find your own tempo and have a great time.
Go from "I don't dance" to "I love dance!" with help from classes at Legacy Ballet.
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