The trained instructors at Arthur Murray Dance Studio answer dance class FAQs and offer information about appropriate courses at our Princeton and Montclair, NJ locations. Please read below.
Who Can Dance?
Worried about a lack of experience? At our studio, we offer classes for all levels of experience, from beginner to advanced. No matter what level of comfort you have with any particular dance style, we can find a class environment that fits your needs. With both individual and group lessons available, our classes are relaxed, enjoyable, and will begin to teach you the basic methods of a variety of dances so you can use and build on these skills. And, for all classes, we offer weekly dance party sessions so you can practice putting your new skills to use!
Whether you’re completely new to dancing, want to limber up, or would like a new environment to gain some experience and practice, our studios can find a class for you. Contact us online to schedule an appointment, or call or email us to learn more about our studio locations and classes available.
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 that lesson, your instructor will determine your current level and recommend an appropriate course for you to continue. To set up your introductory lesson now, call or e-mail us.
How long will it take?
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 dance after your first lesson!
How much do lessons cost?
Tuition varies, depending on a number of factors. For Example, how good you want to be, what dances you want to learn, and your dance schedule. After your introductory lesson, your instructor will recommend a program and will be able to answer any questions you may have, so you will have the knowledge to make an informed choice.
Can I really learn to dance?
Yes. Dancing is as easy as walking once you are taught how by an Arthur Murray expert. We teach simple, basic elements, from which the steps are derived. Hundreds of thousands of people have been successfully trained in Arthur Murray Dance Studios. There is no age limit.
When can I take lessons?
You can take your lessons any time you wish. Our studio is open Mon-Fri from 1pm-10pm, and Sat from 10:00am-5pm.
Will I have a good teacher?
You’ll have the best teacher. All of our dance instructors must complete a most arduous training regimen. They are experienced on the dance floor and knowledgeable in techniques to help you learn to master today’s popular dances. The instructors selected for you are ones we know will best suit your personality.
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.