Waltz: The Mother of All Dances

HISTORY Considered the mother of present day dances, the Waltz began in southern Germany in the seventeenth century and made its way from England to the United States.  The popularity of the Waltz grew with the music of Johann Strauss and eventually blossomed in the 20th century.  It is the basis for many dances and is…..

Nouveau D’Duo

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Bonjour!  On Friday, February 5th at 7:00pm, we have an amazing Newsome Twosome we are calling Nouveau D’Duo planned for our studio.  Since February is the month of romance, the theme is From Paris with Love!  For those that are going to take the floor next Friday, here are some tips for making the most of your new…..

Why We Like Rumba

This next pre-party dance is going to be rumba. So we decided to ask our instructors what it is they like about it. Because its so easy to dance and carry on a conversation with your partner. -April The slower speed allows for more expression of rhythm and musicality. -Chris Because once you know waltz, you…..

Embassy Ball

This past week we had a number of students head off to Irvine, CA to compete in the prestigious Embassy Ball. This is where the World Pro/Am titles are held. Great job to Joy Newhouse, Linda Newkirk, Christine Azcona, Karen Stepan, Tara Myers, and John Myers. Each of them did a great job and placed in…..

Team Match

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This past Saturday our studio helped Team Houston in a dance off against Team SAustin. We had a blast dancing and supporting one another. Unfortunately Team SAustin won the event, but we came home with the Newcomer Award, the Specialty Dance Award and the Silver/Advanced Award. Thanks to those of you who sent us pictures from…..

Back to School Time

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Just like all the kids in the area are going back to classes, likewise it’s time for all of you to get back to your classes too. Dance classes that is. We all know that the best way to remember something is through practice and repetition. Group classes will give you the repetition you need to…..

Team Sports Party

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We finished off our last Festival party and had so much fun with it. We’d like to congratulate all of our winners over the last six weeks. Great job Tara Myers, John Rushing, Gail Wurtz, John Myers, Andrew Houghton, Joyce Kleb, Phil Richards, Ydalith Perez, Jose Perez, Denise Montgomery, Joe Montgomery, Karen Long, Linda Richards. We…..

Backyard Sports Party

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    Our last party was held in nostalgic backyard scenery, complete with a picket fence. The most fun, though, wasn’t had in playing frisbee, it was in the dancing!

Water Sports Party

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We had so much fun this week at the Water Sports Party. The dance floor was filled for every song with smiling and laughing dancers that were truly enjoying themselves. One of our instructors, Lindsay, performed an awesome hula dance for us all. At this time we’re a little short on pictures for the party, so…..

Winter Sports Party

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This week was real COOL at Arthur Murray Cypress with our Winter Sports Party. We had a lot of fun dancing, eating pizza, and even having a snowball fight!!! If you missed this one, make sure and join us next week at our Water Sports Party.