Arthur Murray Dance Studio4500 Sw Watson Ave, Beaverton, OR 97005
Dance Programs - Introductory Program This is the easiest way to get started no experience required! This program gets you introduced to the basics for a few dances that you're interested in, and gets you oriented with the studio and our methods of teaching. It consists of 2 private lessons, 1 group lesson and 1 party you have a chance to experience everything we offer to see if it's a good fit for you.Foundation Program This is the next step your chance to try out all the dances, and start getting an idea of how good you want to be, as we educate you in the different styles, moves, and feeling of each dance. Associate Bronze Program The associate Bronze Program will help you acquire freer movement around the floor while expanding your variety, technique and footwork. Associate Bronze dancers also begin to develop a feel for the characteristics of each dance through style. This dance program is very popular with those wanting to get on the dance floor quickly, and develop a social standard level of dance. Full Bronze Program full Bronze is the complete social dance program taught by the Arthur Murray Dance Studios. It's designed to develop timing and techniques in all Social Dances selected by the student. The styling will make you look and feel comfortable on the dance floor and strengthen your lead and following regardless of your partner, the music being played or the type of dance floor. Bronze dancers have all the confidence anyone would need on the floor because they have reached the "fun point" in dancing. Dancing techniques at this level will be yours to keep as you'll never forget the elements of each dance. Silver Program silver is the dance standard with a high degree of styling. More elaborate movements ensure the Silver dancer will stand out on any dance floor. Continuity of movements makes a couple glide across the dance floor with many natural directional changes. Styling, technique, balance and control take on an entirely new meaning. This is the beginning of the more professional standard used mainly on the ballroom floor. Gold Program Our Gold standard is for the hobby dancer interested in performances, exhibitions or competitions. Its intricate patterns are only to be used when both partners are proficient. Choreography, styling, technique and showmanship are necessities in this standard. This material is generally not used on a crowded floor since a lot of these advanced moves take more room to perform.