Frequently Asked Ballroom Dance Questions
Getting started is easy. The first step is to schedule an introductory sample 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.
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631-462-0808 – 6333 Jericho Turnpike, Commack, NY 11725
2. 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. Our oldest students are over 70 the youngest start at 6.
3. 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.
4. How much do dance lessons cost?
Tuition varies, depending on a number of factors e.g., how good you want to be, what dances you want to learn, and your dance schedule. After your introductory sample lesson, your instructor will recommend a program and will be able to answer any questions, so you will have the knowledge to make an informed choice.
5. Does the fees have to be paid in advance?
Tuition is generally paid in advance, especially for Foundation Programs. However, financing and other arrangements are also available. Since these are determined on a case by case basis, please ask in person, and we will be glad to give you all the details.
6. What benefits will I get from dancing?
Dancing is our 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. It opens up a wonderful new world of togetherness and a thriving year-round social calendar! For specific details, see our benefits page.
7. Will I learn the latest steps?
You can learn the very latest steps in any social dance — Salsa, Swing, Hustle, Samba, Merengue, Fox Trot, Rumba, Cha-Cha, Mambo, Waltz, Tango, and others.
8. After I learn to dance, will I still have to return to learn the newest steps?
After getting a good foundation, you will be able to analyze the new steps and pick them up yourself without difficulty. However, many students return or continue because they enjoy their lessons and the dancing friends they’ve acquired.
9. When can I take lessons?
You can take your lessons any time you wish. Our Commack Dance Center is open Mon-Fri 1-10pm, Sat 11am-4pm. You can also choose to attend one of our other convenient New York locations.
10. Will I have a good teacher?
Yes. All Arthur Murray teachers complete an arduous training regimen, making them the best ballroom dance teachers in the industry. Your Arthur Murray Ballroom Dance teachers are selected to suit your particular needs and style of learning.
Contact the Arthur Murray Ballroom Dance Studio of Commack to start living your dream of ballroom dancing today!
6333 Jericho Turnpike, Commack, NY 11725
We teach Williston Park, Great Neck, Garden City, Syosett, Jericho, and Manhasset NY how to ballroom dance!