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Stuck at home during the COVID-19 outbreak? Want to bust a move while socially distant? Here are some ways that you can keep moving and grooving during quarantine!

Practice in the mirror 

Do you have a full length mirror at home?  Or, can you set up your phone or computer to record yourself doing some exercises?  Both are great to sharpen your eye and see for yourself what you may want to work on with your instructor.  Maybe you can catch what your instructor has suggested to work on as well!  

Here’s a tip: practice slowly without music first to learn what each movement should feel like, then increase the speed slowly.  

Turn up the music

Just like at a practice party, moving to the music with the intention of having fun (and with improvement as a wonderful side-effect) can be beneficial!  Dance with your broom while you sweep the floor, or dance over to the pantry to grab a snack. Set time aside while working at home to take a mental break and shake it!  If you’re not sure where to start, we have a blog post on how to dance to some popular songs.  

Keep an eye on social media

Arthur Murray studios all over the world are finding their own innovative ways to keep students moving at home.  Keep up with what they are doing and join in on the fun on the Arthur Murray Facebook page here.  The Arthur Murray NYC Broadway is going live on Instagram every day at noon.  Tune in to their live daily dance along and have some fun with an instructor right there on your phone!  Or, try the Arthur Murray 30 day dance challenge and see some of your favorite coaches teaching their favorite exercises!  

Virtual lessons

We at Arthur Murray of Danbury are offering virtual private lessons, and they are a hit!  We have found that it’s a great way to increase confidence in your own dancing, balance, control and styling. If you have internet and a device (phone, laptop or tablet) with a webcam, then text 203-792-0176 or email ino@arthurmurrayofdanbury.com to schedule yours today! 

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