All of our expert dance teachers must complete a thorough training and teaching program. Our teachers are knowledgeable in the Arthur Murray techniques that will help you master all your favourite dance styles, also ensuring that you fun throughout the process.
Will my instructor be qualified?
What’s the benefit of taking dance lessons?
Learning to dance with Arthur Murray Parramatta offers many benefits to you. Dancing is a very common social activity and a great ice-breaker. Learning to be a good dancer is a lifetime investment bringing you fun, poise, confidence and an avenue to make new friends. Dancing is also a great form of exercise, helping to develop aerobic fitness, flexibility, muscle strength, coordination and posture. For couples, dancing offers a past-time that can be shared, delivering hours of fun and increasing intimacy and connection.
When can I start?
You can start right now, so why wait? Book your free first lesson with one of our fabulous instructors and let us show you the joys of learning to dance with Arthur Murray Parramatta.
How long is a lesson?
Both private and group lessons are normally around 45 minutes. We also offer extended lessons and intensive programs for those preparing for a special occasion.
How many people are in your group lessons?
Our group classes are typically for 4–8 people. Our teachers are expert at putting groups together and ensuring that everyone gets the attention they need. They ensure that each group class lesson is intimate and engaging.
What should I wear to the lessons?
There is no dress code whatsoever. Dress in comfortable clothes that allow you freedom of movement and wear well-fitting shoes that stay on your feet. We have students that wear anything from jeans and T-shirts to work attire.
Who will be my teacher?
All of the teachers at Arthur Murray Parramatta Dance Studios go through a rigorous initial teaching program and on-going training in the Arthur Murray methods that have been developed in over 100 years of dance education, ensuring you have fun and progress rapidly. Our teachers are qualified dance professionals, experienced in teaching, dancing and public performance, and can instruct in the full range of dance styles that Arthur Murray offers.
Can I learn to dance?
World-wide hundreds of thousands of people with no prior dance experience have learned how to dance with Arthur Murray. Our unique teaching methods, delivered by our friendly highly trained instructors ensure that that dancing becomes easy and that you have fun while you learn.
Do I need come with a partner?
No. We offer both couples and singles lessons at Arthur Murray Parramatta. If you come alone your dance instructor will act as your dance partner. Over time you will get to know other students at our studio and at our group classes and social events you will get the chance to dance with a variety of partners of a similar ability.
Will it take long?
We will have you dancing within the first ten minutes of your very first lesson. How fast you progress and how proficient you become will be determined by your interests, ability and dedication but everyone can dance with Arthur Murray Parramatta.
Is dancing easy to learn? Do I need prior skills?
Arthur Murray has been making learning to dance fun and easy for over a hundred years. For beginners, we start you off with some basic steps to some of the easier dances and expand your repertoire at a speed that is tailored to you individually. For those with prior dancing experience, our trained instructors will assess your skills and interests to develop a tailored program to take your dancing to the next level.
How much do lessons cost?
At Arthur Murray Parramatta we offer a range of programs and packages to suit your individual needs. In designing a tailored program for you we consider the number and type of dances that you would like to learn, the frequency with which you would like to visit, your prior dancing experience and the level to which you would like to get to. We also offer regular free group classes over and social events, over and above your private lessons. And remember, your first lesson is free so come in and see just how much fun dancing with Arthur Murray Parramatta can be!
What dance styles and steps do you teach?
Arthur Murray Parramatta offers instruction in all the most popular styles of Latin and Ballroom dancing, including Salsa, Cha Cha, Tango, Argentine Tango, Merengue, Fox Trot, Rumba, Swing, Waltz, Lindy Hop and much more.
Will my lessons interfere with my busy schedule?
We know that life tends to busy for most people and that their schedules vary. This is why our studio is open until 10pm weekday evenings and by appointment Saturdays so that we are able to accommodate almost any schedule.