Yes, you heard that right. We carry the legacy of America’s second oldest franchise organization in Cranford and Hillsborough, NJ. Arthur Murray Franchised Dance Centers date back to 1912 and have since then been synonymous with social dancing. At our dance centers in Cranford and Hillsborough, you will learn not only how to dance, but most importantly – fall in love with it!
Whether you are single or part of a couple, you are most welcome to come to our centers and learn the various kinds of dances from our well qualified instructors.
Whether you’re getting ready for that special wedding dance, or you’re just interested in learning something new, there is a style for you. The Arthur Murray Dance Centers of Cranford and Hillsborough is a dance studio that offers lessons in more than twenty styles of dancing, from the fast-paced and energetic Salsa to the graceful and lilting Viennese Waltz.
Our dance instructors will recommend a unique dance program comprised of one-on-one instruction, group classes, and social dances, to give you a comprehensive learning experience. No matter where you are in skill level, we have something for you:
- Basic Skills – learn foundational skills for dancing.
- Bronze Level – expand your knowledge of different steps.
- Silver Level – refine your technique.
- Gold Level – competitive and exhibition dancing.
Our certified staff will work with you to cater these programs to your abilities and goals as a dancer.
At the Arthur Murray Dance Centers of Cranford and Hillsborough, we offer dance lessons in a variety of styles. From the Cha Cha, Foxtrot, Tango, Samba, Rumba, Jive, and even kid’s programs, we can teach you the moves you always dreamed of performing.
Rhythm and Latin Dances
These styles combine fast paced movements with closed dancing positions. These include the Cha Cha, Rumba, Paso Doble, Swing, Jive, Bolero, and Mambo.
Smooth and Standard Dances
Standard dances utilize close contact between dance partners and precise elements of footwork and turns. Smooth dances allow more open dancing positions, as well as expressive styles, which make them fun to dance and to watch.
Country Western Dances
Country Western dances are popular in nightclubs and at parties across the country. These playful dances are easy to learn and look good on the dance floor.
Specialty dances cover a wide range of styles and rhythms. They include the Polka, Argentine Tango, Nightclub 2-Step, and Slow Dance.
Schedule a Free Lesson
Still not sure if one of our programs is right for you? Schedule a free lesson in our dance studio so you can discover the joy of dancing for yourself.