Located Conveniently in Santa Rosa's Railroad Square & Downtown Napa!

 

Getting to know us

 Arthur Murray has been teaching the world to dance since 1912!

Our 2000 square foot dance floors are a magnet for both beginners and accomplished dancers! 

Arthur Murray instructors are vetted, selected, and trained with care in the exclusive  Arthur Murray teaching method. This assures that you will receive the finest in dancing instruction.  

 

 
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Cara Recine -Santa Rosa & Napa

Studio Director 

Cara has been teaching with Arthur Murray since she was 17! She always dreamt of opening her own studio and in the fall of 2012 her dreams were realized. She has a passion for sharing the wonderful world of dance with others and finds building a dance community to be the most rewarding thing. When she isn't at the studios Cara spends her time with her growing family. 

 
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jenny Haveman - Santa Rosa

New Student Director Santa Rosa

Jenny Has always had a passion for dance and a take charge attitude, whether she is teaching a group class or studying a new dance. she tackles all things with tenacity and enthusiasm. She first began as a student and now wonders how she ever lived without the ballroom dance community being a major part of her life. 

 
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Isamar Rios- Santa Rosa

Advanced Teaching Director Santa Rosa

Isamar grew up in Nicaragua and began her love of dancing with Bachata, Salsa, and Hip Hop. She has since branched out from her latin roots and teaches Ballroom as well as Latin dances with equal flair for technique and fun. She loves to perform and and teaching others to dance with style. 

 
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Rafael Candelas -Santa Rosa

Certified Dance Instructor & Choreography Director 

Rafael has been teaching Salsa and Latin Dancing for 10 years in Guatemala and Denmark. He brings with him a sense of humor and a passion for making learning fun and easy. He loves to getting to know students through dancing and will surely help you bring your unique personality to  the dance floor.

 
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Jasper Oudemans -Santa Rosa

Certified Dance Instructor and Medalist Dance Director

Jasper has been dancing and teaching for over ten years and recently relocated to Santa Rosa, California from Singapore. Jasper Grew up in France and Sinapore and first found his passion for partner dancing in the Latin Styles and since has branched out to all the Ballroom dances! He is particularly fond of Argentine Tango!

 
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Madrid Amora-Mora - Napa

Certified Dance Instructor

Madrid found his passion for Ballroom Dance after growing up in Los Angelos as an actor, vocalist, musician, and all around performer. He has a gentle approach to teaching and allows his students to feel instantly at ease with learning to dance. He now uses is musical and performing talents to master the art of ballroom dancing and help you to master it too. 

 
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Kat Gocan - Napa

Dance Instructor

Kat has lived all over the world, but originally hails from Poland. She has a flare for Smooth and Standard styles of Ballroom dancing but also specialized in Argentine Tango. She has a great sense musicality and style which can been seen in the ease with which she breaks down even the most minute technical details and makes them easily understood. When she is not dancing she loves to photograph candid scenes around Napa County and beyond. 

 
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Dmitri Morgun - Santa Rosa

Certified Dance Instructor

Dmitri recently relocated from Ukraine in order to join the Arthur Murray Santa Rosa Team! He has been dancing International Styles of Ballroom for 25 years and can teach all the American styles too. Prior to moving to the states he also had many dance adventures at sea while he worked on The Queen Mary for 8 years as a Dance Teacher and Performing Artist.

 
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Derek Mullen - Napa

Dance Instructor

Derek recently relocated to beautiful Napa, California from the East coast.  He initially found his love for dance in the collegiate ballroom dance scene where he studied and competed in the International Standard styles mainly. Since then he has branched out to the American styles in both Smooth and Rhythm. His passion for the joy and transformative nature of dance can be seen in his fun and lighthearted teaching style. 

 
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Alexandra Cummins - SAnta Rosa

Dance Instructor

Alexandra is thrilled to be a part of Arthur Murray, Santa Rosa.  She received a BA in Theater Arts with a concentration in Dance and French with distinctions from Sonoma State University.  Later Alexandra received her MFA in Performance and Choreography from Mills College in Oakland, CA.  She has trained in various dance techniques including ballet, jazz, tap, modern, ballroom, hip hop and musical theater.  She has taught in New York, San Francisco and Santa Rosa.  

 
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Spencer Schultz - SAnta Rosa

 Dance Instructor

Spencer grew up in a small town in Illinois, after High school he enlisted in the US Army, and served as a Human Resource Specialist for 3.5 years. Upon Completion of his Service he pursued a lifelong dream of relocating to Northern California, where his passion and love for dance turned into an opportunity! He is always up for a challenge, and also enjoys playing a variety of musical instruments. His dynamic personality make him an ideal teacher for anyone from athletes to artists and anything in between. 

 
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Zach Crawford - Santa Rosa

Certified Dance Instructor

Zach has been dancing with Arthur Murray since 2010 and truly has a passion for Ballroom Dance. Zach has an extensive background in Latin, Jazz, Lyrical and ballet. Zach is also very active on the competitive dance circuit dancing with his professional partner Julie Serrano..

 
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Julie Serrano - Santa Rosa

Certified Dance Instructor

Julie has been teaching partner dancing since she was a teenager and she joined the Arthur Murray team in 2013! She loves teaching, couples singles alike, and is great with putting together wedding dance routines too! She Competes Professionally and Has a wealth of Knowledge on everything    from West Coast Swing to International Quickstep. 

 
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Jessica Jenkins -Santa Rosa

Office Manager

Jessica is an experienced admin who can answer all your questions with a smile and a sense of humor. She says she is too awkward to dance, but we haven't given up on her and are teaching her little by little! She loves her Pit bull and making Jewelry and is a wonderful asset to our  team....Without her there would be typos on everything. 

 
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Christian DaSilva -Santa Rosa

Administrative Assistant 

Christian loves data and all things involving organization.He will reconcile the heck out of your chart and makes sure the lesson blocks are always in order. He also has a secret talent for decorating, having grown up helping out at his parents Christmas tree farm. He has a great sense of humor and attention to detail is his middle name:)