Owner, Dallas and Plano Arthur Murray Studios
Claudia is the International Director of Training for Arthur Murray International and has written several training manuals for the Arthur Murray organization. She is featured on many of the Arthur Murray training DVD's and is frequently the keynote speaker and trainer at the Franchisee Conventions as well as many World congresses.
Claudia is a former United States champion in American Smooth and American Rhythm. Her teaching career led her to receive many Top Teacher awards including the Top All Star Award. Claudia has taught thousands of students including Chuck Norris and Emmitt Smith.
She has choreographed many commercials and stage performances, including a Dallas Mavericks half time show, as well as television appearances. Claudia continues to coach many top professional dancers and instructors. She is also a champion level adjudicator and examiner for AMI, NDCA, and the WDSF.
All four of her children compete at ballroom, as well as studying ballet, jazz, modern, lyrical, acting, music, and gymnastics. Her oldest son, Nicholas, is a current Junior Latin champion and placed 2nd in the World in 2011 with his partner.
Claudia has traveled the world competing, training, teaching and adjudicating. She has over 35 years experience teaching ballroom dancing.