This fun and exciting dance is characterized by its distinct foot rhythm. It originated in the 1950’s as a slowed-down Mambo or triple-step Mambo. Continues to be a favorite!
Originating in Cuba as a courtship dance, this soft and romantic Latin dance is danced to a syncopated beat.
This fast and flirty Latin dance evolved from the fusion of swing and Cuban music and was brought to America in the 1940’s and 50’s and adapted as an American style ballroom dance. The footwork breaks on the second beat of the music.
This hot and spicy dance evolved from the Mambo. It was brought by Cuban immigrants to New York, and then further refined. The footwork usually breaks on the first beat of the music.
A Brazilian ballroom dance of African origin. The style is to bounce steadily and smoothly in 2/4 meter. It is very fun & energetic and is generally danced to Latin music.
With similarities to Rumba, this slow and romantic Latin dance is characterized by its rise and fall action.
This Spanish dance characterizes the man as the matador and the lady as his cape. It is based on Flamenco dancing and has a dramatic style.