There are 5 Latin-American dances that are danced at competitions and they are: Cha Cha Cha, Samba, Rumba, Paso Doble and Jive.
Cha Cha Cha
Cha Cha Cha is a Latin American dance of Cuban origin. It is playful, energetic dance with percussion accent on the forth beat. Coming all the way from Cuba Cha Cha Cha is a rhythmical and cheerful dance.
Samba is the soul of the Carnaval… It was brought to Brazil by the African slaves further enhanced. Samba is joyful and cheerful full of rhythm changes and the samba bounce.
The most romantic and sensual dance – the Rumba is of Cuban origin and is a slow and beautiful dance.
Espana Cani is the music that dictates this dance. Think of Spain, the corrida, the Flamenco…Paso Doble is full of character and passion.
Originating from the United States in the 30’s Jive is dynamic, energetic and exuberant dance. Its quick tempo will make your heart rate go up for sure!
Social dancing is fun.
No matter if you are in a club or at a party you can always let yourself dance to the beat of a familiar dance be it a salsa, bachata or any of the latin-american dances.
What is Salsa? Salsa is a dance for Salsa music created by Spanish-speaking people from the Caribbean. It is a popular form of social dance that originated in New York with strong influences from Latin America, particularly Cuba and Puerto Rico.
Fast beats, quick steps and a Latin flair are all characteristics of salsa dancing. While it makes for a fun night out with friends, it can also be a great way to get healthy and fit.
The music of SALSA is exciting, exhilarating, hot, infectious and begs to be expressed through dancing…
Perfect for all dance occasions and being very social too Salsa is a great way to make new friends and is also an amazing stress reliever!
Bachata is a Caribbean dance step that features a distinct Cuban hip motion. With beautiful music, mesmerizing body movement, and a sultry sway, Bachata is a growing dance style that has spread around the globe.
Bachata Tango is a fusion between the simple beauty of bachata with the dramatic elegance of the Argentinean Tango. Exactly as it sounds, Bachata Tango (also Bachatango) is a combination of the traditional Bachata dance step with the popular Tango. This style of dance is widely practiced, but is not well-known in the Dominican Republic and the greater Caribbean area but gaining popularity in the Western world.