LATIN BALLLatin Ball Room Dances
CHA CHA A Cuban dance derived from the Mambo and Rumba; its name comes from the rhythm developed by a syncopation of the fourth beat.
JIVE This style evolved from popular American dances of the 1930s such as Jitterbug, Boogie-Woogie, Lindy Hop, East Coast Swing, etc.
PASO DOBLE This dance dates back many centuries, and was originally intended for use at bullfights when the matador was victorious in the arena.
RUMBA Characterized by a smooth, subtle hip motion and a heavy walking step, Rumba first invaded the U.S. in the early 1930s.
SALSA Salsa combines passion, energy, sensuous style and joy, and has its origins in the Afro-Cuban dance, Rumba.
SAMBA Of Brazilian origin, this festive serenade features a repetitive melody, continually interrupted by the strumming of a guitar.