Category: BALLROOM & LATIN

Learn How To Teach Salsa dance

The different teaching styles There are teaching 3 styles you can use to teach salsa dance: Each style has advantages and disadvantages. Your Personality It is important to be true to your own personality when teaching. This will enthuse your […]

Understand the base of salsa music

The Clave The importance of the clave rhythm is crucial in salsa so a detailed depiction of it will be provided. Only the most dedicated salsa teachers will implement clave training to their students. This demonstrates not only good timing […]

The Full History of Salsa

Through war, colonization and the fusion of European and African cultures, salsa dance and music developed. The following is a brief explanation of how dance that originated with English Country dance migrated across Europe and finally arrived in the Caribbean. […]

Rumba Dance Moves

Rumba is another simple Latin dance. You can actually dance the rumba to a lot of different music. Well, originally rumba is danced to Latin music but nowadays you can use the same steps to dance to a lot of […]

Foxtrot dance moves

The foxtrot is a very smooth and rather easy dance. It’s also one of the most basic ballroom dances. This is also classified as a progressive dance. Note that you will be making continuous and flowing steps and movements. The […]

What is Jive Dance and How To Dance it

Jive is actually a variation of the dance called the jitterbug with patterns also derived from east coast swing. This dance has an African American origin and it is one of the accepted International Latin dances. This dance is performed […]

How To Dance Viennese Waltz

Viennese Waltz is actually the original waltz. Sometimes people refer to it as the classic waltz. Do you remember the waltz that is usually danced in the movies especially in the old films? Yes, that is the Viennese Waltz. The […]

How To Dance Waltz

Back in the 1600s Waltz was a country folk dance both in Bavaria and Austria, where it originated. Knowledge of this dance later spread to England in the 1800s. It should be noted that this is the first dance where […]

Basic Dance Vocabulary

In this article, we’ll go over some of those pesky dance related terms. You may have heard them while watching dance competitions. These will be terms that other dance students as well as dance teachers will use. Those who are […]