Category: BALLROOM & LATIN

DANCE FLOOR ETIQUETTE

Dance Floor Etiquette

There are unwritten rules of conduct when you go ballroom dancing. Sure, you are practicing the moves on your own when you’re at home or elsewhere. However, when you’re on the dance floor and you have a crowd of people […]

How to Ballroom Dance

What is Ballroom Dance? When уоu thіnk оf Ballroom dancing, уоu generally thіnk оf flowing gowns аnd dark tuxedos. Yоu аlsо thіnk оf beautiful, willowy, women аnd tall, dark, handsome men waltzing thеіr wау аrоund thе dance floor. Ноwеvеr, ballroom […]

Vallenato dance style

History of Vallenato Vallenato is a musical genre originating from Colombia and more precisely from the Caribbean coast of this country, which will favor its diffusion in Panama and Venezuela. Traditionally, Vallenato is played with three instruments: the diatonic accordion, […]

Tango dance style

History of Tango Tango was born in Buenos Aires in the late nineteenth century, on the banks of the Rio de la Plata, in the popular neighborhoods of the Argentine capital. The society of the time, resulting from the European […]

Rumba dance style

History of Rumba Rumba is a Cuban musical style rooted in the Afro-Cuban culture of this wonderful Caribbean island. At the base of other Cuban dances such as Guaracha, Mambo or Cha Cha Cha, Rumba has three main variants: Yambu […]

Reggaeton dance style

History of Reggaeton Reggaeton is a musical style that comes from Jamaica Reggae with Hip Hop influences from the United States. Based on the Spanish Reggae that developed in Panama and Puerto Rico in the 1970s, it was mostly from […]

Ranchera dance style

History of the Ranchera La Ranchera is a very popular musical style in Mexico and has close links with the famous mariachis that animate Mexican holidays. With guitars, trumpets, violins, vihuelas, harps and harmonicas, the Rancheros will sing stories about […]

Cha Cha dance style

History of Cha Cha The Cha Cha Cha (written with or without dash or totally attached in some languages) is a Cuban musical style created in 1953 from Danzón and Son by the Cuban musician and conductor Enrique Jorrin. The […]

Bossa nova dance style

History of Bossa nova The Bossa Nova is a musical genre that appeared in the 1950s in Brazil, fusing the traditional style of Samba with Jazz from the United States. The expression “Bossa nova” means “new style” in Portuguese, that […]

Merengue dance style

History of Merengue The Merengue is one of the oldest Latin dances since it was born at the beginning of the 19th century in the Dominican Republic, country where one considers his music as the most joyful and the most […]