Dance Styles

Ballroom

Ballroom dancing is a world of class, tradition, and passion. There is a great history behind ballroom dancing, both competitively and recreationally…

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Other Latin Dances

The Salsa/Mambo basic step is defined by a “quick-quick-slow” to the rhythm of the percussion. The “break step” can be done on any of the 8-beats of the music. In Classic Style Salsa “On 1…

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East Coast Swing / Lindy Hop, Balboa, Shag & Charl..

Swing refers to a group of dances that developed concurrently in the 1920’s, 30’s and 40’s with the rise of sw…

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Argentine Tango

Like two bodies tied together, Argentine Tango uses the connection to your partner as a source of energy – it lends itself to creativity and improvisation, and can be danced to any type of music…

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Hustle

Hustle is a fast-paced dance that originated in the dance clubs in the 1970’s. As music changed from rock & roll to the more steady 8-count beats of disco, the dance began to develop and multiple variations…

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Belly Dancing

Raks Sharqi (bellydance) is a highly respected, sophisticated art form with a long history of tradition, and high aesthetic standards. The dance is well over 3,000 years old and celebr…

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Cuban Style Salsa

Each dance in Casino (the Cuban name for Cuban Salsa) is a new story of meeting one another. The ‘sabor’ (flavor) comes primarily from Afro-Cuban body motion, and the dance moves in a circular motion…

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Salsa on 2

In a nutshell, the Salsa/Mambo basic step is defined by a “quick-quick-slow” to the rhythm of the percussion. The “break step” can be done on any of the 8-beats that of the music. In New…

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Cha-Cha

Cha Cha can be considered the mother of salsa. With a basic step similar to mambo and a distinctive shuffle step, the slower speed of cha cha allows dancers to learn more subtle yet complex ways of interac…

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Afro-Caribbean Body Movement & Isolations

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West Coast Swing

West Coast Swing (WCS) is a slotted dance that originated in California in the 1930’s. It is a bar dance, designed to work in narrow spaces, that derived from the Lindy Hop. Though WCS and Lindy Ho…

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