Styles of Dance
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Salsa is a popular form of social dance that originated in Latin America. The movements of salsa have origins in Puerto Rican bomba and plena, Cuban Son, cha-cha-cha, mambo and other dance forms. The dance, along with salsa music, was popularized in the mid-1970s in New York.
Bachata is a styles of dance that originated in the Dominican Republic. It is danced widely all over the world and has many different interpretations. It is known for its fluidity and simplicity.
Kizomba is a dance originating in Angola in the 1980’s Kizomba means “party” in Kimbundu, an Angolan language. In a very close embrace, dancers move using slow steps and hip movement. Kizomba is a fun, relaxed and sensual dance
Cha Cha Cha
Reggaeton styles of dance blends Jamaican music influences of reggae and dancehall with those of Latin America, such as bomba and plena, as well as that of hip hop. The music is also combined with rapping (generally) in Spanish.
Argentine tango is a musical genre and accompanying social dance originating at the end of the 19th century in the suburbs of Buenos Aires and Montevideo. Its lyrics are marked by nostalgia, sadness, and laments for lost love. The typical orchestra has several melodic instruments and is given a distinctive air by the bandoneon. It has continued to grow in popularity and spread internationally, adding modern elements without replacing the older ones. Levels 1 & 2 now offered here at San Tropez.