A Style of Cuban Dance.
It is danced on the ball of foot, used throughout the dance, no heels!
Hip actions are produced by a controlled use of weight from one foot to the other.
The time signature = 4/4.
Musical accent is on the first beat of each bar.
Tempo = 30/32 beats per minute.
The dance should be started by taking a step on the 1st beat of a bar of music
Counting beats - 1234 & , 1234 &, 1234 &, etc.
A lively variation of a form of Swing Dance.
Time signature = 4/4
Accented Beats 2 & 4
Tempo = 42/44 Beats per minute.
A `couple` dance portraying bullfighting movements to march music of Spanish origin.
Time signature = 2/4
Musical accent on the first beat of each bar of music.
Tempo = 60/62 Bars per minute.
A rhythmically complexed Cuban Dance (a body dance) using feet & hips as in Cha Cha Cha.
Time Signature = 4/4 Four beats to one bar of music.
Tempo = 27/29 bars per minute.
Counting beats - 234 & 1, 234 & 1, 234 & 1, etc.
A lively Brazilian Dance with strong African influences.
Time signature = 2/4 two beats to one bar of music.
Tempo = 52-54 Bars per minute.
A club dance that has evolved over the years into a fusion of many Latin dances, such as Merengue & Mambo.
Danced to Cuban & Colombian rhythms.
Time signature 4/4 Four beats to one bar of music.
Tempo. = 40 -52 Beats per minute.