Dance styles

Salsa LA

Miscarile din Salsa LA sunt create sa straluceasca si sa uimeasca spectatori. Influente dominante provin din Puerto Rico, dansul sportiv si probabil din Lindy Hop ( un dans american care a evoluat in Harlem, New York in 1920 si 1930 ).Miscarile de tip "Shine" isi au provenienta in Dansul Sportiv. Cuplurile se despart in timpul dansului si danseaza ...

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Bachata

Dansul IubiriiBachata nu a fost un stil de dans popular in trecut, insa astazi este indragit de dansatori din intreaga lume. Are originile la inceputul secolului 20 si este un mix de Bolero cu elemente africane. In aceea perioada, datorita separatiei claselor sociale in Republica Dominica, Bachata era considerat un stil de dans pentru patura ...

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Kizomba

Kizomba is one of the most popular genres of dance and music originating from Angola.  It is a derivative of semba, with a mix of Kilapanda and Angolan Merengue,  and sung generally in Portuguese. It is music with a romantic flow. It was the Kimbundu name for a dance in Angola as early as 1894. The kizomba dancing style is also known to ...

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Cha Cha

The cha-cha dance is a dance that originated from Cuba and was originally known as the cha-cha-cha. The dance gained popularity around the 1950's and was created from two other dances – the 'mambo' and the 'danzon'. While working with the charanga group 'Orquesta America' in Cuba to perform at dance halls in Havana, Enrique Jorrin, a violinist ...

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Reggaeton

Reggaeton (also known as reggaetón and reguetón) is a musical genre which originated in Puerto Rico during the late 1990s. It is influenced by hip hop and Latin American and Caribbean music. Vocals include rapping and singing, typically in Spanish.Often mistaken for reggae or reggae en espanol, reggaeton is a younger genre which originated in ...

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Merengue

The Merengue is the national dance of the Dominican Republic, and also to some extent, of Haiti, the neighbor sharing the island. There are two popular versions of the of the origin of the Dominican national dance, the Merengue. One story alleges the dance originated with slaves who were chained together and, of necessity, were forced to drag one ...

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Rueda de Casino

Rueda de Casino (Rueda) is a particular type of Salsa round dance, born from Casino. People incorrectly call it "Casino Rueda" or "Cuban Salsa." The origins of the name Casino are the casinos deportivos, the dance halls where a lot of social dancing was done among the affluent, white Cubans during the mid-20th century and onward. Casino danced ...

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Afro House

Afro-House blends traditional forms of Afro-Caribbean movement rooted in regions of the Caribbean, South America and Africa with the high-energy, improvised movements of House dancing that emphasize fast footwork and acrobatic styling (some moves are called “jacking” and “voguing” a la Madonna).

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Zumba

The story of Zumba begins with an accident that seems too good to be true. Back in the '90s in Colombia, dancer and choreographer Alberto Perez was teaching an aerobics class and he forgot his regular music. So he reached into his backpack and pulled out tapes of salsa and merengue. Founded in 2001, Zumba Fitness®  is a worldwide lifestyle ...

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