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Chachacha
cuba
Chachacha dance
© xandrajames.com
How to dance Chachacha Latin couple dance whose name reminds the sound produced by the friction of dancers feet on the ground. It's a syncopated 4 count dance that spread coolness and joy. The basic step is a pas chassÚ followed by two slow steps on which several figures can be added. Chachacha, considered as the latine dance having the best ratio pleasure/learning, is ludic and relatively easy to learn. But difficulty comes related to the fact that steps are not marked over time b ... read next
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Rueda de Casino
colombia
cuba
Rueda de Casino dance
© ritmoslatinos.org
How to dance Rueda de casino Several couples dance Salsa on a circle and a leader announce a pass or a partner change. A variant is danced on Bachata, "Rueda de Bachata" created in 2003 in Boston.
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Salsa
colombia
cuba
Salsa dance
© dailysimply.com
How to dance Salsa Latin couple dance, but can also be performed as a line dance, puerto rican Salsa, or Salsa suelta. The cuban style or Casino is practiced with motion saving and can be executed even in crowded places. It's a popular street dance. See also Rueda de Casino (with a leader). It's a 4 count dance. The basic step is on 8 counts with 2 pause-counts without motion, so : 123 pause 567 pause. Steps can be forwards/backwards (mambo steps) or on sides (rumba s ... read next



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Mambo
cuba
Mambo dance
© lakesidedance.ca
How to dance Mambo Couple dance close to Salsa with an 8 count basic step (on a musical rhythm 4/4). Dancers face themselves and their steps are made in mirror . Partners are in closed position. The basic step on 8 count comprises 6 movements and not 8, there is thus 2 pause-times without movement that are between brackets times : (1) 2 3 4 (5) 6 7 8. There is a New-York style and a Puerto-Rican style. Music 1999 Lou Bega Mambo n░5 see www.youtube.com
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Rumba
cuba
Rumba dance
© sbfunguide.com
How to dance Rumba Three forms of Rumba exist. We'll study here the slow Rumba, couple dance evoking seduction and love. In its actual form, Rumba is danced on four counts musics. It's a syncopated dance. The first count is a key time with no step on it, but just a hip move. Then come 3 steps (on counts 2,3 and 4). So one could count Rumba this way : 2,3,4,1... 2,3,4,1... When the basic step is acquired one can learn figures : lasso, hockey stick, turkish towels, etc Video www.yo ... read next

Cuba - movie
Chico and Rita
cuba
Chico and Rita movie
© thr.com
released in 2011.



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