Having roots at the beginning of the Cuban and Latin American dance crazes, the Rumba has found its way into many genres of music today. It is danced to everything from Country Western to Blues, Rock & Roll and many other popular forms of music. It was originally danced to music inspired by African rhythms and Spanish melodies and still hold a strong place in the heart of its conception. Although the Americanized version of Rumba has been the inspiration for other forms of dance such as the Mambo and the Cha Cha, it has remained just as much a favorite as other Latin dances.
Characterizes by what is known as “smooth staccato” and distinctive hip movement, the Rumba is a great dance introduce Cuban Motion. It is a flirty and fun dance and is an important styling element in Latin American dances.
Rumba is danced to a wide variety of music including classic Latin sounds such as those from Arturo Sandoval to more modern songs like “Let’s Stay Together” by Al Green and “You’ll Never Find” from Michael Buble.
The Rumba is great dance for beginners of all ages and will be enjoyed by all who experienced it.