Learn the sexy magic of Latin and Rhythm dancing from our team of experienced instructors. Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned dancer, learning the sensual movements of Rhythm and Latin dances is just a few lessons away. With 13 styles of Rhythm and Latin dance taught at the Arthur Murray Lincolnshire Dance Center, we can help you find the class to provide the zest you are looking for.
Latin dance features two main categories known as American Rhythm dances and International Latin dances. Both dance categories include combinations of fast-paced, high-energy movements and slow, sensual movements, done to dynamic, rhythmic music.
Both international Latin and American Rhythm include dances that originate from Afro-Cuban and Central American cultures as well as Brazilian, Spanish and American jazz influences. While both styles can be danced competitively, American Rhythm styles are better suited for social dancing.
Both styles include multiple dances. Our friendly and highly skilled team of dance instructors have undergone rigorous training and can teach these dances to students of any level. Here are American Rhythm dance styles we suggest you try:
Originally a genre of music popular in Spain, Cuba and Latin America, this dance is as slow and sensual as they come. Danced in a very close body position, Bolero combines elements of hip action from Rumba and the rise and fall of Waltz. It is elegant, sensual, and athletic.
The International Latin dance styles are more for competition. When you learn International Latin dancing, you are focusing on fewer patterns and more strenuous competition-based technique. If American dance styles represent your fun uncle, the international styles are more like a very strict father.
Here are International Latin dance styles we suggest you try:
This dance is very different from all other Latin dances. Contrary to popular belief, it originated in 16th century France and only later became popular in Spain. Traditionally danced to the music played at bull fights, the Paso Doble is based on a simple fast-paced marching action. The dance tells the stories of the passionate dynamics between a man and woman through dramatic expressions of movement. It is usually danced competitively and for demonstrations rather than socially.
There are also many club dances we dance such as Salsa, Merengue and Bachata. They have their origins in Latin cultures, so they are technically also Latin/Rhythm dances.
Whether you’re used to other styles of dance or are just beginning to learn, the Arthur Murray Lincolnshire Dance Center is happy to teach you these styles in a fun environment that encourages you to go at your own pace.
If you are ready to spice up your life, allow the expert dance instructors here at the Arthur Murray Lincolnshire Dance Center to get you up on your feet and out on the floor. Check out the new student offer page and register today.