Salsa styles

There are many characteristics that may identify a salsa style.

These salsa styles are made up out of different step patterns, different timing of steps, particular movement on the dance floor (for example: slot, circular), dancer preference of turns and moves, attitude, dress code, and others.

Salsa New York Style

The Salsa New York style is an elegant interpretation that leverages the momentum of the dancers to create a flowing and intricate series of turns and spins where control, timing, precision and technique are very important.Read more...

Salsa LA Style

The Salsa LA style, als known as Salsa On One is much influenced bij Hollywood. It is the most flashy style and it is considered 'more show tan dance' by many.

Salsa Cuban Style

An essential element of the Salsa Cuban Style is the "cuba step", also known as Guapea. Read more...

Reuda de Casino

The Rueda is a typical dance of suburbs, where each suburb has its favorite "leader", its private turns and sequences, as well as other aspects that differentiate it from the Rueda’s of other suburbs or areas. Read more... 


The Merengue

The Merengue originates from the Dominican Republic. It is very similar to Méringue, which is popular in Haiti. The dance was made the official music and dance of the Dominican Republic by Rafael Trujillo. Read more...

Cha cha cha

The Cha cha cha was created by Enrique Jorrín in 1948. Enrique Jorrín is a Cuban violinist and orchestra director who, as a result of his experimentation with the danzón’s form, melody and rhythm, created the cha-cha-cha. Read more...

The Bachata

The music of Bachata is part of the Latin American tradition. It originated in the Dominican Republic, just like the merengue. Read more...

Samba dance style

Although the Samba dance—an upbeat Brazilian style of dance with numerous variations—has been said to have African origins that date back several centuries, it wasn’t until the early part of the 20th Century that the dance was informally adopted by the people of Brazil and took hold as one of the most popular dance movements in the country’s history. Read more... 

Salsa Colombian Style

Salsa Colombian style is a very popular dance style in South and Latin America characterized by dancers who remain very close, move from side to side in a circular pattern, and use little or no back to forward foot movement.Read more...

Zouk

Zouk is a Creole word for “Party”. It's a style of music and dance which is developed on the island of Dominica as well as the French Caribbean islands of Guadeloupe and Martinique. The dance has stylistic origins in everything Antillean and much, much more. Read more... 

Zumba

Zumba is a workout based on Latin rhythms and easy to follow moves to create a dynamic fitness program. Because of the uplifting music, easy moves and great vibe it is so much fun you forget it is a workout. Read more... 

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