At The Kinesthetic Cue Dance Club
we teach a variety of dances. You can choose from traditional ballroom
dances such as foxtrot, waltz, and cha-cha; from exotic and regional dances
such as tango, rumba, samba, the ever-popular swing and hustle in it's many
varieties; and the current craze of Latin dances such as salsa, mambo and
A slow Latin dance which
originated as a form of Rumba, and shares many of the same figures.
Bolero differs from Rumba in its tempo and style of music and
The Cha-cha is the dance
of flirtation. A staccato, syncopated
Latin dance which originated in the 1950's as a slowed-down Mambo.
It gets its name and character from its distinct repetitive
A smooth dance introduced
to the public in 1913 by Harry Fox, noted for being the first dance
to incorporate into the rhythm a combination of 'slows' and 'quicks.'
Foxtrot is characterized by smooth, walking-style movements, but can
be adapted to fit onto small, crowded nightclub dance floors.
A fast Latin dance,
similar to Salsa, which comes from Cuba, and was brought to America
in the 1940's and 50's. Most of the movements emphasize the
second beat in the measure, suggestive of the Clave rhythm which is
fundamental to Mambo music.
An energetic Latin-style
march which originated in the Dominican Republic. It emphasizes a
straight-ahead 8-count rhythm taken with Cuban Motion.
A slow- to medium-tempo
Latin American dance in 4/4 time, which is characterized by sensual,
provocative movements and gestures, Latin-style hip motion, and
playful and flirtatious interplay between man and lady. It is
the dance of romance. It is a very versatile dance because it
can be dance to virtually any slow-tempo music.
A popular Latin nightclub
dance which evolved as a modified form of Mambo.
A rhythmical Brazilian
dance in 2/4 time which has been adapted for modern ballroom dancing
and incorporated into the repertoire of the International Standard
syllabus. Samba is noted for it's distinct style of movement, which
incorporates both Latin hip motion and the signature "Samba Bounce".
A group of dances that
Eastern Swing, West Coast Swing, Lindy Hop, Jitterbug, Jive,
Balboa, Shag, and Charleston.
This dance originated in
Argentina and is characterized by catlike walking action and
staccato head movements.
A ballroom-style dance
characterized by 3 beats to the measure. It was first
developed in Vienna as a fast paced dance to the Strauss music of
the time, and remains popular today in a slower style. It is
often incorporated in country dances.