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Nightclub Dances

 

While they also appear in other categories of dance styles, the dances listed here by design fit well on a small or crowded dance floor. Also, they pair well with the different styles of music being played in the clubs today.

 

CHA CHA

 

“The Latin Fun Dance”

The pulsating latin rhythms of Cha Cha will encourage you to cut

loose and let your personality show.  The rhythm demands sitters

to become dancers.  Cha Cha is the most popular latin dance in

the U.S.  It became the rage in the 1950’s as a variation of the Mambo.

 

EAST COAST SWING

 

“The American Fun Dance”

East Coast Swing has a carefree relaxed style that is exciting and

contagious to most everyone.  In the 1930’s Lindy climbed the

social ladder with the birth of “Swing” music.  This uniquely

American dance swept the nation with Lindy, Jitterbug and Swing.

 

HUSTLE

 

“The Disco Dance”

In the 1970’s, Disco and the Hustle, popularized by John Travolta in

the movie “Saturday Night Fever” swept the country like wild-fire.

The combination of swing and disco in this dance, along with popular

modern music and retro disco beats, keeps this dance fresh and exciting.

 

MERENGUE

 

“The Party Dance”

Merengue is a fun and easy dance for everyone to learn.  Some say

it was created by African slaves in the Dominican Republic.  Some

say an old crippled war hero, General Maringie, created this dance

by dancing with a dragging and injured leg.  The music is intoxicating.

 

RUMBA

 

“The Dating Dance”

Rumba will help to sharpen your sense of rhythm, timing,

and muscular control.  This neat, attractive dance and it’s precise

footwork were inspired by African rhythms and Spanish melodies.

Rumba was the basis for Cha Cha and Mambo in the United States.

 

SALSA

 

“Hot and Steamy”

The Salsa is a combination of Mambo and Merengue.  It is very

popular today all over the world.  The Salsa is a dance that

allows you to be hot and steamy with your moves.  It will get

you to let go of your inhibitions and let your hair down.

 

SLOW NIGHT CLUB

 

“The Romantic Social Dance”

Slow Night Club was invented in the early 1990’s for a new tempo in music

introduced by the theme song Titanic and others like it. As an alternative

to "slow dancing," this smooth and graceful dance was designed for night clubs

and is now popular among Country and Ballroom competitions.

 

WEST COAST SWING

 

“The Great Grand Daughter of all Swing”

West Coast Swing has become the rage of Ballroom and

Country dancing throughout the United States. This dance gains in popularity

due to its uniquely customizable nature. You can dance West Coast Swing

to so many styles of music and can be danced ever so slowly all the way to

unbelievably fast. You choose your speed and your style whether it be

slinky and sexy, cute and fun or dynamic and sharp.