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JUEGO DE MANI- CUBA

Created by fusing elements of “martial arts” as well is a style of dance known as Juego De Mani. This “Latin American” dance form is said to have its origin in Cuba, and is also commonly referred to as “Baile de Mani” which when translated means “dance of war”.  Apparently, this extremely unique dance form […]

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CACHUCHA- CUBA

Considered to be similar to “Bolero” is a dance style known as Cachucha. This “solo” dance is said to have actually originated from Cuba although, it is now considered to have belonged to Spain. This dance is essentially performed mainly by a female, and is performed to the rhythm of the Andalusian national song. In […]

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SALSA- CUBA

Considered to be similar to “Cha Cha Cha and Mambo” is a renowned dance form known as Salsa.  This “Latin American” dance style has originated from Cuba. This style of dance is basically “social” in nature, and is usually performed in nightclubs, bars, ballrooms, and restaurants. Furthermore, this dance style has evolved over the years […]

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MAMBO- CUBA

Mambo Cuba

Invented by musician and composer Arsenio Rodriguez is a popular dance form known Mambo.  This “Latin American” dance is said to have originated in Cuba. Apparently, it is said that Mambo as a dance form was created as an alternative to Rumba. In addition, this dance is said to have become popular in countries such […]

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CHA-CHA-CHA- CUBA

Developed using “danzon-mambo” as a template is a dance style known as Cha-Cha-Cha/Cha-Cha. This “triple step” dance is said to have originated from the city of Havana in Cuba. Apparently, this dance style was named after the “shuffling sound” produced by the feet of the dancers. In addition, the basic footwork used in this dance […]

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