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Salsa On2 is the New York breaking on 2 Salsa style, which is also known as the Eddie Torres Style. Salsa On2 is the most widely danced style in New York City and has quickly gained recognition throughout the world.
Salsa On2 is basically moving back and forth in a line or slot. Our classes teach you the best in footwork for solo dancing, partner work and turn patterns.
Classes are two hours long and are broken down into two sessions. The first session focuses on learning different basic steps and fancy footwork known individual turns. The second hour of the class focuses on turn patterns as you dance with different partners and gain confidence on the dance floor.
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Kizomba is a sensual dancing style that blends a romantic beat with the African rhythms of Angola. Its movements come from a combination of Semba and Zouk music styles from the French Caribbean Islands. Its sensual dance styles that evokes comparisons to many other dances such as Rumba and Tango. This is a great class for sharpening your partnering (lead/follow) skills. Please check our class schedule or schedule a private lesson.
The Hustle originated in the dance clubs in the 1970's. As music changed from rock & roll to disco the dance began to develop and multiple variations of the hustle were born. Today the hustle is still enjoyed at many dance venues, and is danced to the music of the latest artists such as Usher and Beyonce. At Balmir Latin Dance Studio we specialize in the New York Style Hustle - a smooth, slotted dance characterized by fast-moving patterns with many turns. Come and get your groove back in this great class. Please check our workshop schedule for class availability.
The original Bachata dance style comes from the Dominican Republic where the music also was born. The early slow style in the fifties from where everything started was danced only closed, like the Bolero. The Bachata Basic Steps moving within a small square (side, side, forward and side, side, back) are also inspired from the Bolero but danced slightly different in Bachata and danced with syncopations (steps in between the beats) depending on the dancer's mood and the character of the music. The hand placement will vary with the dancers position which can be very close to semi-close to open.
The cha-cha-cha, or simply cha-cha, is a dance of Cuban origin. It is danced to the music of the same name introduced by Cuban composer and violinist Enrique Jorrín in the early 1950s. This rhythm was developed from the danzón-mambo- Derived from the shuffling sound of the dancers' feet.The original Cuban and the ballroom cha-cha count is "two, three, chachacha", "four-and-one, two, three" or "one, two, three, cha cha".
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