Cha Cha Dance Lessons in Our Warren Studio

Originating from Mambo, Rumba, and Lindy

Cha Cha is a dance of Cuban origin and derives its name from the rhythm developed by a syncopation of the fourth beat. Cha Cha gathers its flavor, rhythm, and charm from a derivation of three primary sources: the Mambo, Rumba, and indirectly, the Lindy (with each being danced to the same one-two-three triple step).

Latin Ballroom Dance Originating in Cuba

The Cha Cha, while sprung up from Latin American roots in Cuba, really flowered under North American influence. While closely identified with the aforementioned Mambo, Cha Cha has enough intrinsic individuality to be classified as a distinct dance. Much has been written about the history of the Rumba and the Mambo, while little has been explored about the origins of Cha Cha, despite it being a dance to be reckoned with.

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Dance Cha Cha Anyway You Like

Cha Cha’s tempo is anywhere from slow and staccato to fast and lively. It is very much an on-the-beat dance and hard not to inject one’s feelings into it. This facet, more than any other, makes the dance fun for people of all ages. It is a real let-it-all-out type of dance. Cha Cha is danced in place as the steps are quite compact, with the feet usually no more than 12 inches apart. Popularized in the 1950s with music by such artists as Tito Puente and Tito Rodriguez, today it is danced to popular nightclub kind of music.

Group Classes and Private Lessons Available

Whether it’s your first time trying Cha Cha or you’re a professional dancer learning the most advanced movements, we welcome you to take a class with us. Our students fill the dance floor with energy, excitement, and positivity as we explore the ballroom dance together.

From wedding dance instruction to a new hobby, or a way to connect with your partner, you’ll learn more, faster, and with more FUN, at Fred Astaire Dance Studios! Give us a call and ask about our Introductory Offer for new students. Our talented and friendly dance instructors in Warren are here for you.

Cha Cha dance lessons are available now. You’ll be on your way to confident dancing by the end of your very first dance!

Ballroom Dance Styles We Teach

Dancing is a great way to express your emotions. Hop on the dance floor and try a ballroom or Latin dance class with us. Get creative and have fun! To learn more about each type of dance and view a demonstration video, simply click on the dance style to learn more. Then give us a call at Fred Astaire Dance Studios, and be sure to ask about our money-saving introductory offer for new students. Together, we’ll get you started on your personal dance journey!

Classes are available for students of all skill levels – from beginners to advanced and all ages. Adults and children are welcome! Fred Astaire ballroom dance lessons are fun, exciting, and a great way to express yourself. 

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