Rumba Dance Lessons in Our Warren Studio

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Rumba (or “ballroom-rumba”), is one of the ballroom dances which occurs in social dance and in international competitions. It is the slowest of the five competitive International Latin dances: the Paso Doble, the Samba, the Cha Cha, and the Jive being the others. This ballroom Rumba was derived from a Cuban rhythm and dance called the Bolero-Son; the international style was derived from studies of dance in Cuba in the pre-revolutionary period which was then popularized by the descendants of African slaves of Cuba. Its tantalizing rhythm first invaded the United States in the early 1930s and has remained one of the most popular social dances. The Rumba is characterized by a smooth, subtle hip motion and a heavy walking step.

Of the three styles of Rumba that were introduced to the United States, the Bolero-Rumba, the Son-Rumba, and the Guaracha-Rumba, only the Bolero-Rumba (shortened to Bolero) and the Son-Rumba (shortened to Rumba) have survived the test of time. The Guaracha-Rumba quickly faded in popularity when the more exciting Mambo was introduced to Americans in the late 1940s.

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Rumba Dance Steps are Smooth and Subtle

The Rumba is danced in place as the steps are quite compact. Although the Rumba is not danced with the same body contact that is used in smooth-style dances, there may be times when partnership looks and feels more attractive when closer contact is felt. A smooth and subtle movement of the hips is characteristic of the Rumba.

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Whether it’s your first time trying Rumba 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.

Our professional instructors are ready to teach you Rumba and provide a dance experience you’ll never forget.

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Classes are available for students of all skill levels and all ages. Fred Astaire ballroom dance lessons are fun, exciting, and a great way to express yourself. 

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