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The Difference between Latin and Rhythm Dance Styles – Latin Ballroom Dresses
People across the world relish in the competitive and social nature of different ballroom dances. If you are interested in getting into competitive ballroom dancing, you not only need the right preparation in terms of dance classes but also one-of-a-kind latin ballroom dresses. Let us look at some of the common Latin and Rhythm dances and also the reasons why you should use the right Latin Rhythm ballroom dresses.
Known for their sexy flair and sensual hip movements, International Style Latin https://www.dancevision.com/buyers-guide/resources/dances_defined/43/and American Style Rhythm https://www.dancevision.com/buyers-guide/resources/dances_defined/46/ are quite popular on many dance floors across the world. Additionally, with several movies based on Latin dances, they appear to be a favorite amongst both social and professional dancers alike. Take advantage of our custom made Latin Dance dresses for competition if you are participating in the following dances:
Cha-Cha: A sassy and energetic dance, Cha-Cha is usually danced to Latin pop or authentic Latin songs. It evolved from Mambo and Rumba dances and had strong Cuban and African rhythms. This dance is also quite flirtatious, which is why you need one-of-a-kind custom latin dance dress when performing the Cha-Cha.
Rumba: A romantic Latin dance, the Rumba is characterized by a sensual interplay between the two partners. Additionally, romantic love songs are used in this particular Latin dance along with direct and strong walks while dancing.
Samba: Often challenging to learn, the Samba Latin dance originates from Brazil and consists of many turns and jumps. It is also quite fast and requires well-fitting custom made Latin competition dresses.
Paso Doble: This dance is derived from the Spanish phrase “two-step,” and it is an interesting, match-like event with surprisingly less hip action for a Latin dance.
Jive: An inhibited and lively Jitterbug dance variation, the Jive dance originated from African Americans during the 1940s. It derives most of its movements from swing, rock n’ roll and lindy hop among others.
The other common type of ballroom dances are the Rhythm dances, which includes Cha-Cha, Rumba, East Coast Swing, Bolero, Merengue, Samba and Mambo. Remember that you can order your Latin ballroom dresses here. Let us look at the rhythm dances not included above in the Latin dance section. It is important to note that the two ballroom dances share the Cha-Cha, Samba and Rumba.
Bolero: A sophisticated and sentimental ballroom dance, Bolero demands one-of-a-kind luxury dancewear to emphasize the smoothness, communication and grace between partners.
East Coast Swing: The infectious swing music usually gets the whole audience involved in the dance, with the dance itself comprising of any kind of dances related to this music genre. Both Latin ballroom dresses would easily fit into this dance style.
Mambo: Mambo is very similar to Salsa since it is a mixture of several Afro-Caribbean dances. While Mambo usually moves backward and forward, Salsa uses a side to side movement.
Merengue: Merengue features fast paced music and intensely swinging hips along with a close hold position. It is Dominican Republic’s national dance and is loved by many.