Bronze 1 Rumba | Learn to Dance Rumba | Rumba Dance Syllabus

Originating in the 1940s, Rumba was one of the earliest Latin dances. Rumba is a sophisticated slow Latin dance that uses strong lines and dramatic hip movements to tell a story of romance. The International and American versions are similar; the latter being danced to faster Rumba tempos. The Rumba is the parent dance of the Mambo, Cha Cha, Bolero and Salsa.


Rumba Bronze 1 Syllabus


Rumba Basic | Latin Footwork | Latin Dance Frame & Holds | New Yorkers | Alternating Turns | Solo Turns | Outside Checks | Latin Walks | Basic Latin Movement


Rumba Bronze 2 Syllabus


Cross Lead | Cucarachas with Lady’s Turn | Cuban Rocks | Hand to Hand | Basic Arm Styling | Promenade Swivel | Turning Actions | Forward & Back Rocks

Bronze 1 - Rumba - Figure 1 - Rumba Basic

Bronze - Technique - Latin Footwork

Bronze - Technique - Latin Dance Frame & Holds

Bronze 1 - Rumba - Figure 2 - New Yorker

Bronze 1 - Rumba - Figure 3 - Alternating Turns

Bronze 1 - Rumba - Figure 4 - Solo Turns

Bronze 1 - Rumba - Figure 5 - Outside Checks

Bronze 1 - Rumba - Figure 6 - Latin Walks

Bronze - Technique - Basic Latin Movement

Bronze 2 - Rumba - Figure 1 - Cross Lead

Bronze 2 - Rumba - Figure 2 - Cucarachas with Lady’s Turn

Bronze 2 - Rumba - Figure 3 - Cuban Rocks

Bronze 2 - Rumba - Figure 4 - Hand to Hand

Bronze - Technique - Basic Arm Styling

Bronze 2 - Rumba - Figure 5 - Promenade Swivel

Bronze - Technique - Turning Actions

Bronze 2 - Rumba - Figure 6 - Forward & Back Rocks

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