Salsa is the most popular couples style of dance in the world, and it’s quit
easy to learn. The good thing about salsa is that if you enjoy going
out, you are able to dance from Monday to Sunday, because salsa parties
are very popular in Sydney.
We also teach from beginners to the professional levels, so, if you fancy becoming a performer we tailor for that too. READ MORE ABOUT WHAT LDA OFFERS IN SALSA!
On 2 Salsa
On2 Salsa is basically salsa danced on the off beat of the music. The rhythm change
enables you to slow your dance down and enjoy yourself by moving your
body and relaxing more in your dance using everything you have already
learnt in your Salsa On1 plus more.
It is very popular all around the world and it helps you improve your Salsa technique as well. You should try it for one course and see if you like. READ MORE ABOUT WHAT LDA OFFERS IN SALSA!
Is also a couple style of dance; it involves a lot of body movement and is considered the most sensual Latin dance in the world. Zouk is essentially a variation of Lambada - whilst Lambada is more acrobatic, Zouk is more stylised and utilises a lot of turns. Although it is based upon that familiar 3/4 rhythm, it uses a fairly different footwork techniqueGo to the top of the page
This popular dance rhythm is from The Dominican Republic and has quite easy basics with a sensuous touch on the hips movement; it is an intense close dance style including many turn variations. Bachata is defined as fun, merriment, a good time, or a spree, but in the Dominican Republic, in addition to the emotional quality of fun and enjoyment suggested by the dictionary definition, it referred specifically to get-togethers that included music, drink, and food. READ MORE ABOUT WHAT LDA OFFERS IN BACHATA!
Gafieira (Aka Samba De Gafieira)
Is a ballroom dance expression of Brazilian samba musical rhythm. The samba music played by a ballroom orchestra, or the dancing hall where it is performed is also referred as to Gafieira. Gafieira is usually an elegant partner dance, although in artistic performances it is not uncommon mix the solo steps of Samba no PéGo to the top of the page
The Cha Cha is a lively, sassy, groovy dance characterized by the "cha-cha-cha" sound in the music, in fact the name of this dance is said to arise from the sound of sandals slapping against the floor in the Cha Cha Cha syncopation triple step.
A very popular social dance, danced mainly in partnership between man and woman moving and swaying to the beats of this groove inspiring ‘Cha Cha Cha’ sound, it is a close sibling dance to the Salsa with an added 3 step syncopation between the forward and back step.
In performance this dance is cheeky, sexy and playful.
Rueda de Casino
Rueda de Casino (Rueda,Casino Rueda,Salsa Rueda) is a type of round dancing of Salsa. It was developed in Cuba. Pairs of dancers form a circle, with dance moves called out by one person,a caller. Many moves have hand signs to complement the calls; these are useful in noisy venues. Many moves involve the swapping of partners. The names of the moves are mostly in Spanish, some in English (or Spanglish).Go to the top of the page
Bachatango (often classed as a sensual form of modern bachata) is a style of dance that fuses the four-step Dominican bachata with Argentine tango moves, including elaborated kicks, dips, turns and long pauses. The dance is characterized by sensual hip and body movements.Go to the top of the page
Forró it’s the most popular couple style dance from Brazil. This music genre has gained widespread popularity in all regions of Brazil. There are three rhythms of forró: Xote (a slower-paced rhythm), Baião (the original forró) and Arrasta-pé (the fastest of the three), and amongst these, many styles of dancing, which varies from region to region, and may be known by different names according to the location.Go to the top of the page
The dance from Angola is danced very smoothly, slowly and sensuously, and with very fluid movements.
In addition, frequent simultaneous hip rotations coordinated between dance partners, particularly in the quieter refrains of the music. and the music is characterized by a slower and usually very romantic rhythm, sung generally in Portuguese.
It’s a slow sexy dance. Partners dance quite close. Music is generally sang in Portuguese but these days also many influence of Semba and Zouk.
A very energetic solo dance. It is the sensual & fast typical Brazilian Rio Carnival dance. In class you’ll learn footwork technique, hips movements, body rolls and African-Brazilian style movements in a fast pace. It’s suitable for anybody who is looking for fitness or just for a lot of fun.Go to the top of the page
The Zumba® program fuses Latin rhythms and easy-to-follow moves. The routines feature interval training sessions where fast and slow rhythms and resistance training are combined to sculpt your body while burning fat. Add some Latin flavor into the mix and you've got a Zumba® class!Go to the top of the page
It’s kind of a Latin Hip-Hop. It's the Caribbean ideal dance for parties because of its reggae, American hip-hop, Jamaican Dance and Bachata influence, it’s similar to Samba Axe with lots of hips movements in a truly Caribbean style.Go to the top of the page