A Cuban bandleader named Perez Prado is credited with starting the Mambo dance craze in the mid-1950s. The Mambo is a Rumba with a break on 2 and 4 in 4/4 time, danced according to the individual dancer’s temperament. While conservative dancers can maintain a closed position, daring dancers can perform breakaway steps and completely separate themselves from each other.
Argentine Tango Workshops with Christy Cote Aug. 9
Join Argentine Tango Workshops With World-Renowned Instructor World-renowned Argentine Tango coach and choreographer Christy Cote will be in Cleveland for the first time in 12 years! Enjoy THREE 90-minute workshops with Christy at Fred Astaire Willoughby: 1. Creating a beautiful and musical Argentine. Christy will share exercises and tips to create a […]
Salsa Champion Anya Fuchs Is Teaching at Fred Astaire Willoughby May 16-17
One Super Star Dancer — Two Phenomenal Workshops Anya Fuchs is the U.S. Salsa Champion, an Argentine Tango specialist, Dancing With The Stars pro and an actress. And NOW, you can take lessons with her at Fred Astaire Willoughby. Anya will be in our studio May 16-17, and we couldn’t be more excited. […]