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.
Parties, Free Dance Lessons, Games & More this June!
Fred Astaire Dance Studios Presents… Festival 2015! June 1-19 Join us during our celebrations of Festival! We will be throwing wild themed dinner parties, giving away FREE dance lessons, and playing a surprise game where you can win big! What is a Festival Party? Our studio has parties every Friday, right? But […]
Ballroom Dance Lessons And Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas Go Together!
Ballroom Dance Lessons Are A Great Valentine’s Day Gift Idea Ballroom dance lessons make the perfect Valentine’s Day Gift. What could be more romantic than dancing cheek-to-cheek? You can learn all the most popular social dances — from sexy slow dances to fun and fast ones. Right now, Fred Astaire Willoughby has an […]