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.
Anna Trebunskaya Will Be Here August 21-22!
Take A Private Lesson With Anna! For the first time, Anna Trebunskaya will be coaching at Fred Astaire Willoughby. It’s a terrific opportunity for you to learn from one of the world’s great professionals…and to rub elbows with a cast member from Dancing With The Stars! Anna has numerous professional accomplishments including [...]
Express Yourself! Our Newest Class Series Begins In June!
Learn To EXPRESS YOURSELF in Dance! A dancer who is technically perfect but expresses zero emotion leaves us cold. But watch an imperfect dancer twirling with emotion and we’re captivated, charmed and touched. So HOW do you let yourself go on the dance floor? How do you show an emotion that matches your [...]