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.
Twilight Yoga Series Begins Feb. 17
Stretch and Tone With Yoga Series Imagine a stronger, more flexible body — and a relaxed mind. You can make it happen at the Twilight Yoga Series, Feb. 17-24. The class will be held every Monday at 8:45 p.m. for six weeks at Fred Astaire Willoughby. This series is for all […]
Dance Lessons Are A Great Valentine’s Day Gift Idea!
SURPRISE YOUR SWEETHEART WITH DANCE LESSONS Are you looking for a great Valentine’s Day gift idea? Something different than the usual flowers and chocolates (not that there’s ANYTHING wrong with those wonderful things). Try ballroom dance lessons. You and your favorite person can learn to salsa, swing, foxtrot — or maybe try a fiery […]