The Merengue, the national dance of the Dominican Republic, was created in the mid-1950s. With its simple steps and 1-2 march-like rhythm, it was rumored to be initially performed by the guests of a crippled general in the Dominican Republic who wanted to imitate him as he dragged his lame right leg across the floor! The Merengue is known for its liveliness, with a step on every beat, knee action, and wiggles from side to side. Since it doesn’t move around the dance floor, it’s perfect for small, crowded dance floors.
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 […]