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Mambo

Mambo Classes

Mambo, a Latin dance, originated in Cuba and forms a partnership with the music of the same name. Mambo music influenced numerous American Jazz musicians because of the cross pollination that Italian American gangsters provided through their ownership of multiple clubs in Cuba and across the U.S..

Beginning
Beg Mambo
Mambo was the original Latin dance craze of the '40s and '50s, influenced forever by artists such as Tito Puente and Pérez Prado. The music and dance gained a newfound popularity in its rebirth as Salsa in the 1960s, and again today. This class is an overview of posture and frame, and moves such as underarm turns, cross body leads, and shine steps you'll use to dance to a song such as Pérez Prado's "Mambo No. 5". Try this class and learn America's first and most popular Latin dance!
Beginning
Beg Mambo Series

If you like Salsa you will love Mambo!

Intermediate
Int Mambo
Classic mambo music was fast and flashy with an unmistakable influence from American big band swing culture, and lots of fast and stylish moves. Learn to make your mambo as "hot or "cool" as you want it to be! This class is a more detailed look at techniques such as Cuban motion, and moves such as spot turns, shadow position breaks, and crossover variations. Try this class if you're in love with the mambo and want even more moves and technique to fill your dances!
Intermediate
Int Mambo Series
Mambo was the original Latin dance craze of the '40s and '50s. The music and dance gained a newfound popularity in its rebirth as Salsa in the 1960s, and again today. This series class will teach you some new smooth and sassy moves to really kick into gear this fun Latin dance. Mambo!
Advanced
Adv Mambo
Now that you've come this far in the mambo, learn the techniques that will get you that perfect dance you've been searching for. Here you'll learn the styling you need to add the final touches to your mambo dancing. This class is a more detailed look at techniques such as musicality, and moves such as whip turns, swivels, and double spins. Try this class if you plan to showcase, compete, or just want to take your social dancing to the highest level!


 
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