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Cumbia: Mon 7:30pm, Wed 7:30pm

CUMBIA 101 GROUP CLASS
Mondays 7:30pm & Wednesdays 7:30pm

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LEARN THE FOUNDATION STEPS AND TURNS OF CUMBIA 

Learn to dance Cumbia:  In this exciting class, you will learn the fundamental steps and lead/follow techniques used in traditional “partner-style” Mexican and Colombian Cumbia - the same Cumbia danced in many modern nightclubs. Moves are fun and energetic, momentum between partners is needed to create several figures and turns. 

CUMBIA DANCE MOVES: 
  • Introduction to Cumbia Music
  • Timing and Rhythm 
  • Connection and Frame
  • Base 1: Basic Side to Side
  • Base 2: Cumbia Break
  • Base 3: Cumbia Pull
  • Base 4: In and Out Cumbia step with Hammerlock Turns
  • Variations of Bases 1, 2, 3, and 4 
  • Figure creation: Transitions between bases
  • Basic handwork
  • Turn Spotting

LEVEL AND PRE-REQUISITES

Absolute Beginner and Two left feet welcome. There are no pre-requisites. This is a 101 introduction class for the absolute beginner. No do not need to know anything about Cumbia dancing.

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