Enroll Now to our Beginner Group Dance Lessons. Learn to dance Salsa, Bachata, Merengue, Kizomba, and Cumbia in Houston, TX; Pearland, TX 832-41-DANCE
Call us now. Learn to dance Salsa, Bachata, Merengue, Cumbia, and Kizomba in Houston, TX and Pearland, TX. No partner required. 832-41-DANCE

Monday Nights at 9:00pm
Emerald Bay Rec Center 111814 N. Clear Lake Loop, Pearland, TX 77584

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Learn the foundation steps and turns of Cumbia 

Class Description:

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. 

[male/female combo]

Select Lesson Pass
or by Phone 832-41-DANCE
Select Lesson Pass
or by Phone 832-41-DANCE

What You Will Learn  

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

How to Register

Click or Text "#CumbiaClass" to 832-413-2623. Include Name and Email

Note: Please No Walk-ins. All new students must pre-register prior attending class to get our undivided attention. You can pay when you arrive to the studio.

Date / Time


Emerald Bay Recreation Center
111814 N. Clear Lake Loop, 
Pearland, TX 77584

Emerald Bay Recreation Center


None. Two left feet welcome. This is a 101 introduction class for the absolute beginner. No do not need to know anything about Cumbia dancing.


None required. You can come alone or with friends. We rotate during class. If you are bringing a partner and wish to stay with him/her the whole class, please let us know.

Course Length

You can stay with us as long as you like. Every class we create different patterns and combinations in Cumbia


Cumbia is another popular dance at Latin night clubs. It is an energetic dance that originated primarily in Mexico, Colombia, and Panama, Cumbia which started as a courtship dance practiced among the African population, which was later mixed with European instruments and musical characteristics. Moves involve a lot of momentum and energy from each partner. Latin Clubs play at least 20% Cumbia. You don't have to sit and watch, now you will be able to dance!.