What is Bachata dance?
Bachata is a partner dance originating from the Dominican Republic in the early 1960s. Common bachata dance styles are Dominican – traditional, urban and sensual. With us you will learn elements in the above styles to create your own Unique Bachata Dance Style from our Bachata dance lessons.
Solidify your Basics in Bachata Dance with an intensive and Detailed Bachata Fundamentals Dance Course and move on with us to learn all the tips in partner work and Musicality to make you float when grooving to your favorite bachata tunes on the Social Dance floor with our intermediate Group Classes and Private Sessions.
Bachata music typically features a slow, romantic rhythm, often with a melancholy or pensive feel. The dance itself is characterized by fluid, sensual movements, close body contact between partners, and a distinctive hip motion known as a “hip sway” or “hip roll.”
Bachata has evolved over the years, with various styles emerging that incorporate different elements of the dance. One of the most popular styles is Bachata Sensual, which emphasizes the sensual and romantic aspects of the dance, and incorporates more elaborate turns, dips, and body isolations.
In addition to being a popular social dance, Bachata has also gained international recognition as a competitive dance sport, with numerous competitions and championships held around the world.
Overall, Bachata is a beautiful and expressive dance form that has captured the hearts of people around the world. Whether you’re looking to learn a new hobby, meet new people, or simply enjoy the rhythm and passion of Latin music, Bachata is a dance style that is sure to delight and inspire.