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Rumba Video Instructions

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Rumba, or sometimes "Rhumba", is a slow, romantic and flirtatious dance. Due to its slow rhythm and sensual movements, some call it the most erotic and passionate dance there is. The steamy, sexual nature of movements create the ultimate intimate expression of Latin romance.

Learning Rumba is not difficult. The ease of learning is actually one of the main reasons why it's more popular today than most other Latin dances (except perhaps Salsa). Once you learn the simple steps, the music does the rest!

Rumba is usually danced to music written in 4/4 time, with four beats to each measure. The basic steps are counted Slow, Quick, Quick. Quick steps last for 1 beat, while slow steps last for 2 beats. Steps are taken on beats 2, 3, and 4. A full basic step takes 2 bars of music to complete.

Here are a few popular songs that Rumba can be danced to:
  • And I Love Her - The Beetles
  • It's Now or Never - Elvis Presley
  • I'm Not Giving You Up - Gloria Estefan
  • Besame Mucho - Xavier Cugat
  • Falling Into You - Celine Dion
  • Neon Moon - Brooks and Dunn
  • Under the Boardwalk - The Drifters
  • Kokomo - Beach Boys
  • Girl from Ipanema - Frank Sinatra

The Rumba Section:

Rumba Instructional Video
In the following video you will learn the basic steps, for both the gentleman and the lady, and the rhythm, which is essential for you to understand. Suitable for absolute beginners.

Basic Rumba Steps
Rumba, also known as the "dance of love", is the simplest of the Latin dances and a great fun to learn. Learn the basic steps with easy to follow step by step guide. Difficulty: Very easy. Experience required: none.

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