Rumba is a popular dance that originated in Cuba, and was popularized in America in the early 1900's by the likes of Xavier Cugat and George Raft. Rumba is the spirit of Latin American dance and its intriguing rhythms make the Rumba one of the most loved ballroom dances.
Written in 4/4 time. Should be played at a tempo of 32-36 measures per minute.
The Benefits of Rumba
Increase Your Fitness: the cardio-intensive nature of the rumba will exercise your entire body. Your legs, abs and arms will feel tired at the end of a rumba dance lesson.
Feel Happier: it’s impossible to be stressed or sad when performing the Rumba. The music and teamwork involved in rumba dancing will inspire you to focus on uplifting, motivational thoughts.
Improve Your Relationship Skills: many individuals take their partner to a rumba lesson for the sole purpose of rekindling a spark in their relationship. Dancing the rumba with a loved one can teach you how to better communicate your wants and needs to others.