Hello everyone, here are a few Bachata Dance Video Tutorials, and as always we chose the best of the best for our readers. Learn how to dance Bachata with the help of Latin Dance Company Joel Salsa and Howcast. You’ll find here the most common Bachata basic steps and combinations. Make sure to practice all the moves with your partner and don’t forget to share it with your friends if you liked it. For more information about the dancers and the creators behind today’s project follow the YouTube link.
What is bachata? Well, a beautiful dance from the Dominican Republic. Bachata is dated back to the early 20th century. It derived from the bolero, which is from Cuba, imported into the Dominican Republic. Very similar instrumentation, but the only difference then is instead of maracas, they have the güira.
The music is very similar. It was known as bolero campesino, which is like peasant bolero. And then, little by little, more people started to play it in the rural towns, and it started to grow.
Bachata has traveled a lot around the world, and it’s pretty much one of the most popular dance style now. A lot of people are starting to learn more and more about it. And the way that we dance it is just amazing.
The way that we dance bachata is with a four-step timing. We go: one, two, three, tap. Five, six, seven, tap. We’re always tapping on the four and the eight.
Bachata at the beginning was very traditional, of course. Traditional bachata used to be danced just in the center, going forward and back. Very basic steps.
Now it has fused into different salsa bachata and tango bachata, and different styles put into bachata, which is very nice to see, like modern and urban bachata, and stuff like that.
And now let’s spice it up with something special, like salsa moves and dips to make your dancing shine and really pleasant to look at.
Want some more Bachata? Then checkout our most recent bachata choreography videos right below this paragraph. While you think about it, we’ve placed a few screenshots with beautiful dance moves to help you make up your mind.
By the way, if you would like to learn to dance just like that, we recommend taking Bachata dance classes in your local studio. It’s a healthy activity and a really fun way of making new friends while staying fit. Our website can help you find the best dance classes and events near you in just a few clicks. If you are a dance teacher or event manager, you are more than welcome to register and add your location to our directory, so that more people could discover it.
Did you know that dancing and physical interactions with other happy people are the most powerful natural antidepressants? They fantastically improve the mood and increase your overall happiness.
In fact, this is one of the most important benefits of dance that we can only think of. When you are happy – you feel good. When you feel good – everything around you looks and feels better and it makes you feel even happier. The happier you get – the better is the quality of your life. This is why we believe it’s crucial to dance regularly, especially if you are dancing Bachata. Give it a try and you’ll see what we mean.
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