Kompa, also known as Konpa is a Haitian couple dance that is known for its romantic vibe. It’s becoming more and more popular each year, and for good reason. Learning Kompa can be a fun way to meet new people, enjoy music, have fun socializing and learn about Haitian culture.

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Check out this video of Caleb and Kara published by Konpa Ontherise and see what you can expect to learn in class. Now, aren’t you intrigued? This beautiful couple is showcasing the simplicity and sensuality of the Kompa dance sprinkled with a little bit of Gouyad – sexy hip and body rolls that make you want to stand up and try it yourself.

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I bet you already feel that you know what are the reasons why you’ll want to learn Kompa, but let me share with you my three favorites:

  1. It’s simple and quick to learn: You can learn the basics and start practicing in just one lesson. It’s perfect for social dance parties, or for any evening where you want to have a good time on the dance floor. You don’t need any prior experience in dance to enjoy it, just a partner you want to hug if you know what I mean.
  2. It’s extremely social: As I mentioned it’s usually danced in Haitian clubs or social dance events all over the world. Dancing Kompa you’re guaranteed to meet a ton of new people even if you are an introvert and have social anxiety. Kompa is a great excuse to start a conversation and invite someone you like to dance with you!
  3. It’s playful, passionate and fun: I mean why not enjoy the playfulness of this dance?! It’s a well-known fact, that flirting and smiling are key to a successful relationship. And Kompa is all about creating this playful energy and romantic vibe between you and your partner. Add some Gouyad to it to make it even more flirtatious and intimate. However you choose to do it, you’ll be sure to have a great time and who knows, maybe you’ll find love in the process.

That’s about it for now! As you can tell I’m a huge fan of this beautiful dance and I hope this article has motivated you to try it out. Regardless of the reasons which inspired your desire to learn Kompa, it will surely enrich your life by teaching you a new skill that is easy and fun to master. And if you’re already in a relationship, it will help you to spice up your life by introducing a little playfulness and passion to it.

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