bachata lives in recent years its golden age, as it has become one of the most popular dances. A relatively easy dance for the initiated and where the most experts have many possibilities to show their skills.
Emerged in the 1960s in the Dominican Republic as a transformation of the bolero to Antillean tastes, today there is no shortage in any room or dance school with self-respecting bachata courses.
His typical choreography was born in the 90s, there are two ways to dance bachata:
The Dominican bachata: the couple usually dance with few figures and focusing on the movements of the hip and feet
The urban bachata: the dancers come together and separate to be able to carry out different figures focusing the movements in the body.
For most experts, the main characteristic of bachata dancing is undoubtedly the continuous movement of the hip, especially the one that takes place in the fourth time (the rhythm of the bachata has a four-beat rhythm, the dance of eight ).
Bachata is a dance where personal style is fundamental. People of all ages can participate and lately it sounds everywhere, so go ahead and sign up for bachata classes at the level you have. You will have a great time!