Log In



   Stay logged in?

Forgot Password?

User Status




Recover Password

Username or Email:

Change Image
Enter the code in the photo at left:

Before We Continue...

Are you absolutely sure you want
to delete this message?

Premium Membership

Upgrade to
Premium Membership!

Renew Your
Premium Membership!


Premium Membership includes the following benefits:

Don't let your Premium Membership expire, or you'll miss out on:

  • Exclusive access to over 1,400 video demonstrations of patterns in the full bronze, silver and gold levels.
  • Access to all previous variations of the week, including full video instruction of man's and lady's parts.
  • Over twice as many videos as basic membership.
  • A completely ad-free experience!


Sponsored Ad

+ View Older Messages

no subject
Posted by terence2
8/27/2008  4:30:00 AM
First-- Not Intern Rhumba.-- It is Intern. Latin.

The frame and posture in latin , can go thru various changes during the course of a given dance .
Its like comparing apples to oranges-- both fruit== both from a tree-- but different flavors .

Amer. style " rhythm ", has many similarities ( and many things identical ) to Intern Latin . The techniques, sometimes, take different paths .
The most obvious examples, are the commencement of Cha. And Rhumba ( in bronze ) is still Square ( the way we USED to dance it )

have done several dissertations on the authenticity of the Latin genre .Its posted on-- salsa forums -- also some postings on -- dance forums .
These will give you a much better understanding , about the development of the dances we " choose " to include in our social and competitive arena .
Re: American Style???
Posted by nucat78
3/25/2008  1:37:00 PM
I believe RHUMBA is the international spelling.
Re: American Style???
Posted by Serendipidy
3/25/2008  1:58:00 PM
As it is with the Australian New Vogue as well as the American Smooth there is no Quickstep Tempo. To get a Quickstep we have to borrow one from English Old Time called the Mayfair Quickstep. Not for use in competitions though. There is a patent on it.
Re: American Style???
Posted by SocialDancer
3/25/2008  4:13:00 PM
The Mayfair is not really a quickstep, more of a swing (English Old Time, not East or West Coast).

It was published in 1956 so depending on the prevailing laws it could be regarded as out of copyright now.
Copyright  ©  1997-2018 BallroomDancers.com