Kizomba is an African dance from Angola and means “party” in the Angolan dialect Kimbundu. Kizomba is an 8-count partner dance that is slow, sensual and grounded and danced in a close embrace in a circular fashion. In the beginner level, you will learn the basic steps, turns and body movements.
Salsa is an 8-count partner dance that was primarily developed by Cubans and Puerto Ricans living in New York. It is a fusion of the Cuban dance styles of mambo, pachanga and rumba with the American dance styles of swing and tap. There are many different styles of salsa. In this beginner class, you will learn the basic steps, holds, and turns used in salsa on1, also known as Los Angeles (LA) style salsa.