Where does Salsa dancing come from

Salsa dancing is one of the most popular latin style dances and people all over the world enjoy attending Salsa Classes London way such as those offered by rvdance.co.uk/dance-classes-london/salsa-classes-london/ and learning the techniques involvedin this type of dancing.

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Salsa first emerged in Cuba around the latter part of the 19th Century and was a result of the already rich music scene that had developed in Cuba. Much of the cultural music that is so well known in these parts of Central America, influenced the styles of dancing that came out later on. As Latin music became more and more popular the modern music started to develop from the 1920s onwards and Salsa also started to evolve.

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It is a style of music that takes influences from Mamba, Bomba, Plena and Cha Cha to name just a few. As Salsa’s popularity grew throughout Cuba it started to then expand across the rest of Latin America and into the rest of the United States. It soon became one of the most popular styles of dance to be undertaken in the country and its influence started to reach out to other parts of the world.

Today Salsa is still enjoyed in Latin America but it is one the key dances that is taught as a part of Latin American dancing and is featured in Ballroom competitions across the globe and is one of the dances that is showcased on Strictly Come Dancing.