rhythm of the Cha Cha encourages you to cut loose and let your personality
History:One of the most popular Latin dances in the U.S., the Cha Cha began as a variation of the Mambo called triple Mambo. It was so easy and so much fun, it became the rage of the early 1950's. It's infections on-two, one-two-three, rhythm demands that sitters become dancers. Everybody can learn the Cha Cha dance.
Music:Cha Cha music is written in 4/4 time and may be played over a wide range of tempos. Often in Cha Cha dance music, a rhythmical link can be heard between each measure resulting in an overall rhythm of 1, 2, 3, 4 & repeated over and over.
Characteristics:Triple steps (Chasse) and rock steps are the basic components of the Cha Cha. Since the Cha Cha dance is derived from the Rumba and Mambo, Cuban Motion is an important aspect of this dance as well as maintaining compact and quick cha cha steps.
Cha Cha songs and artists include:
Coming Soon: Cha Cha Video Clips:
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