What is Rueda Casino?:
The RUEDA CASINO is a fun and different style applied to SALSA.
The RUEDA CASINO born in Cuba in the 1950s as an inheritance of African slaves, its name is due to the fact that it emerged and was danced for the first time in this country’s Sport Casino Club.
The dance form consist of the placement of several couples forming a circle, who perform coordinated an combined dance figures among them, many of which ends in a change of partners.
Each dance figure has a specific name and is led by one of the members who is singing and pointing (each figure has a specific signal made with hands).
The games between fun figures, changes of couples and the sound of salsa makes this dance form a very fun experience that also generates a sense of community.
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