By: Marco
Table of Contents
The origin

Basic moves

Importance
to the
Spanish
Culture

Types of music

Pictures of costumes
The Origin of the Rumba
• Became popular in the 20th century
• Mainly a Cuban dance
• Comes from “Rumbear” which means: go...
Basic Moves and Steps
• Basically the man steps back and forth
switching his body weight from side-to-side.
• The woman do...
Types of music Rumba is Danced to
•
•
•
•

Aqui No
Amodo Mio
La Polama
Dance video…
Pictures of Dancers Costumes
• Male:
• http://thumbs4.ebaystatic.com/d/l225/m/ml
mJP3KWCTaFOfAW4ij2w1A.jpg
• http://cdn.de...
Importance of Dance to the Spanish
Culture
– The first type of Rumba was considered
“improper” so a new type was created c...
Works Cited
• 1.
http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/512675/r
umba
• 2.
http://www.centralhome.com/ballroomcountry/r...
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  1. 1. By: Marco
  2. 2. Table of Contents The origin Basic moves Importance to the Spanish Culture Types of music Pictures of costumes
  3. 3. The Origin of the Rumba • Became popular in the 20th century • Mainly a Cuban dance • Comes from “Rumbear” which means: going to parties, dancing, and having a good time. Table of Contents
  4. 4. Basic Moves and Steps • Basically the man steps back and forth switching his body weight from side-to-side. • The woman does the exact opposite of the man and also swaps the body weight from side-to-side.
  5. 5. Types of music Rumba is Danced to • • • • Aqui No Amodo Mio La Polama Dance video…
  6. 6. Pictures of Dancers Costumes • Male: • http://thumbs4.ebaystatic.com/d/l225/m/ml mJP3KWCTaFOfAW4ij2w1A.jpg • http://cdn.deguisetoi.fr/images/rep_articles/g ra/de/deguisement-danseur-de-rumbaadulte_204978_1.jpg • Female: • http://fancydresscostumes.co.uk/291-thickbox/rumbafancy-dress.jpg • http://cdn.deguisetoi.fr/images/rep_articles/gra/de/de guisement-danseuse-de-rumba-femme_204910.jpg
  7. 7. Importance of Dance to the Spanish Culture – The first type of Rumba was considered “improper” so a new type was created called the son rumba(5) – New rumba was a faster tempo(5) – The son rumba was popular in the US for a short time(5) – Dance is considered important and exciting to learn(5)
  8. 8. Works Cited • 1. http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/512675/r umba • 2. http://www.centralhome.com/ballroomcountry/rumba .htm • 3. http://www.ballroomdancers.com/dances/info.asp?sid =219 • 4. http://www.therhythmroom.net/rumba_music.php • 5. http://www.wisegeek.com/what-is-the-rumba.htm

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