Ballroom Dance Category:American Rhythm, International Latin
Cha Cha 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 infectious one-two, one-two-three, rhythm demands that sitters become dancers. Everyone can learn to Cha Cha.
Cha Cha Characteristics
Triple steps (Chasse) and rock steps are the basic components of the Cha Cha. Since the Cha Cha is derived from the Rumba and Mambo, Cuban Motion is an important aspect of this dance.
Cha Cha songs and artists include:
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