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kizomba dancers felicien and isabelle at the kizomba feeling festival 2015

Kizomba Dancing Goes Viral should be in the headlines for culture, arts & entertainment news. The kizomba dance and the Afro-Lain music is exploding in the Latin dance clubs, festivals and competitions worldwide. It has been popular in Europe for five years but has recently skyrocketed in popularity in the United States. Many dancers are asking what is the kizomba?

Read about kizomba at Kizomba Dancing Goes Viral


wedding dance styles

Weddings dance season is almost here and brides and grooms are planning their wedding first dance. There are many types of wedding dance styles including waltz, slow dance, foxtrot, rumba, nightclub two step, salsa and mashups. We have curated some of the best of web on this video blog. 

Watch Different types of wedding dance styles

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Dancing in San Diego

Dancing in San Diego is booming with a great variety of dance venues all over America's finest seaport city.

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Salsa dance  performance by salsa dance couple

"Salsa Dancers to Watch in 2015" including Adrian Rodriquez Carbajal & Anita Santos Rubin (Spain), David Zepeda & Paulina Posados (Mexico), Simone Sanfilippo & Serena Maso (Italy) and Rafael Barros & Carine Morais (Brazil). All finalists at the World Latin Dance Cup in categories including Salsa On 2, Bachata, Salsa On 1 and Cabaret!

Watch & read about our favorite "Salsa Dancers to Watch in 2015"

U.S. Professional Ballroom dance champions

Ballroom dancing & dancesport have been popular in the U.S., partly due to ABC's Dancing with the Stars, Fox's So You Think You Can Dance and PBS's America's Ballroom Challenge. The current United States Professional American ballroom, rhythm dance champions are Emmanuel Pierre Antoine and Liana Churilova. Click for ballroom dancing and ballroom dance lessons in San Diego here?

Watch the U.S. Professional Ballroom Dance (Rhythm) Champions here! 

Zouk dance from Brazil

Zouk dancing originated in Brazil. Zouk has influenced many other dances including the kizomba, bachata and West Coast swing. In the 21st century, all these dances influence each other through media like YouTube and worldwide dance festivals where dancers meet and share information like the upcoming West Coast Swing festival "SwingDiego" coming to San Diego May 7th through May 10th!

Watch Zouk, LambaZouk, Kizomba & West Coast Swing dance performances here!

Kizomba with Puma & Yilian in Bologna, Italy

Bachata, tango, kizomba & West Coast Swing are included in this video blog including a kizomba in Bologna, Italy with Puma & Yilian; Albir & Sara dancing a Kizomba Fusion at the Byron Latin Fiesta, Byron Bay, Australia; a bachata in Miami, Florida with Chilean champions: Gabriel & Eva at the World Latin Dance Cup, a tango in Porto, Portugal@7th Tango Festival and a West Coast swing with some Zouk by Brazilian swing & zouk dancers!

Watch kizomba, tango, bachata & West Coast swing!



Salsa dancing by Salsamania, a premier salsa dance company from the SF bay area & Yamulee Dance Company (New York), jazz with Ignite The Dark dance company, World Latin Dance Cup Bachata 2011 with Alfred Pena & Aleksandra Kozlowska and the New Style hustle are featured here in these amazing dance performances!

Click picture or Salsa, Jazz, Bachata & New Style hustle dance here!


Tango, bachata & kizomba dancing at the Esquina Carlos Gardel restaurant/tango show located on the corner where the singer performed. Also, check out Cem & Melisa, Turkish Bachata stars from Istanbul and two kizomba's; Stockholm, Sweden and the other by Italian producer, Andre Mancini with dancers in a beautiful scene on the waterfront.

Watch/read more about Argentine tango, bachata and kizomba here!


Belly dance performance by Nataly Hay

Zumba, flamenco, solo salsa and belly dance are included in this video blog. Check out zumba to "Crazy Love,"by Mara ft. Beto Perez's zumba routine, a beautiful flamenceo with Celina Zambon, a solo salsa by Alien Ramirez at L.A.'s Top Female Solo Salsa Competition and a flowing bellydance routine by Nataly Hay to "Serena's Step" by Hossam Ramzy.

Watch all of these belly dance, flamenco, zumba and solo salsa routines here!

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