American Cha-Cha

The Cha-Cha (originally known as the Cha-Cha-Cha) is a fun & flirty dance that grew out of the Mambo & Rumba. Originated in Cuba this dance became immensely popular in the United States in the late 1950’s.The Cha-Cha consists of triple chasse steps (cha-cha-cha’s) and rock steps. This dance has a modified Cuban Motion – hip action, because of the speed. Cha-Cha emphasizes fast footwork and a strong internal sense of rhythm. It is an exuberant dance that will get your heart pumping and put a smile on your face.