Bachata is popular at Salsa and Latin Nightclubs in Portland and around the world. The dance is distinctive for its side to side basic movement and its sharp hip motion on every fourth count of music.

In our beginning series, you will learn the basic steps and turn patterns of Bachata, along with basic body and hip movement to get you out onto the social dance floor and having fun!


For a list of Bachata classes at Dance with Joy Studios, click on the “Sign Up Today!” link below. Once the full studio schedule loads onto your screen, simply sort the “Class Type” to Partner Dance and scroll down to view class names, days, and times.

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