Rumba: The Dance of Romance

Selecting The Right Rumba Latin Dance Costumes

The Rumba is a popular Latin dance enjoyed in social dancing and performed professionally in ballroom dancing competitions all over the world. The word rumba derives its meaning from the term rumbear, which means partying, dancing, and having a good time; and, if you’ve ever danced a rumba, you would probably agree that it’s a good time for you and your partner.

Many rumba dancers might be surprised to hear that there are two kinds of rumba. The kind that is performed in professional ballroom dancing, wearing elaborate rumba costumes, is the form most people are familiar with.

However, rumba can also refer to a group of dances with an Afro-Cuban heritage which are very different in style.

Ballroom rumba is the slowest of the Latin ballroom dances. But this does not mean it is boring, by any means. The rumba is one of the most romantic and sensual of the ballroom dances, including slow, distinct body movements, particularly in the hips.

Shopping for Latin dance costumes for sale is an important part of any Latin ballroom dancer’s preparation for their big event. You may have all the right moves, but without the right clothes, you will fall short of making a good impression on the judges.

You will seldom find dresses specifically termed rumba costumes, but you will find an abundance of ballroom Latin dresses for sale that should fit your needs perfectly, as many of the Latin dance and dress styles have similar characteristics.

Latin dance costumes for sale carry distinct characteristics that set them apart from other ballroom dancewear. You will see a lot more sequins, beading, shimmering fabric, and bold colors.

The cut and style of ballroom Latin dresses for sale is also uniquely fitting to the style of Latin dancing. Latin costumes tend to show more skin, which adds to the sensual appeal of the dances while still remaining elegant and tasteful.

Since the rumba is slower, it is not as vital that your costume fit as snugly to avoid slipping, but you will still want something that allows you both freedom and comfort.

Most importantly, the rumba is both passionate and romantic in form, and costumes chosen to wear while dancing it should show those same traits.

So whether you rumba for fun, for friendship, for romance, or for competition (which could include all of these), don’t forget to have a good time.

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