Bachata 1

Bachata 1

Bachata is a dance originating from the Dominican Republic in the Caribbean islands. The music and dance has been influenced by other styles of music like merengue, bolero, salsa and cumbia.

Bachata’s dance steps has four beats per measure. In Bachata the dancer takes three steps to the side ending with a tap. The walking basic is similar, with the dancers walking forward and back rather than side to side. As well 3 steps to the front and ending with the tap.

Like in salsa, there are many types of bachata including, Dominican bachata, sensual bachata, and Urban bachata. Fusions are also becoming very popular with multi-disciplinary and experimental dancers

In this level:

Learn basic moves to musicality, lead and follow techniques and different turns.

Class Instructor 

Sandra Campanelli

Sandra Campanelli, founder, and director of  Latin Groove Dance school, is a woman who has a very intimate relationship with the world of dance. Having been born in a family of singers and musicians from many generations, music and dance has always been an important part of her life.

Her family has always encouraged her to follow her dream. Since the age of 8, Sandra has sang all over the world with her band “Sandra & the Latin Groove”, including Hong Kong, Dubai, France, Mexico, US and Canada. She has recorded many original songs and has played in many movies throughout the years.
When Sandra opened her school and it was at this moment that she truly realized her true passion. Although she loves to sing and dance, teaching is something much more important and rewarding to her.

“I am currently living my greatest dream, that of opening my own dance studio, where people can not only learn to dance but also have fun! I did not want a simple school, I wanted to create a community of dancers! ”
If you were to retain a single word from Sandra, it would be “passionate”.

Event Hours(2)

  • Monday

    18.00 - 19.00

    Location: Rouge Room

  • Saturday

    12.00 - 13.00

    Location: Rouge Room