Syllabi-American Rumba

Rumba (American Rhythm)

Latin American Rumba

(Tempo 30-36 mpm)


1. Box
2. Right Underarm Turn
3. Side Breaks
4. Progressive Rocks
5. Fifth Position Breaks
6. Cross Body Lead
7. Cross Body Lead to Cuban Walks Back
8. Cross Body Lead to Outside Breaks
9. Open Break with Right Underarm Turn to Cross Over Breaks
10. Forward and Back Spot Turns


1. Open Box
2. Snap Cross
3. Quick Underarm Turns Right and Left
4. Sliding Doors Variation
5. Quick Underarm Turn to Wraparound
6. Grapevine to Spiral
7. Sit Checks to Left and Right
8. Grapevine to Left Underarm Turn to Solo Spin
9. Rope Spinning to Left Underarm Turn
10. Curl to Shadow Foot Swivels to Same Foot Lunge


1. Open Telemark to Passé and Ronde
2. Cross Over Break to Rondes and Swivel
3. Shadow Walks and Swivels
4. Spiral to Rudolph Ronde
5. Outside Swivel to Roll Turns and Body Roll

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