FAQ

Why dance Bachata?

Dancing is a great way to get exercise, having fun, meeting new people and learn something new. The bay area has a strong Latin dance community that is very open and welcoming to all dancers. Bachata Sentimiento offers a friendly and fun atmosphere for dancers to develop their bachata skills.

Where can I learn how to dance Bachata?

Learn how to dance Bachata directly from the directors of the Bachata Sentimiento dance team.

What is Bachata?

Bachata is a Latin dance originating from the Dominican Republic. It became popular in the rural neighborhoods of the Domenican Republic. There are many styles of bachata such as domenican bachata, urban bachata, traditional bachata, bachata moderna, bachatango and many others. To get an idea of what a song can sound like and for how it looks like when dancing bachata, watch this video which is from our participation of last year’s annual Alberto’s Bachata Competition, the largest bachata competition in the bay area.