Category Archives: Mexican Dances

Quebradita

Fun, fast, and acrobatic, the Quebradita is another impressive dance from Mexico. The origins of Quebradita stem came in the 1960s with a band called El Recodo. This band mixed cumbia with banda instruments. However, this musical movement did not … Continue reading

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Duranguense/ Norteno

From the ranches and country of Mexico, this post brings you the wonders of Norteno and Duranguense dancing. The first dance mentioned, Norteno, originated in northern New Spain, or Northern Mexico. In the late 19th century, Czech, Bohemian, and German … Continue reading

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Ballet Folklorico from Mexico

Fully of energy and bright pretty dresses, Ballet Folklorico is Mexican folklore music and dance. These dances consists of stomping with shoes that have nails in the bottom of the soles, women making arms movements that elegantly swing brighty-colored dress, … Continue reading

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