Cha Cha

The Cha Cha originated in Cuba in the 1950s, and the name is onamatopoeic, derived from the sound of the g├╝iro and the dancers' feet. The competitive steps were developed by Walter Laird and other championship dancers in the 1960s.

Tempo: 30-32 measures per minute
Taught in: Beginner, Novice, Intermediate
Competed (university circuit): All levels