ISTD International Standard - Rumba Syllabus
- 4/4 (4 beat in a bar of music)
- Musical accent on first beat, percussive accent on 4th beat
- 27 bars per minute, 105 beats per minute
- 1/2 beat is taken to get to desire foot position, then the remaining 1/2 or 1 1/2 beat is used to "settle" the hip.
See Rumba Technique
page for general technique applying to most figures.
Motions in Rumba is really the same as described in Cha Cha Cha Technique
, but the music is slower, so there is more time to settle.