ISTD Latin American Dance Faculty – Rumba Syllabus


These DVDs are designed to complement the technique book by showing you the visual of all the syllabus steps with correct technique demonstrated by world’s leading dance couples. It will be a valuable reference for every Amateur or Professional dancer. Each ISTD syllbus figure is demonstrated step-by-step showing how the figures are constructed. They are danced with and without music incorporating Lead, Shape and Style. Alternative endings and developments are also included. The DVD is a useful reference not only for examination training, but also for training competitors who dance restricted syllabus. If you are in any doubt as to how a basic figure should be danced you can click straight to the figure in question without searching through lots of text.

Rhythm/Style: Rumba
Dancer (Instructor): Presented by Lorna Lee
Level of Dance: Syllabus
Format: DVD / All Regions


Product ID: 1679 Categories: ,

Demonstrated by: Andrius Kandelis & Egle Kandelis
and Ralf Muller & Olga Muller-Omeltchenko

  • Basic Movement (closed, In Place & Alternative)
  • Cucarachas (LF and RF)
  • New York (To Left & Right side position)
  • Spot Turns, Switch turns & Underarm Turns
  • Shoulder to Shoulder (To Left Side & Right side)
  • Hand to Hand (To Left and Right side position)
  • Progressive Walks Forward and Back (Kiki walks)
  • Side step (to Left and Right)
  • Fan & Development
  • Alemana
  • Hockey Stick
  • Natural Top & Development
  • Opening Out to Right and Left
  • Natural Opening Out movement
  • Closed Hip Twist
  • Open Hip Twist
  • Reverse Top
  • Opening Out from Reverse top
  • Aida and Alternative endings & Development
  • Spiral turns (Spiral, Curl & Rope Spinning)
  • Sliding doors
  • Fencing
  • Three Threes
  • Three Alemanas
  • Hip Twists (Advanced, Continuous & Circular)