Today Aaron and I took our first group dance lesson at Arthur Murray Dance Studio in Wexford. We learned the rumba! It’s a slow latin dance that can be used for most slow to medium tempo songs.

There were a lot of people in the class so we were able to move around and rotate to new partners. We had a fantastic time learning a nice little routine and dancing with other partners of varying experience. I wish my Groupon lasted longer than a few lessons!

If you haven’t taken up ballroom dance before, I highly recommend it!

Here’s a little clip from Dancing With the Stars, featuring a rumba by Nicole Scherzinger and Derek Hough. While we learning nothing even close to this, it’s still fun to know the basic steps behind it:


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