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Latin Dance Music for Beginners:

Latin dance music can be a bit tricky to hear-especially for the beginner Salsa dancer. Latin music is intricate with many instruments, including the cow bell, making it distinct in sound and flavor. Below are great songs to begin listening to in each of the Latin dances from Salsa to Merengue. With private Latin dance lessons and after listening to the music below, we will assist you in understanding how to identify what music fits with what dance and how to dance on time with the beat.


1. Por Ella – Victor Manuelle
2. La Misma Gente – Juanita Ae
3. Ese Dia – Grupo Niche
4. Mi Mulata – Frankie Negron
5. Detalles – Oscar de Leon


1. Tu Sin Mi y Yo Sin Ti – Monchy y Alexandra
2. Me Vuelvo Loco – Arsenio Pena
3. Si La Ves – Xtreme
4. Stand by Me – Prince Royce
5. Dos Locos – Monchy y Alexandra

Cha Cha Cha

1. Represent Cuba – Orishas
2. Besame Mama – Poncho Sanchez
3. Cuban Pete – Tito Puente
4. Dance With Me – Debelah Morgan
5. Best of My Love – Emotions


1. Suavemente – Elvis Crespo
2. Danza Kuduro – Lucenzo
3. Nina Bonita – Grupo Mania
4. Oye Baby – Pitbull
5. Luna Llena – Elvis Crespo


1. Wonderful Tonight – Michael Buble
2. Satisfy my Soul – Paul Carrack
3. Slow Dance – John Legend
4. Amor Secreto – Paulina Rubio
5. Sabor a Mi – Luis Miguel

Start taking private Latin dance lessons today and see how thrilling it is to know how to Salsa and Bachata dance. For East Valley residents, Dance FX Studios is in Mesa, Arizona, next to Tempe and Chandler, AZ. We are just off the 101 highway and close to the 202 and 60 highways for your convenience.