Latin dances consist of the following five dances – Cha cha, Rumba, Samba, Paso Doble, Jive.
Compared to typical ballroom dances, Latin dances are generally faster-paced, more sensual and have more rhythmic expression. Time is 4/4 straight rhythm or related. Couples in the basic position stand face-to-face. Music may be Latin American traditional or contemporary popular music.