The most widely used Social Latin Dances include:
Salsa dance developed from merging of various Cuban dances and was heavily influenced by Afro-Cuban culture. This is a fast and dynamic dance with a lot of different turns and elaborate footwork. In the United States, salsa first became popular in the 1960s and was constantly transforming. As a result, now there are multiple styles of salsa throughout Latin America and the United States. Salsa became a popular dance at social parties, ballroom studios, and night clubs.