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Bachata originated out of the Dominican Republic and used to be an illegal dance that one did in the privacy of their homes. This is because many saw it as a sensual dance. However, for those that enjoyed it, Bachata was also used as a form of expression as it can emanate, as quoted by Euronews, “a vector of emotions” such as “joy”, sadness, “pain”, and “suffering”.

There are different types of Bachata including Traditional Bachata, Sensual Bachata, and Modern Bachata. Traditional Bachata, originating from the Dominican Republic, can incorporate elements of the Cha-Cha; Sensual Bachata, which originates from Europe, incorporates body isolations and body movements such as body waves; and Modern Bachata, which originates from New York, incorporates many urban movements.

Meet Your Instructor

Hello! My name is Alexandria and dancing is my passion! I enjoy sharing various dance styles with others because dancing makes me feel alive, helps me build confidence, and promotes positive energy.

I started dancing in 2018 and have since then, taught classes, performed, and increased my skills via attending various workshops and classes. My favorite dance style is Brazilian Zouk, however I also dance Kizomba and Bachata.

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Program Info


Bachata Fundamentals


Tuesdays, July 16th through August 20th


6:30 pm to 7:30 pm


Downstairs Studio, Cambridge Athletic Club, 215 First Street, Cambridge, MA 02142


$149 (total for 6 classes) or $25 per class. Program is non-refundable, but transferable.

Private Lessons

Experience the value of personalized, 1-on-1 instruction.

  • One Private Lesson: $55.00

  • Package of Three Private Lessons: $150.00

  • One Private Couple Lesson: $82.50

  • Package of Three Private Couple Lessons: $225.00

Interested? Reach out to Alexandria Ingleton for more information:

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Bachata Class Testimonials

"I recently had the pleasure of taking a Bachata dancing class at Cambridge Athletic Club with Alexandria, and it was a wonderful experience from start to finish.

  • The instructor was fantastic. Her teaching style was engaging and fun, and she had a real passion for the dance that was contagious. Alexandria was patient, supportive, and provided clear and concise instructions, which made it easy to learn the steps.

  • The class was well-structured, with a good balance of theory and practice. We started with the basics and gradually built up our skills throughout the class.

  • The class was held at a convenient time, which made it easy to fit into my schedule. I also appreciated that the program was flexible, allowing me to miss a class or two without falling behind.

Overall, I would highly recommend this Bachata dancing class to anyone who is interested in learning this beautiful and exciting dance. The great instructor, well-structured class, individual approach, convenient time, and flexible program make it an excellent choice for anyone looking to improve their dancing skills."

- Danil K.

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