How to count Rumba music – made easy!

Finding the rhythm in Rumba music can be a challenge...

But learning how to count Rumba music is essential to dance it well...


Take a look at this video to help you practice how to count, and then head to our DK music to practice counting yourself.


Monica Fincham is a Australian Dancesport champion, former competitive dancer, Grade 8 pianist and the owner of Dancesport Kingdom in Lilydale, Melbourne, Australia.  

"If you struggle to find the rhythm of music, if it doesn't come naturally, then it may be necessary to understand the theory first, and learn to count.  But eventually, you want your body to feel the rhythm, and be swept away with it as you move".


Click here to listen to some more Rumba music.