"Though New Orleans was younger and smaller, it was the only town in the United States that could rival Havana for dance mania."
Ned Sublette in Cuba and its Music, talking about New Orleans in the 1800's.
200 years later, and we still have that swing!
Dance Out Loud
Learn Cuban dance or refine your skills. Learn to dance by dancing. Come out to community classes offered in Central City and Uptown. At least twice a week, take a break from life and dance!
Find Your Rhythm
Bookoo Rueda is a great group that is all about community, friendship, and learning how to dance! They provide fantastic Cuban dance classes and events that bring the community together because they are so warm and welcoming. ... Go to one of their lessons and see for yourself!" Daniel Alvarez, Azucar! Dance Company
"In a city that celebrates its own strong musical and cultural heritage, Bookoo Rueda helps carry the torch for Afro-Cuban traditions in New Orleans." Papo y Son Mandao