Bachata is a style of social dancing that originated in the Dominican Republic and grew inpopularity all over the world. The dance can be performed in either an open or closed position, often inclose embrace. Bachata is known as a sensual dance by many people. The authentic Bachata is dancedwith soft hip movements, while today's versions also have more footwork and simple turns. Today, thepopularity of Bachata is undeniable, a popular club dance and couples’ absolute favourite!