Don’t give up the joy of dancing

Don’t give up the joy of dancing

Don’t Give Up the joy of dancing Learning to dance takes time and work for most of us, and it includes some evenings when you feel you’ll never improve and when almost no one will dance with you. But if you keep learning, by taking classes or privates,...
Definition of dancing salsa on 2

Definition of dancing salsa on 2

Definition Of Dancing Salsa on “2” “Breaking On 2” –  The New York club style salsa “Breaking on 2” is taught to be step on 1,2,3,5,6,7 and it is sometimes referred or called “Eddie Torres Style”.  While a few...
Definition of the down beats or chord beats

Definition of the down beats or chord beats

Definition Of The Down Beats Or Chord Beats THE DOWN BEATS OR CHORD BEATS The downbeats are the strongest beat of any phrase of music, not including the waltz. The downbeats are beats: 1, 3, 5, 7. It is important to note that New York “On 2” salsa/mambo...
10 tips to improve your salsa dancing

10 tips to improve your salsa dancing

10 Tips to improve your salsa dancing 1. You’re your own worst critic… Watch yourself in a mirror or videotape yourself; and see what you like or don’t like about your salsa dancing and change it… 2. Whether you’re just starting out or...
The Lead

The Lead

“The Lead” Question: What exactly is this “lead” thing anyway? Answer: Well, let’s see. Hmmm…. Lead? The lead is what we as men dance. It is made up of a set of responsibilities that we dance EXCLUSIVELY. Exclusively ladies. The lead starts...
The Elements of Salsa Mambo Dancing

The Elements of Salsa Mambo Dancing

The Elements Of Salsa Mambo Dancing: All of these elements can be learned Movement and directional steps- the way you step, the length of the step, and the balance you obtain. Timing – salsa/mambo is written in 4/4 timing.  It is important to be in time with the...