Learning to dance salsa can be difficult if you don't have much time on your hands.
Here is a way to find the moves you want in 3 different styles of salsa. Cuban, New York and Colombian.
The moves have been put together going from easy to more difficult.
The first video provides important exercises which help develop the students own rhythm and expression. The clave and conga drum is played to give an introduction to understanding how to dance to salsa music.
Benefits of salsa dancing:
Fun, exercise, social, healthy, energetic, exciting, passionate, it makes you happy, it lengthens your life span...do we need any more reasons for learning or dancing salsa!
Get your dance shoes on, buy that too expensive dress, put on that smart shirt or suit and get on the dance floor. You won't regret it! Dancing is great fun and its even more fun when you know the basic techniques, steps and salsa moves.
Download the app to build your knowledge, impress your friends with your new found knowledge and see some of the most entertaining, smooth, sexy salsa dancers on the planet.
The salsa app allows you to see moves clearly from experienced salsa teachers and instructors. Beginners, intermediates and advanced dancers will learn from this app. Teachers will also benefit because they will be able to see how other teachers teach. This will enable them to learn from their peers.
The salsa timing section will give you an insight into salsa timing and rhythm.
FAQs:What is the minimum age?
It is preferred you are aged 18 or over.
What should I wear to salsa?
Light comfortable clothes are advised and a change of top may be advisable.
Salsa is normally danced in partnership and in close hold. Please note personal hygiene is paramount! Once you think you have enough deodorant on, add a little more as you will sweat.
Ladies should wear comfortable shoes that they will be able to learn to spin in, and avoid tight fitting skirts. Trainers are therefore not advised. Likewise, for the men, smooth soles are preferred.
Who will be at the salsa club?
The age range of students is really varied as is their shape, size and ability. The average group will have people aged from 18 to 65.
Will I be fit enough?
Salsa can be done at any age as long as you can move to the music and take it at your own pace. Slowly build up your endurance week by week.
Do I need a partner?
No. Salsa can be dance solo or with a partner however it is normally alot more fun with a partner. This is normal in most styles of dance for many reasons. For example, it provides a great ice-breaker and allows you to meet people you may wish to dance with at Latin parties, everyone needs to learn to 'lead' or 'follow' different individuals and this starts in the classroom and of course many people come alone.
Where can I find a local salsa night?
Search a popular search engine. Weekly classes and especially Friday nights are popular for salsa dancing.