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August 2016

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Aug

Where does the salsa dance originate from?

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Depending who you speak to when wanting to know the origins of The Salsa dance you will get a lot of difference in opinions. Few wouldn’t agree that the music and dance originate from Cuba. Salsa dance music was born through the integration of the African rhythms brought there by slaves mixed with popular Spanish […]

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Aug

What is Salsa & Dance Position

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One of the easiest social dances to learn is the salsa. The salsa is a quick, lively dance that is popular in social gatherings, competitions, or even for exercise. If you want to learn the basic steps and rhythm of salsa, here are some tips you can keep in mind when you practice. What is […]

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Aug

The Most Commonly Asked Beginner Salsa Dance Questions

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The following questions were the most commonly asked questions in my Salsa For Beginners Classes. As I have metioned previously I have taught over 3000 people to salsa dance and these questions were the most common questions asked in the various countries and areas I have taught in. More than likely as beginner salsa dancer […]

23

Aug

The Basic Salsa Step And Dancing It In time To Salsa Dance Music

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In todays post I am going to take you through the basic salsa steps for both the leaders and followers and how to dance the step in time to salsa dance music. This step is known as the Mambo Break or simply forward and back. We are learning how to salsa dance on 1. What […]

21

Aug

How To Salsa Dance – Salsa For Beginners

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Salsa dancing is one of the fastest growing partner dances sweeping the world today. What is it about salsa dancing that gets people “hooked” on this vibrant ,fun and sensual Latin dance? After being bitten by the salsa bug myself over 11 years ago and having taught this wonderful dance to over 3146 students over […]

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Aug

How To Salsa Dance

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I hope you enjoyed the first post on the most commonly asked beginner salsa dance questions as mentioned in part 1 the following questions were the most commonly asked questions in my Salsa For Beginners Classes. As I have mentioned previously I have taught over 3000 people to salsa dance and these questions were the […]

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Aug

How to Pop and Lock

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Pop and lock is a style of hip hop dancing, made up by two moves: popping, or contracting and releasing certain muscles, resulting in explosive muscle movements and locking or freezing after a series of fast dance movements. You can perform this funky dance craze if you know the right moves. What You’ll Need: Funky […]

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Aug

How to Dance an Irish Jig

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Feeling Irish? Maybe you can show off your spirit by dancing an Irish jig. This dance is simple, fast, elegant, and best of all, it’s easy to learn. Here’s how to do a light Irish jig. What You’ll Need: Dance floor Comfortable dancing shoes The Rise And Grind Step Put your weigh on your left […]

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Aug

How to Dance

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Clubs, parties, and nightlife are enjoyed by every teenager and adult at some point or the other. However, those who don’t know how to dance are handicapped in this regard. Those who go to clubs and parties frequently know that dancing is a vital skill in order to have a good time. You cannot simply […]

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Aug

How to Choreograph a Dance

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Dance numbers can be as simple as a hokey-pokey or a pop-and-lock, and it can be as complicated as a full-on dance number for a contest or a presentation. Like any group dance, the most important thing you need is choreography; you need to make sure that all participants in the dance number perform the […]

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