Learn how to properly lead and follow a hand toss in this video lesson. Hand tosses can add visual flair to your dancing style and are a great way to initiate free spins for the ladies.
The Cuban salsa move known as Corona starts exactly like Setenta and incorporates Enchufla and Exhibe. This move introduces new hand and arm movements for both leaders and followers.
In this salsa video lesson, the leader initiates a turn for the follower from an open position and then immediately turns himself.
Learn Rumba Guaguancó on the conga drums in this video lesson. Discover the difference between the three Guaguancó parts – the tumba, tres dos and quinto.
Setenta y Uno starts like Setenta but after the first Enchufla, the leader brings the follower into an Enganche followed by a Dile Que No.
Enhance the salsa basket move with this stylish variation that incorporates a different flick setup, the pretzel pattern and hair brushes.
Maracas, also called rumba shakers and various other names, are percussion musical instruments—rattles—that originated in Latin America. Players hold them by their handles, usually in pairs, and shake them.
The Cuban salsa move Pasea begins in the Dile Que No position. “Pasear” means to go on a stroll. The leader leads the follower around his body.
Learn the salsa move known as the basket. Ladies will follow the basket steps with a flick and then an outside roll.
The Cuban salsa move Exhibe comes from the basic step Llevala Pa’bajo and is essentially a right turn for the follower that the leader initiates on 3.
The salsa outside roll for ladies is important to learn as the footwork involved serves as the foundation for many other salsa dance moves.
In North America, the basic conga drum pattern used in popular music is called tumbao. Learn how to play 3 variations of the tumbao rhythm on conga drums in this free music video lesson.