Sombrero Doble builds upon the move Sombrero. After the first “sombrero”, the leader initiates a dile que no holding onto the followers hands and then redirects the follower into another vacila.
Setenta Miami | Cuban Salsa
Setenta Miami is a foundational pattern combining the basic moves of vacila, enchufla and dile que no. In the San Francisco Bay Area this move is called “Setenta Miami” but in other regions this move is simply called “Setenta”.
Siete | Cuban Salsa
Siete is a fundamental intermediate Casino or Salsa Cubana move where the leader redirects the follower similar to a vacila.
El Dedo | Cuban Salsa
El Dedo is a classic Casino Miami move that starts in a Dile Que No. This salsa move also incorporates vacila and enchufla so it’s important to learn these basic patterns first.
El Dos | Cuban Salsa
The salsa Cubana move known as el dos is a variation of the pattern el uno that also incorporates sombrero.
Sombrero | Cuban Salsa
Sombrero is a classic Cuban salsa move that starts with a Dile Que No followed by a vacila variation where the hands come up and over the leader’s and follower’s head.
Vacila Variations | Cuban Salsa
Learn vacila variations in Cuban salsa known as “vacila con mano” and “medio sombrero” in this video lesson.
Vacila | Cuban Salsa
Vacila or vacilala, is an important Cuban salsa move that serves as the foundation for many Casino intermediate patterns. The leader redirects the follower and initiates a moving outside turn.
Enchufla Doble Largo | Cuban Salsa
Enchufla Doble Largo is a variation on the Casino move Enchufla Doble that adds another turn for the follower and introduces some new footwork to this series.
Dos y Una | Cuban Salsa
Dos y Una is a variation of the Exhibe turn that we covered in a previous video lesson. This move starts in Llevala Pa’bajo followed by 3 Exhibes with both the follower and leader turning on the last Exhibe.
Setenta y Uno | Cuban Salsa
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.
Pasea | Cuban Salsa
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.