Leaders can add flair to their cross body leads by incorporating a hook turn as the follower passes by. This combination will also help the leader practice switching hands behind his back.
Leader’s Hook Turn | Salsa
The man’s or leader’s hook turn is essential footwork the leader must master in order to progress in salsa. The dance steps are broken down into simple instructions in this video lesson.
Ladies Outside Roll | Salsa
The salsa outside roll for ladies is important to learn as the footwork involved serves as the foundation for many other salsa dance moves.
Hammerlock Turn or Pretzel | Salsa
The salsa hammerlock turn or “pretzel turn” is essentially a right hand turn for the ladies while maintaining a connection with both hands with the leader.
Inside Roll | Salsa
Learn the inside roll that starts as a cross body lead then flows into an inside turn to the left for the follower.
First Combination | Salsa
Practice the right turn and cross body lead as your first combination while incorporating both hands while turning and the hair brush technique for ladies.
Cross Body Lead | Salsa
Learn the salsa cross body lead. This video is for beginner dancers and features footwork and partnering positions for both men and women.
Basic Left Turn or Fade Away | Salsa
Learn the basic left turn or fade away for ladies and men in this video lesson. This simple turn is important for both leaders and followers to master.
Basic Right Turn | Salsa
Learn to dance the basic salsa right turn and improve your skills. Both men and women must master this move before advancing to more complex turns.
Basic Connection and Body Framing | Salsa
Learn proper connection and body framing techniques for both closed and open body positions by compression concepts to improve your dancing.
Basic Steps | Salsa
Learn how to dance the salsa on1 basic steps for beginners. This video lesson features step by step instructions for the regular basic.