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.
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.
The salsa outside roll for ladies is important to learn as the footwork involved serves as the foundation for many other salsa dance moves.
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.
Learn the inside roll that starts as a cross body lead then flows into an inside turn to the left for the follower.
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.
Learn the salsa cross body lead. This video is for beginner dancers and features footwork and partnering positions for both men and women.
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.
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.
Learn proper connection and body framing techniques for both closed and open body positions by compression concepts to improve your dancing.
Learn how to dance the salsa on1 basic steps for beginners. This video lesson features step by step instructions for the regular basic.