Nicole Lazo and Chris Penales teach the back spot turn in this video lesson. Also known as the 180, this salsa move incorporates new footwork for both the leader and follower.
The Sunrise | Salsa
The Sunrise salsa move adds sexy hand and arm styling to this intermediate dance pattern. Practice the right turn and inside roll before learning this sequence.
Add-On for Behind the Back | Salsa
This salsa video adds styling to the “Behind the Back” pattern for both leaders and followers. The concepts in this lesson can be applied to other advanced moves.
Behind the Back | Salsa
The “Behind the Back” salsa move is an intermediate dance turn that incorporates two inside rolls for the followers, sexy arm movements and new footwork for the leaders.
The Basic Copa | Salsa
The basic copa salsa move or turn starts with a cross handed outside turn followed by an inside half-turn where the ladies come to a stop to which styling can be added.
Inside Roll to Progressive Cross Body Lead | Salsa
This intermediate salsa combination further builds upon adding complexity to the cross body lead. Watch our inside roll and progressive cross body lead video lessons before learning this pattern.
Progressive Cross Body Lead | Salsa
The salsa progressive cross body lead adds a half-turn for both leader and follower before the follower “walks by” or crosses in front of the leader.
Right Turn Hand Toss | Salsa
This salsa pattern features the right turn hand toss followed by a female left turn. Both moves have been covered in previous salsa video lessons but here they’re combined into an intermediate move.
The Shuttle | Salsa
Learn the shuttle salsa move in this video lesson which incorporates a hook and turn for the ladies that can be used in other patterns.
Hand Toss to Inside Roll | Salsa
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.
Alternating Turns and Hand Toss | Salsa
In this salsa video lesson, the leader initiates a turn for the follower from an open position and then immediately turns himself.
Basket Variations | Salsa
Enhance the salsa basket move with this stylish variation that incorporates a different flick setup, the pretzel pattern and hair brushes.