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.
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.
Candombe is an Uruguayan music and dance style originating with African slaves. This Uruguayan music style is based on three different Candombe drums: chico, repique and piano drums.
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.
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.
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.
The drop hand catch or coin drop in salsa dance is an intermediate move that incorporates great hand styling for both followers and leaders.
The half moon starts as a cross body lead led into a “j hook” initiated by the leader so that the follower spins away from her partner and turns back.