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 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 is a fundamental intermediate Casino or Salsa Cubana move where the leader redirects the follower similar to a vacila.
Doble Cero is an easy Salsa Cubana/Casino move that has the same footwork as Setenta and Sencillo. After the right hand turn, the leader lets go of the follower.
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.
The salsa Cubana move known as el dos is a variation of the pattern el uno that also incorporates sombrero.
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.
Learn vacila variations in Cuban salsa known as “vacila con mano” and “medio sombrero” in this video lesson.
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 is a variation on the Casino move Enchufla Doble that adds another turn for the follower and introduces some new footwork to this series.
Flamenco is a classic Miami Cuban salsa move that incorporates Dile Que No, Evelyn, and the Exhibe turn. Followers will learn how to “untrap” their left arm after the Exhibe turn.
The Cuban salsa move known as Evelyn begins like an Enchufla but has the leader create a frame with the follower before turning to the right in a “vuelta” and finishing the pattern with a Dile Que No.