Using the Floor in Salsa Dancing

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  Using the floor in Salsa dancing helps you stay grounded and connected to the floor to be able to control your movements. Joel & Maria always say the floor is your best friend! You need to use the pressure and pushing to help add more power to the legs and dynamic to your dancing.…

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Differences Between Single and Double Turns

Difference between single and double turns in Salsa Dance

  Joel & Maria talk about the difference of energy and momentum in a single salsa turn and a double salsa turn. For leaders you should create a different feeling for the follower to understand something needs more power. For followers always great weight transfer will have you ready for most turns!

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Energy in Salsa Turns

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  Joel & Maria explain the energy you need in Salsa dancing depending on what turn or move you are doing. You will always have energy throughout the entire dance but you can play with the levels of energy depedning on quick, quick and the slow or the music to make your dancing look and…

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How To Keep Your Balance

How to keep your balance on salsa dancing

  Keeping your balance takes many steps such as weight transfer, control of your body and use of the floor, hand positions, spotting and more. Joel & Maria discuss a few of these tools and express the importance of knowing your own steps in turns so that you have control of your body. Also understand…

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Hand Positions and Connection

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  Joel & Maria discuss the correct hand positions when you are dancing with your partner. Hand positions are just as important as the turn itself! For the gentlemen it helps to not pull the lady off balance or yourself! For the lady it helps to not put all of the power in your arms…

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How To Do Salsa Wraps In Salsa Dancing Salsa Tools

How To Do Salsa Wraps In Salsa Dancing Salsa Tools

  Joel & Maria breakdown the Wraps in Salsa dancing in partnerwork. They breakdown the footwork for both men and ladies so you can practice on your own. The connection for this salsa tool is very important and keeping control of your body to make this work smooth on the dance floor. Practice and pay…

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How To Dance Salsa With Tumbao vs Numbers – Salsa On2

How To Dance Salsa With Tumbao vs Numbers - Salsa On2

  How to Dance Salsa – In this video we are explaining the difference between dancing salsa with numbers and dancing salsa with the sound of the conga (tumbas) – tumbao. This will be helpful if you want to dance salsa on2 and want to dance smooth.

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Salsa Dancing on Clave 2-3

Salsa Dancing on Clave 2-3

  Joel Dominguez breaks down the timing of the clave 2-3 and how to add your salsa steps to this instrument. It creates a completely different feeling in your dancing and of course helps you improve your Salsa On2 timing and musicality.

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Salsa Advanced Turn Pattern Combination – Barrel Turn & Copa Reverse

Salsa Advanced Turn Pattern Combination - Barrel Turn & Copa Reverse

  In this video Joel & Maria break down the advanced salsa turn pattern that includes tools such as the barrel turn and the copa reverse. Joel adds tricky hand work to create more dynamic and style to the turn combination. Pay attention to his breakdown of details on how to make it look and…

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Salsa Advanced Shine Combination – Syncopated Grape Vine

Salsa Advanced Shine Combination - Syncopated Grape Vine

  In this video Joel & Maria break down the advanced salsa shine combination that consists of the syncopated grape vine and a hook turn variation. For ladies you can add a lot of hip motion in this shine if you use the floor with the ball of the feet and control your body in…

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