Posts from our members with advice for beginners, dance technique, music playlists and the latest StreetSalsa news.
Sadly my physiological knowledge is not extensive enough to produce an in depth explanation of why salsa is so great for your health, fitness and general well-being (I'm sure someone can help me out in the comments). My intention is merely to commen...
Looking for your pure salsa fix? This playlist has just what you need, a healthy dose of stylish salsa to get you moving.
If I had to convince you that salsa music really is awesome, these are the tracks I'd play. There's something about each and every one of them that makes me go crazy.
So you've got the basics and dare to feel a little confident. What next? How do you go from good to great?
The reason I'm so passionate about this subject is because I've seen the damage that giving feedback can do to the self-esteem of another individual.
For some people hearing a song you know can be like a safety blanket when you’re entering a foreign world. Here's a great list of music you can dance salsa to.
While we love our salsa music, it's always been the other music we play at our events which has caused a stir. Why not check out the full StreetSalsa playlist and see what you think?
If you're looking for what's hot right now, then you should definitely check out the StreetSalsa Discover Weekly on Spotify.
People lose their dance mojo for many reasons, but most often it's down to an increase in awareness.
A few quick tips to help you have a great time freestyle dancing. Make the most of the evening and make sure that you've got partners queuing up to dance with you!
Why we have stopped talking about the dance in terms of men and women's roles - but instead, in terms of the lead and follow role.
I’m sure for some of you, it may be a long time since you took your first salsa class – and for others, it will be still fresh in the memory; but whatever your story – I was hoping you could share it here!
The key to improving your dancing and taking it to the next level is awareness. It's also the most difficult thing to develop.
Anticipation happens when the follow has decided what their partner is going to say before they’ve said it.
What amazing dances have really inspired you? Post up your favourite videos!
Have you got a talent? Perhaps the question should be – do you want a talent? You can achieve anything you set your mind to.
But what makes a particular dance really special? What is about a dance, that leaves you buzzing long after it's finished?
On the surface of it, Salsa looks like a really complex dance – but I’m today putting it out there that it’s really simple and every move in Salsa is just a combination of three fundamental moves.
Although we've not had time to put some videos together ourselves, I thought it would be a good idea to collate some really good Cuban Salsa videos for your viewing pleasure.
There’s been such interest in the Lindy Hope classes at StreetSalsa, that I've put together the teaching highlights in a video guide to Lindy Hop.