6 Great Salsa+ Patterns

Posted by Jake on 2nd September 2014

Looking for some new moves to work on?  We’ve covered a wealth of cool patterns at our Salsa+ events on Mondays and Wednesdays.  Here are 6 of the best we’ve uploaded to YouTube for your viewing pleasure.

If you want any help with any of these, grab me at an event sometime and I’ll be happy to go through them!  Thanks to Emma, Allison and Hannah for demonstrating with me.

Open Break Pattern

Demonstrating how open breaks can be used in partnerwork.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4LNDimYEx2w

Left Turn Pattern

A nice twist of the fundamental left turn, with a few other moves thrown in.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zrahovKh81g

Copa Pattern

A pattern working a copa into some other flowing moves.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uep2J77bsSE

Body Roll Pattern

We had such a laugh putting this one together!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-yMFg4zvUG0

Swing Salsa Pattern

Swing moves incorporated into salsa.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FOw-CCyoeS0

Texas Tommy Pattern

A pattern featuring a move adapted from swing - the Texas Tommy.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B_Hptc8laIw

By Jake

Nearly a decade ago, I resolved to run a salsa night the way I thought it should be run and the idea for StreetSalsa was born.  The rest as they say is history..

I've made some of the best friends you could wish for through dancing, and want to share what a life-changing experience dance can be.

By Callum on 2nd September 2014 at 20:18

Great Videos and great music too :)