Technique | StreetSalsa Talk
The finer points of StreetSalsa technique.
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.
So you've got the basics and dare to feel a little confident. What next? How do you go from good to great?
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.
People lose their dance mojo for many reasons, but most often it's down to an increase in awareness.
But what makes a particular dance really special? What is about a dance, that leaves you buzzing long after it's finished?
Anticipation happens when the follow has decided what their partner is going to say before they’ve said it.
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.
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!
The key to improving your dancing and taking it to the next level is awareness. It's also the most difficult thing to develop.
What amazing dances have really inspired you? Post up your favourite videos!
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.