Always wanted to learn to dance the Merengue? Here's your chance. All you need is some Latin inspiration, energy, a partner and some comfortable shoes to get started dancing your way to the dance floor! One lesson not enough? Learn more Merengue dance steps & moves from exper ...more
Latin Salsa Dance
Latin dancing is very romantic. There is no better dance for couples than salsa. In this tutorial, master the basic salsa dance moves for couples. Grab a partner, flip on the music and hit the dance floor: you're ready to salsa!
The placement of the knees is very important in Latin dancing. In this how to video you will learn the proper technique for moving your knees when dancing salsa or other Latin dances.
Salsa dancing, like salsa the food, is spicy hot and full of Latin American sizzle. During salsa dancing, there is a double-handed move called the in-n-out in which the girl gets spun out to her left and gets resisted by the guy on her right shoulder so she doesn't spin out to ...more
Salsa dancing is great fun and a fantastic way to get your exercise in. The traditional Latin dance begins on the first count of the music, but pauses on counts four and eight. Use your hips to dance the salsa with a demonstration from a pro: Rosario Nene Ortega is a ballroom ...more
Time to start salsa dancing! In this two part video series, Clara takes you through all of the basics. From your feet all the way up to the tips of your fingers, after watching this tutorial, your whole body will be in the Latin groove. Part 1 of 2 - How to Dance beautiful sal ...more
Learn the basic salsa step for men with expert Latin dancing instruction from a professional salsa dancer in this free online dance lesson and choreography video clip. Do basic salsa dance steps - Part 1 of 26. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com Do basic sa ...more
In these Latin dancing lessons on video, learn how to do beginner New York style Salsa dance steps and moves. Our expert dance instructors will explain how this style of salsa dancing is great for night clubs. Part 1 of 20 - How to Dance the Salsa New York style. Dance the Sal ...more
In this episode of Addicted to Salsa, you will learn some advanced club style salsa moves. These moves are similar to the most popular ones found in New York City's salsa nightclubs. So, if you are ready to add some Latin flair to your dancing, have a look at this tutorial. Th ...more
When you start out with salsa dancing, there are a few basic moves you need to master. In this video, let Addicted2Salsa take you through the most important steps to this Latin dance style. So, slip your dancin' shoes on and start the music - it's time to salsa!
Fit for a Feast hosts a kids cardio workout including Salsa steps, sit-ups, jumping jacks and more. This is a great warm-up for kids on their way to sports or dance class; it can also be used for Q.D.F. (Quality Daily Fitness) at school. With a Latin American cd in your stereo ...more
Ladies, here's some advice on wearing dance shoes from Jenny at JQDance. A tight fit insures balance and support while Latin dancing, as if the shoe were a part of the foot. Watch this video dance tutorial and learn how to wear shoes for Latin dance.
Ladies, here are some tips on selecting the right dance shoe. Depending on the specific kind of dance being done, a high heel vs a flat shoe might be more practical, comfortable, and aid in the dance technique. Watch this video dance tutorial and learn how to pick shoes for La ...more
This video basically covers some of the simplest Salsa dance moves that are basically universal -- that everyone who does Salsa knows how to perform. It is interesting to note that some of the more complicated Salsa dancing moves actually end up being variations of these combos.
Learn another sexy salsa dancing move for you to use at the salsa dance club. It's kind of like "salsa dancing with the stars".
In this tutorial, we learn how to salsa dance "club style". To do this, start off on the first count and do an open break. Next, the male will switch positions and move around the female. After this, you will come into a rainbow move, and the female will be standing behind you ...more
In this dance how to video you will learn how to do a simple combo in Salsa. It is basically putting right turns and crossbody leads with styling. You can do it over and over again so you can practice those two fundamentals!
Check out this video to go over a few options on how to get out of a Salsa titanic move. Enjoy!
Watch this video to learn something short and simple just for you to mix it in to your other salsa dancing moves. Remember, it is not about having multiple long combos, but about putting smaller salsa moves together in different orders that will make you a versatile dancer. Th ...more
In this how to video, learn to play these great Latin salsa riffs on the keyboard or piano. This beginner salsa piano lesson is two parts. The first video are the licks and the second is how to play them. Play Latin salsa movements on the piano - Part 1 of 2. Click through to ...more
In this how to video, learn to play Latin salsa style riffs on the piano or keyboard. This piano lesson is ideal for beginner pianists. RH: Dm G C F Bdim E Am LH: D A G D C G F C B F E B A Play Latin salsa piano. Click through to watch this video on youtube.com
In this how to video, learn to play a Latin montuno on the piano or keyboard. A montuno it refers to the repeated part of the song, like a chorus/refrain in Salsa music. This salsa piano lesson is designed for the beginning pianist.
Salsa dancing not only incorporates beautiful dance steps, but also exaggerated use of the hips. Learn how to dance the Salsa in this free video series on Salsa dancing featuring a professional dancer. Part 1 of 15 - How to Dance salsa. Dance salsa - Part 2 of 15. Click throug ...more
A quick introduction to the art of Salsa dancing with some tips and demonstration. Part 1 of 3 - How to Salsa dance. Part 2 of 3 - How to Salsa dance. Part 3 of 3 - How to Salsa dance.
Dancing salsa is like making love on a wood floor. Interested? If so,then check out this easy to follow dance video which will guide you step by step through how to dance salsa. From sashaying your hips sexily to the correct basic forward and backward step, this video covers ...more
There are three basic salsa dance steps demonstrated in this video: the "forward and back step," the "side break," and the "back break." In the forward and back step one partner steps forward as the other steps back using the rhythm "quick, quick, slow, quick, quick, slow." In ...more
Ladies, here's a tip on which shoe size to buy your dance shoes in. A snug pair of shoes is more secure, and will make Latin dancing easier. Watch this video dance tutorial and learn how to pick the right size of shoe for Latin dance.
Guys, here are some tips on what to wear to class. Make sure the soles are worn, or are leather or rubber. Shirts should be loose and comfortable to wear to allow for movement. Watch this video dance tutorial and learn how to dress for a Latin dance class or club.
High heels to dance in? While a high heel might seem awkward to dance in, a good rule of thumb is to go by what sort of heel you're used to using anyway. Watch this video dance tutorial and learn how to pick out a pair of high heels for Latin dance class.
This video is a simple tutorial on how to dance the basic fundamental steps of salsa either on1 or on2 timing.
If you ever wanted to learn salsa, this video is a good first step. In this brief, kid-friendly lesson, the instructor in the video shows you a couple of very basic steps. The first step is a front-to-back step. This involves bringing your left foot forward and then together, ...more
Foot position is very important to all types of Latin dances. In this how to video you will learn the right way to place your feet when dancing the Cha Cha, Merengue, Rumba, etc.
In this tutorial, we learn how to do a basic salsa hammerlock hand flick. Start off with two hands into a right turn. You will want to unwind your hammerlock into the next position. You will switch hands as the woman is turning from you. Make sure you have the timing down righ ...more
Looking to start Salsa dancing? In this free dance lesson, learn how to dance basic salsa steps with professional salsa dancers. Do basic salsa dance steps - Part 1 of 25. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com Do basic salsa dance steps - Part 2 of 25. Click t ...more
Here is a series of hot and complex sexy salsa dance patterns. This is a more complicated salsa pattern. It is a very long pattern, so take it in strides and small bites. We have named the individual moves to help you piece the entire salsa combination together.
Watch and learn the basics of a salsa dance hand juggle performed by addicted2salsa's Julie and Anthony. In salsa dancing, there is more than meets the eye. There are a lot of simple hand-tricks that help you perform a simple move, but still make it complicated to the average ...more
In this video you will learn the open-break dance pattern. It is a very important dance move if you need to gather some initial momentum for future combos. You'll also learn how to switch places using an open-break, and then, a small little combo starter for the future combos ...more
Learn a couple of simple ways and one slick/combo way to get out of the Salsa hammerlock position.
In this video, you can learn a very simple turning combo, salsa move. It taps into a reverse-open-break. Then, the ladies will open (and maybe wink) and finish turning while the lead picks them up to finish with a cross-body lead.
In this video you can learn how to do the 'magichands' drop, a quick hammerlock to a cross-body lead, and then a copa for the ladies.
This dance how to video will teach everyone the basic crossbody lead in Salsa. For most of you, this will be a very essential move to pull-off some of the other complicated combinations. In addition, we add some styling techniques to make your crossbody leads better for both m ...more
This dance how to video will review the basic steps of the salsa (front-back) step one. We also teach you how to perform a simple right turn, and for the guys, how to lead a right turn when in open position. Hopefully this will get you started dancing salsa!
The line dance is a dance with repeated sequence of steps in which a group of people dance in one or more lines, all facing the same direction, and executing the steps at the same time. Line dancing's popularity grew out of the 1970's, when the country-western dance continued ...more
In this video series, our expert Safi Thomas will tell you all about the history of boogaloo dance, teach you how to fell the music, and use your feet. Part 1 of 26 - How to Dance the Latin Boogaloo. Dance the Latin Boogaloo - Part 2 of 26. Click through to watch this video on ...more
n this free video series, our expert Rodney Lopez will tel you all about the Latin Bachata dance, how to do the basic steps, and how to tone down hip movement. Rodney will also show you the open and closed positions, traveling steps, forward and backward steps, and turns. Part ...more
Anthony Persaud and Stephanie teach the basic Salsa dance steps. The steps are shown at different angles. The steps are basically front, middle, back, middle. Your hands should flow with the movement of your steps. This is a very popular dance and it is danced at many clubs.
This video is part of an instructional series on salsa dancing. In this particular video, instructors Anthony Persaud and Julie Merrill indicate the proper way to execute windmill dance moves in salsa. These moves involve structured turning, with or without a partner. The arm ...more
Dance the basic salsa step. This step is the foundation of salsa dance
In this clip, learn how to perform a basic dance sequence for ballroom salsa. This move is classic and can easily be moved from the ballroom to the dance floor. Check it out and get started with these easy to learn steps: the front-back step, the simple right turn, and for the ...more
This video basically shows you a set of minor hand techniques (cues) that might help you when you are dancing salsa.
In this video, Cesar and Sheena teach us how to dance New York style salsa. Your basic step is going to consist of 8 different counts, but you are only stepping on 6 of those counts. On your non-stepping counts, you are traveling instead of stepping. It's important to count wi ...more
Learn the basic salsa moves and dazzle on the dance floor with this right turn.
In this video, learn how to get started with a basic cross body lead. This is an essential move to pull-off some more complicated combinations that you will learn further on. In addition, you will learn some styling techniques that make your crossbody leads better for both men ...more
Check out this video to learn how to do the Submarine Boop pattern in Salsa. Enjoy!
Need some help with your Latin dancing skills? Can't quite impress the crowd with your moves? Well, check out this quick video tutorial to learn how to dance with technique and style during Latin dances. When you dance Latin dances, does it feel like you are really dancing? If ...more
In this how to video you will begin learning the salsa. This tutorial teaches you three basic steps, the forward back step, the side break, and the back break. Part 1 of 2 - How to Dance the basic steps of the salsa. Dance the basic steps of the salsa - Part 2 of 2. Click thro ...more
Learn how to turn with the drop-catch move with this salsa tutorial. You are going to use a right turn for this move as well as a cross body lead.
Learn the basic Salsa side step with this dance how to video. This move is an absolute must for beginning Salsa dancers.
Dance a "lady passing under a bridge" in salsa. Learn how to do a straight cross body lead first.
Put on some shoes and clear some space; it's time to dance. Join Nestor and Lidia from Modus Vivendi Salsa Productions for this Bachata lesson from Latin Dance Alive. Watch this video dance tutorial and learn how to dance the Bachata Latin dance. Part 1 of 2 - How to Dance Bac ...more