This course is designed to provide a comprehensive introduction to Salsa & Bachata dance. Each class will teach you the fundamentals, such as: rhythm, timing, leading, following and ultimately connecting with the dance and the music. Each week you will learn fun and easy exercises and techniques to give you an in-depth understanding of how to dance.
“Take a chance, learn to dance, get lost in this trance, let’s begin a new romance with this thing I call dance.”
The most difficult thing to master in ballroom dance, salsa, tango, swing, latin - or any other kind of partner dancing - is not the steps. It's the interaction with your partner! "Lead and follow" is the secret to getting two partners dancing smoothly together. It's simply impossible for two people, dancing in close contact, to move seamlessly if each person making their own decisions, choosing their own timing and doing their steps independently. They must coordinate their
Salsa music seems to inspire an instant reaction in Latin music lovers everywhere. It is the rhythm, the dance, the musical excitement that sends millions of people to the dance floor—Latino or not. Salsa Music Salsa music borrows much from the Cuban son. With heavy use of percussion, such as the clave, maracas, conga, bongo, tambora, bato, cowbell, the instruments and the singers often mimic the call and response patterns of traditional African songs, and then break into the