'Performances' Dance Articles


Salsa/Mambo Kid : The Next Generation of Salseros

Posted on about 9 years ago
Salsa/Mambo Kid : The Next Generation of Salseros

I know we have all wished that we would have started dancing at an early age. However, I've always felt that anyone with enough passion and determination can reach high feats in salsa dancing. But after watching this video, all I have to say is WOW!. This doesn't help my argument, but it is a must see. This kid is pretty amazing at his age, to be able to perform all that body movement, remember all those steps and feel comfortable doing it. He is a rising star! Enjoy and share!...




Santo Rico Salsa Routine : Clasiqueando

Posted on about 9 years ago
Santo Rico Salsa Routine : Clasiqueando

This is one of my FAVORITE videos--Santo Rico is amazing. I had the pleasure of taking a class with them in NY in August, and remain in total awe of the skill of these dancers. The video is of one of their rehearsals, and we see not only some of the fastest spins out there, but also some great body movement. Enjoy!!!...




Salsa Dance Technicals : The Yin and Yang in Salsa Dance

Posted on over 10 years ago
Salsa Dance Technicals : The Yin and Yang in Salsa Dance

There is something to be said about social dancing. It is a different type of dancing compared to performing - (of course you'll say thats a given). But sometimes, some people forget that. In my case as a leader, its my job to 'entertain' and 'play' with the lady - as well as make her look good. However, what should I be expecting from the lady? Mainly to show me that she's having fun - that gives me the reward that all my hardwork (doing the combos, being smooth, keeping timing, footwork, smiling..etc) is paying off. However, for some dancers, I feel this simple concept is lost....