'David-stein' Dance Articles


Take the lead (or follow?)

Posted on over 9 years ago
Take the lead (or follow?)

One of my favorite things to see when I'm out social dancing or watching a performance is a woman who can lead or a guy who can follow. I think there's a bit of pride, maybe a bit of machismo (sorry guys) and a bit of apprehension (sorry girls) when it comes to changing the traditional lead and follow roles and I think that's really a shame. For one thing, learning to follow if you're a lead or vice versa is so helpful improving your skills. You get insights into the job of your usual partners that you just can't get any other way. For another, I love to see salsa that's off the beaten path - whether it's from fusion with another dance (Swing Guys, anyone?), themed performances, or doing a little lead/follow switcheroo....




San Francisco Salsa Congress 2007 Jack and Jill Salsa Masters

Posted on over 9 years ago
San Francisco Salsa Congress 2007 Jack and Jill Salsa Masters

Well, last year's Jack and Jill contest at San Francisco Salsa Congress was just simply amazing! This year was even better! These people just stole the show. You just have to watch some of the best improvised performances anywhere in the US....




Presenting - David and Jennifer Stein from Majesty in Motion

Posted on almost 11 years ago
Presenting - David and Jennifer Stein from Majesty in Motion

Most of you know that I ended up learning salsa by myself and watching videos online (one of the reasons I started this website) - trust me, there is not enough salsa in Ames, Iowa. However, I have to give full-credit to the instructors that have improved my salsa skills (hopefully they think I've improved). They are the founders of Majesty In Motion - San Diego's #1 Dance Team - HANDS DOWN! Here is a video of them doing their Orlando Salsa Congress performance....