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Alma Salsera - Inspiration for all Dancers

We have talked about Alma Salera in the past on how inspiring it is to see anyone dance. This video continues to show us that when there is a will, there is always a way. There is no excuse for anyone not to try salsa dancing. Great performance to the crowd with a unique style of fun salsa flavor.

Quick Salsa Styling Tips for Ladies

Quick Salsa Styling Tips for Ladies

If anyone out there is wondering, "what can I do to improve that doesn't involve the natural process of getting good over time," I have some answers for you. Using body movements, you can improve how you look when you dance simply by remembering these easy tips.

7 Great Tips to Improve Balance while Dancing

7 Great Tips to Improve Balance while Dancing

Perhaps the most difficult part of learning to dance for ladies is achieving steady balance. Like most skills, balance takes time and practice to achieve, but here are some ways to speed up the process.

A video is worth 1000 words - On2 partially explained.

A forum member (Rumnet) found a great video by an instructor exaggerating the salsa basic step on2 timing. Again, if you haven't already check out the forum post "Salsa Technicals : On1 vs On2. The Difference ". This video shows the example of what I have been trying to explain in words. When dancing on2, the pause happens when your feet are apart - and therefore you actually have two whole counts to get your feet back together. While On1 and On2 are TECHNICALLY the same steps, the way they are EXECUTED are different.

Basic Salsa Steps Table : Map On1 to On2 timing steps

Here is a useful table to help convert dancing salsa dancing On1 timing to On2 timing and its variants.

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