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Learning The Basic Salsa Dance Steps
Salsa is the epitome of a latin beat. If
you can count to 8 then you can dance salsa. First start
listening to Salsa music for the classic 4/4 rhythm. Count the
beats until you can identify a set of two 4 beat rhythms.
patterns bring into play a pause on the fourth-beat using three
steps and typically transferring their weight from one foot to
the next during the skipped beat.
Learning the salsa
dance is not difficult. You begin the basics by modeling
specific dance patterns into four-beat music. From there, you
could now proceed to the 7 FUNDAMENTAL STEPS in learning HOW TO
On the first
count, step forward with your left foot. Next, step in place
with your right and bring your left foot back to center on the
third count. Then pause at the fourth count or you could
optionally tap your right foot. At the counts 5, 6, and 7, step
with your right foot behind you, step in place with your left
and bring your right back to center and pause. Remember that
each step requires a full weight transfer.
Since salsa is a dance with partners, the
follower's basic is reversed stepping back on the right foot on
the count of one and stepping forward with the left on the count
That is all there
is to the basic Salsa Pattern? Add a touch of grace in every
swing, clap and turn in your movements and you actually develop
a coordinated body and general deftness. You can also try wide
variety of salsa dance styles according to unique step patterns,
music and beat. Perhaps you want to specifically consider
learning the elegant Cuban salsa dance or the flashy Los Angeles
Not only can you
improve your fitness level and maintain your physique with
salsa, you can also meet tons of new people and boost your
confidence with a newly-acquired skill. With more friends and
better health you will start to see just a few of the benefits
of Salsa come your way!
While you explore
this new exercise in its magnificent form of expression, be sure
to keep these few things covered:
♣ Enroll in a salsa dance class or private
♣ Look for an effective teacher that has a
style you like.
♣ Choose attire you find comfortable.
♣ Browse salsa dance videos on various
websites on the internet for additional information about salsa
♣ Keep motivated and enjoy what you are
♣ Keep practicing because it enhances your
skill and intensifies your interest!
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