Yes, there is a different feeling when dancing each style. NY, LA, Cuban. There are lots of small differences which add up to a big difference. It's mostly about listening and expressing the music differently in each style. Although there are also a lot of technical differences. It's not really possible to describe the feeling of each style as people usually say the same things. e.g. "I feel the music more when I dance X style on Y beat". The the only real way to understand is to learn to dance in each style with instructors/dancers who only do that style. Even going to a club where they specialise might give you an idea. Alternatively you could get an idea by watching professional dancers who dance that specific style really well. Buy a congress DVD or if you can't afford that there are lots of video clips of social dancing free on the internet. However, there are lots of articles for the specialist styles which give you an idea of how the dancers think. Which affects their style. LA style. http://www.salsaweb.com See the articles section. NY style. http://www.salsanewyork.com/ourdancemusic.htm Cuban style. http://www.salsaroots.com/articles.htm This is a place to start.