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    Salsa Instructional DVD reviews

    I have always been a fan of buying salsa instructional DVDs and practicing moves from them with my dance partner. I own 39 salsa DVDs and I have owned and gave away easily a dozen of video tapes. I'm convinced these practice sessions were more beneficial for my salsa dancing than the group...
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    Following on1 vs on2

    I'm a man, so naturally I lead when I dance. I've been dancing on1 for 3 years and a few months back I started to take on2 lessons. I don't have experience as a follow. Lately the dance classes I take have been very lead heavy, so I decided to try my luck as a follow. Both classes had similar...
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    Question: Henry Herrera videos

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    Question: Henry Herrera videos

    I have a question to those who have watched Henry Herrera's instructional salsa videos: do they teach Rueda for multiple couples or Casino style salsa for a single couple? I could not figure out from the description. :oops: Here are the urls the videos: salsaracing.com/dvdpage.asp...
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    Little Known Facts For Leaders

    Smooth and steady will please a lady.
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    Salsa Concepts

    Thank you, Borikensalsero! Reading your comments I see the first thing I should do to improve my description of the concepts: To put at the beginning in big letters (stealing from Robert Heinlein): Rules are for the beginners, salseros do as they grok! I certainly do not want Salsa to...
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    Salsa Concepts

    Would you guys find this (rudimentary) description of salsa concepts useful (correct)? Any suggestions for improvement? http://almacubana.freewebsitehosting.com/salsa_concepts.html El Quimico De La Salsa
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    maintaining proper arm tension

    This is entirely wrong. In Salsa the degree of connection a follower maintains with her leader is always changing in time. In preparatory part of a move (during 1,2,3), follower's hands should be very relaxed to allow the leader to manipulate her hands (he might want to do a hair brush, a hand...
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    I know that someone can do it!!!

    The song The song you are looking for is "El Preso" by Fruko y sus Tesos. Here is a link to where you can buy the CD: http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00002R142/almacubana-20 Have fun!