Sunday, January 5, 2014

Latest in Oman : Learning Salsa Routines

Note: This entry will be constantly updated as we go along with the salsa class.

Here's some easy salsa steps for all you all salsa enthusiasts.They're really easy to do and fun. Plus, the table of contents allows user to click and watch specific moves in the video.

Salsa Dancing Walk-Though - 36 Movements
by Geno Garcia & Kristin Travis


Table of Contents:
Salsa Basic Two Handed Basic: 00:00
Closed Frame Salsa Basic 03:14
Salsa Rotating Basic 05:07
Salsa Apart Basic 07:02
Basic with Heel Kick 08:04
Curarachas 09:48
Ladies Underarm Turn 11:51
Adding Man's Sidestep 15:00
Turn With Right hand 16:31
Turn with Back Break 18:03
Cross Hand Turn 20:06
Club Style Exit 22:13
Two Arm Wrap 23:56
Cross Body Lead 24:46
Two Handed Hold 28:44
Adding Style 29:42
Haircombs 31:24
Sombrero 33:58
Cradle 36:00
Ladies Double Turn 41:45
Hammer Lock 43:58
Hammer Lock Cont 48:14
Hammer Lock Cont 50:36
Cross Handed Turn 53:23
Haircombs, Loops and Wraps 56:28
Right Turn to Loop 57:46
Man Loop 58:45
Turn and Loop into Lead 59:28
Hammer Lock Cont 1:00:58
Sombrero and Turn 1:03:12
Lead with Inside Turn 1:06:00
Ladies Lead Walkthru 1:07:05
Dip and Cross Body Lead 1:10:00

I would like to incorporate the salsa routine we have have learned so far in our Salsa Beginner Class (taught by Fernando & Mina):

Note: It really looks like a cooking recipe... lols for that. But it's easy and fun to follow.

Salsa Routine

1 Basic (Mambo)
4 Sides (Curacha)
4 Diagonal
1 Basic (Mambo)
1 Susie Cue
1 Basic (Mambo)
1 Cross Body Lead (with haircombs)
1 Basic
1 Overhead Turn - Side to Side (1 Basic - Prepare at 5,6 - Turn at 7)
1 Break - Copa - Walk - Kick - 1 1/2 Turn (Variations- Release / Lock)
1 Break - Copa - Kick - Release
1 Break - Copa - Walk (5-6-7) - Kick (1-2-3) - Block (at 4) - Reverse Turn (5-6-7) - Ending at Hammer Lock (possible exit- double turn)
Right Turn Combinations : 1 Basic (hands R to R) - Hands down (1-2-3) - Hands up (5-6-7) - 1 Basic - Man's right turn
Right Turn Combinations (open embrace): 1 Basic - Hands down (1-2-3) - Hands up (5-6-7) - Catch / Hairbrush
1 Lady's Right Turn with Hand Catch - Man's Hook Turn
1 Basic
1 Cross Body Lead (L-Turn) catch the lady's waist - 2X - Dip


Coming Up: La Rueda 

In 4-week's time, the pre-intermediate and intermediate class to perform the 'La Rueda'
Check out the  the 'La Rueda' entry

Dance | La Rueda




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