Does your timing suck?

I don’t mean in life, for that you’ll need more than just our help! I mean in Salsa. What is the correct timing for L.A Style Salsa or Salsa-on-1? How do you find the first beat? Do the rest of the beats matter? The first beat is important. It is where it all starts, andContinue reading “Does your timing suck?”

What is Playful Dancing?

What takes a dance from being a series of spins and steps to being that 3-minute-moment you want to repeat over and over again? Is it the song? Is it your partner? Is it your own dancing? I say, all of the above and more! There are several aspects for me which takes a danceContinue reading “What is Playful Dancing?”

Albert Torres was here!

Who is Albert? On the inside Albert is just another guy who loves Salsa, he loves the music and he loves the dance. Because of his love for Salsa and his Puerto Rican heritage he now dedicates his life to promoting Salsa and Latin Music and Dance all around the world. And he is goodContinue reading “Albert Torres was here!”

What to wear for the 1950s Havana Salsa Party!

Some of you might be wondering what you can wear for the upcoming 1950s Havana Party. So I decided to give you some ideas: Men: What you need to be thinking is Cuba: Cigars, hats, smart shirts, brightly coloured and braces. Much like these: Ladies: Your dress (yes, it should be a dress) should beContinue reading “What to wear for the 1950s Havana Salsa Party!”

The story of a Masquerader…

Arriving in the car park of Barbosa was nerve-wracking- you were wearing a mask and feeling a little bit silly… but as soon as you get out of the car another car load of people get out across the way and they too are masked! Immediately your feelings turn to hope! You smile at themContinue reading “The story of a Masquerader…”

The fastest way to learn salsa!

Learning can be frustrating.  Many people get very despondent with how slowly they progress when they start to salsa. They lose confidence and think that maybe the dance is just not for them. NOT TRUE! Salsa, like anything in life is learnt by practice. Therefore, the quickest way to learn how to dance salsa isContinue reading “The fastest way to learn salsa!”