That moment…

That moment when the music pounds in your heart Adrenaline surges through your every vain You connect with the band You connect with your partner across the floor You dance towards each other   Every speedy beat is expressed in your body and in his You meet in the middle You do not touch RatherContinue reading “That moment…”

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!”

From the mouth of a salsera…

Arriving at Cape-Town & Just Dancing Salsa!  June 25th,  2012. It’s pouring with rain in CPT, cold and wet. How very inspiring! Coming from Hamburg I’m on business & time out at the other end of the world. So there are many evenings to fill even with a full schedule… I brought my dancing shoes,Continue reading “From the mouth of a salsera…”

Terrified of the dance floor?

Still afraid to step onto the dance floor?  Many beginner leads complain about not being able to remember the turn patterns they learnt in class. And they do not feel confident that they will be able to remember their steps and leads when taking a lady onto the floor. Here’s the thing: YOU DON’T HAVEContinue reading “Terrified of the dance floor?”

Salsa & Status

Do you know something random I love about salsa? It removes all the status with which people are normally labelled. What I mean is this: On the floor of many salsa parties are heart surgeons, computer geniuses, CEOs, business owners and those who only need to work for six months of the year. Dancing rightContinue reading “Salsa & Status”

What makes a good dancer?

Simply put… Stubbornness. The best dancers are incredibly stubborn! When they know they can’t do something, they do it. Usually over and over again so that what they cannot do becomes what they can do. Often it irritates them so much that cannot do something that they determine to get  that something right usually beforeContinue reading “What makes a good dancer?”