Village SALSA











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CUBAN STYLE

Generally circular figures, including some  cross-body leads and “close hold”.  Lots of  “armogaphy”.

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Here is a Cuban dance star called Yanek Revilla in the Cuban tv dance competition  “Bailar Casino”. The track is “El Diablo Colorao”  by Manolito y Su Trabuco

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Here is Yanek again in practice mode, showing a few more of his “tricks”.  The track is “Sonando” by Maraca

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Yanek again with multiple partners.

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Here is a “crazy foreigner” dancing on the Cuban TV program “Bailar Casino”.  Many elements of the Cuban style, solo and with partner.

The music is by Los Van Van “Te Poner la Cabeza Mala”

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New York – L.A – Miami Style

The American styles are based around the cross-body lead. They are sometimes referred to as slot-dancing as one appears to be dancing within a slot. Little circular movement.

Here is a dance from Miami.  The song is “Mas buscado” by Domingo Quinones

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Salsa L.A style.  Song: Sonia & Selena – Deja que mueva, mueva, mueva

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