Salsa dancing articles

Good Manners on the Dancefloor
by Louise (from C&L)
Over the last year or so I have been hearing complaints about people’s behaviour when dancing salsa in nightclubs and bars. Some people even gave up on salsa because of that. I’ve done a bit of research and put together a list of points which I think EVERYONE should consider. Le'ts all try to pay a bit of attention to the way we dance and then everyone can enjoy salsa! Thanks!
Top Tips to improve your Salsa Dancing
by Louise (from C&L)
While looking for inspiration for an article I [Louise] found some information on the Australian 'Club Salsa' website which repeats exactly what we say every year to you all about dancing salsa. I've included it here, and put in some additional thoughts too but this just shows that what we say is acknowledged everywhere in the world - its not just us! These are important tips to remember as they are really the key to progressing and becoming a good salsa dancer. Hope these help. Have fun!
Interview with César and Louise
by Sascha Kettern
This interview was originally published in 2004 by Sascha Kettern in his web site "powerwerk".
Salsa Styles: Introduction to salsa styles
by César
Many of you joined our lessons with the purpose of learning how to dance salsa. Simply salsa. But one day somebody made you the fatal question: What style do you dance? You dance "on 1" or "on 2"?... "I dance only with one at a time" was your sensible answer.
In this series of articles we will try to explain you what a salsa style is, what are the elements that define a salsa style and which are the most popular salsa styles..
Salsa Styles 1: Timing in salsa styles
by César
"on 1"... "on 2"... Palladium style... On which time should I dance?
Salsa style 2: Travelling
by César
Do you dance in circular area or rather in a rectangle? Do I really need that much space when I dance Cross Body Style?
Salsa Styles 3: Position, patterns and personal enhancements
by César
Should I be straight or leaned forward? Should I dance cool or make plenty of tricks? Should I rather dance like ballroom or Afrocuban?
Salsa Styles 4: Standard salsa styles
by César
What are the main features of Cuban, L.A., N.Y. and Puerto Rican salsa styles?
Salsa Styles 5: Salsa style by César and Filo
by César
After all this mess of timings, travellings, positions... What style do we learn at your salsa lesons in Luxembourg?

Luxembourg salsa scene

Salsanews An independent salsa site managed by Eric Lallemand. The most up-to-date site with information about salsa parties and courses in Luxembourg.

M Danse: Salsa school and parties in Petange and the Luxembourg-Belgian border, with Mireille (Excellent teacher and person :-)

Walfer Danzclub: Do you want to learn jive, rock&roll, valse, fox... Then don't hesitate to check this website.

European salsa scene

SalsaBruxelles: Alain Vander Linden's web with info concerning courses and salsa events. Alain is one of the salsa pioneers and most reputated teachers in Bruxelles.

Nuyorican Company Conny is one of the pioneers in Europe to promote the "Mambo on 2" and the founder of the Nuyorican Company.

SalsaLife: Dance school in Germany and Luxembourg and our partners in the "Salsa Life Project Dance Company"

Salsa shopping

Elegance Dance Shoes A web shop specialised in dancing shoes, based in Strasbourg.

Peroti Zapatos Dance and dress shoes for men and women, 100% handmade by authorized craftsmen.

Learn Dance Online Instructional DVDs to learn salsa, cha-cha, jive and many other ballroom dances.

Worldwide salsa scene

SalsaPower: Site mainly (but not exclusively) devoted to Salsa de Casino (Cuban style). Many interesting pages of information about salsa events and congresses all over the world!

Learn Salsa: The popularity of is out of control and becoming nation-wide! and it's affiliates are heavily involved in the Entertainment Industry and in the Los Angeles Salsa Scene

Esteban Conde: Fun and affordable Salsa Dance lessons by Orange County's best! Learn how to dance Salsa, Cha-Cha, Bachata, Merengue, Argentine Tango and more, in a group or private dance class, with Esteban Conde. Also available are professional salsa dance shows and wedding first dance choreography.

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