Salsa On1 Curriculum

Updated May 19, 2017

Watch the demo videos below to get a feel for what you can learn at Dance Dojo. Like what you see? Become a member to get instant access to ALL of our lessons, On1 and On2, complete with detailed instruction for both leads and follows.

Musicality

Video demos are not available for musicality lessons

  • How to Count Salsa Music
  • Rhythm Recognition – The Piano
  • Salsa Song Structure (Son-Montuno)

Body Movement

Video demos are not available for body movement lessons

Beginner Body Movement

  • Hip Movement
  • Arm Isolations (Basic Triangles)
  • Hips & Arms Together
  • Step Sequence
  • Putting Your Basic Movements Together

Intermediate/Advanced Body Movement

  • Working Your Ankles
  • Figure 8 Hip Isolations
  • Rib Cage & Shoulder Isolations
  • Arm Isolations (Advanced Triangles)
  • Stepping With Figure 8’s
  • Stepping With Upper Body Movement
  • Leading From the Pelvis
  • Putting Your Advanced Movements Together

Turn Technique Workshops

Video demos are not available for turn technique lessons

  • Half turn technique
  • Inside turn technique
  • Outside turn technique
  • Inside 2.5 turn technique
  • Sequence of events in your turns
  • Spotting

Lesson Structure

Each of our salsa lessons includes multiple videos to fully explain the move, concept or combo being taught. A common lesson structure looks like this:

1) Lesson demo
2) Footwork for the leads
3) Footwork for the follows
4) Partner work
5) Tips & common mistakes

Organizing our lessons this way makes it easy for you to find what you want, when you want it and allows you to learn in bite-sized pieces so you don’t get overwhelmed.

As a member, you get access to every one of our lessons and we add new ones each month. There’s always something to learn!