Salsa Steps & Patterns

FULL Intermediate Salsa Lesson: “Around the World” (Salsa On1)

The full salsa on2 lesson is here.

Here’s a full intermediate online salsa class directly from our online Salsa Course with Patrick and Scarlet.

Keep in mind, before we teach patterns we ALWAYS teach you the individual moves that make them, so you understand each part of the whole. That’s the key to truly understanding salsa.

We broke the lesson into various parts. Just scrub the timeline to select where you want to start:

  • Demo
  • Section 1 (Lead’s Part)
  • Section 2 (Lead’s Part)
  • Section 1 & 2 (Follow’s Part)
  • Tips and Common Mistakes

In this salsa pattern we’re going to talk about and combine the following concepts:

  • Line of dance and rails
  • Right turns
  • Change of place

With just a few simple moves you’re able to create this fun salsa combo you can use for social dancing, perfect for intermediate salsa dancers.



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7 Salsa Moves for Beginners (The Building Blocks for Everything)

7 Salsa Moves for Beginners

The Building Blocks for Everything

No credit card. Online, On-demand. Watch Anytime.

So many people want to learn salsa, but they just don’t know where to start. The fact every teacher has a different approach and they don’t explain WHY doesn’t help either.

These seven beginner salsa moves are the building blocks for everything in linear style salsa.⁠

Learn them, practice them and read on to understand why they’re so fundamental.

And after if you’d like to learn them, you can try the online Salsa Course completely free for a week here. 

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Advanced Salsa Pattern: Bouncy Hands

Bouncy Hands

Your new combo this week is an advanced salsa pattern we named ‘Bouncy Hands’.

Don’t let the fancy hand styling fool you! This advanced combo consists of only two basic elements : a basic inside turn and a basic right turn. With changes of angles and fancy hand styling for the men, the Bouncy Hands advanced salsa turn pattern is an excellent example of how to spice up your social dancing by adding variations and styling to your basic salsa moves, making them look more advanced. Read more