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The Barrel Roll – Intermediate Salsa Step

Today we’ve added a new intermediate Salsa lesson called the Barrel Roll. Check out the demo below.

Barrel Roll Demo


The Barrel Roll is a back-to-back style turn that uses an Inside Turn for the ladies, and a hook turn for the fellas. It’s a dynamic step that has a nice flow to it when executed correctly. It works well in any combo and starts from a simple hand shake hold out of your basic step. Leads, you’ve seen this footwork before in the Rejection, so you can refer back to that lesson as needed.

Now, go give it a shot and get practicing! Login to start dancing or join our salsa program by becoming a member.