If You Pay Attention, You Will Grow

If You Pay Attention, You Will Grow

While in salsa class a few years ago my instructor mentioned how when growing up his grandfather used to say, “if you pay attention, you will grow, if you don’t pay attention, you will never grow…” This is so essential to life, dancing salsa, and just being an overall good person. It seems many people…

Wilmer y Maria – El Mundo Del Caribe Latin Congress 2012

Wilmer y Maria – El Mundo Del Caribe Latin Congress 2012

This wonderful video starts out with signs of belly dancing arms, and movements I’ve seen in the Black Swan. This couple brought a little bit of everything… just looking at the way they move and execute each aerial shows they are grounded in some solid technique. Maria must be ridiculously strong, because her body is…

Luis Vazquez & Melissa Fernandez performance – Bachata

Luis Vazquez & Melissa Fernandez performance – Bachata

A Sensual Bachata performance with Luiz Vazquez and Melissa Fernandez. I like the slow beginning, and the way it picks up towards the ends. The entrance is unique compared to other shows I’ve seen.      

Jamie Foxx Gives Dance Lessons… Every Salsa Dancer needs to be doing this

When you see all these amazing dancers out there on the dance floor, you see them styling, spinning, and just having crazy amounts of fun… Have you ever asked yourself… why are some people stiff, while other people look so smooth and relaxed when they do a move… The answer: Body Isolations… In this video…

Sofia Vergara Learns the Latin Lotion Dance

Whenever I’m teaching my students how to dance salsa, the biggest block I come across is that everyone thinks you’re messing up if you don’t do the exact same thing I do. To learn a dance, you need to understand the rules, the footwork patterns, and the timing… however, you don’t want to lose all…

‘So You Think You Can Dance’ recap, first eliminations

So the first eliminations have come and gone for ‘So You Think You can Dance’ and I must say it’s always inspiring to see people pursue their dreams and stand in front of the world to be judged. Yup, I love dancing, and it’s an art form that requires hours and years of practice to…