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How dare you get to dance with a girl

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Have you ever been in a ballroom, you are watching people dancing, you see a girl while she is dancing and you say to yourself ... "The next song I will ask to dance with her for sure." The next song arrives and there is something inside of you that do not let you move, you get stucked and scared and you do not say anything to her. In that moment you feel frustrated with yourself and start telling excuses such as: the next song I will go, this song is too fast so it is better to dance the next one, I think he knows more than I do ... How many excuses you can get put?

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Five basic steps to dance salsa

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When you start to dance salsa and you join a dance school. You realize that every teacher has his own teaching methodology. I have been several years dancing and when I ask for dance to a girl I always get to the dilemma of whether the girl will dance Cuban salsa or salsa LA or if she knows much or knows a little ... Anyway, it does not matter, what matters is to get a minimal connection with the couple, who you may know, that you put attitude and most importantly that you have a good time.

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3 pillars for a successful choreography

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Why do we like some dance performances more than others? I have always wanted to know what makes a show like and the truth is that there are many factors that influence the success of a performance. Strength, practice, concentration, connection, originality, elegance, attitude, presence, wardrobe...

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4 tricks to remember all the steps learned in class

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Have you ever been dancing and you can’t remember the step you learned in your last class? it has happened to me many times and this gives me a lot of anger. It would be ideal to be able to remember all the steps that one has ever learned in classes, workshops or watching videos online. But the truth is that we do not remember the movements and we have done a thousand of things to try it such us putting names to the steps, recording them on video or watching them again and again. But you wonder why this is not enough? The problem is how the memory process works and what we do is not all we need to do to remember all the steps.

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This is what you like when you go to dance

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A few days ago we asked in social networks what do you like the most when you go to dance. In order to know the answer we created a questionnaire and carried out 4 questions that were answered anonymously. We asked; how long have you been dancing? What is the dance that you like the most when you go to dance? What days of the week do you usually go dancing? And we asked you select the combination of songs that you like in order to be able to know what you like when you go to dance and offer information tailored to your tastes and preferences in go&dance.

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8 reasons to start dancing

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Since I start dancing I have many friends who tell me that I am crazy for going out so many times per week staying until late and sleeping so little. They do not know yet, but that is the life of a salsa addict. In fact, I always tell them the same thing… why don’t you sign up for a salsa class so you can understand me? Eventually I convinced more than one person telling my experiences and all the advantages of going to dance. So after years of insistence trying to add more people to this wonderful world I can honestly say that these are the 8 reasons why to start dancing.

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The story of a maverick salsero

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5 years ago living in Budapest while an Erasmus period I was completely unaware of the world of salsa. I have always loved dancing and at that time I had a lot of free time so I wanted to meet people and have some fun. One day in the way to class I saw a notice on the bulletin board of the university, and with my roommate we signed up for salsa classes in Hungarian. Hardly anyone spoke English, we had no idea of ​​Hungarian and we did not understand anything of what we were told. But with patience, copying the teacher’s steps and following the rhythm of the music we learned something in some way.

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