By Edie, The Salsa FREAK!!
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I was working with a small group of students the other day, and was getting two of the guys to show me a really cool move called the â€œS – Moveâ€œ. It is a very simple, but FANTASTIC-feeling move that can really get screwed up if you donâ€t lead it correctly. (more…)
Dear Salsa Freak,
I have just started private Salsa lessons. The challenge I am having is that my wife is now quite an accomplished dancer. The truth is that I just took two classes with her when she started about two years ago, she begged me to go, but because I didn’t like “Salsa” at the time, I quit, and told her never to invite me to a club, because I didn’t like the “scene”. Well, now I never see her anymore, we’re having problems, and I thought I may need to start taking a few Salsa lessons. (more…)
Feet Sore Yet?
THEY WILL BE!!!
By Edie, The Salsa FREAK SPENCO Inserts… A Dancers DREAM!!!
Throughout my years of dancing BLISS, Iâ€™ve experienced virtually every type of foot, knee and hip problem imaginable. (more…)
Just wondering how to get rid of the anxiety???? I just started taking lessons and I know I could be a lot better than what I am showing my instructor but I am so self conscious and stiff and I don’t know how to relax. When I am home dancing I am moving pretty good but I feel like a big awkward nerd when I am dancing with my instructor. Please help me learn some tips to relax a bit….
Sincerely, – “Self Conscious”
Dear “Self Conscious”I can totally relate to what you wrote. When I started I was that way. Then one day, like Magic, it just “broke”. I was going through some difficult “relationship issues” and I got so pissed one night I justa (more…)
How to prevent falling asleep on the road or freeway at 2:30-3:00am after dancing.
This is EVERYTHING I’ve done at that hour. I usually had about an hour drive home, so I would…
- I rub my hands very rapidly together, like I’m freezing.
- I also chew gum.
- drink water.
- stop at an all-night convenience store to buy coffee (at 2:30am.
- pull over and take a 15 minute nap.
- bang your head against the window.
- call a Salsa friend and talk each other home (they are the ONLY people that will understand/relate).
- Go have a bite to eat someplace.