Musicality and the Musicalists of the World

Musicality is the Father of Men’s Styling.

Musicalists are now getting SO used to women saying “… oh my god” after virtually every song, that naturally they tend to start believing they are Salsa gods, and this CAN get to their HEADs.

Guys, hold the reigns… take my word of advice. Just because women STAND IN LINE all night to get a dance with you and call you “god” afterward doesn’t mean you’re really GOD….OK?

What do all of these men have in common?

Alex Lima-France, MimoGermany, Tamambo-UK, Felix Crainicu-Romania, Peter Fige-Hungary Ismael Otero & Juan Calderon-New Jersey – Tudor-Romania – Fabrizio, Italy – Milton Cobo, USA

… and yes, women say “Oh my god” after dancing with them. (more…)

Rhythmically Challenged

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“Dear Edie,
I read your story and found it most interesting because I am in a situation somewhat similar to yours. My partner and I have been dancing Salsa for a little over a year, we have horrible fights. We have participated in local competitions and have won, but I think this is because our audience is mostly anglo. I would like to improve my Salsa dancing but I can’t find qualified salsa teachers or professionals in my area, and my partner can’t hear the music, I am his ears!. I need a good partner but they are hard to find. I love dancing so much that (more…)

He’s Off Time!!!

Learn to Salsa dance with Edie, The Salsa FREAK!!

“Dear Edie,
I’m so glad I surfed and surfed the web until I finally found the Dancer Hangout! I never knew there was so much information for Salsa freaks like me, by Salsa freaks like you. I was reading your “Off Beat” letters of concern regarding people who have no rhythm. My story is similar and would like some advice.

About 2 years ago I began learning salsa. My boyfriend knew a little more (more…)

Where’s the Beat?

Learn to Salsa dance with Edie, The Salsa FREAK!!

“Hi Edie,
I’ve just started to learn Salsa. I think I’ve managed to learn the basic steps. The 2 big problems I’m having right now which is kinda preventing me from going further are
1. Knowing when to break out
2. Recognizing the beat in the music.

I know that you need to keep in tune with the sound of the clave instrument to dance Salsa. But I can’t (more…)