People Who Piss You Off

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

Gosh, I could have used this theory ssssooo many times in my life.

I had to learn this the hard way – AND IT WORKS.

Listen to what Abraham says about people who PISS YOU OFF… (more…)

Do Whatever It Takes

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

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…)

Self Conscious

Learn to Salsa dance with Edie, The Salsa FREAK!!
“Dear Edie,
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…)

Drinking and Salsa Dancing

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Don’t drink too much alcohol (or preferably non at all) while dancing.
Hard-core serious dancers can’t stand dancing with someone intoxicated.

    • This screws up your lead.
    • This screws up your follow.
    • This messes up your balance,
    • … messes up your spinning.
    • … destroys your career,
    • … destroys your relationships,
    • … makes everyone you come in contact with … utterly miserable.