Enjoy a happy and safe New Year! Classes resume on Wednesday, January 3th 2007. See you next year!
Archive for December, 2006
Lately, we have been discussing multiple turns during class. I found a little article with a few pointers.
- Make sure to prep (be warned to spin a whole lot)
- Keep your legs closed, and slightly bend your knees
- Make sure your arm looks like this–} L facing your partner
- Keep your stomach tight and butt tight (You can squeeze a penny if you do it right)
- Never take your eyes off him: SPOT!!!!
What makes salsa dancing so great for the ladies? Is it the beautiful styling which includes beautiful arms, isolations, and body rolls? Yes, styling is fun to do but Read the rest of this entry »
Who knew that the 1 2 3… 5 6 7… actually helps in football?
- Dany J -
Home News Tribune Online 12/21/06
By PAUL FRANKLIN
PISCATAWAY â€” Joe Radigan’s punting really stepped up this season and the major reason may literally be steps.
The steps have nothing to do with approaching the ball. These steps are dancing steps. Salsa steps.
It may be more than coincidence that Radigan’s senior year coincides with his status as president of the Rutgers Salsa Club.
Following Rutgers football practice yesterday evening on the grass fields, Radigan’s dancing authenticity was highly questioned. He glanced over at senior Brian Leonard Read the rest of this entry »
Ok my dear friends. After much fiddling around with this darn website, I finally got it to display videos. It’s a good thing I can work from bed.
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This is Magna Gopal spinning at South Padre Island (May 2006). She is one of my favorite dancers.
Here is a challenge:
Count the number of spins and then write a comment with your guess.
I counted 27 spins.
Some Scarlet Mambo dancing after Veronica’s Winter Gala. This would have been a great black&white photo. Unfortunately, it would also have been a sin to make the pink tie grey.