Salsa Dancing
Teaching The Basics
Woman - Basic Salsa Step

With the basic rhythm of Salsa in mind, now explore the basic step:


Perform in a marching motion, lifting each foot in the order shown
 
L=left foot and R=right foot

Woman
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Same as...

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Now that you can perform it marching, try it with foot movements.
The woman steps back on first step.


Start with both of you feet together
1.) Step back with the Right Foot
2.) Rock forward onto your Left Foot
3 ) Step forward with your Right Foot
4.) Shift your weight on to your Right Foot
5.) Step forward with the Left Foot
6.) Rock back onto your Right Foot
7 ) Step back with your Left Foot
8.) Shift your weight on to your Left Foot
Repeat Step 1


Watch demonstration video below: