Sassy Salsa Dance , The Basic Introduction of the Sensual Dance

Sassy Salsa Dance

Salsa dance is wildly famous in cities, you can check out the salsa clubs and salsa dance lesson in almost every cities in the world. The trend of Social dancing has been going up to trend in cities nowadays. Its a good place to meeting new friends and have lotsa fun. You might meet your lover there in those social dancing clubs (lol) and  its also great way to exercise. .The dance is a combination of hip movements, rhythmic steps, and intensive partnering making it look sexy and appealing to many to learn.


The dance is originate from Cuba, it has Afro-Cuban and Latin influences , there is rumor on how the word ‘Salsa’ came about.  There is some controversy surrounding the origins of the word salsa.Some claim that term was created by record labels to better market their music, who chose the word “salsa” because of its spicy and hot connotations. Others believe the term came about because salsa dancing and music is a mixture of different styles, just like salsa or “sauce” in Latin American countries is a mixture of different ingredients


The birth place for this dance is at Cuba and Puerto Rico. Because of the World War II in the early 1940’s the Salsa Dancing spread to   the United States. The real salsa popularity wave came about  in the 1960’s and 1970’s among the Latin community in New York clubs. This is due to the generation that had been heavily influenced by Mambo and it seem irresistible.


There are a few types of Salsa Dancing which are Los Angeles style, Rueda de Casino, Miami-style Casino, Colombian / Cali style, Cuban Style and New York Style. Normally, the basic lessons are in the duration of 6 months in one hour class per week, some salsa studio offer practice class and social dancing outing to clubs to learn together.


Credit to Addicted2Salsa’s introduction on basic of Salsa video from YouTube.

Photo Credit to OpenClipart-Vectors from Pixabay
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