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Salsa
Salsa dance
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Cuba Colombia How to dance Salsa Latin couple dance, but can also be performed as a line dance, puerto rican Salsa, or Salsa suelta. The cuban style or Casino is practiced with motion saving and can be executed even in crowded places. It's a popular street dance. See also Rueda de Casino (with a leader). It's a 4 count dance. The basic step is on 8 counts with 2 pause-counts without motion, so : 123 pause 567 pause. Steps can be forwards/backwards (mambo steps) or on sides (rumba step). When the basic step is under control, the beginner can enjoy Salsa and then only try the figures.

The colombian style is more lively and skipping with complex steps, less affordable to the novice. see www.youtube.com
Musics to dance salsa for beginners : soul sauce (from CD simply latin, Danza latina), Do you dig it (from CD Anthology, Ray Baretto), Bongó (from CD Rompiendo el cuero, Calambuco), On verra demain (from CD Puerto Rico, Dany Brillant), Ran Kan Kan (Tito Puente), Thinking of You (Lenny Kravitz), La Vida es un Carnival (Celia Cruz), Fuego y candela, El Negro Bembon, Los Van Van, Fania all stars etc
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