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Cuban Hip Motion in Salsa

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Salsa Basic Steps

Here’s a detailed description of Salsa Steps. If you would like to take private salsa lessons by the author, Phil Seyer, you can reach him at 925-eight-eight-4392.  Phil teaches private dance lessons in the Roseville, Sacramento, East Bay, San Francisco … Continue reading

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Swivels in cha-cha & swing

Note: I give private dance lessons. (Bay Area, Sacramento, Roseville) Please contact me for details.  You can call me at 925-eight-eight-eight-4392. — Phil Seyer A swivel is a sexy move that can add a lot of spice to your dancing. … Continue reading

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Swing Basics: Rock Step

One of the basic steps used in swing and almost all other dances is the rock step. Many beginners have trouble with this step because they don’t “change weight” properly when trying to do it. In swing the leader usually … Continue reading

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Boogie-woogie Swing

This article on swing dancing is by dance teacher and musician Phil Seyer. If you would like to take private dance lessons from him, give Phil a call at 925-888-4392 or visit his private dance lesson web page. Phil Seyer … Continue reading

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Cha-cha Cross Body Lead

The cross body lead is an important basic step in cha-cha. It lets you change positions with your partner as you lead her across your body — hence the name. Take a look at the video below to get a … Continue reading

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Cha-cha (cha-cha-cha) Basic Step

Review of the basic step in cha-cha (cha-cha-cha). The basic rhythm in cha-cha is usually: Two Three Four& One That’s right, ideally, the leader steps forward on the second beat of the music. In any case, it should always be … Continue reading

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Cuddle (sweetheart) in East Coast Swing

In this article I describe the East Coast Cuddle step sometimes called the “sweetheart.” It can be done in either the City Swing rhythm (slow, slow, quick quick) or the Triple rhythm: (slow) (slow) quick – quick triple step, triple … Continue reading

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East Coast Swing Basic Step

Here I describe the basic step for the East Coast Swing and also present a video from the Tropical Balloom. You will notice there are two versions I present here. One version has been dubbed “City Swing” the other is … Continue reading

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East Coast Swing: Throw Out Swivels

A cute step in East Coast swing is called the “Throw Out Swivels.” This pattern is a definite departure from the usual swing steps, but once mastered it can be a lot of fun. It is sure to bring a … Continue reading

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