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You will be given the building blocks of Afro-Cuban body movement - preparing you with the knowledge and conditioning to be able to take on almost any style and variation of Afro-Cuban dance.
The body movement in these dances are extremely diverse; varying greatly not only between one dance and another but also in the different simultaneously coordinated body movements within one step.
These videos take the time to explain each of these different moving parts, and then how to put them all together so that your dancing has a natural and authentic look and feel.
Warm up your body properly and get your blood flowing before we start
✅ Posture and Alignment
Position your weight and hold yourself properly in order to carry out the movements
✅ Foot Positioning
Know how to position your feet in relation to the rest of your body while dancing
✅ Puppet Exercise
Coordinate an opening and closing action in the upper torso with your steps
✅ Cuban Hip and Torso Motion/Rotation
Learn the Cuban hip motion, and get the hips and torso moving in sync
✅ Cuban Contra Body Movement
Add another dimension to the Cuban hip and torso motion: a classic characteristic of salsa and son
Awareness of your arms in relation to the rest of your body in dance
Moving the spine in a waving motion like a snake
✅ Moving from the Elbows
How to use your arms in coordination with the rest of your body movement.
✅ Coordination of the Body
Comments on how to help the entire body move as one
Demonstration; putting these elements into practice