May 26, 2008
Before last night I knew there was a difference between Salsa on 1 and Salsa on 2 (namely the beat that you start on, but otherwise they're pretty similar) but I didn't know anything about this Cuban style stuff. Here's a little sampling of what I am talking about that I didn't know before:
Luckily, I have good follow skills (thanks years of swing dancing) so I can basically fake it once I see the basic step, but it just wasn't what I am used to, so my skill level was lower.
Here's a sample of New York style salsa. This is the kind I am used to doing and really enjoy. Please note that I totally look as sexy as this lady and could totally rock a half shirt like that... lol.