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Level II - 1/23/09 - Class 3
 
Excerpt 1 - Overview Review; Adding Hop Entrance; Adding Head Accents; Adding Head Rolls to Right Traveling Turn
 
Excerpt 2 - Adding Heel Dig; Tips for Head Rolls to Suzi Q Cross Over Section; Shoulder Shimmey Explained; Tips for Increasing Mobility and Flexibility in Shoulder Joint for Shimmey
 
Excerpt 3 - Adding Groove Section; Utilizing Circular Slave Step Breakdown
 
Excerpt 4 - Adding Stationary/Flat Slave Step Breakdown; Adding Bojangles Breakdown; Importance of Body Movement in Salsa; Shine Combo with Counts
 
Excerpt 5 - Arm Correction; Entrance to Bojangles; Shine Combo with Counts
 
Excerpt 6 - Shine Combo with Music
 
Excerpt 7 - Men's Footwork for Partnerwork
 
Excerpt 8 - Personalized Attention Leaders (LESO)

Excerpt 9 - Adding Body Roll Styling to Copa Recovery; Feeding Off Partner's Energy; Creating Shoulder Space for Barrel Turn; Adding Copa with Reverse Walkaround; Adjusting Lead to Different Followers; Left Spin to Drop Hand Catch

Excerpt 10 - Arm Height Correction During Spins

Excerpt 11 - Open Break to Reverse .5 Walkaround Breakdown

Excerpt 12 - Partnerwork to Extra Slow Music; Working on Control and Articulation of Movement

Excerpt 13  - Partnerwork with Music (Tempo)

Excerpt 14 - Annoucements (LESO)

Excerpt 15 - Partnerwork with Music

Level II - 1/17/09 - Class 2
 
Excerpt 1 - Annoucements (LESO)
 
Excerpt 2 - Adding 1.5 Right Traveling Turn and Head Accents to 1st Part
 
Excerpt 3 - Review Cross Overs to Suzi; Reverse Body Roll Breakdown
 
Excerpt 4 - Back Hook Turn Review; .5 Reverse Turn thru Ending
 
Excerpt 5 - Tips for Retaining Sequence; Tips for Practicing Spins and Staying in Time
 
Excerpt 6 - Creating Clear Directions; Not Anticipating Movement; Creating Surprise & Spontaneity of Movement; Ending Walks
 
Excerpt 7 - Shine Combo to Slow Music
 
Excerpt 8 - Shine Combo to Tempo with Music
 
Excerpt 9 - Overview Partnerwork Review; Spin Drills
 
Excerpt 10 - Student Personal Attention
 
Excerpt 11 - Typical Cradle Rock Footwork; When to Use Cyncopated Footwork
 
Excerpt 12 - Drilling Drop Hand Catch
 
Excerpt 13 - Adding Copa & Whip
 
Excerpt 14 - Partnerwork Combo with Music

Intermediate Partnerwork & Shine Workshop - 1/30/09
 
Excerpt 1 - Front Double Cross Overs; Cyncopated Front Crossovers; Variation on Cyncopated Crossovers
 
Excerpt 2 - Flair Variation Through Mambo Jazz
 
Excerpt 3 - Swing Step with Figure 8 Arms; Alternating Spins; Suzi Q Plus
 
Excerpt 4 - Ending; Tips; Overhead Arm Styling for Swing Step
 
Excerpt 5 - Corrections; What is a Spiral?
 
Excerpt 6 - Shine Combo with Music 
 
Excerpt 7 - Inside Right Double Spin to Drop Hand Catch; Distinguishing Each Movement During Partnerwork 
 
Excerpt 8 - Cross Body Lead Inside Turn to Hammer Lock Hand Switch; Delivering Your Partner
 
Excerpt 9 - Hand Switch to Hammer Lock
 
Excerpt 10 - First Section with Music; Ronde Sweep
 
Excerpt 11 - Ronde Sweep Tips; Shoulder Stop to Mambo Jazz
 
Excerpt 12 - Using Inside Forearm to Unwind from Shoulder Cradle to Hammer Lock Position

Excerpt 13 - Partnerwork Combo with Music

Excerpt 14 - Bonus Bucks (LESO)

Ladies Styling INT - 1/26/09 - Class 1
 
Excerpt 1 - Warm Up Isolations; Head Rolls, Shoulder Isolations
 
Excerpt 2 - Warm Up; Body Rolls; Lower Body Isolations
 
Excerpt 3 - Reverse Body Roll (Bicycle); Circular Ribcage Isolations; Tips & Corrections
 
Excerpt 4 - Right Spin Section with Circular Ribcage Isolations; Finger & Hand Positions
 
Excerpt 5 - Left Spin; Adding Head Rolls
 
Excerpt 6 - Footwork Section Breakdown
 
Excerpt 7 - Combo with Music
 
Level II - 1/23/09 - Class 3
 
Excerpt 1 - Overview Review; Adding Hop Entrance; Adding Head Accents; Adding Head Rolls to Right Traveling Turn
 
Excerpt 2 - Adding Heel Dig; Tips for Head Rolls to Suzi Q Cross Over Section; Shoulder Shimmey Explained; Tips for Increasing Mobility and Flexibility in Shoulder Joint for Shimmey
 
Excerpt 3 - Adding Groove Section; Utilizing Circular Slave Step Breakdown 
 
Excerpt 4 - Adding Stationary/Flat Slave Step Breakdown; Adding Bojangles Breakdown; Importance of Body Movement in Salsa; Shine Combo with Counts 
 
Excerpt 5 - Arm Correction; Entrance to Bojangles; Shine Combo with Counts 
 
Excerpt 6 - Shine Combo with Music
 
Excerpt 7 - Men's Footwork for Partnerwork
 
Excerpt 8 - Personalized Attention Leaders (LESO)
 
Excerpt 9 - Adding Body Roll Styling to Copa Recovery; Feeding Off Partner's Energy; Creating Shoulder Space for Barrel Turn; Adding Copa with Reverse Walkaround; Adjusting Lead to Different Followers; Left Spin to Drop Hand Catch
 
Excerpt 10 - Arm Height Correction During Spins
 
Excerpt 11 - Open Break to Reverse .5 Walkaround Breakdown
 
Excerpt 12 - Partnerwork to Extra Slow Music; Working on Control and Articulation of Movement
 
Excerpt 13 - Partnerwork with Music (Tempo) 
 
Level II - 1/9/09 - Class 1
 
Excerpt 1 - What is Cyncopated Rhythm? Half Turn, Cyncopated Sequence Breakdown
 
Excerpt 2 - Right Traveling Turn (.5); Crossovers; Suzi Q; Angles for Cyncopated Sequence
 
Excerpt 3 - Ending Walks
 
Excerpt 4 - Shine Combo with Slow Music; Feeling of Cyncopation
 
Excerpt 5 - Shine Combo (Tempo); Crossover Corrections
 
Excerpt 6 - Annoucements
 
Excerpt 7 - Alternating Waist Cradles with Hand Release
 
Excerpt 8 - Connection of Lower Body During Partnerwork; Count of Hand Release; 1st Part to Tempo with Counts; Maintaining L Arm Position During Turns; Skimming Followers Head During Turns and Spins Adding Subtleties to Your Patterns; Rolling off Forearm; Connecting to Your Leaders Frame
 
Excerpt 9 - Exit from Hammerlock Breakdown; Feeling Your Partner Out; Making Sure Your Partner is with You Energetically; 1st Part with Music
 
Excerpt 10 - Stationary Right Inside Spins; Signal for Multiple Spins; Hand Position for Leading Spins; How to Engage Middle Finger Connection from Leader; How to Adjust Spotting with Height Disparity; POSTURE
 
Excerpt 11 - 1st Part with Music
 
Excerpt 12 - Barrel Turn to Drop Hand Catch Breakdown
 
Excerpt 13 - Working Hook During Barrel Turn; Hand Position for Barrel Turn; Arm Engagement; Quick Recoveries; Ladies Styling, Utilzing Your Slow Count for Extra Styling; Closeness "L" Positions; Hanging the Elbow as a Follower
 
Excerpt 14 - Working Drop Hand Catch to Cross Hand Position; Connecting to Drop Hand Catch; Meeting Your Partner Half Way; Snoopy-Sizing Preparation for Spins Leading; Tail End Breakdown
 
Excerpt 15 - Basic Arm Position Correction
 
Excerpt 16 - Full Partnerwork Combo with Music

Level II - 12/12/08 - Class 2
 
Excerpt 1 - Spin Pattern Footwork Review
 
Excerpt 2 - Incorporating Arms; Prepping for Spin; Basic Stretches Before Spinning
 
Excerpt 3 - Purpose of Practicing Prep; Adding Right Spin; Arm Corrections for Spins; Head Spotting/Focus for Spins; Maintaining Elbow Alignment During Spins
 
Excerpt 4 - Left Spin Drill Breakdown
 
Excerpt 5 - Basic Rule For Head Spotting; Spin Combo
 
Excerpt 6 - Annoucements (LESO)
 
Excerpt 7 - Whip Review; How to Maintain Closeness for Follower Exiting Whip
 
Excerpt 8 - Student Correction (LESO)
 
Excerpt 9 - Personal Instruction Take 1 (LESO)
 
Excerpt 10 - Personal Instruction Take 2 (LESO)
 
Excerpt 11 - Partnerwork with Music

Ladies Styling Intermediate - 12/13/08 - One-Day Workshop
 
Excerpt 1 - Warm Up
 
Excerpt 2 - Cross Body Lead Inside Turn with Check Breakdown
 
Excerpt 3 - Stationary Turn Sequence
 
Excerpt 4 - Drilling Turn Sequence (LESO)
 
Excerpt 5 - Spin Drill with Music
 
Excerpt 6 - Cross Body Lead Check to Roger Rabbit Breakdown; Posse Legline
 
Excerpt 7 - Arms for Ronde; Traveling Touch with Contr Body Shoulders; Creating Dimention through Diagonal
 
Excerpt 8 - Drilling Traveling Touch Section and Section 1
 
Excerpt 9 - Cross Over to Contra Body Shoulders Body Roll Breakdown; Body Roll Correction
 
Excerpt 10 - Flamenco Hands for Spin Wind Up; Adding Head, Arms and Contra Body Shoulders to Turn Sequence
 
Excerpt 11 - Ending Breakdown; Full Combo with Counts
 
Excerpt 12 - Combo with Slow Music
 
Excerpt 13 - Working Combo to Tempo; Using Hip to Transition from Ronde to Posse; Keeping Legs Close To Center
 
Excerpt 14 - Combo with Music

Level I - 12/10/08 - Class 2
 
Excerpt 1 - Men's Walk Around aka Back Hook Turn
 
Excerpt 2 - Ladies Walk Around; Difference between Ladies Walk Around and Right Walking Turn; Corrections for Men's Walk Around (Back Hook Turn)
 
Excerpt 3 - Shine Combo with Music
 
Excerpt 4 - What Does Dancing on the Slot Mean?
 
Excerpt 5 - Working Partner Connection; Matching Partner's Energy; Using Resistance to Motivate Movement
 
Excerpt 6 - Intro to Right Traveling Turn; Partnership Distance; Ladies Turn Correction; Using Head Spotting in Partnerwork; Initiating Lead
 
Excerpt 7 - Leading and Following Techniques; Cross Body Lead in Open Partner Position Student Question
 
Excerpt 8 - Student Practice/Corrections (LESO)
 
Excerpt 9 - Partnerwork Combo to Slow Music (LESO)
 
Excerpt 10 - Partnerwork Combo with Music
 
Ladies Beginner Spin - 12/1/08 - Class 1
 
Excerpt 1 - Purpose of Class; Opening Stretches
 
Excerpt 2 - Wind Up for Stationary Spin; Spin Position; Registering Each Movement
 
Excerpt 3 - Locking Knees; Take Off Position; Keeping Straight Posture
 
Excerpt 4 - Wind Up Exercise Breakdown
 
Excerpt 5 - Turn Drill Breakdown; Adding Arms and Spin
 
Excerpt 6 - Spin Drill with Music
 
Level I - 12/3/08 - Class 1
 
Excerpt 1 - What is Chord Beat/Half Time? Chord Beat Cross Overs; Proper Technique for Executing Cross Overs
 
Excerpt 2 - Engaging Ball of Foot; Half Turns; Using Opposition of the Body to Turn; What is Musicality?; Expressing Musicality Through Your Movement
 
Excerpt 3 - Cross Overs on Salsa Rhythm; Shine Combo with Counts
 
Excerpt 4 - Shine Combo with Music
 
Excerpt 5 - Annoucements
 
Excerpt 6 - Intro to Cross Body Lead
 
Excerpt 7 - Cross Body Lead Corrections; Using Lower Body to Intiate Lead
 
Excerpt 8 - Cross Body Lead to Open Break; Open Break Corrections for Lead and Follow
 
Excerpt 9 - Review Touch Section; Review Hand Positiong and Changes for Entrance and Exit from Turns
 
Excerpt 10 - How to Get the Follower Where You Want Her to Go
 
Excerpt 11 - Adding Ending Transition Cross Body Lead from Open Partner Position
 
Excerpt 12 - Combo with Counts (LESO)
 
Excerpt 13 - Partnerwork with Music

Fine Points - 11/24/08 - Class 4
 
Excerpt 1 - Opening Stretches; Warm Up Breakdown
 
Excerpt 2 - Warm Up with Music
 
Excerpt 3 - Right Spin Exercise Breakdown
 
Excerpt 4 - Right Spin Exercise with Music
 
Excerpt 5 - Spin Techniques
 
Excerpt 6 - Spins in Partnerwork Drill
 
Excerpt 7 - Student Corrections
 
Excerpt 8 - Annoucements (LESO)

Level I - 11/19/08 - Class 3
 
Excerpt 1 - What is a Shine? Chug; Double Time; Creating Forward Energy; Directional Basics Review
 
Excerpt 2 - Review Right Walking Turn; Shine Combo with Counts
 
Excerpt 3 - Shine Combo with Music
 
Excerpt 4 - Annoucements (LESO)
 
Excerpt 5 - Reviewing Right Outside Turn in Partnership
 
Excerpt 6 - Engaging the Lead; Responding to the Lead; Hand Connection During Right Outside Turn; Utilizing Chug Energy in Partnerwork
 
Excerpt 7 - Ladies Open Break; Accentuating Count "5"
 
Excerpt 8 - Prepping for Right Outside Turn Drill; Open Break Right Outside Turn with Music
 
Excerpt 9 - Breakdown Touch Step in Partnerwork
 
Excerpt 10 - Touch Step in Partnerwork
 
Excerpt 11 - Difference Between Outside and Inside Turns; Intro to Right Inside Turn
 
Excerpt 12 - Partnerwork with Counts
 
Excerpt 13 - Partnerwork with Music
 
Level II - 11/21/08 - Class 3
 
Excerpt 1 - Spiral Variation Review; Touch Catch
 
Excerpt 2 - When Touch Catch Usually Happens
 
Excerpt 3 - Adding Hops to Cross Overs; Mambo Jazz
 
Excerpt 4 - Zig Zag Cross Overs; Adding Dynamics to Your Movement
 
Excerpt 5 - Mambo Jazz Arm Position; Last Section Breakdown
 
Excerpt 6 - Double Time Right Traveling Turn
 
Excerpt 7 - Shines Combo with Counts and Music
 
Excerpt 8 - Annoucements (LESO)
 
Excerpt 9 - Partnerwork Review; Adding Styling; Connecting to Leader's Energy
 
Excerpt 10 - Adding Right Traveling Turn Double Time; Hand Position Change for Entrance to Left Traveling Turn
 
Excerpt 11 - Basket to Drop Hand Catch to Copa
 
Excerpt 12 - Partnerwork with Counts and Music
 
Excerpt 13 - Partnerwork with Music (LESO)

Level II - 11/14/08 - Class 2
 
Excerpt 1 - Right Traveling Turn Double Timed
 
Excerpt 2 - Style Variation on Spiral Step
 
Excerpt 3 - Touch Catch; Forward and Back Crossovers on Salsa Rhythm; Shine Combo with Counts
 
Excerpt 4 - Cross Over Corrections; Drilling Cross Overs; Engaging Ball of Foot; Engaging Upper Body Energy
 
Excerpt 5 - Adding Shoulder Shimmey to Touch Catch; Touch Catch Section with Music
 
Excerpt 6 - Crossovers; Shine Combo with Music
 
Excerpt 7 - Annoucements
 
Excerpt 8 - Partnerwork Review; Adding Peek-a-Boo
 
Excerpt 9 - Basket Step; Waiting for the Lead; What a Great Lead Should Feel Like
 
Excerpt 10 - Connecting Body to Lead Basket Step
 
Excerpt 11 - Making Body and Lead Simultaneous; Distance During Basket; Offering Energy to Your Partner; Difference Between Count "1" in Cross Body Lead & Basket Step
 
Excerpt 12 - Combo with Counts
 
Excerpt 13 - Partnerwork Combo with Music
 
Fine Points - 11/17/08 - Class 3
 
Excerpt 1 - Annoucements (LESO)
 
Excerpt 2 - Understanding Music: How Music Is Constructed
 
Excerpt 3 - Musical Dialogue: Finding the Beginning and End of the 8 Count; What is a Down Beat? 
 
Excerpt 4 - Auditory Drill: Piano (Vamp); Horns; Lyrics; Playing Off Different Instruments
 
Excerpt 5 - Why Count?; How Changing Clave Affects Your Basic and Timing
 
Excerpt 6 - Changing Clave Auditory Drill; Creating Awareness and Recognition
 
Excerpt 7 - When Change of Clave Usually Happens; Auditory Drill; Did the Clave Change Quiz??
 
Excerpt 8 - La Epica Mention; Clave History
 
Excerpt 9 - Basic Shines on 2/3 Clave; "Salsa" History
 
Excerpt 10 - 2/3 Clave Shine Drill with Music

Level I - 11/12/08 - Class 2
 
Excerpt 1 - Basic Step Review
 
Excerpt 2 - Directional Basics; How to Practice Tuning into Your Partner During Class; Student Question
 
Excerpt 3 - Directoinal Basic Combo; Count Awareness
 
Excerpt 4 - Directional Basic Combo with Music
 
Excerpt 5 - Intro to Turns; Right Walking Turn
 
Excerpt 6 - Tips for Turns; Earth Connection; Head Spotting Arm Position
 
Excerpt 7 - How Salsa Rhythm is Relative to Your Turn; Drilling Right Walking Turn; Footwork Combo with Counts; Footwork Combo with Music
 
Excerpt 8 - Annoucements
 
Excerpt 9 - Partnerwork Cycle Overview; Open Break Right Outside Turn
 
Excerpt 10 - Open Break Breakdown (LESO)
 
Excerpt 11 - Open Break Breakdown in Partnership; Open Break with Music
 
Excerpt 12 - Right Outside Turn Breakdown (LESO)
 
Excerpt 13 - Right Outside Turn in Partnership Breakdown
 
Excerpt 14 - Drilling Turn Execution; Over Leverage; Allowing Lead to Lead; Arm Position; Partnerwork Combo with Counts; Plugging in on "1"; Making Cup and Hooking During Turn; Meeting/Greeting Step
 
Excerpt 15 - Partnerwork Combo With Music; Final Correction

Level II - 11/7/08 - Class 1
 
Excerpt 1 - Welcome (LESO)
 
Excerpt 2 - Spiral Step; Mambo Jazz, Change of Direction Technique Drill
 
Excerpt 3 - Change of Direction Technique Drill Breakdown
 
Excerpt 4 - Student Question on Weight Transfer & Posture
 
Excerpt 5 - Shine & Change of Direction Drill Combo with Music
 
Excerpt 6 - Right and Left Traveling Turns; Wind Up for Traveling Turns
 
Excerpt 7 - Signal for Left Traveling Turn; Connection Between Lead and Follow
 
Excerpt 8 - Spin Hammerlock Check to Mambo Jazz; Follower Completing Wrapped Positions; Using Follower's Body Weight for Lead; Skimming Lead's Body
 
Excerpt 9 - Leader's Footwork and Counts for Spin Hammerlock Check to Mambo Jazz Section; Right Traveling Turn from Waist Cradle; How to Avoid Arm Tangle from Wrapped Positions; Mambo Jazz Position in Partnership
 
Excerpt 10 - Student Corrections (LESO)
 
Excerpt 11 - Partnerwork Section Drilling
 
Excerpt 12 - Partnerwork with Music

Level I - 11/5/08 - Class 1
 
Excerpt 1 - Welcome (LESO)
 
Excerpt 2 - Why Salsa? Contra Body Motion; How We Create Contra Body Motion; Weight Transfer
 
Excerpt 3 - Basic Posture/Position; Characteristics of Salsa; Latin Rhythms
 
Excerpt 4 - Warm Up with Music
 
Excerpt 5 - Defining the Roles of Leader & Follower
 
Excerpt 6 - Three Partner Positions; Spacing & Distance
 
Excerpt 7 - Intro to Turns
 
Excerpt 8 - Snakies; Signals for Snakies and Turns
 
Excerpt 9 - Merengue Combo with Counts
 
Excerpt 10 - Merengue Combo with Music
 
Excerpt 11 - Transiting from Open Partner Position to Cross Hand Position
 
Excerpt 12 - In Energy; Salsa Basic
 
Excerpt 13 - Break Step Length; Legline
 
Excerpt 14 - Tumbao Rhythm
 
Excerpt 15 - Counting
 
Excerpt 16 - Salsa Basic Step with Counts and Music

The Fine Points - 11/3/08 - Class 1
 
Excerpt 1 - Annoucements (LESO)
 
Excerpt 2 - Contra Body Motion Diagram with Counts for Basic Step; Course Description; What is Contra Body Motion? Breaking Down Basic Contra Body Motion and Counts for Basic; Lower Body Contra Body Motion with Counts; Using Whole Count for Your Movement
 
Excerpt 3 - Ball Heel Connection; Knee Line; Adding Basic to Lower Body Contra Body Motion
 
Excerpt 4 - Upper Body Contra Body Motion; Movement of the Shoulders in Contra Body Motion; Counts for Upper Body Contra Body Motion; Making Distinctions between Upper and Lower Contra Body Motions
 
Excerpt 5 - Combining Lower & Upper Body Contra Body Motion
 
Excerpt 6 - Upper and Lower Contra Body Motion with Music
 
Excerpt 7 - Foot Corrections; Ridding Your Basic of Mannerisms
 
Excerpt 8 - Intro to Clave: What is Clave? Types of clave; How clave Fits into our 8 Count; Musical Rhythm Diagram Breakdown; What Creates Tension in Salsa Music?
 
Excerpt 9 - 3/2 Clave Breakdown & Drill
 
Excerpt 10 - 3/2 Clave Auditory Drill
 
Excerpt 11 - 2/3 Clave Breakdown and Auditory Drill 

Level I - 10/22/08 - Class 3
 
Excerpt 1 - Annoucements
 
Excerpt 2 - Breakdown Preparation for Basic Spins
 
Excerpt 3 - Right and Left Spins in Action; Using Arms to Help Spin; Keeping Elbows Level During Spins
 
Excerpt 4 - Tip for Left Spin
 
Excerpt 5 - Course Overview/Review; Chord Beat Cross Overs; Chug; Timing
 
Excerpt 6 - Men's Walkaround (Back Hook Turn); 1.5 Turns
 
Excerpt 7 - Using Body in Opposition for Spins; Upper Body During Turns/Spins; Arm Position During Spins; Legline for Turn Ending
 
Excerpt 8 - Walkaround Turns to Right Spins with Forward and Side Preps
 
Excerpt 9 - Shine Combo with Counts
 
Excerpt 10 - Shine Combo with Music
 
Excerpt 11 - Partnerwork Overview; Counts for Snakies; Single Double Snakies Breakdown
 
Excerpt 12 - Adding Shoulder Shimmeys to Drop Hand Catch; Walkaround Breakdown; Distinguishing Woman's Placement in Frame
 
Excerpt 13 - Adding Ladies Styling; First Part with Counts
 
Excerpt 14 - Ending Ronde Cross Overs with Head Roll 
 
Excerpt 15 - Variation Ending for Walkaround
 
Excerpt 16 - Partnerwork Combo with Counts
 
Excerpt 17 - Partnerwork Combo with Music
 
Excerpt 18 - Final Corrections (Partnerwork)
 
Ladies Styling BS - 10/27/08 - Class 4
 
Excerpt 1 - Contra Body Motion of Shoulder; Warm Up
 
Excerpt 2 - Review Cross Body Lead Inside Turn; Working Ending of Cross Body Lead Inside Turn
 
Excerpt 3 - Contra Body Shoulders; Beginning Breakdown
 
Excerpt 4 - Cross Body Lead Inside Turn Variation Section Breakdown
 
Excerpt 5 - Side Basic with Arm Styling to End Breakdown
 
Excerpt 6 - Last Section Continued Breakdown; Combo with Counts
 
Excerpt 7 - Last Section Corrections
 
Excerpt 8 - Annoucements (LESO)

Level II - 10/17/08 - Class 3
 
Excerpt 1 - Shines with Counts (Ladies) (LESO)
 
Excerpt 2 - Shines with Counts (Men) (LESO)
 
Excerpt 3 - Shines with Music Take 1
 
Excerpt 4 - Shines with Music Take 2
 
Excerpt 5 - Annoucements (LESO)
 
Excerpt 6 - How to Wind up Your Partner for a Traveling Spin; Ladies Thread for Cross Body Lead Inside Turn; Counts for Thread
 
Excerpt 7 - Cross Body Pull Technique for Leaders; Adding Reverse Body Roll Styling for Followers
 
Excerpt 8 - Staying Close to Your Partner; Using Turn of Body for Arm Styling; Assisting Follower with Shoulder Lead During Shoulder Cradle Walkaround
 
Excerpt 9 - Master Your Movement and Get Bonus Bucks! (LESO)
 
Excerpt 10 - Titanic Mambo Jazz Left Spin to Hammer Lock Snakie; Lead for Exit from Mambo Jazz
 
Excerpt 11 - Adjusting Lead to Taller Follwer (Exit of Titanic to Mambo Jazz); Importance of Follower's Plug in Raised Arm Position; Follower's Posture and Head Position
 
Excerpt 12 - Cross Body Pull to Hammer Lock Half Turn to Open Break Men's Left Traveling Turn; Importance of Hooking on in Hammer Lock Position; Ending Casanova Styling; Using Your whole Body to Connect to Your Partner
 
Excerpt 13 - Partnerwork with Music

Level II - 10/10/08 - Class 2
 
Excerpt 1 - Annoucements (LESO)
 
Excerpt 2 - Shine Review; Alternating Spins; Importance of Ladies' Beginner Spin Class; Tips for Alternating Spins; Drilling; Importance of Warm Up/Stretching Before Spins
 
Excerpt 3 - Alternating Spins; Left Spin; Toe Direction for Left Spin; Contra Body Motion/Syncopated Footwork Section
 
Excerpt 4 - Kick Heel Pivot Variation Taps Touch Catch; Touch Catch Breakdown; Half Turns; Double Right Spin
 
Excerpt 4.1 - Kick Heel Pivot Cont'd
 
Excerpt 5 - Shine Combo with Music
 
Excerpt 6 - Partnerwork Overview; Lead Technique for Cross Body Pull; Making Room for Follower
 
Excerpt 7 - Cross Body Lead Inside Turn Shoulder Cradle Walkaround Breakdown; Count "1" for Cross Body Movement
 
Excerpt 8 - Student Corrections (LESO)
 
Excerpt 9 - Partnerwork with Music Take 1
 
Excerpt 10 - Extra Tips and Corrections for Shoulder Cradle Walkaround
 
Excerpt 11 - Titanic Mambo Jazz Breakdown; How to Keep Your Follower Balanced; Energy of Mambo Jazz
 
Excerpt 12 - Partnerwork with Music Final

Ladies Beginner Spin - 10/6/08 - Class 1
 
Excerpt 1 - The Purpose of a Beginner Spin Course; Arm Overview/Breakdown; Arm Warm Up with Music
 
Excerpt 2 - Reverse Body Roll Warm Up Drill
 
Excerpt 3 - Traveling Turn Drill Breakdown; Chenee Turns; Walking the Slot; Working on Half Time/Chord Beat; Using Contact of the Floor to Initiate Reverse Body Roll; Mambo Jazz
 
Excerpt 4 - Left Side Breakdown; Engaging Head Spotting; Cross Over Proper Weight Transfer
 
Excerpt 5 - Adding Arms to Drill Combo
 
Excerpt 6 - Arm Corrections; Maintaining Back and Core Support; Elbow Alignment; Working Opposition of the Body; Accentuating Arm Styling; Arm Timing
 
Excerpt 7 - Length of Steps During Traveling Turns
 
Excerpt 8 - Maintaining Level During Back Cross Overs
 
Excerpt 9 - Drill Combo with Music 

Level II - 10/3/08 - Class 1
 
Excerpt 1 - Mambo Jazz; Taking the Step
 
Excerpt 2 - What is a Touch? Touch with Ballchange; Trivia Question on Rhythm; Working on Clear Direction of Movement
 
Excerpt 3 - Reverse Body Roll to Back Hook Turn; Working the Transition from Touch to Reverse Body Roll; Trivia Answer
 
Excerpt 4 - Adding Stylization to Touch Ballchange
 
Excerpt 5 - Shine Combo with Music
 
Excerpt 6 - Annoucements 
 
Excerpt 7 - Cross Body Lead Inside Turn Breakdown; How Spacing Affects Lead and Follow
 
Excerpt 8 - Maintaining Arm Positiong During Traveling Turn; Building on the Basics through Upper Body Stylization
 
Excerpt 9 & 9.1 - Maintaining Close Proximity to Your Partner; Adding Call-Out to Entrance of Double Handed Traveling Turn; What is a Call-Out? Adding Walkaround Waist Cradle to Mambo Jazz
 
Excerpt 10 - Illusion; Partnerwork Combo with Music (LESO)
 
Excerpt 11, 11. 1, 11.2 -Student Corrections (LESO)
 
Excerpt 12 - Partnerwork Combo with Music

Level I - 10/1/08 - Class 1
 
Excerpt 1 - Chord Beat/Half-Time Cross Overs
 
Excerpt 2 - Half Turns; Introduction to Musicality; Interpretation of Music Through Movement; Partnering with the Music; Reviewing Alternating Walking Turns
 
Excerpt 3 - Salsa from the 70s & 80s; Shines with Music
 
Excerpt 4 - How to Engage the Balls of Your Feet; Importance of Foot Alignment; Cross Over Corrections
 
Excerpt 5 - How to Increase Your Speed of Movement Successfully; Drilling Shines with Speed 
 
Excerpt 6 - Who invented the term "Salsa"? What does Salsa Mean? 
 
Excerpt 7 - Shines with Fast Music
 
Excerpt 8 - Annoucements
 
Excerpt 9 - Exposing Middle Finger; Practicing Upper Body Lead for Back to Back Alternating Turns; Drilling Using the Slow Count to Prep for Turns; Maintaining Halo for Follower; Mastering Techniques for Turns for Lead and Follow
 
Excerpt 10 - Defining Outside and Inside Turns
 
Excerpt 11 - First Part Partnerwork with Music; When to Pick up Your Follower; Follower Correction: Staying Connected to the Frame During Cross Body Lead
 
Excerpt 12 - Cross Body Lead Corrections for Lead and Follow
 
Excerpt 13 - Intro to Right Traveling Turn; The Slot
 
Excerpt 14 - Right Traveling Turn Corrections 
 
Excerpt 15 - Maintaining Economy of Movement; Defining the Particulars of Open Break; Open Break Mastery
 
Excerpt 16 - Partnerwork with Music

Level II - 9/26/08 - Class 4
 
Excerpt 1 - Annoucements (LESO)
 
Excerpt 2 - Partnerwork Overview; Adding Men's Reverse Turn to Right Traveling Turn (.5); Adding Loop to Right Traveling Turn (1.5)
 
Excerpt 3 - Adding Ladies Head Roll to Right Traveling Turn
 
Excerpt 4 - Adding Head Styling for Men; First Part of Partnerwork Combo with Counts; Ladies Connection
 
Excerpt 5 - Swing To Cross Body Check to Stationary Ladies Right Spin/Men's Back Hook Turn (Breakdown)
 
Excerpt 6 - Transition from Copa Through Ending; Arm Styling for Men's Turn 
 
Excerpt 7 - Ladies Distinguishing Steps for Swing Exit
 
Excerpt 8 - Personal Corrections (LESO)
 
Excerpt 9 - Kick-Heel Pivot Clean Up of Lower Body for Upper Body Clarity; Maintaining Centerline with Arms
 
Excerpt 10 - Cleaning Up Hook Steps with Arm Styling; Energy of Hook
 
Excerpt 11 - Pushing Off for Left Spin; Combo with Counts; Working Energy of Hands
 
Excerpt 12 - Shines with Music
 
Excerpt 13 - Partnerwork with Music 

Level I - 9/24/08 - Class 4 (LESO)
 
Excerpt 1 - Annoucements
 
Excerpt 2 - Overview Review Shines Breakdown
 
Excerpt 3 - Footwork Overview with Music (LESO)
 
Excerpt 4 - Adding Left Walkaround Breakdown
 
Excerpt 5 - Shines with Counts and Music
 
Excerpt 6 - Quick Tips for Walkaround Turns (LESO) 
 
Excerpt 7 - Difference of Middle Finger and Cup positions for Lead and Follow for Right Inside Turn & Right Outside Turn
 
Excerpt 8 - Right Outside Turn in Partnerwork
 
Excerpt 9 - Cross Body Lead Footwork Breakdown; Demo
 
Excerpt 10 - Cross Body Lead Breakdown in Partnerwork; Distance and Placement
 
Excerpt 11 - Cross Body Lead Drilling
 
Excerpt 12 - Cross Body Lead; Adding Double Handed Open Break; Ladies Recovery Step
 
Excerpt 13 - Adding Back to Back Turns (W:Right Inside Turn M: Right Outside Turn; W: Right Inside Turn); Rules for Leading Turn; Importance of Over Leverage
 
Excerpt 14 - Cross Body Lead; Open Break; Back to Back Turns; Drilling Back to Back Turns
 
Excerpt 15 - Partnerwork Combo with Counts
 
Excerpt 16 - Partnerwork Combo with Music

Level II - 9/19/08 - Class 3
 
Excerpt 1 - Kick Heel Pivot (Breakdown)
 
Excerpt 2 - Kick Heel Pivot (cont'd)
 
Excerpt 3 - Suzi Q; Easy Hands; Releasing Tension in the Body; Hook Steps; Double Spins; Spot for Double Spin
 
Excerpt 4 - Locking Hands; Centerline Energy; Combo with Counts
 
Excerpt 5 - Head Styling for Back Basic
 
Excerpt 6 - Shines with Music (Slow) 
 
Excerpt 7 - Body Movement and Spin Corrections
 
Excerpt 8 - Shines with Fast Music
 
Excerpt 9 - Partnerwork Overview; Adding Men's Left Spin to Right Traveling Turn; Importance of Close Distance During Partnerwork; Count "7" and the Open Break
 
Excerpt 10 - Refining the Swing Step; Maintaining a Steady Rhythm Tempo/Speed of Music
 
Excerpt 11 - Compacting Your Partnerwork for the Club; Moving in to Pick Follower Up for Swing Step; Cross Body Lead Connection to Swing Step
 
Excerpt 12 - Partnerwork with Music

Level I - 9/17/08 - Class 2
 
Excerpt 1 - Annoucements (LESO)
 
Excerpt 2 - Review Overview: Salsa Rhythm and Tumbao DrillsReview Overview: Salsa Rhythm and Tumbao Drills
 
Excerpt 3 - How to Count; Styles of Salsa; What does dancing Salsa On2 Mean?
 
Excerpt 4 - The Power of an Educated Dancer; Join the Super Star Club; Directional Basics
 
Excerpt 5 - Basic Right Walking Turn Breakdown
 
Excerpt 6 - Basic Shoulder Contra Body Motion with Side Basics
 
Excerpt 7 - I CAN! Focusing In
 
Excerpt 8 - What is a Shine? Chug; Double Time; The Key to Quick Recovery
 
Excerpt 9 - Shines with Music
 
Excerpt 10 - Finger Tip and Hook Connection; Follower's Plug; Tips for Followers to Connect to the Lead
 
Excerpt 10.5 - (LESO) Connection Drill Cont'd
 
Excerpt 11 - Open Break; Auditory Learning; Staying Focused in Class
 
Excerpt 12 - Count "7"; Height Discrepencies
 
Excerpt 13 - Open Break, Right Inside Turn; Follower's Hand Connection; Leader's Use of Middle Finger for Turn; Arm Position for Turn; Partnerwork Combo with Counts

Level I - 9/10/08 - Class 1
 
Excerpt 1 - Welcome
 
Excerpt 2 - Creating Contra Body Motion; Hips; Commonalities of Latin Dances; Using Visual Aides; Active Arms; Characteristics of Salsa Dance
 
Excerpt 3 - Latin Rhythms - Salsa & Merengue Rhythms; Warm Up
 
Excerpt 4 - Warm Up with Music
 
Excerpt 5 - Roles of Lead and Follow; Frame; Importance of Shadow Dancing
 
Excerpt 6 - 3 Partner Positions; Partner Distance; Over Leverage/Under Leverage; L-Arms; Offering Energy to Your Partner; Basic Hand Positions and Height
 
Excerpt 7 - Basic Turn and Turn Rules; Snakies; Signals for Snakies and Turns; Completing Delivery of a Lead
 
Excerpt 8 - Single & Double Snakies; Adjusting Lead and Follow to Height; Avoiding Compromising Your Posture
 
Excerpt 9 - Merengue Combo with Music
 
Excerpt 10 - Salsa Basic Step; Length of Break Step
 
Excerpt 11 - Tumbao - Associating Salsa Rhythm to Music
 
Excerpt 12 - Basic in Partnerwork
 
Excerpt 13 - Importance of Staying in Tune with the Class; Timing
 
Excerpt 14 - Changing Positions; Adding Single Snakies; Connecting to Your Partner 
 
Excerpt 15 - Tips for Follower; Using Your Senses
 
Excerpt 16 - Partnerwork Salsa Combo with Music

Level II - 9/5/08 - Class 1
 
Excerpt 1 - Annoucements (LESO)
 
Excerpt 2 - Suzi Q, Flare Breakdown; How to Get Speed Out of Your Flare
 
Excerpt 3 - Adding Alternating Walkaround and Right and Left Spins; Adding Ladies Arm Styling for Left Spin; Shine Combo with Counts; Contra Body Styling for Suzi Q
 
Excerpt 4 - Shine Combo with Music
 
Excerpt 5 - Partnerwork Combo Demo
 
Excerpt 6 - Lead and Follow's Breakdown of Open Break to Hammer Lock Hand Switch; Right Traveling Turn Waist Grab
 
Excerpt 7 - Open Break Walkaround Variaton Waist Grab Breakdown in Partnerwork
 
Excerpt 8 - Hammer Lock Hand Switch Corrections
 
Excerpt 9 - Ladies Corrections for Unwinding Out of Hammer Lock Position
 
Excerpt 10 - How the Basic Helps You Answer Your Own Questions; Holding upper Body in Place with Over Head Arms (LESO)
 
Excerpt 11 - Partnerwork with Music

Level I - 8/27/08 - Class 4
 
Excerpt 1 - Annoucements (LESO)
 
Excerpt 2 - Intro to Single Right Spin
 
Excerpt 3 - Single Right Spin Drill with Head Spotting
 
Excerpt 4 - Left Spin Breakdown
 
Excerpt 5 - Shine Combo; Chug and Half Turn Breakdowns
 
Excerpt 6 - Chord Beat Cross Overs Changing Direction Breakdown; The Purpose and Importance of Learning Shines
 
Excerpt 7 - Chord Beat Crossovers with Head Styling
 
Excerpt 8 - Walk Around Demo (LESO)
 
Excerpt 9 - Men's Breakdown Walk Around/Spot Turn; Unwinding of Hips
 
Excerpt 10 - Walk Around in Partnerwork; Corrections
 
Excerpt 11 - Walk Around in Partnerwork; Positions of Lead and Follow During Walkaround; Talking Hearts/Chasing the Butt
 
Excerpt 12 - Partnerwork Combo Review; Review Double Handed Right Traveling Turn; Arm Position for Open Break
 
Excerpt 13 - Ending Partnerwork Section Breakdown
 
Excerpt 14 - Partnerwork with Counts
 
Excerpt 15 - Partnerwork with Music
 
Excerpt 16 - Footwork and Partnerwork with Music
 

Archived Footage! Ladies Styling and Hand Styling Adv. Beginner/Intermediate from the following class:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tJSl9dpPNJ8

Ladies Styling ABH - 11/27/07
 
Excerpt 1 - Breakdown of Contra Body Motion and Hand Rotation During Contra Body Motion of the Upper Body
 
Excerpt 2 - Warm Up - Upper Body Isolations; Arms; Spins
 
Excerpt 3 - Hip Shimmey with Arms Breakdown
 
Excerpt 4 - Drilling Hip Shimmey with Arms; Spiral Step with Arm Styling Breakdown
 
Excerpt 5 - Scoop Arm to Cuban Open; Upper Body Projection and Posture
 
Excerpt 6 - Cuban Breakdown with Arm Styling
 
Excerpt 7 - Combo with Counts
 
Excerpt 8 - Combo with Music

Ladies Styling BS - 8/25/08 - Class 4
 
Excerpt 1 - Cross Body Lead Inside Turn with Arm Thread Breakdown
 
Excerpt 2 - Alternating Spin Review/Breakdown; Arm Thread Correction for Cross Body Lead Inside Turn
 
Excerpt 3 - Ending Breakdown Footwork; Body Roll
 
Excerpt 4 - Adding Arm Styling to Ending Breakdown
 
Excerpt 5 - Length of Middle Steps; Drilling Footwork for Ending; Elongating Posture in Contracted Position
 
Excerpt 6 - Combo with Counts
 
Excerpt 7 - Combo with Music 

Level I - 8/20/08 - Class 3
 
Excerpt 1 - Announcements
 
Excerpt 2 - Footwork Breakdown - Chug, Half Turns
 
Excerpt 3 - Chord Beat Cross Overs; Half Time/Chord Beat Review 
 
Excerpt 4 - Landing Over Turn Leg; Upper Body Posture; Alterning Walking Turns
 
Excerpt 5 - Footwork with Music
 
Excerpt 6 - Making a Clean/Clear Half Turn; Weight Distribution for Half Turns
 
Excerpt 7 - Footwork with Music Take 2
 
Excerpt 8 - Partnerwork Combo Overview
 
Excerpt 9 - Partnerwork Combo Review
 
Excerpt 10 - Combo Review Continued
 
Excerpt 11 - Right Traveling Turn Breakdown (Ladies)
 
Excerpt 12 - Importance of Counting Aloud; Drop Hand Catch Breakdown (Review); Counts for Prepping Turn; Importance of Return Step - Marking Count "3"
 
Excerpt 13 - Count "1" Acknowledgment for Barrel Turn
 
Excerpt 14 - First Part Partnerwork Combo with Counts
 
Excerpt 15 - Open Break Correction for Leaders
 
Excerpt 16 - Ladies Hook; Intro to Double Handed Turn Across the Body
 
Excerpt 17 - Ladies Entrance to Right Traveling Turn
 
Excerpt 18 - Men's Spacing for Right Traveling Turn/Cross Body Lead Movement; Full Combo with Counts; Michael Cracks Us Up!:)
 
Excerpt 19 - Partnerwork Combo with Music

Ladies Styling BS - 8/18/08 - Class 3
 
Excerpt 1 - Class Overview and AIM; Opening Stretches
 
Excerpt 2 - Warm Up with Music
 
Excerpt 3 - Spin Drill Demo Breakdown; Upper Body and Arm Position for Spins; The Role of the Upper Body in Spins; How to Take Off
 
Excerpt 4 - Spin Drill Breakdown Continued; How to Gauge Your Spin; Measuring Momentum; Recovery from Alternating Spins; Ending Alternating Spins
 
Excerpt 5 - Adding Arms to Assist Spin; Don't Let Hesitation Handicap Your Spin; How to Create Awareness in Your Body and Muscle Memory
 
Excerpt 6 - Total Body Energy; Working Towards Knowledge & Self Correction
 
Excerpt 7 - Fania Announcements (LESO)
 
Excerpt 8 - Alternating Spin Combo with Music
 
Excerpt 9 - Arm Thread for Cross Body Lead Inside Turn Breakdown
 
Level I - 8/13/08 - Class 1
 
Excerpt 1 - Chordbeat Crossovers; Half Time/Chord Beat Breakdown
 
Excerpt 2 - Review Right Walk Around; Half Turns Breakdown
 
Excerpt 3 - Adding Left Walk Around Turn; Using Hips to Initiate Turn; Turn Ending
 
Excerpt 4 - Difference Between Touch and Step; Drilling Chord Beat Crossovers
 
Excerpt 5 - Adding Shoulder Isolations to Crossovers (Breakdown)
 
Excerpt 6 - Footwork with Counts
 
Excerpt 7 - Footwork with Music
 
Excerpt 8 - Partnerwork with Music

Ladies Styling BS - 8/11/08 - Class 2
 
Excerpt 1 - Brief Review of Warm Up; New Corrections and Tips for Preparation for Alternating Spins; The Brain Power of a Dancer
 
Excerpt 2 - Warm Up with Music
 
Excerpt 3 - Spin Drill Breakdown; Corrections; Stillness of Arms and Upper Body During Turns; Maintaining Centerline of Arms
 
Excerpt 4 - Practicing Take Off; Weight Over Spinning Leg; Pushing Off Leg Airbourne
 
Excerpt 5 - Spin Drill with Music; Basic Step and Break Step Clarification
 
Excerpt 6 - Cross Body Lead Inside Turn Breakdown; Chug Reference/Maintaining Forward Energy; Increasing Your Recovery Time
 
Excerpt 7 - Locking Thighs; Ending Traveling Turns, the Norm and the Excerpts to the Norm; Closed Position Recovery
 
Excerpt 8 - Half Turn Breakdown Combo with Counts and Side Basic with Hip Shimmey
 
Excerpt 9 - Combo with Music

Ladies Styling BS - 8/4/08 - Class 1
 
Excerpt 1 - Distance, Posture, Characteristics of Salsa, Arm and Spin Position
 
Excerpt 2 - Prepping Your Body for Spinning; Opening Stretches and Explaination
 
Excerpt 3 - Alternating Spin Demo; Preparation Breakdown for Alternating Spins; Opposition Rule
 
Excerpt 4 - Warm Up Breakdown for Alternating Spins
 
Excerpt 5 - Warm Up with Music
 
Excerpt 6 - Spin Drill Breakdown; Focus, Upperbody Posture; Sharing Space with Your Partner
 
Excerpt 7 - Spin Drill with Music 
 
Excerpt 8 - Brief Breakdown of Cross Body Lead Inside Turn (LESO)

Level I - 7/16/08 - Class 3
 
Excerpt 1 - Announcements/New Requirements (LESO)
 
Excerpt 2 - What is a Shine? Chug Breakdown; Double Time
 
Excerpt 3 - Tips for Chug; Chug with Rhythm Counting
 
Excerpt 4 -Right Walkaround Review and Breakdown; The Ultimate Turn Rule for Leading a Turn; How to Make Your Teacher Ecstatic!
 
Excerpt 5 - Footwork Combo with Counts
 
Excerpt 6 - Practicality of the Chug for Lead and Follow; Maintaining Forward Energy; Over Leverage
 
Excerpt 7 - Locking Ankles; Clean Legline During Basic Step; Conserving Energy
 
Excerpt 8 - Eddie Torres; Original Mambo: Salsa's Ancestry
 
Excerpt 9 - Footwork with Music
 
Excerpt 10 - Footwork with Music Take 2 (LESO)
 
Excerpt 11 - Annoucements (LESO)
 
Excerpt 12 - Partnerwork Review; Sharing the Space
 
Excerpt 13 - Signals for Turn; Ladies Connection for Turns; Leads Hand Position for Turns; Turn Rule for Leaders; No Macy's Parade
 
Excerpt 14 - Difference Between Outside and Inside Turns; Lead for Right Inside Turn; Leader and Follower Hand Position for Turns; Under and Over Leverage
 
Excerpt 15 - Speed in the Lead Finger Execution; How to Strengthen Your Turn Finger
 
Excerpt 16 - Leaders Right Outside Turn Breakdown; Avoiding Compromising Posture; Hand Position for Turn; Counts for Lead and Follow for Single Turns
 
Excerpt 17 - Tips for Leaders Right Outside Turn
 
Excerpt 18 - Parnterwork with Counts
 
Excerpt 19 - Keeping Arms at Follower's Solar Plexus in Open Partner Position and Cross Hand Position
 
Excerpt 20 - Inside and Ouside Turn Question (LESO)
 
Level II - 7/18/08 - Class 2
 
Excerpt 1 - Drop Hand Catch Breakdown; Initiating Lead for Barrel Turn
 
Excerpt 2 - Right Traveling Turn with Touch and Go Breakdown
 
Excerpt 3 - Hand Toss to Hammer Lock Breakdown; West Coast vs. East Coast Terminology; Avoiding Over Rotation of Hand When Leading Spins; Skimming the Head
 
Excerpt 4 -Partnerwork Combo with Music
 
Excerpt 5 - (LESO) Combo with Fast Music; How to Get Power When Leading Multiple Spins; Using Body to Lead; Keeping Lead Signals in Sight; Pulling Follower Forward to Lead 
 
Excerpt 6 - (LESO) Creating Movement Through Basic Step; Maintaining Closeness; Over Leverage; Bringing Woman Forward to Lead
 
Excerpt 7 - Creating Direction in Lead
 
Excerpt 8 - Corrections; Making Your Lead Signals Visable; No DEE; Holding Your Space
 
Excerpt 9 - Partnerwork Combo with Fast Music 
 
Ladies Styling Beginner Spin - 7/14/08 - Class 2
 
Excerpt 1 - Warm Up (Breakdown/Review); Avoiding DEE/Basic Arm Positions; Basic Posture; Stepping the Prep for Multiple Spins; Opening Stretches
 
Excerpt 2 - Warm Up
 
Excerpt 3 - Spin Drill Right and Left Spins with Hand Styling with Music
 
Excerpt 4 - Corrections
 
Excerpt 5 - Spin Drill 2 with Balance Hold with Music
 
Excerpt 6 - Right Traveling Turn; Adding Basic Arm Styling; Right Traveling Turn Review and Breakdown; Focus for Right Traveling Turn
 
Excerpt 7 - Crossovers and Legline
 
Excerpt 8 - Combo with Music

Ladies Styling BS - 7/7/08 - Class 1
 
Excerpt 1 - Overview - Posture; Bent Position; Intro to Multiple Right and Left Spins; Foot Position; Body Position
 
Excerpt 2 - Partner Position; Warm Up Breakdown; Prep for Left and Right Spins; Correct Foot and Leg Position
 
Excerpt 3 - Warm Up Breakdown - Preparation for Left Spin
 
Excerpt 4 - Warm Up with Music
 
Excerpt 5 - Stretches to be done before and after Warm Up
 
Excerpt 6 - Tips to Avoid Dizziness; Breakdown of Spin Drill for Right and Left Turns; Importance of Lower Body Accuracy
 
Excerpt 7 - Spin Drill with Music 
 
Excerpt 8 - Corrections for Left Spins; What is a Standing Leg? 
 
Excerpt 9 - Spin Drill 2 with Music
 
Excerpt 10 - Right Traveling Turn Breakdown
 
Excerpt 11 - Student Question; Difference Between Dancing On1 and On2
 
Excerpt 12 - Creating Beautiful Leg Line and Clean Basic Step
 
Excerpt 13 - Right Traveling Turn Ending; Locking Foot
 
Excerpt 14 - Weight Transfer Rule
 
Excerpt 15 - Combo with Music

Level I - 7/2/08 - Class 1
 
Excerpt 1 - Welcome (LESO)
 
Excerpt 2 - Why Salsa? Where Salsa Comes from. Meaning of Mambo; What is Contra Body Motion; Hips
 
Excerpt 3 - Ball Heel Connection to the Floor; Visual Learning; Characteristics of Salsa
 
Excerpt 4 - Latin Dances; Distinct Rhythms; Similarities and Differences Between 3 Latin Dances
 
Excerpt 5 - Warm Up with Music
 
Excerpt 6 - Job of Lead and Follow; Frame; Under Leverage and Distance; Closed Partner Position; Connecting to Your Partner
 
Excerpt 7 - Mirroring your Partner; Hand Positions for Open Partner Position and Cross Hand Position; L Postion of the Arm; Distance; Cross Hand Position
 
Excerpt 8 - Signal to Cross Hand Position; Height of Hands; Adjusting to Different Partners; Turn Position; Arm Position for Turn; Signal for Turn; Snakies; Merengue Combo
 
Excerpt 9 - Merengue Combo with Music 
 
Excerpt 10 - Offering Energy to Your Partner; Proper Arm Position in Partnership
 
Excerpt 11 - Salsa Basic Breakdown with Rhythm Counts
 
Excerpt 12 - Tumbao - Associating Salsa Rhythm to the Music 
 
Excerpt 13 - What is a Break Step? Length of Break Step  
 
Excerpt 14 - Salsa Basic with Music in Partnership 

Level II - 6/27/08 - Class 8
 
Excerpt 1 - New Section - Open Break to Hammer Lock Breakdown
 
Excerpt 2 - New Section Breakdown Continued 
 
Excerpt 3 - Cross Over Section Breakdown
 
Excerpt 4 - Open Break to Hammer Lock Breakdown in Partnerwork
 
Excerpt 5 - Relating to Your Partner
 
Excerpt 6 - Crossover Section; Making the Woman Feel Safe; Ladies Awareness on the Dance Floor
 
Excerpt 7 - New Section with Counts; Adding Ladies Styling
 
Excerpt 8 - Whole Combo with Counts
 
Excerpt 9 - Men's and Ladies' Styling for Cross Body Pull; Relating to the Woman - Crossover Section 
 
Excerpt 10 - Combo with Music Take 1
 
Excerpt 11 - (LESO) Announcements
 
Excerpt 12 - Intro to Touch and Go (Multiple Turns from Crossed Hand Position); Men's Variation Footwork
 
Excerpt 13 - Partnerwork Combo with Music
 
Ladies Styling HH - 6/26/08 - Class 2
 
Excerpt 1 - Head and Hand Overview; Elbow Relation to Hand
 
Excerpt 2 - Warm Up - Hands
 
Excerpt 3 - Warm Up - Head and Torso
 
Excerpt 4 - Flare Point Suzi Q Footwork and Arm Styling Review; Adding Head Rolls; Landing Weight for Stability; Maintaining Bent Leg Position
 
Excerpt 5 - Head Roll to Body Roll Breakdown
 
Excerpt 6 - Tapping into Opposition of the Body; Arm Centerline; First Part with Counts
 
Excerpt 7 - Opposition and Arch Body Styling and Technique for Front Crossovers
 
Excerpt 8 - Combo with Music First Section  
 
Excerpt 9 - Accentuating Counts 2 & 6 with Head Roll in Grapevine
 
Excerpt 10 - Folding Arm Styling Variation Drill
 
Excerpt 11 - Pointing Toes on Kick; Focus on Head Roll with Grapevine; Holding Your Space
 
Excerpt 12 - Ending Drop with Arm Styling; Combo with Counts
 
Excerpt 13 - Ending Stretch

Level II - 6/20/08 - Class 7
 
Excerpt 1 - Identifying Changing Clave
 
Excerpt 2 - Changing Clave Auditory Drill
 
Excerpt 3 - Basket Practice Drill
 
Excerpt 4 - Basket Corrections
 
Excerpt 5 - Responding to the Lead; Waiting for the Lead
 
Excerpt 6 - Staying Connected to the Lead
 
Excerpt 7 - Cross Body Lead Inside Turn with Check; Ladies Breakdown (LESO)
 
Excerpt 8 - Cross Body Lead Inside Turn with Check in Partnership
 
Excerpt 9 - More Corrections on Forward Check; Drilling Forward Check 
 
Excerpt 10 - Partnerwork with Music
Ladies Styling Head & Hands - 6/19/08 - Class 1
 
Excerpt 1 - Contra Body Motion of the Upper Body and Hands Overview
 
Excerpt 2 - Warm Up Hands and Upper Body 
 
Excerpt 3 - Warm Up Part 2
 
Excerpt 4 - Flamenco Hand; Leading with Middle Finger
 
Excerpt 5 - How Speed of Music Effects Arm and Hand Movement
 
Excerpt 6 - Basic Body Roll Breakdown; How to Protect Your Lower Back During Body Roll; What is Lift?; How To Create Lift 
 
Excerpt 7 - Body Roll Breakdown with Handstyling; Kinesthetic Drill to Get in Touch with Your Body; Correction for Body Roll; Hip Rolls to Hip Shimmey
 
Excerpt 8 - Grapevine Section Breakdown with Arm and Hand Styling
 
Excerpt 9 - Hand Styling for Grapevine to drop to Circular Hips
 
Excerpt 10 - Circular Hip Correciton; Distributing Weight
 
Excerpt 11 - Maximizing Your Energy; Transition from Circular Hip to Half Turn
 
Excerpt 12 - Combo with Music

Level II - 6/13/08 - Class 6
 
Excerpt 1 - General Music Overview: How music is Constructed; Tips to finding the "1" and the 8 Count; How to Find the Beginning and Ending of a Phrase
 
Excerpt 2 - Lyrics; Horns, Piano; Drills to get in Touch with the Music
 
Excerpt 3 - Cross Body Pull Timing Correction
 
Excerpt 4 - New Windmill Section Breakdown; Windmill Connection Drill
 
Excerpt 5 - Drilling Basket Step 
 
Excerpt 6 - Arm Position and Finger/ Hand Change Position for Double Handed Right Traveling Turn; Ladies Foot work for Right Traveling Turn 
 
Excerpt 7 - Combo with Counts; Ladies Position for Forward Check Reverse Body Roll; Looking for Signal for Basket Step
 
Excerpt 8 - Combo with Music; Looking for the Lead
 
Excerpt 9 - Combo with Music - Take 2 (LESO) 
 
Excerpt 10 - (LESO) Extra Practice Time; Communicating During the Week with Fellow Students and Me Via Youtube! 
 
Ladies Styling AB - 6/12/08 - Class 6
 
Excerpt 1 - Hip Shimmey Breakdown; Lower Body Isolations Warm Up
 
Excerpt 2 - Reverse Body Roll Section with Lower Body Pump Breakdown 
 
Excerpt 3 - Left Traveling Turn Breakdown; First Half with Counts; Arm Slice Breakdown
 
Excerpt 4 - Drill Preparation to Turn; Arm Styling
 
Excerpt 5 -
 
Excerpt 6 - Hair Comb to Mambo Jazz Section Breakdown 
 
Excerpt 7 - Semi Circles with Arm Styling to Reverse Body Roll Breakdown
 
Excerpt 8 - Ending Shoulder Rolls to Circular Torso Isolation Breakdown

Level II - 6/6/08 - Class 5
 
Excerpt 1 - Ladies Basket Tips
 
Excerpt 2 - Footwork Combo with Music
 
Excerpt 3 - Partnerwork Combo Recap
 
Excerpt 4 - Connection and Reconnection for Cross Body Lead Inside Turn Lead to Right Traveling Turn
 
Excerpt 5 - Lead and Follow Signal; Tapping into your 6th Sense
 
Excerpt 6 - Right Outside Turn to Hammer Lock Review
 
Excerpt 7 - Drilling Transition from Right Traveling Turn to Hammer Lock
 
Excerpt 8 - Throwin Down with the Hand Toss; Adding Ladies' Styling Reverse Body Roll to Partnerwork  
 
Excerpt 9 -  First Half of Combo with Counts; Using Home Step for Windmill Arms; Spinning Turn from Side Break
 
Excerpt 10 - Partnerwork Combo With Music
 
Excerpt 11 - Basket in Partnerwork (Breakdown)
 
Excerpt 12 - Keeping Wrists Close During Double Handed Turns (LESO)
 
Excerpt 13 - Annoucements!

Ladies Styling AB - 6/5/08 - Class 5
 
Excerpt 1 - Warm Up - Arm Styling for Basket; Breathing Arms to Windmill Arms; Lower Body Isolations
 
Excerpt 2 - Breakdown of Basket Step with Arm Styling
 
Excerpt 3 - Technique to End Basket Step for Upper and Lower Presentation Arm; Keeping Arms with Body in Partnership
 
Excerpt 4 - Tips for Clearing Your Partner; Not Relying Numbers; Tapping into Follower's Instinct; Weight Rules for Traveling Turns
 
Excerpt 5 - Reverse Body Roll, Mambo Jazz Breakdown with Arm Styling
 
Excerpt 6 - Left Arm Correction Choreo
 
Excerpt 7 - Annoucements! (LESO)
 
Excerpt 8 - Combo with Music;; Drill Reverse Body Roll to Mambo Jazz; Adding Styling in Dead Space
 
Excerpt 9 - Registering Movement; Connection to the Floor; Partnerwork Combo; Overhead Arm Alignment; Stretch for Pec Muscle; Walking the Slot
 
Excerpt 10 - Focus for Traveling Turns; Relaxing Elbows; Maintaining Arm Position in Partnership
 
Excerpt 11 - Windmill Corrections; Avoiding Anticipation (Parnterwork)
 
Excerpt 12 - Basket; Maintaining L Arm Position; Drop Hand Catch in Partnership
 
Excerpt 13 - Different Variations on Basket Step; Mambo Jazz Spacing Correction in Partnership
 
Excerpt 14 - Last Few Corrections; Economy of Movement
 
Level I - 6/4/08 - Class 5
 
Excerpt 1 - Chord Beat Crossovers Breakdown; Half Time; Difference Between Touch and Step; Weight Transfer
 
Excerpt 2 - Shine Combo with Counts
 
Excerpt 3 - Locking Thighs; Using Upper Body Wind Up for Turns; Working Change of Direction in Basic Walkaround Turns; Arm Position for Turns; Locking Position for Turns
 
Excerpt 4 - Shine Combo with Music
 
Excerpt 5 - Movement
 
Excerpt 6 - Hand Change for Under Turn; Drilling Hand Change; Creating Fluidity of Movement; 'Dancing the Movement"
 
Excerpt 7 - Using Energy of the Torso to Lead
 
Excerpt 8 - Dance as an Unspoken Conversation; Developing Your Sixth Sense
 
Excerpt 9 - Singing Through Movement; How to Get a Smile on the Dance Floor; Working Tempo of Movement
 
Excerpt 10 - Lead Signal for Cross Body Lead; Correct Foot Alignment for Cross Body Lead; Working transition to Open Position; Drilling Cross Body Lead; How to Clear a Path for the Follower
 
Excerpt 11 - Partnerwork with Counts

Ladies Styling AB - 5/28/08 - Class 4 Entire Class (LESO Only)
 
Excerpt 1 - Annoucements (LESO)
 
Excerpt 2 - Breathing Arms to Windmill Arms; Alternating Arm Styling Overview and Breakdown 
 
Excerpt 3 - Scoop to Unfolding Arms/Arm Styling for Basket; Using the Turn of the Body to Open Arms and Propel Movement
 
Excerpt 4 - Arms Warm Up
 
Excerpt 5 - Alternating Turn Drill Breakdown 
 
Excerpt 6 - Alternating Turn Drill with Music
 
Excerpt 7 - (LESO) Importance of Consistent Practice of Spins
 
Excerpt 8 - Breakdown of Beginning Combo - Cross Body Lead Inside Turn, Reverse Body Roll with Arm Styling
 
Excerpt 9 - Half Turn to Turn Prep Breakdown
 
Excerpt 10 - Combo Slow with Ending Alternating Turns with Arm Styling
 
Excrept 11 - Combo with Counts
 
Excerpt 12 - Combo with Music

Level II - 5/23/08 - Class 4
 
Excerpt 1 - Ladies Basket Footwork Breakdown
 
Excerpt 2 - Foot Position for Turn in Basket; Arm Position for Turn 
 
Excerpt 3 - Arm and Finger Positions for Basket Opening
 
Excerpt 4 - Accentuating "5" for Right Traveling Turn; Quiet Upper Body
 
Excerpt 5 - Adding Reverse Body Roll Breakdown; Ladies Styling Workshops; Ladies Footwork with Counts
 
Excerpt 6 - Footwork Breakdown with Counts  
 
Excerpt 7 - Footwork Combo with Music 
 
Excerpt 8 - Basket in Partnerwork Breakdown 
 
Excerpt 9 - Basket Trouble Shooting

Ladies Styling AB - 5/22/08 - Class 3
 
Excerpt 1 - Arm Styling Breakdown; Breathing Arm
 
Excerpt 2 -  Contraction of Pelvis for Reverse Body Roll
 
Excerpt 3 - Warm Up
 
Excerpt 4 - Knee Alignment for Spins
 
Excerpt 5 - Using Opposition to Spin; Speed of Spin Entrance; Finding Your Balance; Prep Drill; Under Leverage and Distance; Subway Study Center; Upper Body Energy
 
Excerpt 6 - Alternating Spins; Engaging Upper Body Muscles; Using Ball of Foot to Create Contra Body Motion
 
Excerpt 7 - Transitioning from Right to Left Spin; The Effects of Negative Thoughts on the Body and Your Movement
 
Excerpt 8 - Alternating Spins with Music
 
Excerpt 9 - Leg Shooting Through on Cross Body Lead Inside Turn; Wind up for Turn
 
Excerpt 10 - Walking the Line; Working the Slot; Forward Energy
 
Excerpt 11 - Keeping Shoulders Down While Engaging Arms; Extending Through Elbows
 
Excerpt 12 - Cross Body Lead Inside Turn with Arm Styling and Counts
 
Excerpt 13 - Crossover Section Breakdown; Thigh Locking
 
Excerpt 14 - Reverse Body Roll Secton to End Breakdown
 
Excerpt 15 - Silent Upper Body; Partner Connection
 
Excerpt 16 - Trouble Shooting Upper Body Wind Up for Alternating Spins; Focus; Direct Entrance to Spin 
 
Excerpt 17 - Combo with Counts
 
Excerpt 18 - Annoucments
 
Excerpt 19 - Combo with Music

Level I - 5/21/08 - Class 3
 
Excerpt 1 - Review Drill - Salsa Rhythm; Ball Heel; Counting Drill
 
Excerpt 2 - Right Walkaround Turn Breakdown and Review; Recover/In Energy
 
Excerpt 3 - Intro to Shines and Double Time; Chug Breakdown
 
Excerpt 4 - Footwork with Counts
 
Excerpt 5 - Footwork with Music
 
Excerpt 6 - Implementing Lead
 
Excerpt 7 - Closed Partner Position Distance - Frame Trouble Shooting; Erganomics
 
Excerpt 8 - Intro to Basic Right Walkaround in Closed Partner Position
 
Excerpt 9 - Initiating Partnership
 
Excerpt 10 - Partnerwork with Counts
 
Excerpt 11 - Partnerwork with Music

May/June Cycle 2008
 
Ladies Styling AB - 5/8/08 - Class 1
 
Excerpt 1 - Overview of Isolations and Arms
 
Excerpt 2 - Warm Up Part 1
 
Excerpt 3 - Warm Up Part 2
 
Excerpt 4 - Semi Circle with Arms and Hips; Reverse Body Roll; Using Weight to Execute Movement; Pelvis Pumps
 
Excerpt 5 -  Reverse Body Roll to Drop
 
Excerpt 6 - Half Turns with Arm Styling
 
Excerpt 7 - Grapevine
 
Excerpt 8 - Last Section - Reverse Body Roll; Basic Body Roll with Arm Styling
 
Excerpt 9 - Trouble Shooting Body Rolls
 
Excerpt 10 - Combo with Music
 
Excerpt 11 - Movement Motivated by Emotion
 
Excerpt 12 - Combo with Music - Take 2
 
Level II - 5/2/08 - Class 1
 
Excerpt 1 - Welcome, Course Explaination; Intro to Clave; Tapping into Auditory Skills; 3/2 Clave and 2/3 Clave
 
Excerpt 2 - 3/2 Clave Drill
 
Excerpt 3 - 3/2 Clave Drill with Music - Auditory Drill
 
Excerpt 4 - Student Comments and Questions on Clave
 
Excerpt 5 - Touch Catch Step Breakdown
 
Excerpt 6 - Right Traveling Turn Breakdown; Chug Energy
 
Excerpt 7 - Weight Rule for Spins and Traveling Turns; How to Maintain Balance
 
Excerpt 8 - Touch Catch & Right Traveling Turn with Music
 
Excerpt 9 - Footwork Fast Music
 
Excerpt 10 - Announcements (LESO)
 
Excerpt 11 - Partnerwork - Men's Footwork for Hammer Lock; Hand Toss Breakdown; Right Traveling Turn
 
Excerpt 12 - Using Body to Lead Hammer Lock; Windmill Arms; Plugging in/Connection
 
Excerpt 13 - Men's Turn to Hammer Lock Breakdown
 
Excerpt 14 - Partnerwork with Counts
 
Excerpt 15 - Partnerwork with Music

Level I - 5/7/08 - Class 1
 
Excerpt 1 - Welcome (LESO)
 
Excerpt 2 -  Intro to Contra Body Motion - Hips
 
Excerpt 3 - Alternating Rule; Commonalities of Latin Dances; Ball Heel Connection; Weight Transfer; Characteristics of Latin Dance
 
Excerpt 4 - Rhythm; Starting Position and Posture; Warm Up Breakdown
 
Excerpt 5 - Warm Up with Music
 
Excerpt 6 - Roles of Leader and Follower; Frame; Closed Partner Position; Under Leverage and Distance
 
Excerpt 7 -  Open Partner Position and Cross Hand Position; Distance, Correct Arm and Hand Positions; How to Connect to your Partner
 
Excerpt 8 - Example of Plugging In
 
Excerpt 9 - Turn Position Signals for Turns and Snakies (hair comb); Returning to Start Position; Delivering the Lead; Mirroring Rule; Working Stilo
 
Excerpt 10 - How to Practice Maintaining L Position for Spins
 
Excerpt 11 - Merengue with Music
 
Excerpt 12 - Salsa Basic Breakdown
 
Excerpt 13 - Benefits of Video Classes
 
Excerpt 14 - Rhythm Sheet; Intro to Tumbao; Associating Salsa Rhythm to Music; Ergonomic Movement; Length of Break Step; Salsa Basic with Music

Level II - 5/9/08 - Class 2
 
Excerpt 1 - Intro to 2/3 Clave; Original Mambo vs. Modern Day Mambo
 
Excerpt 2 -  2/3 Clave Drill; Auditory Drill with Music
 
Excerpt 3 -  Feeling the Clave; Cuban Pete/Palladium Dancer
 
Excerpt 4 -  Walking Touch Step Breakdown
 
Excerpt 5 - Shine Combo with Counts
 
Excerpt 6 - Shine Combo with Music
 
Excerpt 7 - Annoucements (LESO)
 
Excerpt 8 - [Review] Hammer Lock Men's Hand Rotation; Hand Toss 
 
Excerpt 9 -  [Review] Windmill Sequence (Matrix)
 
Excerpt 10 - First Section with Rhythm Counts
 
Excerpt 11 -  [New] Hammer Lock Cross Body Lead
 
Excerpt 12 - Partnerwork Combo with Counts
 
Excerpt 13 - Partnerwork Combo with Music

Level I - 5/14/08 - Class 2
 
Excerpt 1 - Video Annoucement; [Review] Marking Salsa Rhythm
 
Excerpt 2 - Kill the Bug! How to Create Earth Energy
 
Excerpt 3 - Engaging the Ball of the Foot to Step; Length of Break Step
 
Excerpt 4 - How to Count the Basic Step
 
Excerpt 5 - Adding Definition to your Basic Step; Length of all Steps in the Basic
 
Excerpt 6 - Styles of Salsa; What Dancing On2 Means; Dance Energy; How we Count
 
Excerpt 7 - Directional Basics Breakdown
 
Excerpt 8 - Right Walk Around Turn - Breakdown; In Energy; Tips for Turns; Quality of Movement
 
Excerpt 9 - Technique for Turning
 
Excerpt 10 - Footwork with Counts
 
Excerpt 11 - Drilling Right Walkaround Turn
 
Excerpt 12 - Announcements (LESO)
 
Excerpt 13 - Transitioning from Basic to Side Basic; Implementing the Lead
 
Excerpt 14 - Partnerwork Combo with Counts
 
Excerpt 15 - Open Break to Touch Step - Men's Breakdown
 
Excerpt 16 - Open Break to Touch Step - Women's Breakdown; Difference between Step and Touch/To Transfer Weight or Not?
 
Excerpt 17 - Partnerwork Combo with Music

March/April Cycle 2008
 
Ladies Styling AB - Class 1 - 3/3/08
Excerpt 1 - Intro to Contra Body Motion Upper Body and Basic Body Roll
 
Excerpt 2 - Warm up
 
Excerpt 3 - Breakdown Suzi and Stationary Slave with Contra Body Motion and Arms
 
Excerpt 4 - Cuban Breakdown
 
Excerpt 5 - Tall End Combo with Counts
 
Excerpt 6 - Cuban Drill

Intermediate Sampler - Class 1 - 3/4/08
 
Excerpt 1 - Portion of Warm Up
 
Excerpt 2 - Spin Drill Combo; Double Right Turn Breakdown; Using Start and Stop Techniques to Improve Spins
 
Excerpt 3 - Reverse Turns Breakdown
 
Excerpt 4 - Left Turn Breakdown
 
Excerpt 5 - Spin Drill with Counts and Music
 
Excerpt 6 - Suzy & Pachanga Breakdown
 
Excerpt 7 - Cuban Section; Shoulder Section; Discussion on Men's Variation
 
Excerpt 8 - Student Question Regarding Timing (Original Mambo)
 
Excerpt 9 - Second Half with Counts
 
Excerpt 10 - Forward/Back Sailor Breakdown; Body Opposition
 
Excerpt 11 - Student Question; More Detailed Breakdown of Second Half; Using Hips to Assist with Back Hook Turn; Drilling Second Half
 
Excerpt 12 - Combo with Music (Already Public see channel)

Level I - Class 1 - 3/5/08
 
Excerpt 1 - Why I want to Learn Salsa (LESO)
 
Excerpt 2 - Length of Break Step; Legline for Basic Step
 
Excerpt 3 - Maintaining Connection During Turns; How to Connect During Turn
 
Excerpt 4 - Arm Position; Finger Tip Connection; How We Learn
 
Excerpt 5 - Merengue
 
Excerpt 6 - When and How to Change Direction During Basic to Side Basic
 
Excerpt 7 - Basics With Music

Level II - Class 1 - 3/7/08
 
Excerpt 1 - (LESO) Welcome, Announcements, Explaination of Syllabus
 
Excerpt 2 - Breakdown of Isolations; Contra Body Motion of the Upper Body
 
Excerpt 3 - Cuban Step (Breakdown)
 
Excerpt 4 - Prep for Multiple Turns (Ladies); Maintaining "Dance Energy"
 
Excerpt 5 - Turn Drill (Ladies) with Music
 
Excerpt 6 - Arm Placement; Engaging Lat Muscles; Lift in Body/Posture
 
Excerpt 7 - What is a call-out? Arm Position for Turns in Open Partner Position; Ladies Styling
 
Excerpt 8 - Difference Between Arm Positions for Partnerwork and Arm Positions for Turns/Spins
 
Excerpt 9 - Cue for Multiple Turns; Arm Position for Turns
 
Excerpt 10 - Partnerwork Combo Run Thru
 
Excerpt 11 - Partnerwork with Music

Level I - Class 2 - 3/13/08
 
Excerpt 1 - Announcements (LESO)
 
Excerpt 2 - Salsa Rhythm
 
Excerpt 3 - Salsa Basic to Salsa Rhythm (Review); Alternating Foot Rule
 
Excerpt 4 - Introduction to Tumbao Rhythm; Associating Basic to Music
 
Excerpt 5 - Listening; Auditory Drill with Music; Accentuating Accent/Break Step to Conga Slap
 
Excerpt 6 - How to Count - Basic Step
 
Excerpt 7 - Footwork to Music
 
Excerpt 8 - Basic Right Walkaround Turn Breakdown
 
Excerpt 9 - Using the "1" for change over; awareness of beginning of dance measure
 
Excerpt 10 - Open Break Breakdown; video funny; mirroring your partner
 
Excerpt 11 - Open Break Right Walkaround; Partnerwork with counts; Ladies Drill
 
Excerpt 12 - Cue For Turn Arm Position in Turn
 
Excerpt 13 - Cupping Hands for Turns; Plugging In; Hand Recovery For Turn
 
Excerpt 14 - Difference Between Outside and Inside Turn
 
Excerpt 15 - Partnerwork to Music

Level II - Class 2 - 3/15/08
 
Excerpt 1 - Announcements (LESO)
 
Excerpt 2 - Contra Body Motion (Review); Salsa Characteristics; Coordination of Lower Body with Upper Body Contra Body Motion
 
Excerpt 3 - Warm Up with Music; Contra Body Motion Upper
 
Excerpt 4 - Introduction to Multiple Spins
 
Excerpt 5 - Men's Lead for Multiple Turns; Personalized Attention
 
Excerpt 6 - Engaging Middle Finger for Spins/Drilling Multiple Spin Breakdown (Men); Leading Inside Turn
 
Excerpt 7 - Multiple Spin Intro in Partnerwork; Overleverage; Arm Position
 
Excerpt 8 - Taking the Direct Path to Turn Position; Continuing Footwork During Turn; Plugging in/Connection; Over Leverage
 
Excerpt 9 - Detailing Lead for Multiple Prep; Keeping Space/Sharing Space in Partnership
 
Excerpt 10 - Back to Back Multiple Spin Breakdown
 
Excerpt 11 - Hand Position/Lead Inside Turn
 
Excerpt 12 - Right Traveling Turn Breakdown/Responding to Lead
 
Excerpt 13 - Right Traveling Turn; Men's Coordination of Upper and Lower Body; Creating Momentum Across the Body Through Weight Transfer
 
Excerpt 14 - Partnerwork with Music

Intermediate Sampler - Class 2 - Shines - 3/11/08
 
Excerpt 1 - Warm Up
 
Excerpt 2 - First Section with Counts
 
Excerpt 3 - Roger Rabbit Drill Breakdown
 
Excerpt 4 - Cuban Section Breakdown
 
Excerpt 5 - Kick Toe Heel Section Breakdown
 
Excerpt 6 - Cuban Thru Reverse Turn; Using Arms to Propel Turn
 
Excerpt 7 - Cucharacha Section Breakdown
 
Excerpt 8 - Final Section Breakdown
 
Excerpt 9 - Adding Styling and Embellishments Part 1
 
Excerpt 10 - Adding Styling and Embellishments Part 2
 
Excerpt 11 - Combo to Slow Music
 
Excerpt 12 - Combo with Music (faster version)

Intermediate Sampler - 3/18/08 - Partnerwork (Week 1)
 
Excerpt 1 - Turn Drills in Partnership; Maintaining Space; Partner Distance
 
Excerpt 2 - First Section with Counts; Adding Hand Toss to Basket and Duck; Techniques for Open Break NY Style; Compact Movement; Creating a Direct Lead
 
Excerpt 3 - Part 2 Breakdown - Hand Switch; Dancing on Slot; Waterfall; Titanic; Foward Crossovers
 
Excerpt 4 - Mambo Jazz Section Breakdown
 
Excerpt 5 - Combo with Counts
 
Excerpt 6 - Ladies Wrap and Duck Troubleshooting
 
Excerpt 7 - Combo with Music
 
Intermediate Sampler - 3/25/08 - Partnerwork (Week 2)
 
Excerpt 1 - Review Mambo Jazz Section with Men's Embellishments
 
Excerpt 2 - Reverse Basket Section
 
Excerpt 3 - Sliding Door Section; Using Momentum of Wrap to Unwrap; Rolling Off the Forearm; Finger Connection; Partner Distance
 
Excerpt 4 - Last Section
 
Excerpt 5 - Ladies Basket Corrections; Cup Positions
 
Excerpt 6 - Men's Lead - Correction for Duck - Arm Height
 
Excerpt 7 - Partnerwork with Music
 
Level I - 3/19/08 - Class 3
 
Excerpt 1 - Review Basic with Counts; Acknowledging "4" and "8" (counts in transit); Accentuation of the "slow"
 
Excerpt 2 - Styles of Salsa; What Dancing On2 Means; Defining Our Style of Salsa
 
Excerpt 3 - Troubleshooting Right Walkaround Turn; Holiding Count "3" Position in Walkaround Turn
 
Excerpt 4 - Chug and Double Time Breakdown; Using Forward Push in Back Basic
 
Excerpt 5 - Combo with Counts; Adding Shoulder Shimmey
 
Excerpt 6 - Footwork Combo with Music
 
Excerpt 7 - Open Break Men's Breakdown; Hand Height; Open Break Drill
 
Excerpt 8 - Open Break Troubleshooting (Ladies), Avoiding the "Yank"; Subtle Styling Variations for the Basic Beginner
 
Excerpt 9 - Men's Lead Basic Right Outside Turn; Arm Position; Engaging Turn Finger; Ladies Plug In
 
Excerpt 10 - Hand Position Upon Completion of Right Outside Turn; Right Outside Turn with Footwork
 
Excerpt 11 - Partnerwork with Counts (Review from Last Week) (LESO)
 
Excerpt 12 - Partnerwork with Music - (Review from Last Week) (LESO)
 
Leve II - 3/21/08 - Class 3
 
Excerpt 1 - Announcements (LESO)
 
Excerpt 2 - Warm Up - Shoulder Shimmey; Contra Body Motion During Basic Step
 
Excerpt 3 - Suzi Q with Basic Upper Contra Body Motion
 
Excerpt 4 - Hook Step Breakdown; Playing with Variations on Contra Body Motion; Developing Creative Thinking
 
Excerpt 5 - Right Hook Turn Breakdown; Drill; Arm and Spotting Techniques
 
Excerpt 6 - Footwork with Music
 
Excerpt 7 - Back to Back Mulitiple Spins; Right Traveling Turn with Counts; Holding the "5" (LESO) Review
 
Excerpt 8 - Hammerlock Breakdown
 
Excerpt 9 - Adding 1.5 Turns Traveling Hammerlock; Hand Release
 
Excerpt 10 - Walk the Line During Traveling Turns (Ladies)
 
Excerpt 11 - Hammerlock Transition to End
 
Excerpt 12 - Partnerwork with Counts & Music
 

Level I - 3/26/08 - Class 4
 
Excerpt 1 - Reviewing Double Time; Introducing Half Time/Chord Beat; Crossovers (Breakdown)
 
Excerpt 2 - Marking Steps; Time Keeping; Utilizing Space Funny; Drilling Chord Beat Crossovers; How to Get Speed and Accuracy during Crossovers
 
Excerpt 3 - Rhythm Counting Footwork Drill
 
Excerpt 4 - Shine Combo with Music Round 1
 
Excerpt 5 - Shine Combo with Music Round 2
 
Excerpt 6 - Announcements (LESO)
 
Excerpt 7 - What is a Call Out?
 
Excerpt 8 - Drop Hand Catch Breakdown
 
Excerpt 9 - Drilling Drop Hand Catch
 
Excerpt 10 - Right Traveling Turn Breakdown; Stepping on Return Step; Accentuation "5"
 
Excerpt 11 - Maintaining Connection During Drop Hand Catch; Partnerwork with Music

Level II - 3/28/08 - Class 4
 
Excerpt 1 - Back Hook Turn Breakdown
 
Excerpt 2 - Shines - Review and Addition of Back Hook Turn with Music
 
Excerpt 3 - Tips for Back Hook Turn
 
Excerpt 4 - Cross Body Lead Inside Turn Footwork Breakdown (Ladies)
 
Excerpt 5 - Cross Body Lead Inside Turn Arm Thread (Ladies)
 
Excerpt 6 - [Review] First Part of Pattern (See Previous Class Excerpts for More Detailed Breakdown)
 
Excerpt 7 - Proper Transition and Set up for Right Traveling Turn Execution  
 
Excerpt 8 - Cross Body Lead Inside Turn Breakdown (Lead)
 
Excerpt 9 - Cross Body Lead with Loop to Hammerlock Breakdown
 
Excerpt 10 - Hammerlock to Unwrap to Double Handed Turn Breakdown
 
Excerpt 11 - Hammerlock thru Double Handed Turn Across the Body
 
Excerpt 12 - Partnerwork [new section] Slow Music with Counts
 
Excerpt 13 - New Section Slow Music with Counts Take 2
 
Excerpt 14 - Tips for Lead
 
Excerpt 15 - Partnerwork with music

Ladies Styling AB - 3/17/08 - Class 3
 
Excerpt 1 - Breakdown of Copa Arm Styling & Breakdown of Shoulder Shimmey
 
Excerpt 2 - Full Warm Up Including Arm Warm Up
 
Excerpt 3 - Cross to Point Step with Contra Body Motion (Breakdown)
 
Excerpt 4 - Scoop Section Footwork and Arm Styling
 
Excerpt 5 - Scoop to Body Roll Breakdown; Spiral and 3 Dimensional Movement; Engaging the Ball of the Foot; Copa Arms
 
Excerpt 6 - Spacing Etiquette During Class
 
Excerpt 7 - Breakdown of Copa Footwork and Arm Styling
 
Excerpt 8 - Transitioning Back to Basic After Final Move; Final Section with Counts
 
Excerpt 9 - Combo with Music
 
Ladies Styling AB - 3/31/08 - Class 4
 
Excerpt 1 - Introduction and Opening Stretches; Body Posture; Turn Postion
 
Excerpt 2 - Right Stationary Turn Prep and Balance Drill
 
Excerpt 3 - Spin Drill Warm Up with Music
 
Excerpt 4 - Spin Drill WU Corrections/Tips
 
Excerpt 5 - Spin Drill 2 Breakdown; Arm Control and Head Spotting
 
Excerpt 6 - Spin Drill 2 with Music
 
Excerpt 7 - Spin Drill 2 Corrections/Tips
 
Excerpt 8 - Spin Drill 2 Corrections - Focus/Spotting
 
Excerpt 9 - Spin Drill 2 with Music Take 2
 
Excerpt 10 - In Drill

Level II - 4/4/08 - Class 5
 
Excerpt 1 - Contra Body Motion
 
Excerpt 2 - How to Get Speed & Power; Hook Step Corrections - Alignment & Embellishments
 
Excerpt 3 - Right Hook Turn; Bringing Foot In; Rules for Speed; Shines with Counts
 
Excerpt 4 - Shines with Music
 
Excerpt 5 - Spiral Corrections
 
Excerpt 6 - Announcements (LESO)
 
Excerpt 7 - Copa Footwork Breakdown (Ladies)
 
Excerpt 8 - Video Class Testimonial (Public)
 
Excerpt 9 - Signal for Traveling Across the Body; Travel Step
 
Excerpt 10 - Partnerwork with Counts
 
Excerpt 11 - New Section Breakdown; Cross Hand Windmill
 
Excerpt 12 - Back to Back Copa - Men's Lead; Ladies Arms
 
Excerpt 13 - Arm Position Entrance to Copa; Corrections
 
Excerpt 14 - Men's Footwork for Copa Partnerwork; Weight Shift and Body Momentum

Ladies Styling AB - 4/7/08 - Class 5
 
Excerpt 1 - New Arm Styling Breakdown
 
Excerpt 2 - Warm Up [Part 1] - Head, Shoulders, Ribcage Isolations
 
Excerpt 3 - Warm Up [Part 2] Contra Body Motion, Body Roll with Arms and Head Styling, New Arms; Footwork
 
Excerpt 4 - Shoulder Section Breakdown
 
Excerpt 5 - New Arms to Circular Slave with Torso Isolations Breakdown; Creating Dynamics and Accents in Movement
 
Excerpt 6 - Body Roll Section Breakdown; Accentuating Neckline; Extending Neck in Arch
 
Excerpt 7 - Matching Movement Energy to Music; Dancing Through Technique
 
Excerpt 8 - Tips for Body Roll; Turn Section Breakdown with Arm Breakdown; Head Gesture
 
Excerpt 9 - Combo with Music

Ladies Styling AB - 4/14/08 - Class 6 [combo continued from Class 5]
 
Excerpt 1 - New Arm Warm Up
 
Excerpt 2 - New Head Additions to Suzi Q Section
 
Excerpt 3 - Suzi Q Section with Counts; Working Transitions and Adding Extra Turn to Copa Section; Using Arms for Momentum for Turn
 
Excerpt 4 - Ribcage Section Review Adding Head Roll
 
Excerpt 5 - Turn Section Review
 
Excerpt 6 - New Last Section Cross Overs with Arm Styling Breakdown
 
Excerpt 7 - Combo with Music Final

Level I - 4/9/08 - Class 5
 
Excerpt 1 - Half Turn Breakdown; Ball of Foot Technique
 
Excerpt 2 - The Purpose of Technique; What is Musicality?
 
Excerpt 3 - Musicality Drill Breakdown; Shine Combo with Counts
 
Excerpt 4 - Keanu Reeves Plea (Funny) LESO
 
Excerpt 5 - Shine Combo with Music
 
Excerpt 6 - Shine Combo with Music (Fast)
 
Excerpt 7 - Announcements (LESO)
 
Excerpt 8 - Maintaining Close Spacing in Partnerwork; Cross Body Lead Breakdown in Partnerwork
 
Excerpt 9 - Greeting Step; Weight Transfer in Cross Body Lead (Ladies)
 
Excerpt 10 - Cross Body Lead Troubleshooting; Skimming the Body
 
Excerpt 11 - Right Traveling Turn Breakdown and Lead
 
Excerpt 12 - Glove Trotter Breakdown
 
Excerpt 13 - Double Handed Turn Breakdown
 
Excerpt 14 - Double Snakie Breakdown

Level II - 4/11/08 - Class 6
 
Excerpt 1 - Intro; Hook Steps and Turn; Chord Beat Cross Over & Review
 
Excerpt 2 - Semi Circle Turn Breakdown
 
Excerpt 3 - Sprial Variation with Head; Arm Styling for Semi Circle
 
Excerpt 4 - Arm Stylng For Men and Women for Spiral and Merengue
 
Excerpt 5 - When to Do Back Hook Turn; Styling for Merengue and Back Hook Turn; Different Styling Energy for Men and Women
 
Excerpt 6 - Trouble Shooting for Back Hook Turn with Styling; Bun Funny
 
Excerpt 7 - First Part with Counts; Detailed Cuban Breakdown and Drilling
 
Excerpt 8 - Slave Step Breakdown; Slave Step at Different Speeds
 
Excerpt 9 - Slave Step Arm Breakdown
 
Excerpt 10 - Shine Combo with Counts
 
Excerpt 11 - Musician Mention of the Month - Johnny Pacheco
 
Excerpt 12 - Shine Combo with Music
 
Excerpt 13 - Adding Arm to Copa for Partnerwork (Ladies)
 
Excerpt 14 - Arm and Hand Position for Copa in Partnerwork; Picking Up After Ladies Arm Position in Partnerwork for Copa; Review Lead for Copa
 
Excerpt 15 - Men's Lead for Pickup (Copa)
 
Excerpt 16 - Fun Hammerlock Hand Toss; Leading with Eyes and Expression

Level II - 4/18/08 - Class 7
 
Excerpt 1 - Mambo Jazz Breakdown & Corrections
 
Excerpt 2 - Front Double Crossovers; Job of Upper Body; Reviewing Syllabus
 
Excerpt 3 - Adding Head Embellishments to Front Double Crossovers; Correct Head Alignment
 
Excerpt 4 - Shines with Music
 
Excerpt 5 - Announcements! (LESO)
 
Excerpt 6 - Right Outside Under Arm Turn Variation Breakdown
 
Excerpt 7 - (LESO) Student Review Partnerwork with Counts
 
Excerpt 8 - Review Partnerwork Combo with Music
 
Excerpt 9 - Yong & Anna Throwin Down (LESO)
 
Excerpt 10 - Swing Step Breakdown
 
Excerpt 11 - Transitioning from Copa to Swing Step
 
Excerpt 12 - Trouble Shooting Fast Changeover to Copa; Hand Position for Entrance to Copa
 

Intermediate Mini Sampler Course - Shine Class - 4/21/08
 
Excerpt 1 - Section 1 Breakdown
 
Excerpt 2 - Section 2 Breakdown
 
Excerpt 3 - Grapevine Section Pt1
 
Excerpt 4 - Grapevine Section Pt. 2
 
Excerpt 5 - Torso Isolation and Ronde Turns
 
Excerpt 6 - Tail End
 
Excerpt 7 - Shine Combo with Counts
 
Excerpt 8 - Shine Combo with Music

Level I - Class 6 & 7 - 4/23/08
 
Excerpt 1 - [Review] Right Travelling Turn (Ladies Footwork); Recovery Step and Arm Styling and Hand Position
 
Excerpt 2 - [Review] Men's Footwork; 1st Section; Taking All Steps in Right Walk Around Turn
 
Excerpt 3 - Prepping for a turn; Hand Position for Double Handed Turn
 
Excerpt 4 - Connecting Your Auditory to Your Kinesthetic!
 
Excerpt 5 - Implementing Your Lead
 
Excerpt 6 - 1st Section with Fast Music
 
Excerpt 7 - Ladies Footwork for Walkaround
 
Excerpt 8 - Walk Around in Partnerwork Demo
 
Excerpt 9 - Connecting to Your Partner; Walk Around with Counts
 
Excerpt 10 - Releasing the Arm for Right Traveling Turn from Closed Partner Position
 
Excerpt 11 - Partnerwork with Music 2
 
Excerpt 12 - (LESO) Announcements
 
Excerpt 13 - Call Out to Double Handed Turn; Finger Tip Connection; Connecting Forearm For Cross Hand Position Right Traveling Turn
 
Excerpt 14 - Single Snakie - Follower Sensitivity to Lead Release
 
Excerpt 15 - Right Traveling Turn Cross Hand Position; Maintaining L Position for Turn
 
Excerpt 16 - Tail End Breakdown - Hammerlock Position to Single Snakies
 
Excerpt 17 - Full Partnerwork Combo with Counts
 
Level II - Class 8 - 4/25/08
 
Excerpt 1 - Men's Right Outside Turn, Right Traveling Turn, Back to Back Stationary Double Turns
 
Excerpt 2 - Globetrotter; Stylization for Open Break
 
Excerpt 3 - Men's Variation on Cross Body Lead Entrance
 
Excerpt 4 - Hand Toss to Whip
 
Excerpt 5 - Ladies Footwork Whip Breakdown
 
Excerpt 6 - Variation Arm Hook for Whip
 
Excerpt 7 - Ladies Trouble Shooting for Whip
 
Excerpt 8 - Ladies Arm Release from Whip
 
Excerpt 9 - Right Traveling Turn Riding Arm Entrance
 
Excerpt 10 - Full Partnerwork Combo with Counts
 
Excerpt 11 - Swing Step Trouble Shooting
 
Excerpt 12 - Adding Cross Back on Entrance to Right Traveling Turn; Talking Hearts
 
Excerpt 13 - Partnerwork Combo with Music
 
Excerpt 14 - Partnerwork with Music (Public)

Level I - 4/30/08 - Class 8
 
Excerpt 1 - Intro to Spins; Preparation and Right Spin Breakdown
 
Excerpt 2 - Left Spin Breakdown, Half Turns; Tips for Maintaining Balance
 
Excerpt 3 - Spin/Turn Combo with Counts and Rhythm Counting
 
Excerpt 4 - Full Shine/Turn Combo with Counts
 
Excerpt 5 - Physiology of the Body; Upper Body Posture; Weight Transfer for Spins
 
Excerpt 6 - (LESO) Shoes
 
Excerpt 7 - Shines & Spins Combo with Music 
 
Excerpt 8 - Cupcake Surprise (LESO)
 
Excerpt 9 - [Review] Ladies Footwork and Armstyling for Right Traveling Turn and Open Break
 
Excerpt 10 - [New] Adding Side Basics
 
Excerpt 11 - Trouble Shooting for Lead for Walkaround  
 
Excerpt 12 - [New] Adding Look to Cross Body Lead Entrance (Ladies)
 
Excerpt 13 - [Review] Last Section Breakdown; Determining Signal for Turns; Fingertip Connection; Sensitivity to Hold and Release
 
Excerpt 14 - [New] Double Handed Turn with Illusion Breakdown
 
Excerpt 15 - Ending Position Breakdown
 
Excerpt 16 - Full Partnerwork Combo with Counts
 
Excerpt 17 - Full Partnerwork Combo with Music (Public)

Jan/Feb Cycle 2008
 
Level I - Class 1 - 1/9/08
 
Excerpt 1 - Basic Contra Body Motion/Cuban Motion - Hips, Ball-Heel Connection.
 
Excerpt 2 - Warm Up!
 
Excerpt 3 - 3 Partner Postions - Closed Partner Position, Open Partner Position, Cross Hand Position.
 
Excerpt 4 - SNAKIES!!! Single & Double Snakies (aka Hair Comb)
 
Excerpt 5 - Basic Merengue Combo
 
Excerpt 6 - Basic Salsa Step - Take One!
 
Excerpt 7 - Basic Salsa Step - Take Two!
 
Excerpt 8 - Salsa Basic in Partnerwork.
 
Level II - Class 2 - 1/11/08
 
Excerpt 1 - 2/3 Clave Rhythm Drill
 
Excerpt 2 - Footwork - Suzi Q Splender - Take One!
 
Excerpt 3 - Footwork - Footwork - Take two - Alternating walkaround turns, changing direction.
 
Excerpt 4 - Entire Footwork Section with Music.
 
Excerpt 5 - Partnerwork - Right Travelling Turn in Hammerlock position!
 
 

Level I - Class 2 - 1/16/08
 
Excerpt 1 - Welcome Info. (LESO)
 
Excerpt 2 - Characteristics of Salsa - Brkdown of Warm up Exercise
 
Excerpt 3 - Basic Salsa Rhythm
 
Excerpt 4 - Length of Break Step
 
Excerpt 5 - Tumbao - Associating Salsa Rhythm and Basic w/Music
 
Excerpt 6 - Tumbao Rhythm Drill w/music 
 
Excerpt 7 - LE Salsa T-Shirt Promo (LESO)
 
Excerpt 8 - Directional Basics with Counts
 
Excerpt 9 - Salsa Basic & Side Basic in Partnerwork
 
Excerpt 10 - Salsa Basic & Side Basic in Partnerwork with music
 
Excerpt 11 - Gum Chewing! (LESO)
 
Level II - Class 3 - 1/18/08
 
Excerpt 1 - Suzi Q Plus Breakdown
 
Excerpt 2 - Changing Clave Exercise.
 
Excerpt 3 - Cross Body Lead Inside Turn Breakdown
 
Excerpt 4 - Cross Body Lead Trouble Shooting!
 
Excerpt 5 - Ladies Arm Threading for Crossbody Lead Inside Turn
 
Excerpt 6 - Footwork Pattern
 
Excerpt 7 - Footwork with Music
 
Excerpt 8 - Partnerwork - Teacher Demo/Class w/music
 
Excerpt 9 - LESO - Working out Partnerwork pt1
 
Excerpt 10 - LESO - Working out Partnerwork pt2
 
Ladies Styling Adv Beg - Class 2 - 1/14/08
 
Excerpt 1 - Arm Warm Up
 
Excerpt 2 - Circular Slave Step Brkdwn
 
Excerpt 3 - Slave Step with Arms
 
Excerpt 4 - Arm Drill
 
Excerpt 5 - Side Basic with Hip Shimmey & Head Roll
 
Excerpt 6 - Macarena en Clave. Video Class Sample Free online sample posted.
 
Excerpt 7 - Part 1 - Teacher Demo
 
Excerpt 8 - Part 1 with Class
 
Excerpt 9 - Part 2 - Teacher Demo
 
Excerpt 10 - Combo w/music

Level I - Class 3 - 1/23/08
 
Excerpt 1 - Types of turns, basic Right Walkaround Turn breakdown
 
Excerpt 2 - Turn Recovery
 
Excerpt 3 - Carrying salsa rhythm thru turn
 
Excerpt 4 - Head spotting
 
Excerpt 5 - (LESO) February Announcements Upcoming events and promotions from LE Therapy. For more info or to get in on these special offers go to www.letherapy.com!
 
Excerpt 6 - Personal Space
 
Excerpt 7 - Adding Basic Right Outside Turn in Partnerwork
 
Excerpt 8 - (LESO) Open Break tap in with counts
 
Excerpt 9 - Partnerwork with music

Level II - Class 4 - 1/25/08
 
Excerpt 1 - Footwork break down; reviewing chord beat and double time rhythms
 
Excerpt 2 - (LESO) Bunny Hop Special - (aka Ivan Special!)
 
Excerpt 3 - Footwork with counts
 
Excerpt 4 - Footwork with music
 
Excerpt 5 - (LESO) - Awesome Question!
How styling and improvisation affect counting
 
Excerpt 6 - (LESO) Mambojazz in partnerwork (Breakdown), teacher funny
 
Excerpt 7 - Partnerwork with counts
 
Excerpt 8 - Partnerwork with music (Rt travelling turns with headroll, hammerlock to drop hand catch, mambo jazz)

Ladies Styling - Class 3 - 1/28/08
 
Excerpt 1 - Basic Stretches before spinning
 
Excerpt 2 - Intro and preparation to Spinning - proper body posture, finding your balance, creating momentum/body opposition, how to initiate and finish your spin
 
Excerpt 3 - Spin Intro and Prep cont'd
 
Excerpt 4 - Turn Prep Drill Breakdown
 
Excerpt 5 - Prep Turn Drill with Music
 
Excerpt 6 - Basic Right Travelling Turn
 
Excerpt 7 - Cross Body Lead Inside Turn Breakdown
 
Excerpt 8 - Cross Body Lead Inside Turn with Arm Threading
 
Excerpt 9 - Trouble shooting for travelling turns
 
Excerpt 10 - Combo with counts & music - including traveling and stationary alternating spins

Level I - Class 4 - 1/30/08
 
Excerpt 1 - What is a Shine?
 
Excerpt 2 - Shine Chug Breakdown; Double Time
 
Excerpt 3 - Basic Right Walk Around Turn Review and Tips
 
Excerpt 4 - Footwork with music
 
Excerpt 5 - Over Leverage and Chug Energy during Open Break Right Outside Turn in Partnerwork and giving signals
 
Excerpt 6 - Men's Proper Posture when executing turns in partnerwork; drillling men's Right Outside Turn in Partnerwork; focus
 
Excerpt 7 - Partnerwork with counts
 
Excerpt 8 - (LESO) Loop SDS Extended PW Combo
 

Level II - Class 5 - 2/1/08
 
Excerpt 1 - Intro to shines, back hook turn, how to get speed with compact movment
 
Excerpt 2 - Shine Double Touch Catch - breakdown; cyncopated rhythm
 
Excerpt 3 - Footwork with counts and music
 
Excerpt 4 - Footwork to fast music - making movement more compact to increase your speed
 
Excerpt 5 - Raffle Clave Test!
 
Excerpt 6 - Whip Breakdown
 
Excerpt 7 - Whip Recovery
 
Excerpt 8 - Whip, Right Travelling Turn w/shoulder check, travelling back hook turn
 
Excerpt 9 - Partnerwork with counts and music

Ladies Styling - Class 4 - 2/4/08
 
Excerpt 1 - Partial Warm Up - Hips Shimmeys & Arm Warm up
 
Excerpt 2 - Alternating Turn Prep Correction
 
Excerpt 3 - Alternating turns and tips
 
Excerpt 4 - Basic and Right Travelling Turn with Arm Styling Breakdown
 
Excerpt 5 - Combo with counts and music

Level I - Class 5 - 2/6/08
 
Excerpt 1 - Travelling Right Turn (1/2) Breakdown
 
Excerpt 2 - Men's and Woman's Footwork Breakdown for Cross Body Lead
 
Excerpt 3 - Weight Transfer Question for Men's CBL Footwork
 
Excerpt 4 - Footwork w music
 
Excerpt 5 - (LESO) Cross Body Lead with Weight Transfer Drill
 
Excerpt 6 - (LESO) Cross Body Lead with Counts
 
Excerpt 7 - (LESO) Right Travelling Turn in Partnership
 
Excerpt 8 - K Reps for Level I Class!

Level II - Class 6 - 2/8/08
 
Excerpt 1 - Footwork Section 1 including Double Touch Catch Review/Breakdown
 
Excerpt 2 - Footwork Section 2 - Back Hook Turn, Cuban Variation
 
Excerpt 3 - Footwork Section with Counts and Music
 
Excerpt 4 - (LESO) Blindfold bandit!
 
Excerpt 5 - Ladies Whip Corrections; Ladies Styling during partnerwork
 
Excerpt 5.5 - (LESO) Raffle J-Fit!
 
Excerpt 6 - Right Travelling Turn, Back Hook Turn in Partnership Breakdown
 
Excerpt 7 - Partnerwork with music

Ladies Styling AB - Class 5 - 2/11/08
 
Excerpt 1 - Arm Position - Distance
 
Excerpt 2 - Arm Drill for Alternating Turns
 
Excerpt 3 - Arm Level for Alternating Turns
 
Excerpt 4 - Prep, Alternating Turns & Arm Styling Drill
 
Excerpt 5 - Ladies Placement in Cross Body Lead Inside Turn in Partnership
 
Excerpt 6 - Partner Connection
 
Excerpt 7 - Keeping Rhythm with Movement
 
Excerpt 8 - Partnerwork with music (CBLIT)

Level I - Class 6 - 2/13/08
 
Excerpt 1 - Chord Beat Crossover Breakdown; half time/chord beat
 
Excerpt 2 - Difference between touch and actual weight transfer (step)
 
Excerpt 3 - (LESO) - Counting and speaking Russian!
 
Excerpt 4 - Footwork with Music
 
Excerpt 5 - Cross Body Lead Review; Rules for Travelling Across the Body; Right Travelling Turn, Open Break, Right Outside Turn; Ladies Footwork
 
Excerpt 6 - Partnerwork with Music 
 
Excerpt 7 - Ladies Footwork for Cross Body Movement 
 
Excerpt 8 - Adding Drop Hand Catch - Whole Partnerwork Combo 
 
Excerpt 9 - (LESO) Partnerwork with Music (DHC)  

Level I - Class 7 - 2/20/08
 
Excerpt 1 - (LESO) Men's Walkaround Footwork Breakdown; personalized attention
 
Excerpt 2 - (LESO) Whole Footwork Section (Men's)
 
Excerpt 3 - Walkaround in Partnerwork Breakdown and Drill
 
Excerpt 4 - (LESO) Student personalized attention; ladies holding their weight
 
Excerpt 5 - Right Traveling Turn Breakdown; Cross Body Lead from Open Partner Position Breakdown; Difference between an outside turn and an inside turn
 
Excerpt 6 - Drop Hand Catch Breakdown
 
Excerpt 7 - Drop Hand Catch to Right Traveling Turn; how to create different variations using the same turn.
 
Excerpt 8 - (LESO) Whole Partnerwork Combo with Counts and Music

Ladies Styling AB - Final Class (6) - 2/25/08
 
Excerpt 1 - Hip Shimmey with Arm Styling Breakdown
 
Excerpt 2 - Alternating 1/2 Turns/Pivots with Arm Styling; Ronde Breakdown; 1st Half of Combo with Counts
 
Excerpt 3 - Right Traveling Turn with Arm Thread, Hip Pulses with Arm Styling, Circular Hip with Arm Styling (Breakdowns)
 
Excerpt 4 - Head Roll thru Ending Breakdown
 
Excerpt 5 - Student Corrections and Styling Details
 
Excerpt 6 - Combo with Music

Level I - Class 8 (Final Class) - 2/27/08*
 
Excerpt 1 - Shoulder Cradle Breakdown
 
Excerpt 2 - Relating to your Partner during Partnerwork
 
Excerpt 3 - Teacher Demo of Partnerwork (Slow Music)
 
Excerpt 4 - Partnerwork with Music
 
*Please note that Class 7 Contains Breakdown of the Beginning of this Partnerwork so please refer to those excerpts if necessary during your purchases.

Level II - Class 8 - 2/29/08
 
Excerpt 1 - Hoop Step Breakdown with Arm Styling
 
Excerpt 2 - Stationary Slave Step with Arms (Breakdown)
 
Excerpt 3 - About Expanding on Basic Shines
 
Excerpt 4 - Second Half Breakdown (Footwork Section)
 
Excerpt 5 - Body Movement Break Down Footwork Section
 
Excerpt 6 - Footwork with Counts; Footwork with Slow and Fast Music
 
Excerpt 7 - Partnerwork Pattern with Counts
 
Excerpt 8 - Partnerwork Tips: Distance and Relation in Space; Tips on Signals for Hammer Locks

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