Ryan Perez
Ryan Perez

Ryan hails from Texas but moved to California to study at Stanford University. He has danced salsa for many years and is excited to share his passion with others through his series on beginning salsa.

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Salsa Dancing for Beginners by Ryan Perez
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Learn the classic salsa moves needed for a night on the town in these easy-to-follow salsa lessons with Ryan Perez. You’ll learn how to find the beat of the music, count off a basic 8-count step - and then progress to more challenging partner work and turns. Ryan will also cover body posture, styling, and movement so that you feel comfortable showing off your new moves on the dance floor. Each lesson includes diagrams for foot positioning and covers steps for both the lead and follow.
Ryan

Ryan hails from Texas but moved to California to study at Stanford University. He has danced salsa for many years and is excited to share his passion with others through his series on beginning salsa.

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Learn how to dance salsa - one step at a time! This introductory online dance class will teach you the basic counts and steps of salsa dance for both the lead and the follow. If you’ve never danced the salsa or want some extra help mastering the basic steps, this lesson will be perfect for you. After watching the whole salsa series, you’ll be ready to salsa the night away in a dance club or on the ballroom dance floor.

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Are you ready to add a little more style to your salsa moves? This dance lesson will teach you how to swing your hips and move your arms to the salsa beat. Ryan and Nicole break down the steps for both leads and follows so it’s easy and fun. No longer be intimidated in the dance club and ballroom - learn how to dance salsa like a pro!

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Partner dancing was never so easy! This salsa dance lesson will teach you the proper way to dance with your partner whether you’re the lead or the follow. From partner positioning to signaling, this lesson covers all the basics of partner work for the ballroom or the dance club. Salsa dance instruction made fun!

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Viva la salsa! This video will teach you how to dance salsa and do turns like a champion - in the privacy of your own home! This dance lesson breaks down all the moves of a basic turn - in a fun and simple way. First, you will learn the steps without music, and then with music. Learning how to salsa was never easier!

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Salsa turns with a partner? Never fear - this dance lesson breaks down all the steps and movements so you’ll be turning like a pro in no time! Ryan teaches how to dance salsa to the clave beat and make an outside turn with a partner. Whether you’re a lead or a follow, this salsa video covers it all.

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