How to Follow in Salsa Dancing

Learn how to follow your salsa dance partner in this Howcast dance video with expert Jorday Rivera.

Hello, my name is Jorday Rivera, and I am an expert in salsa. I own two dance studios in Queens, New York. We’re going to be learning a progression of salsa moves so we can actually go out, practice, take it to the clubs, take it to a party, and you can show off all the great moves you learned. Tips on following, pretty much ladies you really have to let the men pretty much control the dance. You cannot dominate. You cannot spin yourself. You pretty much have to be there and follow his lead. If he’s a good leader, he’s going to make sure that you’re put in the proper position and in the proper place. Some of the signs and cues that are given to the woman. The give you pretty much pushes. He has to steer you. He has to place you it’s a certain strength, a certain level of strength that they do to lead you in the proper position. They suppose to lead you, give you signs, pretty much handle you. That’s how you know that they are a good lead, when they’re strong and you feel pretty much secure in they’re arms and in they’re lead