How to Do the Basic Cuban Step Styled

Learn how to do the basic Cuban step styled from salsa dance expert Jorday Rivera in this Howcast dance video.

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. Now this is the basic Cuban step with styled. Let’s go with music. Now this is the basic with the Cuban style. This is the break down. We’re going to do a regular basic dip. Basic and one, two, three, five. We’re gonna define, one, two, three. Your body, move your body, move your body. It’s like you’re brushing off your shoulders. Like you’re telling somebody "Get off of me ok?". Five, six, seven. One, two, three. Five, six, seven. And start that again. Basic and one, two, three. Now really define okay? One, two, three. Frame and arch your body. And drop, open up, drop, open up, drop and basic two, three. Five, six, seven. That’s the basic step with a Cuban styled.