How to Do a Half-Right Half-Left Turn in Salsa Dance

Learn how to do a half-right, half-left turn 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.
OK. This step is called half-right, half-left with a basic technique with music.

Now, we are going to break that down for you as a basic half-right, half-left. The breakdown of this step goes basic and 1-2-3-5-6-7. At this point, you can choose ____ and 1-2-3. Once you in this position with the left leg on your 5, you do the same thing you did front to the back ____ 5-6-7. Again freeze together. You are going to go basic and 1-2-3-5-6-7, walk-walk, ____, walk-walk, _____, basic 2-3-5-6-7, forward-forward, _____, forward-forward, _____, basic 2-3. Now making nicely in short, 1-2 _____ 5-6 _____ basic 2-3, one more time 1-2 _____ 5-6 _____ basic 2-3-5-6-7 and that is the breakdown of basic half-right, half-left.I cannot understand the word for turn, which is said after 1-2 ____ 5-6 ____."