How to Do a Salsa Copa Turn

Learn how to do a copa turn salsa step 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. This next pattern is called the copa and side turn. The breakdown of the copa with an inside turn goes as follow. Gonna be your close position and I’m gonna go basics at one two three four five six seven. one two three five six seven. one two you gonna turn on three recover five six seven. You gonna do the same things to the opposite side. You gonna go at one two three five six seven. copa two turn five six seven. one more time. we’re gonna go basic at one two three five six seven. one two three five six seven. copa two turn five six seven. one two three five six seven. copa step turn five six seven. And that’s the breakdown to the copa with an inside turn.