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How to Do the Basic Turn in Merengue

Learn how to do the basic turn in merengue from professional dancers Ernesto Palma and Crystal Rodriguez in this Howcast dance video.


So your basic turning, is really simple. It's just a rotation with your partner going around, left or right. [Footwear] wise, it would be really simple if you use the clock.

You can go to the right or to the left. It will be real simple, I'll show you. I half-start my basic, one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, one, two. That will be your basic rotating. Simple, but this is the most-used step in meringue.

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