Do you dread going to the gym and the monotonous routine like running on the treadmill? Find yourself making excuses not to work out because it is just so boring? Salsa Sexy wants the fun back in fitness and will introduce you to joyful ways to get fit and fabulous!
Salsa Sexy encourages you to try dancing to lose weight, have fun and live positively. Shahrouz and I lost weight primarily through Latin dance and salsa in particular. Salsa dance can be a sizzling expression and an exuberant experience because of the magnificent, uplifting music and creative dance patterns. Dance, like other forms of exercise, create chemicals in the body that can provide a natural, elevated feeling along with many health benefits. Let’s explore the origins of salsa dance.
Salsa dancing origins
Salsa has many roots from Cuba to Africa and even the West. Today’s salsa dancing blends Latin-American and Western influences, mainly from Puerto Rico, Cuba and Colombia. There are three major salsa styles: Cuban Salsa (“Casino”), New York Style (“Mambo on 2″), and Los Angeles Style (“On 1″).
Salsa is typically a partner dance; however, there are solo forms, such as pole dancing (suelta), and Rueda de Casino where groups of couples exchange partners in a circle. Salsa can be improvised or performed with a set routine, choreography and freestyle.
Stay tuned for future blog posts that will provide more insights to the muy caliente dance of salsa.
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