Are Salsa competitions healthy for mothers?

Dancing salsa is quite physical. It involves a lot of movement with dips and quick turns. Though all these are done within comfortable limits, salsa dancing can be intimidating especially for mothers. Dancing salsa at home is one thing, dancing salsa at a salsa competition is another. Salsa competitions call for freedom of movement and expression through dance. Continue reading “Are Salsa competitions healthy for mothers?”

Top 3 hidden benefits of salsa dance competition for kids

Salsa dance competition for kids is not just a matter of getting up, dancing and winning. It is also all about showing up for every rehearsal and doing the best you can. It is about believing in yourself even when you don’t feel enough. It is about putting yourself out there to be judged by others. Continue reading “Top 3 hidden benefits of salsa dance competition for kids”

Top 5 Tips on How to Become a Professional Salsa Dancer

It is always breathtaking to watch professional salsa dancers perform. My favorite episodes of “So You Think You Can Dance” or “Dancing with the Stars” are those that include salsa in their choreography. As you watch the couples move gracefully on the dance floor you can’t help but wish you were them. Continue reading “Top 5 Tips on How to Become a Professional Salsa Dancer”

What Is the Cecchetti Ballet Method?

The Cecchetti method is a ballet training method devised by the Italian ballet master Enrico Cecchetti (1850-1928). The method is a strict training system with special concern for anatomy within the confınes of classical ballet technique and seeks to develop the essential characteristics of dance in its students through a rigid training regime. Continue reading “What Is the Cecchetti Ballet Method?”

How to prepare your kids for an upcoming salsa competition

Salsa competitions are known to be one of the toughest competitions in the world of dance. Competitions come with high stakes, and they demand a lot from you especially when one considers to take it as a career. When it comes to salsa competition for kids, the stakes are even higher because young dreams are on the line. Continue reading “How to prepare your kids for an upcoming salsa competition”