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Uksalsafeet 7 Foundational moves Of Salsa

Move 1

Mambo step
The Mambo step is the most important step in salsa dancing this is the step that connects every other step you learn during your salsa journey. It's the one step that you must master as soon as possible. it helps you learn new steps sooner when you conquer this step. Many people think they can salsa without mastering the mambo, however if you haven't mastered the mambo it make the dance very uncomfortable.  Once you've mastered the mambo it makes the dance gorgeous.

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Move 2

Right Turn 
The Right Turn is the second most popular move in salsa.  For ladies the right turn is a major move, most leads will be execute the right turn as this is the easiest move top lead, with the exception of the mambo.

Most leads will not put themselves into a right turn due the fact they are lazy. However it is essential that leads learn this move so that when they become more advanced they can carry out more complicated moves and routines. 

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Move 3

Crossbody
Crossbody is a real essential move that you have to learn as a follower and as a lead because this type of salsa (LA, Crossbody New york, on one and two) is based on the Crossbody move.

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Move 4

Inside Crossbody Turn
The Inside Crossbody Turn is a very important move that turns up again from various different starting positions  

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Move 5

Outside Crossbody Turn
The Outside Crossbody Turn is a very important move that turns up again from various different starting positions  

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Move 6

Left Turn
The Left Turn is one of the most important that may guys find difficult to lead due to the fact that most men can't count. It is a move which is under used.

For the lead this is a very important move as it shows he is in control, is an adept lead and it makes the lead look accomplished and smooth very early on.

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Move 7

Copa
This is most very similar to the Crossbody move in respect that this position is the stepping off point for a variety of exciting moves.  The Copa is a real showman's move but it is still relatively simple to execute.

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Move 8

Backstep


This is the foundation move to Cuban salsa.  It is used in cross body as it  is the starting point for the copa move as well as several other moves. It ia another very simple move but essential as it is used to start so many other moves.