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At OC Salsa we use a syllabus system of learning. All steps are categorized as Beg 1, Beg 2 or Intermediate. As students learn and improve they can book to evaluate to join a higher level Class where steps from the previous levels are reviewed while learning new steps and techniques. 

 Evaluations are 10 minutes lessons 1 on 1 with a professional instructors booked Tues & Thurs from 9pm-10pm based on instructors availability, first come first serve format. FOR MORE INFORMATION ON EVALUATIONS CLICK HERE 

Beginner

Level 1

1) Basic Step

2) Right Turn Followers

3) Right Turn Leads

4) Cross Body Lead

5) Side Pass

6) Cross Body Lead W/ Walk Through

Techniques

1) Home Position

2) Dance on The Ball of the Feet

3) Finger Connection

4) Resistance

5) Hip Movement

6) Timing

7) Close/Open Position

8) Frame Variations

9) Turning Frame

10) Heel Up Stepping Back

Beginner 2

Level 2

7)Left Turn

8) Cross Body Lead w/ Inside Turn

9) Cross Body Lead w/ Outside Turn

10) Open Break W/ Followers Right Turn

11) Cumbia Step

Techniques

1) Molding (turns)

2) Using Torso (turns)

3) Keep The Line (Followers)

4) 1 foot of distance

5) Chest to Chest

6) Hand/Frame Switch *

7) Hair Comb/Loop *

8) Torso Movement

9) Negative/Positive Connection

10) Lats Engaged

11) Leads 3 Dance Tracks

Intermediate

Level 3

12) Butterfly & Cradle

13) Open Break inside Turn

14) Open Break Outside Turn

15) Around the World

16) Spot Turn

17) Cumbia Into Men’s Hook Turn & Left Turn

18) Basic In Place (Shadow/Cradle)

19) Copa Step

20) Switch Position w/ Crossover & with Back Basic

21) Double Turns

Techniques

1) Hammerlock/Wrap Frames *

2) Shoulders Forward (Body Movement)

3 ) Closed Inner Thighs in Turns

4) Men’s Loops/Hair Comb *

5) Hand Toss *

6) Hand Recognition *

7) Spotting

8) Arms Styling *

9) Core Engagement

Advance

Level 4

  1. Triple Spins
  2. CBL w/ Double Turns
  3. Advance Copa
  4. Right Turns from CBL
  5. Left Turns from CBL
  6. Double Left Turns
  7. Continuous Left Turns
  8. Continuous Right Turns
  9. 360
  10. Merry Go Around Back
  11. Merry Go Around Forward 
  12. On1 Turn 
  13. Pivot on 2 CBL Spin
  14. Basic Barrell
  15. Clockwise Wheel 
  16. Barrell on 5
  17. Clockwise Wheel w/ Hook
  18. Counter Clockwise Wheel
  19. Side Bridge 
  20. Back ad Forth 

Drills

TURNS

  1. Partner Work Spin Drills
  2. Face to Face Spin Drill w/ Clap
  3. CBL Double Turns Across the Floor
  4. Side Spin Drills (She Goes I go, I go She goes)
  5. Across the floor Turns 

LEAD & FOLLOW 

  1. Role Switch
  2. Eyes Closed Leads
  3. Eyes Closed Followers
  4. Chest String Lead/Follow ending w/ Finger Touch Lead/ Follow
  5. Arthur’s Swivels 

BODY MOVEMENT 

  1. Water Cups
  2. Son, Molleo & Figure *
  3. Rib Cage Around, reverse & 4 Points
  4. Shoulder Touch, Rolls & Regular 
  5. Arm Behavior  Through Shoulder Movement 

MUSICALITY

  1. Musicality Spins 
  2. Musicality basic  (on 1, on 2)
  3. Dancing to Different instruments 
  4. Power on 2 Basic, En Clave Basic 

Techniques

  1. Hammerlock Hand Stay 
  2. Hand Over
  3. Toss and Throw 
  4. Windmill
  5. Power Basic 
  6. Suspended Frame

 

BEGINNER LEVEL 1

VIEW VIDEOS STEPS

1) Basic Step

2) Right Turn Followers

3) Right Turn Leads

4) Cross Body Lead

5) Side Pass

6) Cross Body Lead W/ Walk Through


TECHNIQUES

1) Home Position

2) Dance on The Ball of the Feet

3) Finger Connection

4) Resistance

 5) Hip Movement

 6) Timing

7)  Close/Open Position

8)  Frame Variations   9) Turning Frame  10) Heel Up Stepping Back 
 

BEGINNER LEVEL 2

VIEW VIDEOS STEPS

7)Left Turn

8) Cross Body Lead w/ Inside Turn

9) Cross Body Lead w/ Outside Turn

10) Open Break W/ Followers Right Turn

11) Cumbia Step


TECHNIQUES

1) Molding (turns)

2) Using Torso (turns)

3) Keep The Line (Followers)

4) 1 foot of distance

5) Chest to Chest

6) Hand/Frame Switch *

7) Hair Comb/Loop *

8) Torso Movement  9) Negative/Positive Connection 10) Lats Engaged 11) Leads 3 Dance Tracks     

INTERMEDIATE

VIEW VIDEOS STEPS

12) Butterfly & Cradle

13) Open Break inside Turn

14) Open Break Outside Turn

15) Around the World

16) Spot Turn

17) Cumbia Into Men’s Hook Turn & Left Turn 

18) Basic In Place (Shadow/Cradle)

19) Copa Step

20) Switch Position w/ Crossover & with Back Basic 

21) Double Turns


TECHNIQUES

1) Hammerlock/Wrap Frames *

2) Shoulders Forward  (Body Movement)

3 ) Closed Inner Thighs in Turns

4) Men’s Loops/Hair Comb *

5) Hand Toss *

6) Hand Recognition *

7) Spotting  8) Shines * 9) Arms Styling *  10) Core Engagement 

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