Salsa Dance Resources
Recomended Websites & Salsa
Probably the best salsa blog around, with special focus on salsa musicality. Also visit Don's Youtube
"The" authority site for NY Style O2, appears to be not updated anymore (except for the calendar), with a lot of
broken links, but there's still a wealth of information to be found there.
If you want to discuss salsa, that's your place! The largest salsa
forum/comunity around, with lots of helpful threads and in depth discussions. Careful, highly
Salsa & Merengue
Great articles & tutorials. The site is a little difficult to
navigate, so I recommend to start with the Site
intersting blog about partner dancing, exploring
the connection between movement and spirit. You can find an overview
of all the articles here.
of interesting interviews with famous salsa dancers!
Hong from TNTDance has a collection of interesting articles providing food for
Planning your next salsa congress? Here you can find a list of most festivals worldwide!
Not salsa but a excellent lindy hop blog with lots of articles
about how to become a better dancer and the social aspects of dancing which apply just as much to
you need a good laugh visit this site for funny salsa memes :)
Lead & Follow
An absolutely phenomenal resource about the art of leading & following.
Though aimed at ballroom and swing dancers, the basic principles are largely the same - a (few hours) must-read
for everybody who wants to improve their partnering skills.
ToSalsa.com has an extensive articles base, go check it
Interesting Salsa Articles:
Some articles are not salsa specific but are written by
dancers and teachers of other styles like swing, tango or ballet. They are however right on point to illustrate an
idea or concept that is applicable and useful for salsa dancing as well.
The Beginners Guide To
An excellent guide for everyone just starting out!
An excellent compilation of salsa articles, mainly about NY Style On2,
but also lots of style-independent stuff. Unfortunately a lot of the links are broken, but there's still enough
for a few hours of interesting reads...
Overcoming Fear Of Social
A must-read for everyone new to and intimidated by the social salsa
scene and recommended reading for people who resent the "cliquish" ways of good dancers.
An excellent article about the fact that leading technique often is emphasized over following technique and why
that is a big mistake...
Food for thought about the "myth of the beat" and finding the "1".
Recommended Stuff & Must-Haves
Don Baarns Book: Partner Dance
The Book of The Unlikely Salsero will help you have fun in less time, and
puts together years of accumulated experience and lessons learned from the real world.