Category The Salsa Diaries

The Salsa Diaries – Can I Have This Dance?

In salsa, the man leads and the woman follows. We’re supposed to be passive but responsive and do what the signals we receive from the leader are telling us. It seems odd to me, therefore, that at a salsa social,  if you don’t ask men to dance, you’re probably going to be sitting out for long […]

The Salsa Diaries – Spin Away Stress

The health benefits of salsa are well documented, it lowers your blood pressure, improves flexibility and stamina and is a perfect form of gentle exercise. For me though, dancing, and salsa in particular, is a release of all the stresses of the day – work, arguments, niggly worries – it all goes away as you […]