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LA Style Salsa with Live to DANCE EU

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LA Style Salsa or Salsa On1 as it is sometimes referred to originates from the West Coast of America, hence the 'LA'. It's known as a slot dance with a Leader (usually the man) and a Folllower (usually a lady) exchanging places up and down the slot.

In the 1990s it become very popular, and at a high level becomes an explosive and captivating dance to watch as dancers complete fast paced moves and flamboyant styling that has origins Ballroom Latin dance.

Adele at Live to Dance EU has been teaching Salsa since 1999, key influencers in her teaching were Albert Torres, Johnny Vasquez and Edie The Salsa Freak. But coming from 10 years in the competitive world of Ballroom and Latin dance had taught Adele that structure, technique and clarity of demonstration with repetition & practice were more important to the student learner than just being given a big repertoire of 'cool' moves.

Over the years Adele has developed her own teaching system for LA Style Salsa in which she is considered a subject matter expert.

The Live to Dance EU programme for LA Style Salsa has the following lesson plans:

Beginner Level 1 to 4

Improvers Level 1 to 4

Intermediate Level 1 to 6

Advanced Level 1 to 6


Each Level has 6 classes with key techniques broken down as appropriate for each level.

Students of Adele's report faster learning times and become more proficient in leading and following techniques, the essence of social Salsa Dancing. By learning with structure, dancers develop more quickly. Exercises and basics are practised and repeated throughout and it ensure learners to do not go on to more complicated moves before mastering key basic techniques.



The Dance Guru offers you valuable online Salsa Dance resources including:

  • Super Mario Moves - DVDs 1 to 7 from World Renown Salsa Teacher 'Super Mario' [Link to website]

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