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Online Classes

Supplement your learning with Patrick & Scarlet's online training guide on the The Dance Dojo. Choose the module that suits your level and the techniques you wish to work on. Learn from anywhere, any time, and at your own pace.

BEGINNER

New to salsa? Start here! You’ll learn all the basic steps, how to hold your partner, and how to start linking moves together. Even if you’ve taken a class before we recommend absorbing Patrick and Scarlet’s approach from Day 1.

Absolute Beginner

Partnerwork

On1

Going on vacation to Latin America? This is a must! Here we build on all the basics you learned in Absolute Beginner, adding a rotational series of steps called Ochos and a bunch of moves you can do with the cross body lead, including inside and outside turns.

Experienced Beginner

Partnerwork

On1

 

 

Very similar to Experienced Beginner On1, but with less focus on rotational moves like Ochos.

Experienced Beginner

Partnerwork

On2

INTERMEDIATE

Here we breakdown the lead and follow for the individual moves and concepts you need to take your dancing to the next level. We’ll also teach you patterns you can take directly to the dance floor, or use as a source inspiration for creating your own.

Intermediate Partnerwork

On1

Going on vacation to Latin America? This is a must! Here we build on all the basics you learned in Absolute Beginner, adding a rotational series of steps called Ochos and a bunch of moves you can do with the cross body lead, including inside and outside turns.

Intermediate partnerwork 

On1 (Part 2)

Our Intermediate On2 curriculum virtually mirrors it’s On1 version. We’ll build off everything from the Experienced Beginner level, adding new variations and more complex arm work with super detailed breakdowns for both leads and follows.

Intermediate Partnerwork

On2

This collection virtually mirrors it’s On1 version. We’ll show you additional moves and patterns you can add to your social dancing, including double turns! It’s not necessary to do Part 1 first.

Intermediate Partnerwork

On2 (Part 2)

ADVANCED

Here we breakdown the lead and follow for the individual moves and concepts you need to take your dancing to the next level. We’ll also teach you patterns you can take directly to the dance floor, or use as a source inspiration for creating your own.

Advanced Partnerwork

On1

Going on vacation to Latin America? This is a must! Here we build on all the basics you learned in Absolute Beginner, adding a rotational series of steps called Ochos and a bunch of moves you can do with the cross body lead, including inside and outside turns.

Advanced Partnerwork

On1 (Part 2)

Our Intermediate On2 curriculum virtually mirrors it’s On1 version. We’ll build off everything from the Experienced Beginner level, adding new variations and more complex arm work with super detailed breakdowns for both leads and follows.

Advanced Partnerwork

On2

SOLO FOOTWORK

Here we breakdown the lead and follow for the individual moves and concepts you need to take your dancing to the next level. We’ll also teach you patterns you can take directly to the dance floor, or use as a source inspiration for creating your own.

Solo Footwork "Shines"

On1

Going on vacation to Latin America? This is a must! Here we build on all the basics you learned in Absolute Beginner, adding a rotational series of steps called Ochos and a bunch of moves you can do with the cross body lead, including inside and outside turns.

Solo Footwork "Shines"

On2

WORKSHOPS

These are the universal principles of cross-body-style salsa lead technique. Know your role, eliminate confusion and know exactly how to improve. For all skill levels.

Lead Technique 

Crash Course

These are the universal principles of cross-body-style salsa follow technique. Stop worrying about your partner, stop trying to tell the future and start focusing on what you can control – YOU. For all skill levels.

Follow Technique 

Crash Course

Are you an On1 dancer who’s curious about learning to dance On2? This is the workshop for you! We’ll teach you everything you need to get started and understand the timing differences. Click through for more details.

How To Convert From

On1 to On2 Timing

Body movement doesn’t just make you look good, it’s actually technique that enables you to become a better dancer. Here you’ll find all the basic hip, arm and stepping drills you need to begin transforming into a salsa machine. You’ll seriously start to look and feel a whole lot better after this.

Body Movement 

Beginners

Want to become a solid intermediate or advanced dancer? You need body movement. It’s the key to unlocking your ability to execute more complex movements and play with music. Plus it’ll make you look damn good. Make sure you’ve completed our Beginner Body Movement series first.

Body Movement

Advanced

Technical breakdowns and step-by-step drills to help you become stable and smooth when you turn. We’ll cover half turns, inside turns, outside turns, inside traveling turns, the sequence of events during your turns and spotting. This will change your life!

Turn Technique 

On1

 

 

Exactly the same as the On1 version, but On2.

Turn Technique 

On2