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New York’s very own Salsa
Aug 14 2010, 1:28 AM EDT | Post edited: Aug 14 2010, 1:34 AM EDT
In America, there are two styles of salsa – Salsa on 1 and salsa on 2. Salsa on 1 is a Los Angeles style salsa whereas on 2 is New York’s style. Salsa on 1 is a more standardized style which is easier to learn, this is one reason for it being famous almost everywhere. It also ruled the dance floors. Cumbia style salsa is a dance form that originated in Columbia and is popular in South America. Salsa on 2 dance means salsa that breaks on the second beat. This dance is performed on the beats of the conga drum. The dancers of this salsa are very particular about the music and the timing of the steps.
In New York City, there are dance schools and academies that offer lessons in this dance style. Classification of students before starting with the lessons is necessary. As it decides what sort of lessons need to be imparted to the learners.
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