Ahtoy WonPat-Borja and Daniel Enskat are the founders of the dance empire Baila Society. In this video, they explain the contra-body motion for the salsa basic.
How We Teach Salsa
In a mixed-level class at Peridance Capezio Center, Ahtoy WonPat-Borja gets her beginner salsa dancers moving with a marching rhythm as she counts, “One, two three,” pause, “Five, six, seven,” pause. In … Continue reading
Alberto Del Saz was a member of the Nikolais/Louis company until it closed in 1999. Now, he co-directs the Nikolais/Louis Foundation for Dance and collaborates with the Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company. He’s also a professor of … Continue reading
Jared Grimes is an unstoppable force in the entertainment industry. The quadruple threat can currently be seen in the Rockettes’ New York Spring Spectacular, and when he isn’t performing, he’s sharing his contagious energy with … Continue reading
Blossom Leilani Crawford is a Pilates historian and disciple of first-generation Pilates student Kathleen Stanford Grant. Here, she demonstrates some of Kathy Grant’s “Cat” exercises, a series of quadruped exercises aimed at helping hypermobile dancers … Continue reading