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Ahtoy WonPat-Borja and Daniel Enskat Teach Salsa Contra-Body Motion

June 1, 2015 by

 
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.

Ahtoy WonPat-Borja and Daniel Enskat

June 1, 2015 by

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 Teaches a Nikolais/Louis Standing Series

May 1, 2015 by

 
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 Teaches Tap

April 1, 2015 by

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 Teaches Pilates for Dancers

March 2, 2015 by

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

Heather Rigg Teaches a Calypso Leap

February 2, 2015 by

Heather Rigg is on faculty at Broadway Dance Center, where she leads sassy commercial jazz classes. Her performance career includes the Britney Spears “Oops!…I Did It Again” tour and other major 90s acts like *NSYNC, … Continue reading