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MUEVE LA CINTURA - sample clip
genre: Cuban Salsa-Casino
video type: Demonstration & Instruction
runtime: 66 Minutes
location: Havana, Cuba
producer: Boogalu Productions
The Mueve La Cintura (Move Your Hips) DVD focuses on Cuban salsa dance styling as well as other Cuban dance forms that have been the inspiration and foundation for all the different salsa styles danced throughout the World.
Part 1 - Dance Couples with Live Band
Features seven remarkable Cuban dance couples (professional and amateur) who dance together as a group, and who also dance as individual couples demonstrating their personal styles, at slow and fast dance tempos.
Part 2 - The Roots of Salsa Cubana
Isaias Rojas, Director of the dance company "Ban Rara" demonstrates and explains the most popular Cuban dance forms in Cuba: rumba, danzon, son, cha cha cha, and mambo, and demonstrates how these older dance styles have influenced salsa.
Part 3 - Salsa Cubana Basics
Isaias demonstrates and explains the basic steps, turns, transitions, hand placement, and dancing to the clave or the melody.
Part 4 - Exercises
Isaias leads a series of exercises that help to loosen the body, giving that mobility for moving in the Cuban style - mueve la cintura !
Featured Dance Couples:
Roynet Perez - Danay Aguamonte
Frady Estrada - Aneya Rodríguez
Luis "Nichito" Castillo -Yacelis Sánchez
Jorge Guzman - Damari Echavarria
Harold Williams - Sarielys Silva
Seo Fernandez - Allessia Cornacchia
Mario Adémas -Yurima Leyua