You should salsa dance!

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Salsa dancing is a great way to stay fit, meet new people, relieve stress, and embrace an art form with origins in the Caribbean and North America.

Find out more at FindSalsaDancing.com

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You should salsa dance!

  1. 1. Why Dance Salsa? FindSalsaDancing.com
  2. 2. History of salsa You should dance Get started History of salsa You should dance Get started
  3. 3. History of salsa History of salsa You should dance Get started The Music ● Jazz ● Afro-Cuban Rhythm ● Spanish Canción The Dance ● Mambo ● Cha-cha-cha ● Swing
  4. 4. Cuba Puerto Rico New York History of salsa You should dance Get started (the birthplace of salsa)
  5. 5. Famous salsa musicians History of salsa You should dance Get started Celia Cruz Hector Lavoe Tito Puente Oscar D’Leon
  6. 6. It’s a great workout! You should dance History of salsa You should dance Get started
  7. 7. You should dance History of salsa You should dance Get started *Based on 150 lb person - http://calorielab.com/ Salsa Dancing Tennis 240 400 Ice Hockey 475 Board Games 34 Activity Calories Burned in 1 hr
  8. 8. Physical benefits ● Improve your reflexes and timing ● Release endorphins ● Improve balance and strength History of salsa You should dance Get started http://www.thrivingnow.com/dance-for-your-health
  9. 9. ● It’s fun ● Meet new, interesting people ● Get swag ● Have good clean fun* History of salsa You should dance Get started *can sometimes get sweaty Other benefits
  10. 10. You can dance History of salsa You should dance Get started
  11. 11. ● I don’t have a partner ● I won’t wear sparkly shirts/pants ● I can’t “feel” the music ● I don’t want to dance in competitions History of salsa You should dance Get started Lame Excuses...
  12. 12. Get started ● Social classes ○ Most sessions start with a large group session and end with social dancing ● Private/group lessons ● Congress History of salsa You should dance Get started
  13. 13. FindSalsaDancing.com

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