Subject: I have found a DVD that I think you would enjoy
|New York Salsa - Intermediate Vol 1|
Actor: Cultural Explosion
Director: Inc. Media Plus Entertainment
Genres: Special Interests, Educational, Musicals & Performing Arts
Great Value! You can't go wrong!
S. Martin | Rockville, MD | 05/06/2004
(4 out of 5 stars)
"Thank you Juan & Diana for sharing your talents w/ those of us who aim to improve our salsa. These two are not only excellent dancers; they're fun to watch! They exhibit their romantic chemistry and great sense of humor without disrupting the instruction process. Hey guys, Diana is definitely candy for the eyes! To pack these 14 different moves in one video at this price is a steal! It definitely beats private instruction. My dance partner and I completed all the moves and executed them in the salsa clubs in 3 weeks. What I like most about these moves is that they're very practical for the club scene. Each move is broken down step by step and then replayed in SLOW MOTION. I haven't seen this done on any other salsa instruction video. Although DVD players are equipped to play in slow motion, it's nice to give the remote control a break while learning. Smart touch guys!Cons: (1) I gave this video 4 stars instead of 5 because Juan & Diana should have demonstrated each move to music separately in addition to combining them to music (as they do) at the end. (2) The moves aren't exactly presented in order of difficulty.If you purchase and complete this video, you would be very pleased with the professional/advanced volume, which I also gave 4 stars. Taught on 1 & 2 to music!! Overall, this DVD is a keeper!!"
Trendy, fast, and so much fun
Shamu | NYC USA | 04/12/2005
(5 out of 5 stars)
"I have been looking for chic Salsa instructional DVD for quite sometime. Many I found are old styles, out of date, and make me bore for first time I saw, but not for this one. This DVD is more than I ask for. It is trendy, fast, and so much fun. Some experts I know call the style "Salsa-Mumbo" or "ON-1". I see the moves (on this DVD) used in every salsa dance floors in NYC and Miami.
Lessons are easy to learn and broken down in small parts systematically. Slow motion at the end every lesson will help you understand more. Besides, this DVD includes a lot of salsa tricks which help you to be better dancer.
If you dance Salsa ON-1, this is the DVD you should not miss. However, it is for people who have some experience in Salsa dance. It is an intermediate level. If you never dance Salsa before, I recommend the beginner DVD from the same studio which equally good as this one.
Ricky Gonzalez | Caguas, PR United States | 04/01/2003
(3 out of 5 stars)
"If you are looking for instructions on advanced turns, 14 to be exact, then this is the DVD for you. However if your looking for free style, steps, shine for men or ladies, none were included. Diane and Juan warm interplay make learning turns easy, my wife would have like Diane to give more instructions geared to the ladies. Please don't misunderstand me, Although I only gave it a 3 Diane and Juan have excellent teaching skills. We recommend this DVD well worth buying."
They Make It Easy & Fun...WONDERFUL!
S. Martin | 06/02/2004
(5 out of 5 stars)
"I was a bit hesitant at first to purchase this DVD after a few of the "quality" remarks in a few reviews. By quality, I mean, the physical DVDs... I began figuring they may be "competition" (cause they read as such)or others that received a bad DVD...and didn't bother to return for a new one. I then read some of the other reviews and went for it! I am certainly glad I did! The instruction is very complete and easy to follow. I have seen actual classes that I can't follow but Juan and Diana certainly understand how to teach the steps and in a very fun way... by the way, Diana comes across a bit sassy but I like that!"