DEFINE AND EXPAND

Written on 02/26/2024

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Welcome to Episode 142 of the Salsa Kings LIVE podcast

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Welcome to the Salsa Kings Podcast, where we dive deep into the world of Latin dance, rhythm, and movement. Join us as we explore the passion, technique, and culture behind salsa dancing. Whether you’re a beginner or an advanced dancer, this podcast is here to inspire, motivate, and empower you on your dance journey.

Key Points:

  • Moving Beyond: The hosts reflect on their recent experiences at the Miami Salsa Cruise and discuss the concept of “moving on” in dance.
  • Levels of Learning: They discuss the progression of learning in salsa dancing, likening it to moving from one dimension to another. From mastering basic steps to defining your personal dance style, and finally to expanding and maturing as a dancer.
  • Defining the Dance: Pablo shares his insights on the importance of self-discovery and defining one’s connection to the music and partner. He emphasizes the significance of focusing on specific areas of improvement rather than spreading oneself too thin.
  • Expanding and Maturity: As dancers reach a level of proficiency, they must learn to navigate high standards and find joy in dancing with others, even when no one can fully meet their expectations. This stage requires humility and a willingness to connect with diverse partners.
  • Continuous Growth: The hosts stress that learning, defining, and expanding in dance are ongoing processes. Each dancer is on a unique journey of self-discovery and improvement.

Quotes:

  • “You need to go into the darkest part of the forest and work from there… If you fix that, you can fix everything else.”
  • “You realize that you’re the one that’s in charge… You can decide to have a good time with everyone else.”
  • “At the end of the day, you’re never done learning, defining, or expanding.”

Closing Thoughts: The Salsa Kings Podcast delves deep into the intricacies of salsa dancing, offering valuable insights for dancers of all levels. From mastering foundational techniques to defining one’s dance style and ultimately expanding and maturing as a dancer, the journey is both challenging and rewarding. By embracing continuous growth and self-discovery, dancers can find joy and fulfillment in their dance experiences. Join us as we celebrate the vibrant and dynamic world of salsa dancing and strive to inspire and empower dancers around the globe.

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