• Bachata Partnerwork

    Sensual Bachata position

    Sensual Bachata – Position, Isolations, Fundamentals NOTE: Remember that when we enter in sensual bachata position and we say “Blocking” we don´t mean blocking and squeezing the legs, but more to have contact with the legs and the hips. ➡️ If you want more info about our online course for partners: Click here ➡️ And If you’re just starting dancing Bachata, download our FREE Bachata Training Guide : Click here

  • Bachata

    Going to class and social dancing to improve

    When you first started dancing Bachata and you thought, you would be good just by going to class!! Obviously, if you want to learn how to dance Bachata or get better, you need to go to class. And you need to learn from a proper teacher. (Sorry YouTube videos or tutorials won’t be enough, even mine 😜) But unfortunately, even the best teacher is not gonna replace social dancing! You need to implement it in your learning if you want to go to the next level! I know it could be intimidating for some of you. I’ve been there and I know too well how you can feel: embarrassed, shy,…

  • Bachata,  Bachata tips

    5 fundamentals you should focus on to improve yourself and become a great social dancer

    1️⃣Partnerwork (try to find a partner to practice with after class)2️⃣ Footwork (improve your solo part when the mambo is coming in the song)3️⃣Body movement (perfect your movement (body waves, rolls, isolations…) And leaders it is just as important as followers. If you don’t know how to do a body wave, how could you lead it to your follower?4️⃣ Musicality (Dancing Bachata is not only doing combinations, you also need to dance to the music and do moves according to the music5️⃣ Styling (practice your styling to make it nice and to be able to use it at the right moment) I hope you found these tips useful!

  • Bachata Partnerwork

    Open position in Bachata

    Open position explanation (extract from our online complete bachata course for partners) Generally in Bachata, you can find 2 main positions: 1️⃣Open position2️⃣Close position In sensual bachata, for example, you can find a 3rd one called sensual bachata position. Here we’re explaining the open position 😉 👉 Palm facing up for leaders, down for followers👉 Leaders close with your thumb👉 Don’t squeeze hands👉 Don’t move your arms too much We hope you found these instructions useful

  • Bachata Tutorials

    Bachata Tutorial – STEP TAP

    Bachata Tutorial – STEP TAP 📌If you’re a leader:👉You start with your left leg, you open your leg and step with your left foot👉 You bring your right leg by closing it next to the other one, with your right foot and you tap👉And you do the same on the other side = 4 countsRepeat the same and you have 8 counts in total 📌If you’re a follower, the same but you start on your right 👌This step is very useful when you want to change directions: as a leader if you want to go in front of your follower or behind him/her and you need to be in the…

  • Bachata solo,  Bachata tips

    How to practice Bachata by yourself at home

    1️⃣ Practice in front of a mirrorYou will see what you’re doing wrong and you will have the possibility to correct 2️⃣Repeat the same move a few times, as much as possible. Remember you’re building muscle memory. You’re practicing until the moves come naturally, you put it in your subconscious mind to never think about it anymore 😉 3️⃣Record yourself, sometimes when you dance you feel like you’re doing well, and when you watch it, it doesn’t look the same 😔. Then it’s actually when you look at yourself, that you can see what you’re doing wrong. So practice, record one day and record yourself later and watch the progressionWhen…

  • Social dancing

    Dance etiquette – 20 Do’s and Don’ts in social dancing

    20 Do’s and Don’ts in social dancing It sounds pretty obvious but maybe necessary to talk about it, especially for the newbies in the bachata world 🤗😊 1. ✅ Have a good hygiene2. ✅ Bring spare clothes (like a shirt)3. ✅ Wear comfortable shoes (preferably dance shoes)4. ✅ Be polite and respectful when you ask or refuse someone for a dance5. ✅ Adapt the dance to your partner’s level6. ✅ Be aware of the space around7. ✅ Apologize if you bump into someone8. ✅ Thank your partner for the dance9. ✅ Respect personal space (don’t be too intimate and close if your partner doesn’t feel comfortable10. ✅ Have a positive…