Secrets to Learning Bachata Musicality with Guided Practice!
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Secrets to Learning Bachata Musicality with Guided Practice!

Learn all of my Musiciality Secrets in easy to understand Lectures, Examples and Exercises! Everything is included!
4.7 (61 ratings)
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274 students enrolled
Created by Demetrio Rosario
Last updated 9/2016
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  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Transform the way you Listen and Dance to Bachata
  • Improve Musciality and Creativity on the Dance Floor
  • Improve your Timing
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  • You should make some dance space around you to practice along with the videos.

Course Description

My Musicality classes have been taken by many students locally and across the world at some of the best Bachata Congresses and Festivals.

LATEST: Course Fully Updated!

Start learning how to listen to Bachata Music with no experience whatsoever, immediately. Nothing to lose. Learn from anywhere in the world.

Nothing is needed - Just your ears and little dance space so you can practice along with the videos.


About this course:

  • Many happy and VERY satisfied students after taking this course.
  • Nothing is required.
  • Full, free lifetime access.
  • All future extra lectures and upgrades are always included for free.
  • Unconditional Udemy 30 day money-back guarantee - that's my personal promise of your success!

When I started learning how to dance, I had friends telling me to just "Feel the Music." I had a hard time understanding what that meant and I explain exactly how to do it in this course.

Today, you can start to learn how to transform the way you listen to music - and with ZERO prior experience! You will start hearing the things we discuss in this course on the first Bachata song you listen to!

Your initial goal is practice all of the steps discussed to improve your Bachata Musicality.

You will need no partner to learn the topics discussed or huge amount of dance space - I show you how to instantly identify the different instruments in Bachata, Learn about patterns in the music ... and I go into full detail showing exactly how you, like me, can learn Bachata musicality by listening to Bachata in different ways.

I stress that you need no prior experience and there's nothing extra to buy or pay for. Nothing!

You'll learn:

  1. Basic Bachata Instruments. (Bongo, Bass Guitar, Rhythm Guitar, Lead Guitar, Guira, and Vocals.)
  2. How to count, Stay on time throughout a whole song.
  3. Learn what a 9 Bar Phrase is and how to fix it.
  4. About the layout of Bachata Songs. (Majao, Derecho, Mambo.)
  5. How to play with accents or hits in the music.
  6. Tips and Tricks on how to know expect things coming in a song you have only heard for the first time.
  7. How to "feel the music"

... and much, much more!

So, you've read this far! Thank you.

One final very important point.

Click the "take this course" button, top right, now ... Don't let this opportunity pass you by! Everyday without this information is a day lost!

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is for beginner dancers who are looking to speed up their learning curve.
  • This Course is for Intermediate to Advanced Social Dancers or Choreographers looking to improve musicality and creativity.
  • This course is probably not for you if you are looking for new moves or bachata partnerwork.
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Curriculum For This Course
19 Lectures
Welcome to the Course!
3 Lectures 04:26

Introduction Video to "Secrets to Bachata Musicality with Guided Practice"

Preview 02:23

Overview of the Course:

  • Thanks you for being enrolled in the course.
  • Lets you know what you will be learning throughout the course.
Preview 01:17

How to Study this Course:

  • Watch each lecture from beginning to end.
  • Takes Notes
  • Practice along with each lecture.
  • Do the Practice Tests at the end of each lecture.
  • Any new materials added the course is FREE for you.
  • Any questions, add a discussion on the right side panel, and I will answer you to the best of my ability and as fast as I can.
Preview 00:46
Timing / Counting
2 Lectures 09:02

Understanding Counts:

After completing this lecture, you will be able to:

  • Understand why dancing on "1" makes sense with the music.
  • Learn your basic counts.

Other notes:

Throughout this course, we will be taking our first step on "1" with the left foot.

Ladies, keep in mind, when you start dancing with a guy, your "1" will start with your right foot.

The purpose of having both guy/girl start on the same foot throughout this course is so that everyone taking this course is following me in the same direction I am going to get a clear visual concept of each lecture.

Preview 03:43

Tips / Tricks
2 Lectures 09:41
Pattern of "4"

Bachata Instruments and Guided Practice
6 Lectures 31:25

Bass Guitar

Lead Guitar

Rhythm Guitar


9 Bar Phrase
3 Lectures 29:52
9 Bar Phrase / How to fix a 9 Bar Phrase

9 Bar Phrase with a Partner

9 Bar Phrase (Advanced)
Layout of Songs
1 Lecture 09:04
Majao, Derecho, and Mambo
1 Lecture 06:02
Accents/Hits in and how to expect/play with them
Special Thanks / Please view after completing full course
1 Lecture 01:18
Special Thanks
About the Instructor
Demetrio Rosario
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421 Students
4 Courses
Bachata Instructor, DJ and Performer

Demetrio Rosario, aka “Sooo Nasty", is a dancer and instructor of Dominican descent based out of Los Angeles, California. He is famously known for his unique smooth/sensual style of dance, which gained him his affectionate nickname. Having been exposed to Latin music through his family at a very early age, Demetrio was instantly hooked. He can distinctly recall the sound of Bachata and Merengue echoing through the walls at home and family events alike, which brought him even closer to his love for the music.

Demetrio always had a passion for dancing at heart, but truly began his career at the age of 18 taking Salsa Lessons with World Renowned instructor Ashkan Jabarianha; improving his timing, technique and musicality through his studies with the Canadian Salsa Instructor. In 2005 he joined Candela Pura Dance Company, led by Los Angeles's very own beloved Salsa instructor's Miguel Aguirre and his father Francisco Aguirre. “Traveling and performing locally inspired me to improve my dancing…" Demetrio recalls, “After seeing so many great dancers and performers I knew I wanted to work harder to enhance my skills, both as an instructor and performer."

Demetrio then joined the powerhouse dance company Bachata Caliente, where he spent 2 years undergoing intense instruction with World Renowned Co-Directors Jorge Contreras and Leslie Ferreira. In 2010, Demetrio spent some time teaching in Canada, where he had the pleasure of introducing Dominican Bachata to Vancouver dancers; significantly changing how Bachata is danced in the area. He currently manages the Intermediate team at Que Rico Dance, a new Company founded by Director Jorge Contreras that is quickly taking the scene by storm! He has also received 2 Best Male Instructor awards and Best Bachata DJ in the past.

Demetrio continues to dance, DJ, and perform, focusing on teaching “Sensual Dominican Style" Bachata and Salsa. He is beloved by students of all ages and backgrounds for his charismatic personality and ability to bring even the most introverted personality out of their shell.

“Soo Naasty!!"