Learn Dominican Style Bachata Footwork: The Complete Course
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Learn Dominican Style Bachata Footwork: The Complete Course

Learn many types of Dominican Footwork! Expand your Library of Footwork with Easy To Learn, Step by Step Instructions!
4.9 (31 ratings)
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81 students enrolled
Last updated 9/2016
English
Price: $50
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Includes:
  • 2.5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Article
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What Will I Learn?
Develop and Expand your Library of Footwork
Create your own Footwork
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Requirements
  • Make a bit of dance space around you to practice along with the video.
Description

Course Description

My Dominican Bachata 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 dance Dominican Style Bachata. (Footwork)

***Partnering Tips will be added later in the future***

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

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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!

Make sure to Practice!

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

You will need no partner to learn the topics discussed or huge amount of dance space - I show each step taught in this course in many different views to better your learning experience.

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

You'll learn:

  1. Basic Steps
  2. Common Steps used in Dominican Style Bachata.
  3. 5 Essential Steps to Create/Expand Your own Footwork
  4. Tips/Tricks To making your footwork more comfortable.

... 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 meant for anyone looking to learn Dominican Style Bachata Steps, Improve, Create and Learn new footwork.
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 29 Lectures Collapse All 29 Lectures 02:43:07
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Welcome to the Course!
2 Lectures 03:00

Listen to a brief description about Demetrio Rosario and about what you will be learning in the course.

Preview 01:07

How To Study the Course/Overview
01:53
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5 Essential Steps (Memorize These 5 Steps)
6 Lectures 27:43
My Definition of what Dominican Style Bachata is / Rules before we begin.
07:11

Basic Step
04:03

Bass Step
03:29

Triple Step
04:04

Double Step
04:07

Double Step with Heel
04:49
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How To Simply Expand and Create your own Footwork using the 5 Essential Steps
1 Lecture 11:01
Out, In, Step, Together Footwork (1 Footwork, turned into many!)
11:01
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Understanding Traveling Footwork and In Place Footwork
2 Lectures 05:28
What is Traveling Footwork? What is Footwork In Place?
01:57

How do i do footwork without the other person looking down when i start?
03:31
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Different Dominican Style Basics / Basic Footwork
4 Lectures 18:37
Basic In Place
02:56


Box Step
02:52

Cha Cha Basic
03:44
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Weight Shift Exercises (Crosses on 1, 2, 3, 4) (More Dominican Basics)
1 Lecture 15:18
Weight Shift Footwork and Exercises
15:18
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Heel, Toe Footwork Exercises
1 Lecture 06:31
Practice Exercise and Heel, Toe Footwork
06:31
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Footwork Library (Using the 5 Essential Steps to New Footwork)
5 Lectures 57:31
Footwork #1
14:19

Footwork #2
09:26

Footwork #3
11:13

Footwork #4
12:02

Footwork #5
10:31
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Footwork Combinations (Faster Explainations with Only One View)
6 Lectures 17:47
Footwork Combination Section Overview
00:46

Footwork Combo #1
03:13

Footwork Combo #2
03:21

Footwork Combo #3
03:10

Footwork Combo #4
03:04

Footwork Combo #5
04:13
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Special Thanks / Please view this after you finish the course
1 Lecture 00:11
Special Thanks
00:11
About the Instructor
Demetrio Rosario
5.0 Average rating
71 Reviews
209 Students
4 Courses
Bachata Instructor, Performer, DJ, and Promoter

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!!"