The Traces you Leave. Lapiz, Enrosque, Sacadas and Boleos

"To live means to leave traces". You can make them fine or obvious; visible to anyones’ eye, or perceptible only to your partner. But for sure, you should try and make your trace hugely inspiring. Just learn how to do it, so that you can choose how to make your signature count.


Recommended study time for this collection is 12 weeks.

Lapiz. Men Technique

Lapizes as beautiful as those made by Sebastián, are born out of a well hidden secret. Here’s a lesson that will reveal that secret. Body posture, pivoting and timing are just a few hints. Explore this lesson to find the information you’ll need in order to discover and practice your lapiz!

10.56 min Lapiz

Circular Adornos for Women

What is the point in the body where circular adornos of the ladies start? What is the amount of stability and balance you’ll need in order to be able to perform them? Quite a lot we’d say. The good news is that it's trainable. This lesson will offer you the information and the set of exercises for you to get to perform Roxana’s enchanting adornos properly and at the right time. Get prepared to wow your partner!

8.58 min Lapiz Decorations

Lapiz. Couple Exercises

Now that you’ve deconstructed lapizes and circular adornos for yourself, and have practiced them for a while, it’s time to give your best in couple. The timing for our individual embellishments has to be strongly connected to that of the couple. And yes, you’re right, generating and recognizing synchronization is something we must train as well.

6.34 min Lapiz

Ornament in Giro for Men

Again it’s all about the timing. The right time can bring perfection or disaster to the same events. With performing ornaments, too. In this lesson, you’ll find out when, how and what types of linear, and circular movements you should use in order to make your embellishments perfect for those watching, but most of all for your partner.

3.46 min Giro Decorations

Combination of Steps. Sacada, Lapiz and Ornaments for Women

Now it’s the time for experimenting! You’ll incorporate the ornaments you have learned and practiced until now in a very playful combination of steps. Watch, re-watch, practice and re-practice until that very special moment when you performing this combination will feel and look effortlessly. Do you accept the challenge?

5.10 min Sacada Lapiz Elements Decorations

Aguja for Men. Combination of Steps

Leaders, aguja is one of those elements that set you apart on the dance floor. And it’s also one of those things you should definitely try and perfect if you are the kind that gets thrilled by the possibility of taming the beast. Guided by this lesson, you'll try aguja on various sides, having your weight on one leg or on both. Practice it a lot. It will require some investment, but the rewards will overwhelm you, too.

5.09 min Elements Decorations

Complex Combination of Steps. Lapiz, Aguja, Giro and Ornaments

If you have already tamed the beast, we’re here to propose a "butterflies in your stomach" kind of structure, for both you and your partner. Remember everything you have learned and practiced in this collection of lessons and in the previous ones – changes of dynamics and directions, speed, decorations – all these, without forgetting about your posture and embrace. The result is going be worth it!

5.20 min Giro Lapiz Decorations

Lapiz Review with Music

Let yourself be inspired by watching the maestros performing all the elements in the lessons until now. This is a gift video, which you’ll discover inside this collection of lessons. (Music: orquesta – Di Sarli, “Volver a vernos”)

1.31 min Lapiz Elements

Sacada Deconstructed. Sacadas in Line

Sacada can be a challenge, but everything is in your hands. Or better said in your legs… In fact, in your entire body, to make it a really beautiful challenge, if not a gift. What causes a Sacada and what is its effect? Which part of your legs should be used? How do your bodies position? How do they move? In this lesson you’ll find in-depth explanations about all these aspects and more. Let’s get to work then!

8.11 min Sacada

Sacada Deconstructed. Sacadas in Giro

Lifting the heel will create more...? Taking care of her axes will lead you both in a ...? It’s better if you watch and practice this lesson on your own. No amount of description can replace the getting right to the core of the problem thing. Especially when it’s surrounded by a liberating giro. And let us know what are your sensations when flying on the dance floor, holding your partner in your arms.

7.25 min Sacada Giro