How to do the Cross Body Lead in Salsa

SALSA ON2 – Partnerwork Basics Lesson 2 – Cross Body Lead

The next fundamental step is the Cross Body lead. Think of this as a continuation of your basic step. Leaders are essentially moving out of the way in order to allow the follower to cross to the other side.

PRACTICE: You do not need a partner to practice the cross body lead footwork. Make sure you master these steps and combine it with your basic step. Try repeating the following sequence over and over again: