Picking up where Volume 1 left off, Beginning Lessons 2 takes a new approach to teaching Salsa dancing, elevating salsa beginners to a more advanced level. Building on the foundation instructor Marlon Silva laid down in Beginning Lessons 1, new techniques are introduced in the second instalment including couple dancing and spinning combinations. Let's Dance Salsa takes a natural approach to learning Salsa and is a great introduction into the high energy dance of Cuban origin. Professional dance instructor Marlon Silva teaches beginners and experts alike with his step-by-step detailed instruction. His technique breaks all Salsa moves and combos down into building blocks, which are then assembled into more complicated moves that can be adapted to any music or club atmosphere. Rather than teaching by counting steps, Marlon's method has taught thousands of students around the country to dance in less time with greater ease. Other building blocks are added in Beginning Lessons 2 as Marlon teaches couples to dance, keep step and spin together. Marlon and Susie Neff teach a variety of moves such as spinning your partner, spinning around your partner, and the complex push-pull spin, which is used later in more advanced moves. Each lesson is built on the previous one in the building block method, and is illustrated with repeated, clear movements, step-by-step instruction, close-ups of hands and feet and slow motion. What You'll Learn Push-Pull Spin - Marlon and Susie demonstrate a push-pull spin, used in many of Marlon's combinations. Basic Spinning Combination 1, The Shoulder - Marlon and Susie continue their instruction with spinning combinations built upon the shoulder combinations. Basic Spinning Combination 2, The Serpentine - This episode emphasizes rolling your partner in and out, twisting arms, and switching hands, while keeping the same principles you have learned so far. Merengue Dancing, Part 1 - Includes beginning steps of Merengue and a history of Merengue. Merengue Dancing, Part 2 - Learn a new trend, Jumping Merengue. Also includes some Merengue vocabulary one should know in social situations. About Marlon Silva Marlon Silva, originally from Latin America, has been called That red-hot chili pepper of a dance instructor by the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. He choreographs, performs and teaches Salsa and Merengue throughout the Western Pennsylvania area. Silvas Salsa dance instruction method uses the beat of Salsa music instead of the counting steps method taught by other instructors. This natural style of Salsa dancing is easier to learn and more fun on the dance floor. Silva believes that if you can walk, he can teach you to dance Salsa.