Some vital facts on the setenta salsa move

The Steps of the setenta salsa move

Setenta salsa move is a salsa dancing variation that has a couple of authorized versions that are being performed across the world. While each of the versions commence is the same way one version, which is the Cuban style, ends with enchufla, while the other version, which is the Miami style, ends with enchufla Complicado. This is a salsa move that is meant for those in intermediate level of a salsa class

Salsa dance steps in setenta

The Salsa dance steps in setenta launch with a Vacilala beginning from a parallel, going from left to right and from right to left and hold. The Leader lifts up his left arm on the 1st count with follower going underneath it at some stage in Vacilala turn with, the right arm staying in a low position. With this the couple exchanges places on one occasion. On 5-6-7 the dancers exchange places yet again while staying in the identical hand configuration as before escorting by the use of the left hand. This is the position from where the dancers carry on with Enchufala that is going to let the hands loose and advance with Dile Que No.

Having had mastered the Salsa dance steps of this salsa dancing variation it is believed to be better to avoid holding each of the hands on the 1st count though catching the left hand of the follower for the duration of the Vacilala about the 2nd  to 3rd beats of count no. 1.

The setenta salsa move starts off a number of salsa variants

There are a number of salsa variant moves that start with the enchufla salsa move. They are:

  • Arcoiris
  • Bruce Lee
  • Carnaval
  • Cuarenta y Cinco
  • El Calvo
  • El Malecon
  • El Mostro
  • Enredadera
  • Garmonio Doble
  • La Cunada
  • La Mayi
  • Leonsio Complicado
  • Mariposa
  • Nene Cherry
  • Nes
  • Noventa
  • Nufi
  • Setenta Complicado
  • Setenta Complicado
  • Setenta Con Setenta

These are meant for those in advanced and expert level of a salsa class. Below we discuss some of these variants that do not just start with Setenta but are also based on Setenta.


This move commences similar to Setenta on counts 1 and 2.

On count no. 3, the leader lifts up each of the hands in the upward direction and opens them up to get into a back to back arrangement with his follower. On 5-6-7 they keep on exchanging places with the leader lowering his left hand, and folding it up behind the backside of the follower.

Count No. 4 is the Enchufala con Engacha.

Setenta Complicado

This is a salsa move that is meant for advanced level salsa dancers that commence with: Setenta and is also based on the setenta salsa move

This move commences similar to a Setenta move on 1-2-3. On the 5-6-7 the leader executes an Alarde on the neck.

On count no. 2, the leader performs Siderocks salsa step on 1-2-3. This is followed up with him leading the follower for walking behind his backside. On 5-6-7 the person who is the leader executed a Vuelta.

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