These are postings by Loo Yeo, drawn together from a number
of sources like the facebook groups, blogs and fora.
About the refreshing delights of dancing someplace where you're
out of Focus: Moves versus Methods
You can learn a lot from your friends. This piece came about after
"sex in the city"-style musings with some terrific dance colleagues.
Pleasure without the Pain
Simply put, it's about a clash of two dancefloor cultures. And never
the 'twain shall meet.
Classic cheek, classic chic
A tribute to one of my favourite rhythms, the cheeky little chachachá.
This article was just begging to be written.
you for the music
Ever thought about how salsa makes you feel?
Tribute to the late conguero Carlos "Patato" Valdés,
who helped make salsa what it is today.
quick and dirty analysis of a video of Cuban Son dancers
What sort of information can be gleaned from a video clip?
Son Timing (Part 1)
Dancing son to clave, lesson one. A very well-produced instructional
video clip. Not without its flaws, but very good nonetheless.
Son Timing (Part 2)
Dancing son to clave, lesson two. Altogether a very educative
couple of videos.
Cubana Dance Competition
Analysis of the Boogalu video clip which demonstrates the influence
of son in salsa.
An example strategy for DJing a salsa evening with a few CDs.
Salsa over a Chinese restaurant
With SalsadeCuba at Moso Moso, Manchester.
de Diciembre @Millhouses Park Festival 2007
The band play on a bright summer's day at Millhouses Park, Sheffield.
Colón @The Roundhouse, 10th August 2007
Catching the Legend of Salsa in concert, in his Farewell Tour.
Maestra @The Harrogate International Festival 2007
One of the finest examples of understated musicianship.
Simonet y su Trabuco @The Harrogate International Festival 2007
A brightly-burning star in the Timba constellation. A performance
that couldn't be missed.
de Diciembre @The Leeds Charity Salsa Ball 2007
Inaugural event in aid of the British Heart Foundation and the Leeds
Society for Deaf and Blind People.
12th Night Extravaganza
Experiencing Epiphany, salsa-style in York.