Ruedathon Calls & Turn Patterns

Depending on where you learned to dance, you may know these moves by different names, but below is a list of beginner and intermediate-level moves  that you can expect to be called frequently during Ruedathon, listed using the names they are commonly referred to as in New York.  If you know and can execute all or most of these moves comfortably you should have no problem participating in most of the ruedas.  If you struggle with these moves, it's not too late for you to take a refresher class or two beforehand, and if you are unable to do that then check out the "Dance Papi" online series of Cuban salsa instruction videos.   


Because there will be variations in the terminology Ruedathon callers use and how they execute certain moves, participants should pay close attention to and follow the lead the caller in each of the ruedas.  


Al Medio
Tiempo España
Bulla
Abajo
Exibela
Tarro (Tarro Mentira, Un Tarro Con la Mano, Tarro Hasta la Tuya)
Dile que no
Enchufla (con mambo, con rumba)
Enchufla doble
Festival de Enchufla
Festival de Palmadas
Pelotas (dos, cuartro, loca)
Guapea
Suenalo
Caminalo
Dame (Dame Dos, Dame Con Una, Dame Con Dos, Dos con Dos, Dame Arriba)
Dame la loca
Dame con las manos (alarde, tranca)
Dame y no le llegues
Coca Cola
Bing Bong
Yogur
Pa’ti Pa’ mi’
Un fly / Dos flies
El Uno, El Dos

Kentucky
Adios (Prima)
Adios (Prima) con la Hermana
Festival de Adios
Vacila
Vacila con Paseo
Vacila y Dame
Pasea (Paseala; Pasea por  abajo y arriba
Siete (Siete con Coca Cola)
Setenta
Echeverria
Candado
Directo
Sombrero (Sombrero con mambo)
Dedo
Balsero
Chisme
Montaña

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