-by Manny Siverio
Rated How to
Stylist Bristol is an LA mambo instructor (formerly from NY) who is
heavily known for his unique and graceful style of mambo dancing. He spins
on the dance floor like no other male mambo dancer Ive seen to date. He
is in demand for his workshops that teaches the foundation of his turning
& spinning skills. This month SalsaNewYork reviews one of Seaons
Instructional Videos entitled "Seaons Stylists
Bristols Partnerwork Level III Instructional Video
Seaon divides this
instructional tape into three main segments.
The first part consists of female
mambo drills (1 ½ left
turn, Double Right Turn and the Cross Body Lead or CBL).
The second part centers
on male mambo drills (9 oclock left turn, Sleepy right turn, Axle
The third part focuses
on turn patterns. The drills illustrated in other two parts of the tape are incorporated into this
segment. Other dancing skills like injections, the open spot and
crossovers for the woman with an inside turn are also incorporated.
Seaon Bristols Partnerwork Level III is a well produce instructional
tape that goes straight to the point. The material is well thought out and
organized. He explains and demonstrates everything in a clear and concise
way. Each topic is broken down in detail in a way that only Season can.
Skills presented early on are later incorporated into the actual turn
pattern segment of the tape. This way the viewer can immediately see how
these isolated dancing drills apply to actual partner dancing. Seaon
treats the camera and speaks to it as it were a student, which makes the
viewer feel like he is giving them a private. The camera is usually placed
directly behind Seaon (when photographed alone) to simulate a dance
students point of view of their instructor. The video contains quality
editing with smooth transitions between wide upper body shots &
tighter lower body shots. Seaon is an excellent instructor to watch. He
performs and dances with a style that is clearly his own.
So, If you arent able to train with the Real McCoy, want
to pick up some new dance skills or merely need to clean up some of your
partner dancing then Seaon Bristols Partnerwork Level III instructional
video may be the tape for you.
This Product Rated a 7 out of 8 beat clave.
1-2 beats = Awful, don't waste your time or money
3-4 beats = Poor, might offer some valuable information to some
5-6 beats = Good, not perfect but worth the investment
7-8 beats = Excellent, ideal training tool for instruction and/or
To Buy This Product:
The SeaonStylist Salsa Dance Company
P.O. Box 712308
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Phone: (213) 739-2983
Click here for the
URL to purchase Seaon's tape online
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