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“The truest expression of a people is in its dance and in its music. Bodies never lie” (Agnes de Mille). Dance oftentimes serves as a manifestation of a person’s and/or community’s life, experiences, and mindsets. Salsa is no exception; the dance incorporates passion, emotion, and enthusiasm. The dance itself is not one to assume easy; it is not one that exists within a single person, or even a solitary culture. Salsa is a fusion of cultures, arts, and individuals. Salsa’s main roots can be tracked back to Cuba, during the time of the Spanish occupancy. During this occupancy, the Spaniards brought slaves from Africa to Cuba, bringing with them a new culture. With this addition to Cuban culture, came new rhythms and a new feeling about dance; thus came Salsa. Salsa is a partner dance, done on an eight-beat tempo: three beats of movement and one beat paused. It is a mainly stationary dance in terms of movement around the dance floor. Therefore, the space they use close and direct. The dancer’s space is also mainly in the middle, with minimal dips