Salsa-Virtual is featured in the new documentary “Fear of Dancing”, available this September.
Open Hand Hold testing
Sometimes we need to disable all the clutter of our virtual dance studio, the fancy avatars, their fancy clothing, the students, the music, the teacher’s voice recording, and the backdrop forest, and just set a testing environment just for our partner connection. In here I’m testing the correct handholds for a typical lead/follow open handhold. […]
Managing Height Differences While Dancing
One of my friends is a modern progressive follower with old-school romantic preferences: leads to be taller, dark and handsome. Now, for leads, if you are indeed taller, dark and handsome, you’ll likely have success both in romance and on the dance floor. As for me, I have two out of three! We can’t control […]
Almost 2 years ago to the date we started going hard on developing Salsa-Virtual. There was much excitement as we pressed the “Release Now” button. Even more when STEAM said, “review and are you sure you want to publish?” And climaxed when we then had to type the text “Release my app.” Enjoy, Everyone! And […]
Can virtual reality dancing change your real life?
First of all, yes, virtual reality dancing is a thing! In fact, Salsa-Virtual is a step-by-step guide in Virtual Reality (VR) that teaches you how to salsa partner dance and increase your real-life social activities in a safe, yet fun-filled way. You learn at your own pace with virtual teachers. We made it for everybody to […]
Hands: Position, Rotation, Weight, Orientation, Confusion
Hello all, this is Jorge with some developer updates about Hands! I am super glad right now to have finally fixed some of the hands issues in Salsa Virtual. Why hands are complicated I remember a variety TV show in which a prankster would walking down the sidewalk carrying two huge garbage bags which […]
Wishlist Salsa-Virtual now in our Steam page!
Things are happening! We’re excited and anxious at the same time, because it’s becoming real. Which is an odd thing to say about a Virtual Reality app. But it is now listed on Steam, so you can wishlist, follow or tell your friends about it! Click here to add Salsa-Virtual and make magic happen! On […]
5 common mistakes dancers make
5 Common Mistakes Serious Dancers Make Mistakes are an important part of the learning process. How quickly you recover from mistakes is a great gauge of what level dancer you are. Do you stop completely and start all over when you make a mistake? Can you go with the flow and see the beauty in […]
Learn to dance in Virtual Reality!
Have you ever been on the sideline at parties, thinking “I can’t dance,” but secretly wishing you could, so you can join in on the fun? Have you had to suggest alternatives when your date recommended you hit the dance floor? Did you try to try dancing, but you froze? Or maybe you liked dancing, […]
8 ways to recognize a great dance teacher (and 5 ways to identify bad ones)
Recently someone on /r/Dance asked a simple but powerful question about how to chose a dance teacher. Do have any tips about what to look for in a good dance teacher and what to avoid in a bad teacher? That’s a question that I often ask myself, and also actively research with veteran and newly […]