Folklorico Tutorial Series: "El Jarabe Tapatio"

Hello Everyone!

How many of you have always wanted to learn to dance "The Mexican Hat Dance?" The real name of this internationally famous dance is "El Jarabe Tapatio," and is often referred to as the national dance of Mexico.  If there is one dance that you have to learn really well, it's this one!  

Part 1: Zapateado for "El Jarabe Tapatio"

In the video below I have broken down all the "zapateado," aka footwork, and combinations in "El Jarabe Tapatio."  There are a few steps that I didn't review slowly because I have already broken them down in my "Basic Steps Part 1" Tutorial and "Tornillo for La Negra" Tutorial.  

Part 2: Routine for "El Jarabe Tapatio"

In the video below I have broken down the routine in parts with the help of Maestro Isidro "Chilo" Hurtado.  Remember, El Jarabe Tapatio is to be danced with a partner. 

I hope that you found this tutorial video valuable.  Make sure you comment and share with your friends. 

See you next time!

Maestra Kareli. 

Folklorico Tutorial: Basic Steps for Veracruz Sotavento

Hello Dancers!

I am very excited to be teaching you the Basic Steps for the region of Veracruz Sotavento in this three part video tutorial series. The video below is only the first video where I teach you the following steps:

1.) CARRETILLA

2.) PASO PLANO

3.) PASO CRUZADO

4.) PASO DOBLE

5.) COMBINATION (2 PASOS DOBLES + 3 CARRETILLAS)

Once you master the steps in the video above, you can move on to the second video below that breaks down the following steps:

1.) PASO CON JALON

2.) PASO TRIPLE CON TACON

3.) ALTERNATING SINGLE HUACHAPEADO

4.) HUACHAPEADO COMPLETO

I hope that you found this tutorial video valuable. Stay tuned for Part 3 coming soon!

Thanks for watching!

Maestra Kareli =)