Shum - This is a "Dailynism". It is neither
Spanish nor English, rather it is Dailyn's way
of saying "your own personal style"
or adding flavour to your dance.
T.P.C. - Another "Dailynism" ... Technically
Properly Correct. You are doing the step or
turn properly, without any shum.
Cuban Salsa Terms
Casino - Cuban salsa dancing with a partner.
Rueda de Casino - Cuban salsa dancing with a group ... from 4 to 40!
Paso Cubano - a back step, travelling on the 3 and 7.
Guapea - backward and forward step; often used in between turns.
Exhibila - "show her off" - an outside turn for follower.
Paseo - "go for a walk" - the follower walks around the leader.
Dile que no - "tell her no" - a cross body lead, usually to the Guapea step.
Dile que si - "tell her yes" - a cross body lead to closed/social position.
Enchufla - "plug her in" - counter clockwise turn for follower.
Setenta - "70" - combination of exhibila keeping hold of follower's left hand which goes behind their back, often followed by three enchuflas.
Guaguaco - a step from AfroCuban dance - with a different beat.
Mambo - a slower step - 1/2, 3/4, 5/6, 7/8.
Dailyn explains "shum".
How to be a good follower.
How to be a good leader.