Learn how to do a country western style line dance to the song "Copperhead Road" by Steve Earle. This popular line dance is a 24 count, 4 wall dance with scoots, grapevines, and heel slaps. Feel free to personalize this fun dance with your own moves.
Do the country western line dance the Boot Scoot made famous by Brooks and Dunn in their song "Boot Scootin' Boogie". There are lots of variations of this line dance depending on what region you are in. This how to video shows the Tampa, Florida version of the Boot Scoot.
Swing dancing dates back to the 1920's, where the African American community, discovered the Charleston and the Lindy Hop, while dancing to contemporary Jazz music. The term "Swing dancing" is used to refer to one or all of the following swing era dances: Lindy Hop, Charleston, Shag, Balboa and Blues and extends to include West Coast Swing, East Coast Swing, Hand Dancing, Jive, Rock and Roll, Modern Jive, and other dances developing in the 1940s and later.
You choose whether it is for effective twirling or just showing off. For maximum tassle twirl in your dance you want long tassles. You also don't want sequins or cloth that could catch the tassle when nipple tassle twirling in exotic Burlesque dance.
Isolation is an important part of hip-hop dancing. It involves moving individual parts of your body without moving the rest, either quickly or slowly depending on the dance. This video will show you some ways that you can use isolation to improve your dancing and get better moves.
The Jitterbug is a popular swing dance, also known as the Lindy Hop and East Coast swing. In this four part how to video, Mike and Tina of Head Over Heels demonstrate the Jitterbug stroll. There are four steps to the Jitterbug stroll, the Pada Pada, the Knee Slap, the Suzie Q, and the Tick Tock. Watch this dance tutorial and you will be doing the Jitterbug in no time.
A Bharatanatyam dancer starts and ends every session of dancing with Namaskaram (obeisance). The dancer pays respect to God (Nataraja), teacher (Guru) and audience. She touches Mother Earth and asks her permission to stamp on her during the dance. Learn this introductory move to Indian traditional dancing with this Bharatanatyam how to video.
In The Netherlands, Gabber Hardcore is the music of choice for rebellious young people, much like punk and underground hip-hop in the US. It is a blisteringly fast style of electronic music which might seem hard to dance to at first. Enter the hakken, the dance of choice for the Gabber listener. Watch this video to learn how to do the hakken, and you will know what to do next time you're at a hardcore club in Holland.
In this how to video, Gary and Bonnie present an overview of some basic Jitterbug patterns. Learn how to do the cuddle back, the helicopter, the handshake and many other Jitterbug steps with this dance tutorial. Follow the steps in this lesson and you will be dancing the Jitterbug in no time.
There are few things we'd like to bring back from the '70s: After all, living through super flared bell bottoms, afros bigger than our body, and peace sign shades once was enough. Though we're glad the trendy style of the '70s has faded like yesterday's news, we do love pulling out our Disco Era dance moves.
Have you ever been getting your thang on at a club, totally impressing your lady and just feeling the music until you decide to switch from one dance move to another and instead of solid flow you either fumble or have to stop and start again? It's easy to get taken off the beat when you're transitioning from one dance move to another, which is why the sidesteps dance move was invented.
If you love hip hop and break dancing, you are already almost there. The steps to becoming a B-Boy are pretty easy, and if you check out this video you will learn exactly how to become one.
The bus stop is definitely not a move you'll want to break out on your next clubbing trip with your gal pals, but it sure is a fun move to do when you're just goofing around with friends at home or going to a '70s theme party!
The Era of Disco is perhaps best defined by the dance-centric movie "Saturday Night Fever," starring a young and slim John Travolta. The movie was full of decadence in the form of big afros, big bellbottoms and ever bigger diva egos, but Travolta stood out on his mad dance skills alone.
It's hard to start learning a new style of dance without someone to show you how the basic steps work. If you like finger tutting and need some help with the basics, this video is here for you. It will teach you all about tracing, starting hand positions, and other basic finger tutting techniques.
Want to learn a sexy dance move that'll impress at the club but is also super easy to learn? Then check out this dance tutorial to learn how to do the booty shake, AKA Beyonce's signature/go-to dance move that involves popping your booty in and out while holding your arms bent at the elbows and pumping.
Shimmies can be done really for any occasion, not just on the dance floor. Some people shimmy when they're happy and others handle it on the dance floor to playfuully tease a dance partner.
Combine the power of gymnastics with the flexibility and smoothness of dance by performing this split-roll dance move. These future Olympic gymnasts will show you how to perform this dance move like a pro.
In this video, we learn how to do basic left and right turns in salsa. You want to start off in the right positions for both the men and women, which will lead you into the right turns. Ladies will want to cup their hands, and keep them open so they can turn easily. For the right turn, just use the wrist and turn on 3 counts. When the guys turn, they release from the girl's hand and count on 3 as well. Make sure you are counting to the steps, so you know when to turn, and do fluid movements. ...
Find out how to do a few crunk dances with help from two pros! Crunk dance is a form of dance that can be broken down into basic hip-hop moves that have a little bit of flair added. Bliss & Zetta are professional hip-hop dancers and choreographers. Learn more dance moves from these two by searching WonderHowTo! You're only practice time away from ruling the dance floor.
International burlesque artiste Kittie Klaw shows us all how to tassel twirl. This is a video of the Ministry of Burlesque on how to twirl nipple tassles. This is a sexy dance that involves a highly anticipated reveal of your breasts and the exotic nipple tassles. This teaches you the tricks of Burlesque dance a la Dita von Teese. Twirl nipple tassles in exotic Burlesque dance.
This is an instructional video to learn the line dance for Alan Jackson's new single, "Good Time." Alan Jackson is a star country singer and known for making great music to line dance to. He's a Grammy winning artist that inspires many to learn line dancing so that they may participate at his huge stadium concerts.
In this how to video, Mary Pinizzotto, one of the great dance teachers in Southern California, teaches the basic steps to the Jitterbug. These steps are fun and easy to master. Watch this tutorial and you will be doing the Jitterbug in no time.
Let this video be as integral a part of your pre-club prep as hairstyling and putting on makeup. After all, we know that even if we're looking our sexiest in our six inch Blahniks, once we actually hit the dance floor it becomes Awkward Central. Some gals find their groove naturally, but for others, it takes a bit of trial and error (and maybe some Jack Daniel's) to loosen up a bit.
If this is your first time dancing Western you may experience something that is very contagious and fun to dance to. In this tutorial, from professional dance instructor Nina Ortega, you'll be learning some basic dance steps for Western. These steps are easy to follow and can be applied to others lessons to help improve your skills. So sit back, pay attention, and enjoy!
Learn to hambone with doo-heif Productions then try for yourself! This involves knee slapping rhythmically.
Tina and Mike from Head Over Heels demonstrate the Tunnel jitterbug dance figure. This is a beginner move for Jitterbug dancing. The Jitterbug is a swing dance variation.
Learn the dance steps to Michael Jackson's Thriller. There are a lot of videos, but sit tight, because this is a very thorough video series. Most of the instructional clips are very short and do not need to be watched more than a few times. Be sure to click on each chapter to take you through all 40 videos of the complete Thriller dance moves. This the official choreography for all Thrill the World events. Thrill The World is an annual worldwide simultaneous dance of Michael Jackson's “Thrill...
Check out this instructional hip hop video to learn how to rock the cock, or pussy pop (one or the other, you choose). Learn how to get nasty on the floor. Chihoe "Groove" Szeto teaches you popular, fun dance moves step by step in these tutorial videos. Remember to put some stank on it and practice your dance skills with this hip hop tutorial video.
Check out this demonstrational dance video that shows you how to freak dance and grind. This is a demo video that is meant to be casual and fun. Learn how to get nasty on the floor. Have fun emulating these dance moves.
Whether you like Chris Brown or not, it's safe to say that the boy's got moves. Whether he's doing Michael Jackson's moonwalk onstage or pulling off an a very complex toe spin in a music video, he's very smooth on his feet.
If you've watched any of Beyonce's music videos, then you know the girl likes shaking her ample bootay. A move she's done in several videos is the crunk, which is a basic thrusting of the pelvis with the knees bent and the arms bent inwards at the elbows.
For a grand pirouette combination, you will need to begin in first position. Step forward with your left leg. This is your supporting leg. It will need to be bent and in plie'. Your arms should be outstretched from your shoulders. Extend your right leg. The knee should remain bent. Your left heel will be used to guide and engage your turns. Swing your right leg back and spin. Bring your arms in as you turn. You should be bobbing up and down on your heel, as you turn.
In this tutorial, we learn how to practice beginning floor, barre, & centre ballet. First, you will need to learn the five basic stands that you will have in ballet. Practice doing each of these until you have them down completely. Pointing and flexing your toes is extremely important, and remember to stand up straight. Make sure you also make good use of your turn out by rotating your legs out and in. Doing bar exercises will help your posture and help you learn how to bend correctly from yo...
In this tutorial, we learn how to tie ballet slippers. First, flatted the back heel of the shoe. Next, sew the sew from the inside so the elastic isn't sticking out. Then, take the drawstring and pull the shoes on so they fit snugly. Be careful not to pull it to tight. Then, tuck the string back into the shoe, don't tie it into a bow. Even if your foot grows, you can loosen the shoe up. If you have a point shoe, it also has elastic that get attached to the back. You will place ribbon into the...
The kick ball change is a step found in almost all forms of dancing, from ballet to tap to hip-hop. A kick ball change consists of three kicksteps and a ball change. That is, you kick your foot once and step forward, putting your foot down. Kick with the other foot and step your foot down. Switch to the other foot and kick, then step your foot down. Your other foot should be behind you a bit - you tap the ball of that foot on the ground, then tap the ball of your other foot (so you're "changi...
Kids... it's dance time! Check out this dance video tutorial on how to do the Miley Cyrus Hoedown Throwdown dance. This dance is from the Hannah Montana movie from 2009 where Miley Cyrus performs the Hoedown Throwdown in Tennessee.
Learn to chest pop with ease. Basic Chest Popping: To pop your chest, breathe and fill your lungs and rib cage with air while moving your hand up. This is a signature move of most popping legends. Popping involves sudden movement and stop famous in B Boy dancing.
Dancing is a useful source for improving footwork and impressing your friends. Learn to tear up the dance floor and move with a partner from a professional dance instructor in this free video.
Put weight on the heel and get low for the Bombershay in tap dancing. Learn about bombershay time steps from a dance teacher in this free video on intermediate tap dancing. Perform the Bombershay time steps - Part 1 of 15.