Get funky the next time you hit a dance floor! In order to dance to funk music, it's important to be able to move and use your hips, such as hopping and popping. Find out how to get funky with help from two experts.
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 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.
There is much more going on in Africa than the World Cup games. South Africa is still plagued by poverty, violence, illiteracy and HIV. In this tutorial, superstar Shakira shows you how to help erase hunger and provide schooling for the children of Africa by dancing and participating in a worthwhile cause.
A dance tutorial on how to do spin moves.
The V is the most basic move in the C-walk style of urban dance. This is the fundamental step to learn before you can do other C-Walk steps.
A basic Tutting Tutorial that teaches you a basic routine in 17 steps.
Belly dancing is more than simply physical movements set to music. Learn spiritual belly dance in this free dance video series.
The first part of the dance routine to Every Little Step is to step to the right and bring your left foot to your right. Now do a step to the left and bring your right foot to your left. Repeat. The next step is to take your right foot and move put it in front of you. Now take the same foot and move it behind you. Next, make a circle going counter clockwise using only three steps. Repeat these moves from the time you stepped foward. Now repeat the four steps you made going from side to side t...
Begin with your feet together. Jive dance is very bouncy. So, all of your steps should have a bounce in them. You will also be placing the emphasis on the "and" of each count. Hop on your right foot and bring your left knee up on and. Step back on one. Hop and bring your knee up and step forward. Next, chasse to the left. Chase to the right. Then, repeat. Accentuate the hops, as you do it. Also, work your hips, as you move from side to side, in your chasse. Continue emphasizing the "and" in t...
When it comes to hip-hop dancing, one of the most important things is the ability to have great body control. Sure you can learn all the moves and techniques, but if you have bad body control, they won't look as crisp, clean, and sharp.
This five part how to video teaches you the basic steps for swing dancing. These steps are the basis for other more advanced styles of swing dance such as the Lindy Hop and the Charleston. Watch this tutorial and you'll be swing dancing in no time.
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.
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!
Everyone hopes their dance moves come off lookin' cool and you are no exception. (You are searching the Internet or free dance lessons, right?) In order to do easy, good-looking street dance moves, it's important to add swagger to street dance moves, such as the running man. Learn from two experts how to do street dance moves.
This video pop and lock tutorial covers the basics of popping, waving, gliding, botting, tutting, and ticking. Follow along with these hip hop moves and practice, practice, practice. The talented demonstrator is completely self-taught, so really, with a little bit of patience anyone can learn these moves at home. Watch this instructional video, practice along with your favorite hip hop music, and start impressing friends with your mad skills at dance parties or a club.
Learn how you can do one of the most popular American folk line dances, the "Cotton Eye Joe" with this how to video. This country western dance tutorial is easy to follow and fun to do. So grab your cowboy boots and get ready to do-si-do.
As strange as it may seem, the Hustle "Wobble" is actually a form of line dancing. But rather than tossing your cowboy hat on and your boots for an old West rendition of the Cowboy Boogie, the Hustle Wobble is more about shakin' what your mama gave you and getting down with your bad self.
Don't just belly dance - Kick it up a notch y incorporating tribal fusion! Tribal fusion-style belly dance has increased in popularity, and it incorporates aspects of Egyptian, Arab and American styles. Discover what makes tribal fusion belly dancing unique with help from an expert: Sahira began her career as a Middle Eastern dancer in Houston, Texas under the direction of Thalia and Shakira Masood-Ali. Get advice & more belly dancing lessons by searching Wonder How To!
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.
The "Cotton Eye Joe" is one of the most famous American folk dances. In this tutorial you will learn how to do this country western style line dance, the "Cotton Eye Joe." The version of "Cotton Eye Joe" in this video is by the Rednex.
Lifts and throws are great fun and look amazing! The standstill backflip swing lift looks fabulous with just about any style of dance. The clip below will walk you through the standstill back flip lift step by step, so that you can add a new masterpiece to your dancing!
Here is a step by step tutorial on how to do the arm wave. #1 Have your arm in the straight position.
In this how to video learn the basics steps of Irish dancing. Learn this traditional dance with this step by step tutorial.
In this four part how to video you will learn to dance solo jazz and swing. Learn how to do Suzie Q's, the Charleston and other hot jazz moves with this dance tutorial. Watch this video and you will be swing dancing without a partner in no time.
Check out this instructional hip hop video to learn how to do a "Rock Step". It's like a crunch, so keep your knees bent. Learn this basic step and how to make it funky! Chihoe "Groove" Szeto teaches you popular, fun dance moves step by step in these tutorial videos. Remember to have fun and practice your dance skills with this hip hop tutorial video.
Love rave music? Get your rave dance on with help from this free lesson. All you will need to complete this tutorial is your dance shoes and your glow sticks. Learn how to do the figure-8 rave dance with help from an expert, Cedric Turner.
Twist with your partner in a swing-style dance.
Flavorwire has compiled an incredible collection of dance videos, featuring all the Hollywood greats, from Fred Astaire to John Travolta to the cast of Slumdog Millionaire.
Our jazz funk dancing expert demonstrates common moves, many of them borrowed from other styles of dancing. From classical ballet, we have arabesques, jetés and pirouettes and from the world of hip hop, we combine a variety of old school moves and even some elements of Beyoncé’s stage routines. When you combine them all, you have the fun and flashy jazz funk style, ready for you to master the moves in these videos and add your own personal touch!
The Wurlitzer move starts off man's left hand to ladies right hand. This is another Modern Jive dance moves from DanceYourselfDizzy.com It is a beginner move in modern jive swing dancing.
Does the combination of techno music and a dance floor make you nervous? Learn how to hit a techno dance floor with no qualms. Techno club dancing uses a move called jump styling, which consists of 12 steps. Discover how to do this step and more from an expert.
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...
When you’re trying to seal the deal on the dance floor, knowing how to really get down can make all the difference. All it takes is some self-confidence. This how-to video covers some tips for loosening up and feeling sexy. You might need to commit to looking silly for a little while, but you'll get the hang of it. Watch this video dance tutorial and learn how to dirty dance.
This square dance video teaches the following square dance calls on the mainstream list: Allemande Left, Right Hand Turn (Turn Thru), Right & Left Grand, Weave the Ring, Star Left/Right
Check out this instructional hip hop video that shows you how to do the "Body Roll" dance move. Make it Sexy! Learn how to add more movement to your dancing. Chihoe "Groove" Szeto teaches you popular, fun dance moves step by step in these tutorial videos. Remember to have fun and practice your dance skills with this hip hop tutorial video.
The line dance is a dance with repeated sequence of steps in which a group of people dance in one or more lines, all facing the same direction, and executing the steps at the same time. Line dancing's popularity grew out of the 1970's, when the country-western dance continued to explore and develop this form of dancing.
In this video series, watch as line dancing expert Dawn Williams teaches how to line dance. Learn the various steps, how to move to the different counts, how to do tricks while line dancing, how to do the tub thump, and how to put it all together.
Learn how to do a toe rise for dance. This is a great jazz move.
Square dancing, a fun American pastime! Learn square dance steps with this instructional animation. Fun fact about square dancing: 19 U.S. States deem it their official dance. Square dance is a folk dance with roots in Europe, eventually spreading to the states & becoming more of an iconic dance there. Square dancing consists of 4 couples arranged in a square formation. This square dance lesson is clear and to the point. Search "square dance instructional animation" on Wonderhowto for more sq...