How To: Do basic hand & arm movements in belly dancing

The movements of your arms in this dance allow your hands to become more flexible. Movements will also tone and strengthen your arms. First, you lift your arms up and then bring them down in a curvy manner. Then raise them back up to release the energy. You then repeat bringing your arms up and bringing them down in a curvy way. Snake arms, start with you hands and make them form a wave, then let the movement go into the arms also. For the snake arms, you need total concentration. Then, move ...

How To: Do a basic jive dance step

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...

How To: Disco dance

Franco Tisko from Zero Patrol's school of disco teaches you how to do simple disco steps, advanced disco steps, spinning, and freestyle disco dancing. The video may be in Finnish, but nothing gets lost in translation.

How To: Do a dance routine for kids to Every Little Step

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...

How To: Dance to funk music

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.

How To: Dance the Achy Breaky Heart line dance

OK, are you looking to jump in your time machine and dance the Achy Breaky Heart line dance. Well, this how to video will prep you for your trip to the past. Get you comfortable shoes, gather up your friends who are eager to dance this country classic, and start heart breaking today! One, two, three, four, leave your horse outside the door. Don't get down, stand up! Oh Billy Ray, we'd never break your heart! Even after you wrote this song.

How To: Do the Hustle "Wobble" dance step by step

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.

How To: Do hip-hop footwork

Throw yourself into the world of hip-hop with help from this free lesson. Hip-hop foot work can be broken down into simplified movements or moves that are abstract and contrived to the music being used. Find out how to do a hip-hop combination with help from this free lesson.

How To: Hairspray dance routine with actress Tabitha Lupien

Are you a Hairspray fan? Why not learn the routine for, "Nicest Kids in Town" from one of Hairspray actors? Tabitha Lupien, who played Becky in Hairspray gives a dance lesson for a class of youngsters for Fit for a Feast, a children's video site full of kid cooking and kid fitness videos. Incorporating jazz dance, leaps, turns, and kicks, this lesson from Tabitha is sure to get your blood pumping and your body sweating! A great way to get some exercise! this afternoon!

How To: Dance the Grand March

This video is a demonstration of how to walk/dance the Grand March (also known as The March, Polonaise, Grand Promenade, and Opening March). This march is the formal and traditional way to begin a formal ball.

How To: Do the wrap dance move to start grinding with a girl

If you've ever wanted to take your dancing to the next level with a girl at a club (i.e. if you've ever wanted to start grinding pronto), then you know how frustrating it can be. If you move to fast to grinding the girl, she'll get freaked out and think you're a pervert. But if you take your time and only dance with her from a safe distance, she'll star to become disinterested and think that you are too.

How To: Jerk (dance) - "Pin Drop & Break Leg"

JusJerk and Jerk dance crew, the Stick Figures demonstrate how a "Pin Drop" is done in the world of Jerking, and later, how variations of the Pin Drop (sometimes also referred to as the "Knee Drop") can lead to multiple Pin Drops in a row and/or some pretty impressive acrobats. Later in this tutorial, the Stick Figures show how to do "The Break Leg Pin Drop" by dipping and "breaking the legs". We're guessing they mean this figuratively.

How To: Dance "Swings on 2" modern dance in the Lehrer style

Modern and interpretative dance is a very popular dance form. In this how to video, Jon Lehrer, the founder of Lehrer Dance, demonstrates the "Swings on 2" exercise. This modern dance routine focuses on circularity and momentum. Watch this how to video and you will be able to do the "Swings on 2" modern dance in the Lehrer style. Dance "Swings on 2" modern dance in the Lehrer style.

How To: Clown walk dance

Don't be fooled by the silly name, clown dancing is serious business. This video dance tutorial breaks down several basic clown dance moves. Watch and learn how to do the shuffle, the V, the stepback, and the heeltoe.

How To: Do the "Beer For My Horses" country western line dance

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.

How To: Do wind themed salsa moves like the cyclone and windmill

Salsa dancing thrives on spontaneity and the wonderful chemistry and fun move variations and transitions you create with your partner, but these bouts of freestyling and showing off must be grounded in very set patterns. Patterns help to establish time and also a cohesive look to your salsa dance. Check out this video to learn how to do "wind waker" salsa dance moves to create a pattern.

How To: Teach the pas de chat ballet move to 3-4 year olds

If you want to teach your small children how to dance ballet, then this how to video is the place to start. In this lesson, North Dakota Ballet Company's Mary Noel shows you a fun way to teach young students how to do a pas de chat. The pas de chat means "step over the cat" in French. This method, set to the rhyme od "Jack Be Nimble" and uses small unlit candles. Watch this tutorial and you will be able to teach your children the pas de chat ballet dance move. Teach the pas de chat ballet mov...

How To: Make a ballet tutu

Be a prima ballerina and get a tutu! Not sure which kind? Ballet tutus have taken on a variety of different forms over the years. Learn about all the different styles of tutus from an expert in this ballet video.

How To: Do a basic Jitterbug dance routine

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.

How To: Do a basic Jitterbug step

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.

How To: Do beginner swing dance moves

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.

How To: Do easy, good-looking street dance moves

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.

How To: Do basic line dancing steps

Want to learn how to line dance like a cowboy? This country western tutorial teaches the basic steps of line dancing such as the jazz waltz, the grapevine and the kick ball change. Follow these simple steps and you will be slappin' leather in no time.

How To: Do basic Bollywood dance moves for beginners

Since the positive worldwide reception of "Slumdog Millionaire," Bollywood has emerged from its niche as the Mumbai counterpart to Hollywood to an exotic and interesting film genre now much more in the mainstream. The colorful costumes, elaborate makeup, and soul shaking dancing are highly addictive.

How To: Do the basics of pop and lock street dance

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.

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