The Watermelon Crawl is a country western line dance made popular in the song "Watermelon Crawl" by Tracy Byrd. Follow this steps in this video and you'll be dancing the "Watermelon Crawl" in no time.
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.
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.
In this tutorial, we learn how to use a wall to do split stretches. Start out against a wall that has nothing around it so you can easily stretch with it. After this, face the wall and then lay on your back. Bring your legs up to the wall, then bring them out to the sides as far as you can for around 30 seconds. If someone else is with you, you can have them push on the inside of your legs to create a greater stretching effect. After this, flip onto your stomach, then slide down onto the legs...
Krump is one of the most unconventional hip-hop dances, and there is a special emphasis on achieving a nasty sort of style while you're doing it. This video will teach you the basics of krumping, including stomps, arm swings, and buck ups. It also offers tips on achieving that nasty attitude you're going for when you krump.
In this tutorial, we learn how to master an 8 count hip hop dance with Josh. Make sure you do this in a large room so you aren't running into things as you dance around the room. Start off with your feet straight and bend your knees. Your arms should come up loosely into fists, then drop your right knee in. Your right arm should drop with the knee and then turn to do a half a turn, raising your arms in the air. Count "1,2,3,4" as you are doing each different step, and practice this until you ...
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.
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.
Jazz walks are basically regular walking combined with a tiptoeing motion that makes the walk like a cat strut. Jazz walks are beautiful and sexy ways to transition from one part of your routine to another, and they're also great as coreography of their own.
Learn how to do the pop and lock - a basic street style dancing move. Darrin breaks down the simple steps of a poppin' dance routine. Watch and follow along to your favorite hip hop music and start popping and locking in no time.
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!
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.
In this clip, learn how to kick it high and proud just like the King of Pop! You will get a step by step on just how to perform Michael Jackson's popular kick move.
Another video for true beginners of hip hop dancing.
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.
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.
Oh god, don't you break my heart, my achy breaky heart, I just can't take it anymore. Oh well, if you still need more achy breaky, check out this video and learn the line dance that years ago caused a nation to pause and reflect.
These days, if you hear the word "thrusting" in the same sentence as "dancing" then you probably imagine a guy doing naughty things to a girl at a seedy nightclub. But we're not talking about grinding here.
So you think you can dance? Well sorry honey, but we're here to tell you that your over the top worms and butter churning don't exactly count as hip, impressive dance moves. But fear not; this video will teach you one of the simplest ways to get started dancing like a pro.
In this JusJerk video, The Stick Figures (a Jerk dance crew) teach the simple "Drop" in Jerk dancing. By jumping down to your feet with bent legs and popping back up in an upright standing position, you have just "dropped". The trick and art of it all, is when you bring a variation of different dance moves between drops. Give it a try!
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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...
If you're getting tired of doing your cardio workout tapes because they're getting tedious and boring, then dance may be just what you need to get your heart rate up while having fun.
Tutting is one of the members of the larger Popping family of hip-hop dance styles, so named because the moves are inspired by the right angle heavy art of early Egyptians. It looks very cool and doesn't requires as much full-body coordination as many other dances, so learn it! This video will give you some tips for making your King Tut Style look more clean. It doesn't feature many new moves, but should make all your other moves look better.
Just because you have two left feet doesn't mean you have to give up on impressing the ladies at the club. We get that getting your groove on can be intimidating, especially when all you know how to do is the John Travolta from "Saturday Night Fever," but there are easy steps you can take to get your body jiving in an "attractive to the ladies" way.
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.
In this clip, learn how to perform the "3 Step". This is a complicated dance move that Michael Jackson used as part of his many other dances. Follow along and get a step by step on how to add this funky groove into your own dances and rock any dance floor.
This video demonstrates different types of jerking techniques and styles. The first style is The New Jerk, where you push your legs with your arms and get low. Step 2 is the New Reject where you put your feet outwards as you step. Step 3 is threading, where you grab your foot and jump over your leg. Step 4 is the slide back, where you put your foot up and swing back to slide back. Step 5 is the Head Bang, where you jump in the air and headbutt the air. Step 6 is the mini dip, where you jump s...
Hongkiat has compiled a collection of 30+ insane fire dancing images. Fire dancing has roots in many different ethnic cultures, influencing contemporary performance art (Cirque du Soleil, Burning Man, eroticism, and more).
This is a Wiggle Walk C-walk dance tutorial. Be sure to click on Chapter 2 and Chapter 3 fo the entire tutorial. Follow along with this demonstration to learn the wiggle walk C-walk moves. This is advanced, not for beginners.
Belly dance is originally a form of traditional Arab dance. Most of the techniques of belly dance demonstrate circular motions in the core area of the body (the belly, the hips). Belly dancing is a fun, sensual dance that also builds & strengthens abdominal muscles. In this belly dancing lesson, learn the circle step combo move. Follow along with this belly dance tutorial to master this move.
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...
Have you ever watched a Medieval based movie, and the setting was at a festival where people were dancing in a circle, well this is that dance. This Branle Simple (Simple Swing) video is more a demonstration of the dance, and does not teach you how to do it step by step.
Check out this instructional hip hop video to learn how to do the "Freeze Frame" dance move. This is a body control drill for dancing. Ideally, this video should be watched with the step touch video. Chihoe "Groove" Szeto teaches you popular, fun dance moves step by step in these tutorial videos. Remember to keep it fresh and practice your dance skills with this hip hop tutorial video.
The jitterbug is a popular swing dance routine, that is also known as the Lindy Hop or East Coast Swing. This how to video demonstrates the triple-step Jitterbug and the "Rump Roll." Watch this tutorial and you will be able to dance the Jitterbug in no time at all.
Watch this dance how to video and learn the basic charleston dance step. Don't miss part 2! The Charleston is a dance named after Charleston, South Carolina. The dance became popular in the USA after the swing jazz 1923 song "The Charleston" by composer/pianist James P. Johnson came out. The Charleston soon became one of the most popular hits of the time period.
The "Copperhead Road" is a line dance made popular in the song "Copperhead Road" by Steve Earle. This country western tutorial teaches you how to do this 4 wall line dance. Follow the steps in this tutorial and you'll be dancing the Longhorn Country Club version of "Copperhead Road" in no time at all.
Learn how to do one of the most popular country western line dances, "Slap Leather" or "Slappin' Leather." This 40 count, 4 wall dance consists of heel-toe moves, the grapevine and the "Dorothy" step. This line dance is usually done to the songs "T-R-O-U-B-L-E" by Travis Tritt, "Redneck Girl" by The Bellamy Brothers and "Bible Belt" by Travis Tritt.
Learn the basic Salsa side step with this dance how to video. This move is an absolute must for beginning Salsa dancers.
So take a few moments and watch this instructional video series designed to help teach the freeze dance move to beginners.