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.
Last I checked pole dancing was mainstream acceptable as a form of exercise for adventurous young women and repressed housewives. Until now. This latest discovery deserves some real R-E-S-P-E-C-T.
Sure, when learning any new dance, there are always steps that are incorporated with that dance style. Hip-hop is probably one of the most different forms of dance that actually welcomes moves and tehcniques that many may not know about or have tried.
Lookin' to master a hot new dance move? Check out this tutorial and learn how to rock the Jerk and the Dougie. Both of these dances are fun to perform and will earn you a ton of street cred if you're good. So, why not check out this step by step clip and get on your feet!?
This locking tutorial teach you about some dancing movements by Shawn Phan in his own style. He describes some small things while dancing a few basic movements that are missed during dance steps. At first he gives a short description of dancing steps that he is going to describe through this locking video tutorial. He gives a simple idea to dance better and easy steps to do to make the dance more funky. Those who watch dancing and those who dance always expect something amazing in the perform...
Watch this video to learn how to do the arm roll dance with Tabitha Lupien. 1. Put your arms bent at a 90 degree angle and as fists. 2. Next pop your right shoulder out. Then shift your left shoulder out, but as you shift the left out dip your knees to lower. After doing so, you pop your right shoulder back out. 3. Now when you rise, you shift your left shoulder back to the left and pop your right shoulder to the right and the end. 4. Next your arm rolls back behind your head, then rolls back...
Learn how to do the Two Step dance. Make sure your feet are lined up (try to stay on your heel and toe to make it look better).
Lindyhopper49, a huge fan of the "King of Pop", will teach you how to dance like Michael Jackson. He's not a professional dancer, but he does have some great advice and information on how to to Jackson's most famous moves.
Another video for true beginners of hip hop dancing.
In this quick instructional dance video, learn how to circle glide, glide and moonwalk, all in one. This tutorial includes text instruction on the screen and slow motion clips to help you break down each move. Practice the glide, circle glide and moonwalk, and add a bit of style to your dance skills.
The shuffle ball change tap dance move is a great beginning technique to know. Watch as a dance expert shows you tips on exactly how to do this exciting tap dance move in a free video clip. Perform the shuffle ball change - Part 1 of 12.
This how to video teaches you the butterfly weave glowstick move in 3 and 4 beat patterns. Here are a few tips to help master the butterfly weave:
This is a six part how to video on the basic steps of the Lindy Hop. Learn how to do the variations on he basic swingouts with inside and outside turns. Also learn the steps of the shim sham. These steps are fun and easy to do. Watch this dance tutorial series and learn how to do the Lindy Hop swing dance.
These moves are straight out of the 1960s! Expert gogo dancers, the Pontani sisters, are here to teach you their favorite, basic dance moves. Start with the basic tapping step, and then learn the traditional, alligator and fly arm moves to go with it. Once you've mastered this step and it's variations, you're ready to go onto the Watusi, a variation on the basic twist. Now speed it all up! You'll be a master go go dancer in no time!
Whether you like the name "worm" or "dolphin", the moves the same— a cool and trendy breakdance-style dance move where you lay on the ground and act like a slippery worm (or dolphin). This dance tutorial covers the "froward worm" move, with David Norseworthy from the Fresh Dance Workshop.
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.
For dudes only: Finally. Science has done you a one up in the clubbing department. Psychologists at Northumbria University in the U.K. claim to have determined which dance moves will win over the ladies.
Bust out the parachute pants and boom box and pay tribute to one of the most famous performers in modern times with the MC Hammer Dance. If you're bored with the latest moves then have some fun and try this retro style.
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Check out this instructional dance video to learn how to do "The Dip". Learn this smooth move to rock in the clubs or at parties. This is a prerequisite for one of the types of freak dancing. Chihoe "Groove" Szeto teaches you popular, fun dance moves step by step in these tutorial videos. Remember to have fun and practice your hip hop skills with this tutorial video.
This dance tutorial teaches the country western line dance steps to "Neon Moon" by Brooks and Dunn. There are many regional variations of this dance. This is the version done in Tampa, Florida. Feel free to add your own moves to this fun, western style line 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...
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.
You will get a look at how to successfully perform a barrel turn. You will see a walkthrough as to which techniques to use to complete this move. You will also see just what kind of shape you will create while in the air as Brianna demonstrates the technique on the floor.
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.
The C-Walk, AKA Crip Walk, originated in LA's Compton in the 70's. It is a hip hop dance started by the Crips gang. Originally meant to be a walk, not a dance, it was a way to identify whether you were a Crip. Watch this instructional video to learn how to do the heel toe move. There are many variations of this move, and it can be a bit tricky to learn.
The Jitterbug is a popular swing dance, also known as the Lindy Hop and East Coast swing. In this how to video, Mike and Tina of Head Over Heels demonstrate the single-step Jitterbug. This step is quick and easy to learn. Watch this dance tutorial and you will be doing the Jitterbug in no time.
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.
Learn how to twerk your booty! This is a great video that shows you exactly how you can execute a picture perfect booty twerk. You'll rule the scene the next time you go out dancing with your friends, just master these easy and basic moves in no time at all!
If you're looking for outdated magician's hat tricks then you've come to the wrong place. But if you're looking for a way to move like a smooth criminal and impress the ladies, then you've just met your guide to your next date.
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.
The Running Man was everywhere in the 1990's, and we do mean everywhere. From Will Smith to random kids on the street trying to look cool, the move was popularized by the likes of MC Hammer and Vanilla Ice.
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.
Salsa dancing, like salsa the food, is spicy hot and full of Latin American sizzle. During salsa dancing, there is a double-handed move called the in-n-out in which the girl gets spun out to her left and gets resisted by the guy on her right shoulder so she doesn't spin out too far.
In order not to be a total social outcast and scare off the ladies, it's super important to have a decently sized grab bag of dance moves you can bust out on the dance floor at a club. Whether it's simple sidestepping or complicated partner dancing, ladies love men with confidance and rhythm.
If you want to learn how to Jerk or Reject dance first you have to skip backwards with your feet! Your first move will be to start off by jumping forward with your right foot and then come back with your right foot in the air. Next jump forward with your left leg and bend up your right leg. Then put your right leg down and your left leg up. Now repeat this same step over but with your other side. This is the simple easy jerk! Another way is to put your right leg up bent to the side and bring ...
Emily, Marley, Rebecca, Sloane and Katrina with Fit For A Feast demonstrate how to do pirouettes. A pirouette is a basic dance move. Use spotting to prevent dizziness and complete multiple turns. Keep staring at the same spot while turning and then switch at the last moment. Put your left leg in front and extend your arms so that they are opposite your legs. The right arm will be forward straight out and the left arm will be extended out toward your legs. Then, bend at the knees with the back...
Do travel turns across the tap room floor with help from this free tap lesson! Learn how tap dancing steps can be combined to create traveling turns across the dance floor from an expert: Bonnie Gray is an award-winning choreographer in dance and musical theatre and here to teach you the basics of tap! Learn more tap dancing dance moves from this expert by searching WonderHowTo! You're only practice time away from ruling the dance floor!
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.
This video is part of an instructional series on salsa dancing. In this particular video, instructors Anthony Persaud and Julie Merrill indicate the proper way to execute windmill dance moves in salsa. These moves involve structured turning, with or without a partner. The arm is raised up and outward, turning in a clockwise, then counterclockwise motion to facilitate turning from one way to the other. The name windmill refers to the way the arm turns to allow the move. Anthony provides instru...