The Lindy Hop is a fusion of many swing dances that preceded it or were popular during its development but is mainly based on jazz, tap, breakaway and Charleston. This how to video demonstrates the pull pass lindy hop dance step. These steps are fun and easy to do. Follow the steps in this tutorial and you will be dancing the Lindy Hop in no time.
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.
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 the Two Step dance. Make sure your feet are lined up (try to stay on your heel and toe to make it look better).
DJ Co-op and DJ Hunnicutt get disco dance lessons from Ming. Learn how to do the Bus Stop.
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.
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.
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 how to video, hip hop dance teacher Jordan Setacci teaches some cool hip hop arm movements in a short sequence. Impress your friends at the club with these great hip hop dance moves.
This tutorial video is specifically designed to teach the hugely popular Euro dance, "Jumpstyle" to beginners who have little or no experience. It is recommended to wear shoes while you Jumpstyle and to stretch beforehand. Jumpstyle revolves around the music... You are supposed to jump with every step you take, as well as jump to the beat of the music.
A needle is when one foot is on the ground (flat) in-line with the shoulders, and the opposite leg is kicked back, reaching for the sky. This puts the dancer in a "needle" position, with the straight legs forming a straight line, from head to toe. In this dance lesson, you'll learn how you can do a needle yourself. You need to be extremely flexible before trying this dance move, so don't over-exert yourself.
Jitterbug dance steps are quite easy because they're always on the beat of the music. Practice the jitterbug dance steps with guidance from a professional dance instructor and performer in this free video on dance steps.
Learn how to do the body wave, a basic dance move essential for popping and hip hop dance styles with this video tutorial. Follow these easy steps and you'll be popping and locking in the club in no time.
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...
Here is a series of hot and complex sexy salsa dance patterns. This is a more complicated salsa pattern. It is a very long pattern, so take it in strides and small bites. We have named the individual moves to help you piece the entire salsa combination together.
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 ...
Liquid dance is a gestural, interpretive dance form that involves fluid like movements. Usually the hands and arms are the primary focus of liquid dance. Liquid dance is commonly associated with rave culture. Watch this dance tutorial to learn how to do the liquid dance move: the Folds Breakdown.
A young girl teaches us how to do a "Mashed Potato" dance. She talks us through step by step instructions on the proper way to do this dance. This is a rather simple dance and she slowly shows each step and narrates as she demonstrates. The feet are first faced inward then rotated outward. Repeating it inward and outward quickly, moving your feet apart a bit after each rotation and you finally have the Mashed Potato dance. She also offers extra help and advice for those who did not understand...
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.
Lyrical dance is one of those art forms that's just so pretty. You'll always have more postmodern dance forms that operate on the premise that anything can be art, thereby producing funky hand and leg movements, but watching lyrical dance is like hearing the sweetest love song.
For anyone looking for a basic, step-by-step guide to break dancing - this video is for you. Before doing break dancing moves, it's important to warm up the hands, feet and wrists. Learn how to do top rocks moves in break dancing with help from two experts.
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.
Learn the basics of the big-band era, and get ready for a jazzy night on the town! You will need a dance partner, a sense of humor and endurance. Swing dancing tip: Open position means standing and facing your partner, maintaining some space between the two of you, and holding one or both hands. Did you know? The swing dance known as the Lindy Hop derived its name from Charles Lindbergh's famed solo flight (or "hop") across the Atlantic.
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.
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.
Ever had the fascination to learn, or the inclination to Crip Walk? Well, now's your chance. This video tutorial will get you performing true to the Compton-born dance movement from Crip gang members. If you're not a gangster in the ghetto, you should not be doing the C-Walk, unless you're wreckless. See specifically how to Crip Walk the gangsta hop.
This video shows you how to do the basic Running Man dance. 1) The Lift First, it is better to start with right foot on backside. Lift your right foot and slide your left foot back a bit at the same time with knee in the middle.
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 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!
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.
Head Over Heels demonstrates the Left-Right turn with a kick-ball-change variation for boogie woogie dancing. This is a basic dance move for swing dance variation boogie woogie. This is similar to jive dancing.
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.
"Visharu Adavu" involves swinging of hands in different directions, sideways, up and down. The leg movements are simple and straight in one line. The concept of shoulder pulls is also introduced later in this Bharatanatyam tutorial. This 8 part how to video teaches the eight steps in this Indian traditional dance move.
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.
In order to perform a perfect six o'clock, you will need to, first, begin by increasing your strength and flexibility. Partner stretches may be beneficial to you, in order to increase your flexibility. This will be of additional benefit to you, if you've pushed yourself as far as you can go alone in individual stretches. When you are adequately limber, begin by stepping forward with one leg. Turn out and engage the front leg, as you transfer your weight to it. When the foot is planted, swing ...
How to Belly Dance! Okay, so you can shimmy and you can shake, but you ain’t seen nothin’ until you’ve seen a skilled belly dancer strut her stuff. Here are a couple of basic belly-dancing moves to awaken your inner Shakira…
In this in depth, 7 part tutorial, learn how to dance Michael Jackson's routine from "Dangerous". This dance is impressive and with a little practice you, too, will soon be grooving like the King of Pop.
Here are just a bunch of random combos that might help your aresenal of TUTS. Their pretty ez, just practice when watching TV. I also added a little hand trick i learned from Mr. Wiggles Tape from back in the day. Wish i still had it, well enjoy and have fun learning.
Rave light shows are one of the most intimate and enjoyable experiences that people can share at a rave, but getting started when you don't know what you're doing can be a scary thought. Watch this video to learn how you can perform some basic glove lighshow moves like the figure 8, the most basic move in lightshows, and the finger roll.
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...