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.
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.
It's hard to start learning a new style of dance without someone to show you how the basic steps work. If you like finger tutting and need some help with the basics, this video is here for you. It will teach you all about tracing, starting hand positions, and other basic finger tutting techniques.
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.
It's Hammer time! Learn how to pull of the MC Hammer Dance at a dance party! This dance consists of three steps and with a little practice is super easy to pull off. Learn how to do the MC Hammer dance at a party with help from one expert.
Here is a step by step tutorial on how to do the arm wave. #1 Have your arm in the straight position.
This instructional dance video shows you how to do the "hip roll" dance move, which can be applied to several different dance styles, such as belly dancing, R&B, and hip hop. Just practice, practice, practice to add the hip roll move to your dance skills. This tutorial is great for beginners looking to practice their hip shaking moves.
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 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.
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.
Learn how you can do a country western style line dance to the song "Redneck Girl" by the Bellamy Brothers. This dance varies from state to state. This is the Tampa, Florida version of this dance. Feel free to add your own moves to this western style line dance.
Your body language tells a lot about yourself...No hiding or excuses anymore when da beat drops...Learn the A-B-C of urban dance moves with Booty Basics and feel more confident on the dance floor! Every one CAN dance: just follow the step to step guide, add your special touch, and rock it!!!
Another video for true beginners of hip hop dancing.
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.
Tecktonik dance combines aspects of disco, glowsticking, and hip-hop dance to create a funky, fast, futuristic hybrid style that has become quite fashionable in the electro house scene (which has itself become very fashionable over the same period). This pair of videos will teach you many of the basic and more advanced steps to Tecktonik dancing at a very manageable pace, and should help you sharpen your moves before your next big Dirty South or D Ramirez party.
Isolation is an important part of hip-hop dancing. It involves moving individual parts of your body without moving the rest, either quickly or slowly depending on the dance. This video will show you some ways that you can use isolation to improve your dancing and get better moves.
The Shim Sham Shimmy, Shim Sham or just Sham is a particular tap dance routine. This four part how to video teaches the four moves to the Shim Sham dance. Learn how to do the Shim Sham, the Push and Cross, the Tack Annie, and the Half Break with these tutorials. Follow the steps in this video and you will be dancing the Shim Sham in no time.
Psy's K-Pop hit, Gangnam Style has taken YouTube, and now the world by storm. Love or hate the song, there is just no way you'll watch the music video only once.
In this video, we learn how to perform a pitch kick. First, take two steps forward starting on the right leg. Then, do a deep plea and bring the leg up, then open and extend forward. Press up into releva and turn the left arm into the floor. Do this in slow counts at first, then practice doing all the counts in one fluid movement. Do this in front of a mirror so you can see how your body is placed and what you need to improve on. If you mess up, don't worry and just try it again until you hav...
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.
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.
This is a how to BOOGALOO dance lesson. This tutorial covers the basics. Historically, it has been a difficult style to learn. I started learning online with dance clips, but then got the opportunity to learn from JAZZY J (EBs) and other poppers in NYC. This is another great Russian Tiger tutorial on pop'n'lock dance moves.
"Natta" means to stretch and so this adavu (foot work) involves some stretching to form beautiful patterns. The "Natta Adavu" involves heel contacts of the feet. Thus word “Nattu” in Tamil is also referred to “perching of heels”. So get ready for some stretching and synchronization of hands and legs with this Bharatanatyam dance how to video. This is a nine part video tutorial for this 13 step traditional Indian dance move.
Have you ever seen Michael dance and thought to yourself, “I really wanna be able to do that?” Well you probably can't but these videos will at least make you look less dorky when you try. Our expert shows you detailed instructions on how to do the moonwalk, the worm, the hand wave and many other signature dance moves that Michael Jackson has coined. So watch these videos and lock your bedroom door. You're gonna be here a while!
Are you an advanced dancer - maybe even a teacher of modern dance - who's looking for an interesting way to transition standing work into floorwork?
The tank man tango is a dance choreographed to commemorate the massacre at Tiananment Square. All you need to do it is a couple of bags and your dance skills. Let the instructions in this video do the rest for you.
Shawn Phan teaches how to perform the Poppin' move in the dance technique referred to as Fishing. To be able to perform this step, it requires upper body control. Phan explains what the step consists of and where the move can be commonly found. Phan then shows the tricks to be able to move your body to create the desired effect. He provides examples of how the move is performed and then slowly breaks down the move so that anyone can learn how to perform it.
The Library of Congress video archives brings this Baroque dance lesson demonstration. Follow along with the performers as they show off their traditional moves, dancing pas de bourée, coupé glissé, and coupé ouvert dances. It might take a bit of dance practice, but grab your partner, put on some music, and follow the steps. Watch this video traditional dance tutorial and learn how to do Baroque pas de bourée, coupé glissé, and coupé ouverte dances.
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.
Khris Khaos gives a tutorial on how to c-walk. Not for beginners.
Begin the apple bottom jeans move on your left foot for a four count. Learn the apple bottom jeans intermediate hip hop move from a professional instructor in this free dance video. Perform the "apple bottom jeans" hip hop dance move - Part 1 of 15.
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...
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
Check out this instructional hip hop video to learn how to do hip isolations and rolls. This is a drill to help you loosen up your hips and get used to moving them. Most guys have an issue with being stiff down there, but it's super sexy when a guy or girl can move their hips well. 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.
DJ Co-op and DJ Hunnicutt get disco dance lessons from Ming. Learn how to do the Bus Stop.
In this seven part tutorial, learn how to perform the exact dance from Michael Jackson's "Smooth Criminal". Keep the legacy of the King of Pop alive and well with these cool moves.