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...
Learn how to do a slow foxtrot with help from this free lesson. The slow foxtrot is a smooth and soft international ballroom dance that marked its place in history by the orchestral music of the late 1930s and '40s. Learn this timeless ballroom dance with help from a pro: Rosario Nene Ortega is a ballroom dance instructor at The Goddess Store in Hollywood, Florida. Learn more dance moves from this expert by searching WonderHowTo! You're only practice time away from ruling the dance floor!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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…
Dancing salsa is like making love on a wood floor. Interested? If so,then check out this easy to follow dance video which will guide you step by step through how to dance salsa. From sashaying your hips sexily to the correct basic forward and backward step, this video covers it all.
Tina and Mike from Head Over Heels demonstrate the Tunnel jitterbug dance figure. This is a beginner move for Jitterbug dancing. The Jitterbug is a swing dance variation.
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.
Moonwalking is one of the most recognized and popular dance moves that was made popular by Pop King Michael Jackson. It seems like a difficult dance that is hard to perform, but with the right teacher and practice can be done easily.
Component 1. Frame And Posture. The benefits of dance shoes never outweigh the benefits of proper spin technique. Your body should be straight lower abs and stomach should be tight. Your arms are in proper position. If you lift your hand it should be in 90 degree angle.
Have you ever been getting your thang on at a club, totally impressing your lady and just feeling the music until you decide to switch from one dance move to another and instead of solid flow you either fumble or have to stop and start again? It's easy to get taken off the beat when you're transitioning from one dance move to another, which is why the sidesteps dance move was invented.
Dance instructor Michelle Hillier of fit2dance breaks down six dance moves that can be found in Beyoncé's popular hit "Single Ladies". She breaks down six steps of this craze. This is from Beyonce's I am Sasha Fierce video. The six moves are the following: the spank, the pump walk, hip shake, wind down, pussy cat crouch, & put a ring on it. These are rad and new dance moves. Remember the sassy attitude and plenty of booty shakes! Dance the six major steps of Beyoncé's Single Ladies.
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...
Head Over Heels demonstrates a jig kicks sequence with a cross-over step. This Jig Kicks with a Cross-Over enables you to do the basic jitterbug. Do one full basic and then get your footwork on the same as your partner (her rock step). Follow along with all the instructions as the dancers guide you through the steps. Swing dancing is fun to do, and great exercise.
This how to video teaches you different wrap moves with glowsticks. Learn how to do arm wraps, leg wraps, side bicep wraps, neck wrap, double bicep wraps, and the alternate arm wraps. Watch this tutorial and you will be performing glowstick wraps in no time.
In this tutorial, learn how to do a very cool move that Michael Jackson used in hundreds of performances. This "shuffle walk" is not as iconic as the moon walk, but is just as fascinating to perform. Follow along with this step by step and start shuffling like MJ.
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.
This is an instructional video on dancing the Tango, specifically the footwork. This elegant dance instructional goes over the Cha Cha Cha in eight cortado. A 'cha-cha-cha' triple step added in on the 'slows' of the quick-quick-slow, quick-quick-slow timing of the ocho cortado.
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.
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.
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.
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.
If you haven't heard of Korean pop sensation, PSY, then you really have been living under a rock. Or, you've just never run across any other human. Or, this is your first time on the Internet.
If you're dancing at a club and your usual hip shaking and grinding with that cute guy at the bar you've just met are getting, well, boring, then bust out this dance move for major cool points.
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.
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.
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.
The Jitterbug is a popular swing dance, also known as the Lindy Hop and East Coast swing. This how to video demonstrates a series of 6-count Jitterbug steps. These steps are quick and easy to learn. 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.
Get started doing basic Arabic belly dance moves including the hip slide, the hip twist and the figure-eight. Wear a hip scarf to better see how your hips are moving during this lesson taught by belly dancing expert Sahira.
This how to video demonstrates how the start of a modern dance routine is put together.
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.
Kids... it's dance time! Check out this dance video tutorial on how to do a ball change step in hip hop dance for kids.
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 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.
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 demonstrates the Heel Toe jitterbug dance step. This step is quick and easy to learn. Watch this dance tutorial and you will be doing the Jitterbug in no time.