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.
A dance tutorial on switching between the shuffle and running man. Make sure you can do each basic move on its own before you try to switch them.
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...
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.
In this instructional online video dance lesson, our dance instructors will show you how to do some of the most basic and impressive moves associated with Disco and 70's music culture.
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...
Whether you like Chris Brown or not, you've got to admit that the boy's got moves. Originally called the next Michael Jackson, the pop star dances and croons his way through his music video for "Deuces."
Check out this English jumpstyle how-to instructional video. What is "jumpstyle"? What better way is there to learn than to consult this video; this jumpstyle DANCING video.
The first part of the dance routine to Every Little Step is to step to the right and bring your left foot to your right. Now do a step to the left and bring your right foot to your left. Repeat. The next step is to take your right foot and move put it in front of you. Now take the same foot and move it behind you. Next, make a circle going counter clockwise using only three steps. Repeat these moves from the time you stepped foward. Now repeat the four steps you made going from side to side t...
In this tutorial, learn the starting dance move from Michael Jackson's music video for "Smooth Criminal". This spicy song is one of MJ's greatest hits and in this clip, learn how to do the wave move he does in the beginning. Once you master this step, you will look amazing on any dance floor.
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.
Learn the choreography from Another Cinderella Story. The dance steps are all layed out here. This is a cool dance in the movie Another Cinderella Story.
This two part how to video teaches you sliding and gliding hip hop moves. Learn how to moonwalk, slide in a circle, and how to put c-walking and gliding together with this dance tutorial. Watch this video and you'll be sliding in the clubs in no time.
Our jazz funk dancing expert demonstrates common moves, many of them borrowed from other styles of dancing. From classical ballet, we have arabesques, jetés and pirouettes and from the world of hip hop, we combine a variety of old school moves and even some elements of Beyoncé’s stage routines. When you combine them all, you have the fun and flashy jazz funk style, ready for you to master the moves in these videos and add your own personal touch!
ApprenticeA teaches you how to moonwalk like Michael Jackson. Learn how to do some of Michael Jackson's classic moves as seen in many videos. Firstly, practice the moonwalk by standing still and then do it sliding across the stage. The moonwalk consists of sliding your foot backwards while always keeping one foot pointed and applying weight to it. You are taught the moves slowly at first and then in real time. You get a nice break in between the moves to practice and catch up with your instru...
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.
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.
A few steps are given before the dance moves are shown. These steps are: Go easy on yourself. Practice with an easy song first before attempting a fast hard one. Wear comfortable clothes. Clothes that fit your body and that won't be slipping off as you dance. make sure the fabric is breathable for your skin. Practice. The more you practice the more stamina you will have to last longer and dance harder.
A dance tutorial on how to do spin moves.
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.
Want to learn how to do the wobble dance? This is a great new popular dance that will really let you strut your stuff! Start with the basic wobble move with your hips, and then start working your arms into the routine. This is an awesome dance that you can use in choreography, or just having a good time at a club!
Bollywood dance is any dance from an Indian film. These dances have traditional Indian influences mixed with hip hop moves. Bollywood dancing is a fun way to get a great workout. Learn the easy dance steps and burn off some excess calories at the same time with this how to video.
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.
DJ Co-op and DJ Hunnicutt get disco dance lessons from Ming. Learn how to do the Bus Stop.
First Part of the Drum and Bass Tutorial 1 - X-Step Training. (Video Chapter 1) - Learning Step
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.
I go through the very basic steps of the Melbourne Shuffle.
Franco Tisko from Zero Patrol's school of disco teaches you how to do simple disco steps, advanced disco steps, spinning, and freestyle disco dancing. The video may be in Finnish, but nothing gets lost in translation.
When you’re trying to seal the deal on the dance floor, knowing how to really get down can make all the difference. All it takes is some self-confidence. This how-to video covers some tips for loosening up and feeling sexy. You might need to commit to looking silly for a little while, but you'll get the hang of it. Watch this video dance tutorial and learn how to dirty 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!
Bring the party with you! Have you ever wanted to know how to stage a flash rave or impromptu dance party? Get together a group of your friends, bring some techno music, find a welcoming space, and have your own flash event!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Learn step-by-step how to dance the choreography from Ciara's music video '1, 2 Step' from dancer/choreographer Corey Vidal.
Big fan of the Oscar winning movie, Slumdog Millionaire? In this video, learn a few moves from the original Jai Ho dance that was featured in the movie, plus a short dance created by the videomaker that can be repeated four times throughout the "Jai Ho" song. Good luck, and don't forget to have fun!
Check out this video to learn how to hardcore dance as a beginner, intermediate, or pro.
Whether you like Chris Brown or not, it's safe to say that the boy's got moves. Whether he's doing Michael Jackson's moonwalk onstage or pulling off an a very complex toe spin in a music video, he's very smooth on his feet.