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.
So take a few moments and watch this instructional video series designed to help teach the freeze dance move to beginners.
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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.
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.
This video explains how to do the ice cream freeze dance with the help of four girls, with one being the leader and showing the others how to do the dance step by step. The dance is fun and is broken into segments, making it easier to understand and easier to catch every dance step as it progresses. The instructor goes step by step, speeding up the process as each dance move is implemented into the routine. The girls are all young girls and they show you how the dance looks when a group of fo...
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Do you want to learn the steps from Lady Gaga's popular music video "Bad Romance"? Just follow the easy advice from this professional dance teacher and choreographer. You'll be the envy of your dance class, with the ability to move in ways you've never envisioned. Pretty soon, you'll be mistaken for Lady Gaga.
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.
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...
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.
The basic idea of the figure 8 is to manipulate the glowsticks in a way that creates a trail of light resembling the number "8." One glowstick is drawing the outline of an "8" while the other glowstick follows in its path. One way of doing this is using your arms. This video demonstrates how to draw an 8 using mainly arm movements (as opposed to wrist movements.)
This video shows you how to do the James Brown move just like Michael Jackson does it.
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 clip, learn how to kick it high and proud just like the King of Pop! You will get a step by step on just how to perform Michael Jackson's popular kick move.
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!
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.
"Party in the USA" was a big hit for Miley Cyrus, and wouldn't you love to be able to dance along to the beat?
DJ Co-op and DJ Hunnicutt get disco dance lessons from Ming. Learn how to do the Bus Stop.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A renowned pop-culture icon, Michael Jackson revolutionized the arts of pop music and dance with his large body of work. Learn one of the most famous dance moves, his 'Smooth Criminal' move, in this step-by-step tutorial.
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.
Lucky! You get to learn how to dance like Napoleon Dynamite. Follow along with flippin' sweet music of your choice. Dance with Napoleon Dynamite.
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!
You may not know it, but one of the silliest dance moves you've probably seen out around town actually has a name. It's called the Roger Rabbit, and done with style and as part of a good dance routine it can be cool. Watch this video to learn how it works.
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...
So you think you can dance? Well sorry honey, but we're here to tell you that your over the top worms and butter churning don't exactly count as hip, impressive dance moves. But fear not; this video will teach you one of the simplest ways to get started dancing like a pro.
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.
This is one of those dance moves that requires a little bit of practice, but the payoff is a phenomenol increase in the way you handle ladies when dancing at the club. Whether you're single or part of a couple, checking allows you to do two important things: 1. Control the movement and flow of the dancing for both you and your partner, and 2. Open up space for your girl to freestyle a bit.
The limbo. Everybody knows what it is, but amazingly, only a small percentage of the population has actually participated in a limbo dance. Most think it's a thing for a huge party, but you only need a few to have fun with it. Find out just how low you can go by dancing the limbo with your friends.
In this seven part tutorial, learn how to perform various moves from Billie Jean by Michael Jackson. Each segment will show you a new move, each one more fun than the last. Impress your friends with the cool collection of dances and help the memory of the King of Pop live on and on.
In this clip, you will learn an extremely impressive pop n lock inspired dance move from Michael Jackson. This "robot pop" is used in many of MJ's dances and creates an extremely cool effect. If you think you can control your body very carefully, then check this clip out and practice. These are some seriously sweet moves.
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.
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.
Entering into the world of hip-hop dancing? Impress the rest with pulling off an impressive slide glide taught in this video for free. The basic form of slide gliding begins with getting the hands loose and the feet a little wider than shoulder-width apart. Find out how to manipulate the heels and toes and slide glide like Usher with help from this free lesson.
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.
Ok guys! Here it is! (Finally! lol) This dance took 3 hours to master...not 30 minutes! So don't get flustered or anything because you're having trouble... You can do it. You need a hat or visor and a microphone as critical props for this dance. This is a very cool dance from Camp Rock by the Jonas Brothers.