So you've mastered some of the basic steps in go go dancing, and now it's time to ramp it up a notch and start learning some of the more intermediate steps. This tutorial by noteworthy gogo dancers, the Pontani sisters, teaches you how to turn the ten basic gogo dancing moves into an integrated routine (or at least how to make an improv routine the next time you're gogo dancing at a club). Remember to stretch before you dance, and above all - have fun!
You will rule the dance floor the next time you step into a club! Dancer Jerri Lee shows you a few basic go-go dancing moves. You'll want to get some music with a good beat, and practice in front of a mirror. Make sure you stretch before dancing, and remember - it's all in the hips. Now, of course, all you need to get are some awesome gogo boots and super sexy outfit to wear next time you go out!
The details about Lady Gaga's newest album, Born This Way, are still sketchy, with rumors floating around about confirmed songs and release dates, but nothing has been confirmed officially, except that it will be released in 2011, sometime after Gaga's done promoting her Monster Ball Tour.
To many, Lady Gaga's "Alejandro" was a very mystifying - or just outright weird - music video with gay trysts, frozen hearts, and android costumes. While the music video itself has themes and motifs yet to be explored and explained, the dance moves are easily broken down.
In her music video for "Can't Be Tamed," Miley Cyrus pushes the bar past anything her pop star alter ego Hannah Montana would have ever dared to do. With feathery lashes, heavy cat eyes sparkling with aqua shadow, wings, and a $5,000 corset that leaves little to the imagination, Cyrus very officially separated herself from her Disney past.
You may not have Katy Perry's handmade Swavarski crytal-incrusted booty shorts or cupcake bra from her cheeky music video for "California Gurls," but at least now you can dance and shake your bootay like her.
Are you a JBiebz (AKA Justin Bieber) fan? If so, then you've probably seen the Usher apprentice kicking out some fancy hip hop dance moves on stage at concerts and other live events.
Young pop star Jessica Jarrell is as cute as can be. With tight, curly hair and a funky, hipster sense of style, she's that popular girl at school you love to hate because she's so damn nice.
Willow Smith, AKA Will Smith and Jada Pinkett-Smith's progeny, is a girl with lots of talent (not to mention crazy style. She wore a leather jacket and faux hawk to a recent red carpet event).
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."
Chris Brown's "Forever" is a sweet song about dancing with a girl on the dance floor forever - about meeting that perfect person that you click with right away. The choreography from the music video for the song is likewise perfectly on cue and smooth.
Have you ever found yourself trying to jam in a club to a groovin' hip hop song but the best you can churn out is a little hip sway and butter grinder action?
Want to have the ladies come to YOU in the club, rather than waiting around staring at them creepily and coming in from behind hoping to get some action? Then boy, you need to learn some dance moves.
You may love Lady Gaga's crazy "Alejandro" music video; you may not. But there's no disputing that her dance moves are well played and very sexy.
Rihanna's song "What's My Name?" is a sexy song about sexy good times (ie. it's about a guy who makes her feel good in, er, every way possible), so it only makes sense that the dance sequence is smooth and cool.
Most Westerners who are familiar with J-Pop have strong feelings about it one way or the other. If you're one of it's many obsessed fans, watch this video to learn how to do the dance from the music video for "Boom Boom Meccha Maccho" by Japanese girl group Gyaruru.
Lady GaGa and Beyonce blew up the charts early in 2010 with "Telephone" and the music video featured more of the awesome dancing and imagery that has made GaGa videos and concerts famous. Watch this video to learn the choreography and steps to the dance done during the last chorus in the music video for "Telephone".
Nowadays, thinking about why we fell for MC Hammer during the '90s escapes us: the too-big pants and funky songs are more than we care to think about now. But the guy sure knew how to shake what his mama gave him in every direction and way possible.
The Running Man was everywhere in the 1990's, and we do mean everywhere. From Will Smith to random kids on the street trying to look cool, the move was popularized by the likes of MC Hammer and Vanilla Ice.
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.
You don't need to have superhero upper body strength or even a couple of dance classes under your name to freestyle at a club with ease. Barring break dancing, which could, you know, snap your neck in half, we'd like to present you a simple and impressive clubbing dance move.
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.
As an affirmation of gay black pride, the impressive Marlon Riggs and company demonstrate how to snap with attitude, excerpted from the 1991 PBS special Tongues Untied. With the exception of this clip, the program is quite serious in nature, addressing issues of racism and homophobia. Previously, Booty Dance.
For dudes only: Finally. Science has done you a one up in the clubbing department. Psychologists at Northumbria University in the U.K. claim to have determined which dance moves will win over the ladies.
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In this video, we learn how to do dance moves from the movie, "Fame". Start out with doing eight chugs forward with the feet apart. The hands should be at the side going in and out as you do the chugs. Next, you will keep your feet out and step right to left for eight counts as your arms are in the air to the side and you are doing shoulder rolls to the side twice. Once you have put these all together, do them in two different eight counts with the first and second counts. Once you have these...
Natalli Reznik of "So You Think You Can Dance" fame goes through her warm up routine and shows you, step-by-step, how to turn professional dance moves into a great workout that'll focus on your abs, legs, and other muscles. The sweat will flow and the inches will burn as long as you're consistent with it!
Though it might look hard, the jerk dance is a very basic dance step that can be learned easily. It's a unique form of a twisting urban dance that requires a bit of bending and a good sense of rhythm. You'll be ready for your next street performance 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!
Love Glee? Always wanted to put on your own Glee-style performance? This easy to follow video, with a hint of some good comedy, will get you and your rag tag group of friends, ready to go for your very own Glee Club show! Don't forget to stretch!
In order to transition from the Running Man to the Melbourne Shuffle and the Melbourne Shuffle to the Running man, you need to remember that the 3rd step of one and the middle step of the other are the exact same step. This is the transition step.
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...
Watch enough Glee and Buffy's Once More, With Feeling and it will never fail to instill the urge to do something stupid in public. And hey, what better way to do this than to drag others down with you? Welcome to the world of flash mobs, and in just a few simple steps you too could be arrested!
While some clubs have separate rooms that maintain themselves as only hip hop and r&b, or only pop music and rock, often, no matter where you're dancing, the DJ will switch up a track out of the blue that's totally not in line with the Eminem song you were dancing to before.
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.
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.
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.
Have you ever tried to play lothario to a girl at a club and turned her ever so gracefully, only to misjudge her height and clotheslining her in the face? With minimal lighting and swarming, uncomfortable crowds of people, it's no surprise that any sort of graceful dancing at all is difficult in a club, but it's possible to avoid lawsuits if you learn the dance move presented in this video.
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.