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.
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...
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.
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.
Are you a Hairspray fan? Why not learn the routine for, "Nicest Kids in Town" from one of Hairspray actors? Tabitha Lupien, who played Becky in Hairspray gives a dance lesson for a class of youngsters for Fit for a Feast, a children's video site full of kid cooking and kid fitness videos. Incorporating jazz dance, leaps, turns, and kicks, this lesson from Tabitha is sure to get your blood pumping and your body sweating! A great way to get some exercise! this afternoon!
Twist with your partner in a swing-style dance.
Dancing will never be the same again. Everyone can moon walk but the Michael Jackson side slide will take your dancing to a whole new level of cool. Pull Off The Michael Jackson Side Slide and impress on the dance floor. Pull off the Michael Jackson side slide.
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!
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...
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.
Jumpstyle is all the rage from Europe and can be danced to with hiphop or electronica.
DJ Co-op and DJ Hunnicutt get disco dance lessons from Ming. Learn how to do the Bus Stop.
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!
First Part of the Drum and Bass Tutorial 1 - X-Step Training. (Video Chapter 1) - Learning Step
I go through the very basic steps of the Melbourne Shuffle.
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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.
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.
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.
Lucky! You get to learn how to dance like Napoleon Dynamite. Follow along with flippin' sweet music of your choice. Dance with Napoleon Dynamite.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Back to the island of Jamaica, it's reggae time.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.