When rap sensation Soulja Boy came out with his namesake hit "Crank That (Soulja Boy)" in 2007 you could walk past a single neighborhood block without witnesses at least one kid out in his driveway practicing the arm swishes and leg pops.
Check out this instructional dance video that demonstrates how to crip walk for beginners. Learn all the basic moves from this c-walk tutorial like the V, the shuffle kick, the shuffle hop, and the inverted heel toe. Practice your dance skills and start c-walking like a pro in no time.
It's hard to start learning a new style of dance without someone to show you how the basic steps work. If you like finger tutting and need some help with the basics, this video is here for you. It will teach you all about tracing, starting hand positions, and other basic finger tutting techniques.
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.
There are few things we'd like to bring back from the '70s: After all, living through super flared bell bottoms, afros bigger than our body, and peace sign shades once was enough. Though we're glad the trendy style of the '70s has faded like yesterday's news, we do love pulling out our Disco Era dance moves.
Originated by James Higgins (AKA "The Original Skeeter Rabbit") in the 70s, the skeeter rabbit is a shuffle step you can use in your hip hop dancing. This move employs your skills on locking to contrast with the fast moves you're doing on the dance floor. The skeeter rabbit calls for extensive use of your legs, hopping swinging and freezing for a frantic move that's sure to impress on the dance floor. This video tutorial will teach how to do the skeeter rabbit dance move.
If you're entering into the world of break-dancing you'll soon discover there are varying levels of skill. In this video, learn how to do some break dancing moves geared towards beginners with help from two dance experts. A basic break dance move that a beginning dancer can do is the top rock, which involves crossing, turning and coming out. Learn how to do all of the steps of beginning break dancing moves with help from this free lesson.
Your body language tells a lot about yourself...No hiding or excuses anymore when da beat drops...Learn the A-B-C of urban dance moves with Booty Basics and feel more confident on the dance floor! Every one CAN dance: just follow the step to step guide, add your special touch, and rock it!!!
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.
This instructional dance video shows you how to do the "hip roll" dance move, which can be applied to several different dance styles, such as belly dancing, R&B, and hip hop. Just practice, practice, practice to add the hip roll move to your dance skills. This tutorial is great for beginners looking to practice their hip shaking moves.
Curious how to Jerk dance? Team ExClu$!v3 is here to show us all we need to know in the world of jerk dancing. Instructors Michaelangelo and Donatello take us step by step through a move called "the ReJect" making it look easy, but don't get fooled! The ReJect is quite difficult and is in actuality, a highly technical move... So be sure to watch closely and don't be afraid to rewind and re-watch until you have it down smooth!
Another video for true beginners of hip hop dancing.
Do the worm the next time you hit a dance floor! The worm dance is a popular move for people to do at parties and celebrations, and it starts with lying down on one's stomach. Find out how to lift and pop the legs to do the worm dance with help from two worm experts!
The Crip walk, or C-walk, is a popular west coast dance move that requires a great deal of balance, buoyancy and switching of the feet. Learn about different foot exchanges that are used to C-walk with help from this free lesson given by an expert.
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.
Check out this instructional hip hop video that shows you how to do the "Ball Change" dance move. Learn more footwork to add to your repertoire. Chihoe "Groove" Szeto teaches you popular, fun dance moves step by step in these tutorial videos. Remember to have fun and practice your dance skills with this hip hop tutorial video.
Throw yourself into the world of hip-hop with help from this free lesson. Hip-hop foot work can be broken down into simplified movements or moves that are abstract and contrived to the music being used. Find out how to do a hip-hop combination with help from this free lesson.
Khris Khaos gives a tutorial on how to c-walk. Not for beginners.
While we admit the Wobble isn't the most sophisticated name for a dance, in practice its actually very sexy and infinitely bootylicious. If you've ever seen a Beyonce music video - or really any R&B/hip hop video with girls in booty shorts and low-cut tank tops - then you've witnessed the glory of the Wobble. Part Hustle and part gyrating, this dance will not only make you look like a goddess, but will also help sculpt your midsection and lower body into tightened perfection.
Learn how you can do cool hat tricks to mix up your dance moves with this tutorial. This how to video teaches hat rolls, and hat flips to do when you are dancing. Watch this video and you'll be doing hat tricks on the dance floor in no time.
Check out this instructional hip hop video to learn how to do a "Rock Step" with a partner. It's like a crunch, so keep your knees bent. Learn this basic step and how to make it funky! Chihoe "Groove" Szeto teaches you popular, fun dance moves step by step in these tutorial videos. Remember to have fun and practice your dance skills with this hip hop tutorial video.
Check out this instructional hip hop video to learn how to do a "Rock Step". It's like a crunch, so keep your knees bent. Learn this basic step and how to make it funky! Chihoe "Groove" Szeto teaches you popular, fun dance moves step by step in these tutorial videos. Remember to have fun and practice your dance skills with this hip hop tutorial video.
Bboy Remedy gives a step-by-step lesson on performing baby windmills while break-dancing. He insists that one should put on a good jacket before trying these steps to avoid getting one's back burnt from friction. The secret to performing good baby windmills, according to Bboy, is that one should always keep one's feet crossed and that one should roll on one's head. In closing Bboy cautions that baby windmills are rather difficult to perfect and that one should be persevering and patient.
Learn the snake heel toe combo, an advanced step used in the C-Walk style of Hip-Hop and urban dance. This move is like the heel toe combo but with snake movements added.
Krump is one of the most unconventional hip-hop dances, and there is a special emphasis on achieving a nasty sort of style while you're doing it. This video will teach you the basics of krumping, including stomps, arm swings, and buck ups. It also offers tips on achieving that nasty attitude you're going for when you krump.
The kick ball change is a step found in almost all forms of dancing, from ballet to tap to hip-hop. A kick ball change consists of three kicksteps and a ball change. That is, you kick your foot once and step forward, putting your foot down. Kick with the other foot and step your foot down. Switch to the other foot and kick, then step your foot down. Your other foot should be behind you a bit - you tap the ball of that foot on the ground, then tap the ball of your other foot (so you're "changi...
Learn how to twerk your booty! This is a great video that shows you exactly how you can execute a picture perfect booty twerk. You'll rule the scene the next time you go out dancing with your friends, just master these easy and basic moves in no time at all!
Ever had the fascination to learn, or the inclination to Crip Walk? Well, now's your chance. This video tutorial will get you performing true to the Compton-born dance movement from Crip gang members. If you're not a gangster in the ghetto, you should not be doing the C-Walk, unless you're wreckless. See specifically how to Crip Walk the gangsta hop.
Sure, when learning any new dance, there are always steps that are incorporated with that dance style. Hip-hop is probably one of the most different forms of dance that actually welcomes moves and tehcniques that many may not know about or have tried.
Learn how to do the Two Step dance. Make sure your feet are lined up (try to stay on your heel and toe to make it look better).
Check out this instructional hip hop video to learn how to do the Step Touch dance move. This is the most basic step in club dance. Chihoe "Groove" Szeto teaches you popular, fun dance moves step by step in these tutorial videos. Remember to keep it fresh and practice your dance skills with this hip hop tutorial video.
If you've watched any of Beyonce's music videos, then you know the girl likes shaking her ample bootay. A move she's done in several videos is the crunk, which is a basic thrusting of the pelvis with the knees bent and the arms bent inwards at the elbows.
Does the combination of rap music and a dance floor make you nervous? Don't fear. When dancing to rap music, a great move to learn is called the jerk, also known as the reject. Learn how to do this move and more from an expert.
Want to learn a sexy dance move that'll impress at the club but is also super easy to learn? Then check out this dance tutorial to learn how to do the booty shake, AKA Beyonce's signature/go-to dance move that involves popping your booty in and out while holding your arms bent at the elbows and pumping.
Kids... it's dance time! Check out this dance video tutorial on how to do a body roll step in hip hop dance for kids.
Looking to add some new moves into rotation while dancing to hip hop at parties or a club? These c-walk moves are sure to impress your friends. Watch this video c-walk dance tutorial and learn how to do the shuffle, shuffle kick, shuffle hop, shuffle spin, shuffle stepback, and shuffle stomp moves.
Head isolations are a type of hip-hop moves where the head moves separately from the body or vice versa, which is central to many popular types of dancing including popping and tutting. This pair of videos offers great step-by-step instructions on how to do different types of head isolations and incorporate them into your dance combos.
Have you mastered the beginning break dancing tricks and are looking for something a bit harder? Try the "air chair". To do the air chair in breakdance, you'll need to already know how to do a chair, because the air chair is an advanced version of the chair. Get the air chair down with help from an expert.
Ever had the fascination to learn, or the inclination to Crip Walk? Well, now's your chance. This video tutorial will get you performing true to the Compton-born dance movement from Crip gang members. If you're not a gangster in the ghetto, you should not be doing the C-Walk, unless you're wreckless. See specifically how to Crip Walk the X-step (or the R-Walk X-step).
Check out this instructional hip hop video to learn how to freak dance or grind. This is the Body Roll version of grinding. Learn this basic move and how to make it sexy! Chihoe "Groove" Szeto teaches you popular, fun dance moves step by step in these tutorial videos. Remember to keep it fresh and practice your dance skills with this hip hop tutorial video.