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How To: Do the Hustle '70s John Travolta dance move

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.

News: Hip Hop Dancing in an Inception Brain Warp

Like a scene from Inception, professional hip hop dancer and choreographer Scotty Nguyen's latest video plays with gravity to the tune of Usher’s “There Goes My Baby.” Scotty performs with fellow professional dancer Tracy Shibata (who is currently on tour with Rihanna).

How To: Do a cool advanced tutting combo

The variety of tutting combos you can learn and create is limited only by your creativity. If you've already got some good moves and you're looking for an advanced combo to add to your repertoire, watch this video. It will teach you step-by-step how to do a really hot tutting combo.

How To: Glide as part of your hip-hop dancing

Michael Jackson showed the world just how cool it was to slide across the floor as part of your dancing, and the world will never be the same. Glides and gliding are a ubiquitous part of hip-hop dance now, and are a great move to add to your arsenal. This two-part video will teach you the basics of gliding, but you won't be at MJ level quite yet. If you are, please make a how-to video of how you do it.

How To: Do the dougie dance with MBone

MBone shows you how to do the dougie dance. Just put your arms out and lean side to side in time with the music. Then add in a few hip hop moves of your own - MBone shows you a few good riffs on the dougie, like popping your collar and the right kind of swagger.

How To: Do a hip-hop dance to the song "Krazy" by Pitbull

The Pitbull song "Krazy" is a club dancing classic, and many people have choreographed their own dances to the song. This video will show you, in great detail, how to do one cool dance to the song choreographed by the maker of this video. It should look good any time you have the chance to perform it and improve your skills generally.

How To: Do the breakdance "which-a-way" lock

In this video, we learn how to do the break dance "which-a-way" lock. Start diagonal and put your hands together in front of you. Now, kick front and back, then twist. When you twist, your knee will go into your chest and be raised high in the air. Next, extend your leg and then bring it down to the ground, bringing the other leg up, then rocking between the legs. Start to do this between the legs, moving your upper body with you. Do this faster, rocking from side to side, then put these move...

How To: Do a breakdance crab walk

In this video, we learn how to do a breakdance crab walk. Start on the ground, bringing the feet into the air. Then, bring the left hand back and your right hand out in front of you. Lean side to side to help you shift your weight. You need to get comfortable with both crab freezes before you will be able to do this completely. Next, you will start to switch your arms while you are doing this, with your legs still up in the air. This takes upper body strength to do, but can be combined with o...

How To: Do a breakdance "scoo bot" lock

In this video, we learn how to do a breakdance "scoo bot" lock. First, start with the feet only and once you master that, add in the arms. Place your heel up and your toes facing up. When you practice, use counts in your head to help keep you on beat. When you lock, you don't want to stay stiff, you want the dimensions changing all the time. Keep your movements low to stay with the beat. If you feel more comfortable going left first, then do this, or vice versa. Continue to practice this and ...

How To: Do the Dejan Tubic-choreographed dance to Justin Bieber "Somebody to Love"

Usher and Justin Bieber have created a monster, the youngest R&B phenom since Michael Jackson was fronting the Jackson 5. Since Usher's involved, you know that the dances that go along with Just in Bieber songs are going to be phat. This video will teach you how to do the dance from the video for his song "Somebody to Love" ft. Usher. It breaks it down very slowly and should be as easy as possible for you to learn.

How To: Do finger tutting

In this tutorial, we learn how to do finger tutting. There are different positions in tutting to help you get to a new one, creating new paths while learning. First, place both your arms on top of each other, then move them adjacent to each other by raising them and popping them. The praying position is also very popular. When you are tutting, think about common positions that are used a lot, then think of how you can get to the tutting by doing different switches and use your fingers more ef...

How To: Do a breakdance "scuba" lock

In this tutorial, we learn how to do a breakdance "scuba" lock. This is very simple, and you will start off by popping your left foot, then hopping to the right. After this, you will clap your hands to keep yourself on the beat. Now you will push the right knee up, then twist it out to the side using your inner thigh, then kick. After this, switch to the left leg and bring it up, then hop. Do this quickly, so it all looks like one fluid movement. You will practice this going slowly so you lea...

Eat It, Gene Kelly: Turf Dancing In the Rain

Turf dancing (Acronym: Taking Up Room on the Floor) is a form of street dance of similar vein to krumping. Basic dance elements include mimeing and popping & locking; and the free-flowing style is intended to portray a narrative- not totally unlike Gene Kelly's intention in Singin' In the Rain: In contrast to the classic 50's musical, the talented kids below bring a similar concept into the 21st century, and their performance is strikingly beautiful.

How To: Master an 8 count in hip hop dance

In this tutorial, we learn how to master an 8 count hip hop dance with Josh. Make sure you do this in a large room so you aren't running into things as you dance around the room. Start off with your feet straight and bend your knees. Your arms should come up loosely into fists, then drop your right knee in. Your right arm should drop with the knee and then turn to do a half a turn, raising your arms in the air. Count "1,2,3,4" as you are doing each different step, and practice this until you ...

How To: Perform tutting, fingertutting and digital combos

In hip-hop dance, or any dance for that matter, there are so many different types of techniques and moves it can be hard to keep track of them all. Most importantly, it can be hard to figure out what you like and how to do it. Well, if you're interested in things like tutting, fingertutting, or digital combos then this video may be for you.

How To: Perform a Jabbawockeeze freestyle

Hip-hop dance is one of the most energetic and possibly coolest form of dance that is out there. There are many different moves that can be done and with the right ones mixed together, can create an awesome looking dance routine. In this quick tutorial, you'll see what it takes to perform a Jabbawockeeze freestyle dance. If you need help, pause the video in order to see what you need to do. Good luck and have fun!

How To: Do the crip walk inverted heel toe dance move

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to do the inverted heel toe Crip walk dance move. The inverted heel toe is basically the same as the regular heel toe. The only difference is that the inverted heel toe is done in a different direction. To do this, put front foot on the heel and the back foot on the toes. Then do pivot spin with the feet, while switching the positions of the front and back foot. Continue doing this movement. This video will benefit those viewers who enjoy dancing and ...

How To: Do the dip in hip hop dance

This is a video tutorial that is showing its audience how to perform a dip while doing a hip hop dance. The first step is to push your weight towards your right foot with your knee bent. Then drop down onto your new and then come back up. Next you should practice this while counting. Next you should speed up your dancing. Instead of using a full eight count then this time use a four count. Next you should go in tempo with your move. Keep practicing until you have the move perfect. Finally you...

How To: Do basic crip walk moves

If you want to do basic crip walk moves you should first go to the left or right, your choice. You should move to the left, by moving your right foot from side to side in a shuffle while lifting up your left foot. You can switch this up and go the opposite direction. Next, you move your right foot front back, front back front back on the tip of the toes. Combine this step with step two. So you are moving to the left with your right foot and stepping front back front back on your toes with you...

How To: Do the 2 step dance move

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to do the 2 step dance move. This type of dance is known as the C-Walk. Hop and bring the feet together. Then kick both feet out and switch them as your bringing them back. The front foot switches to the back and the back foot goes to the front. Repeat this movement for the dance step. Make your feet lined up. Stay on your heel. This video will benefit those viewers who enjoy dancing and would like to learn how to do the 2 step dance move to entertain...

How To: Do the crip walk shuffle dance move

Pimpmywalk will show you how to do the c-walk dance the shuffle. You start by putting on foot flat and the toe of your other foot up. You then alternate that movement going from on foot to the other. You keep putting one for flat and then the toe of the opposite foot up. You then kind of hop to the next foot. In this video you can see the feet of the dancer so you can properly achieve the move. Just keep switching feet and then you have just completed the shuffle dance. You are shown the move...

How To: Dance hip hop style

So, you want to be a hip hop dancer? Well, you need two things according to this expert: swagger and confidence. It's important to project these two qualities when hip hop dancing. Find out what else is takes to dance hip hop style with guidance from these two pros: Bliss & Zetta are professional hip-hop dancers and choreographers. Learn more dance moves from these two by searching WonderHowTo! You're only practice time away from ruling the dance floor.