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.
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.
Find out how to do a few crunk dances with help from two pros! Crunk dance is a form of dance that can be broken down into basic hip-hop moves that have a little bit of flair added. 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.
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.
Kids... it's dance time! Check out this dance video tutorial on how to do a ball change step in hip hop dance for kids.
Check out this instructional dance video to learn how to do the classic "chicken dance" or the "chest shake". Add some funky flavor to your hip hop dancing skills by learning this move step by step. Chihoe "Groove" Szeto teaches you popular, fun dance moves step by step in these tutorial videos. Work that upper body by practicing your dance skills with this tutorial video.
Check out this instructional hip hop video to learn how to do chest isolations for popping. This is a drill to help you improve your body control within your chest. 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.
Looking to break into the break dancing world? In this video, learn some easy moves in break dancing with start with top rock basics, such as stepping out with the right foot, crossing the arms, crossing the left foot in front and opening the arms. Add flair to these dance floor friendly moves, with help from this free lesson.
Free online dancehall step tutorials every wednesday at 10am for the entire summer! Learn your favorite dancehall steps in the privacy of your own home! This one covers the Nuh Linga steps.
Check out this instructional dance video to learn how to do a "Floor Sweeper" or "Out and Up" dance move. Learn this chill, funky groove to rock out to different music by learning this hip hop move step by step. Chihoe "Groove" Szeto teaches you popular, fun dance moves in these tutorial videos. Remember to have fun and practice your dance skills with this tutorial video.
This video will teach you the basic move of the C walk: the V. It will also teach you lots of cool variations and how to put them together. This is a step by step on how to move your feet properly to keep flow and look fresh dancing to hip hop and rap. This is a great street dance sometimes called Clown Walk or Crip Walking.
A break down of some well known popping and locking dance techniques.
Another video for true beginners of hip hop dancing.
This is a how to BOOGALOO dance lesson. This tutorial covers the basics. Historically, it has been a difficult style to learn. I started learning online with dance clips, but then got the opportunity to learn from JAZZY J (EBs) and other poppers in NYC. This is another great Russian Tiger tutorial on pop'n'lock dance moves.
Bust out the parachute pants and boom box and pay tribute to one of the most famous performers in modern times with the MC Hammer Dance. If you're bored with the latest moves then have some fun and try this retro style.
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.
This dance tutorial will cover some detailed parts in popping which is just isolating your body. It also covers how to do different type of waves and how you can practice leg coordination.
The members of Cali Swag District break down their famous "Dougie Dance" for you. Watch this step-by-step as they start from a simple lean and gradually add more steps until you can do their famous hip-hop dance like a pro! If you like the "Teach Me How To Dougie" song, you have to try out this dance!
A tutorial on doing three hat tricks - the hat flick, whip, and throw up - when dancing.
Want to learn how to break dance? In this video, learn the beginning-level three-step, a break dancing essential. In order to become a break-dancer, an individual needs to get into good shape through exercise, and he also needs to take dance classes. Learn more about becoming a break dancer here.
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.
Stick Figures, a jerk dance crew, show JusJerk the difference between The Dougie and The Jig and describe how its differences are not only in movement, but more in attitude. Don't miss the free-style Jerking in the beginning of the video! Who knows, it may inspire some new moves!
This beginner Hip Hop dance is called the Bunny Hop. It is not like the old Bunny Hop we use to know. It is a line dance that consists of two sets of hopping in a square. Have fun.
Jerk crew Audio Push teaches you how to jerk, reject, and dip while offering expert advice on what's fresh and what's lame. Style is subjective to an extent, but let these seasoned vets refine your moves with this smooth instructional video. They make jerking look so easy even a five year old can do it.
Check out this instructional hip hop video to learn how to do hip isolations and rolls. This is a drill to help you loosen up your hips and get used to moving them. Most guys have an issue with being stiff down there, but it's super sexy when a guy or girl can move their hips well. 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.
Learn how to do advanced tutting. Dance tut with different hand moves. You must practice step by step. Make sure you make a 90 degree angle with the correct hand movement. Now ain't dat hot.. you are tutting.
Check out this instructional dance video to learn how to do "The Dip". Learn this smooth move to rock in the clubs or at parties. This is a prerequisite for one of the types of freak dancing. Chihoe "Groove" Szeto teaches you popular, fun dance moves step by step in these tutorial videos. Remember to have fun and practice your hip hop skills with this tutorial video.
Khris Khaos gives a tutorial on how to c-walk. Not for beginners.
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!
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.
These are your basics to krump. Arm swings, chest pops, stomps, buck ups, tricks, and taunts. Only thing not included is complete history. Video 2 covers labbing and how to bring all of the moves together.
Here is a tutorial to the the Forever by Chris Brown dance. Hope it make sense. I didn't fully explain the heel-toe flick at the end, but you can search "hiphop dance the heel-Toe flick and gliding" on wonderhowto for that tutorial. Learn how to do the "Forever" Chris Brown dance.
The body wave has been around since the 1980's, and along with the arm wave forms the basis for all of popping and it's child-styles. You basically have to learn how to a body wave to hip-hop dance, and this video will help you do just that. It explains in great detail how to body wave like a pro.
This video is for true beginners with no hip hop dance experience. People with no dance skills come to me all the time wanting to learn how to dance. In addition to classes, I teach private lessons, mostly to guys who don't want to look dumb when they go to a dance with a girl. The key is to learn how to feel the music and move to it like a hip hop dancer does.
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.
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.
You know how Justin Timberlake gets the ladies? Well, other than the fact that he's a majorly hot musician, the guy's got smooth moves. From Michael Jackson-inspired foot glides to spins and even hat tricks, the dude's got an arsenal of impressive hip hop moves.
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.
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.
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.