Isolation is an important part of hip-hop dancing. It involves moving individual parts of your body without moving the rest, either quickly or slowly depending on the dance. This video will show you some ways that you can use isolation to improve your dancing and get better moves.
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.
Make your transition into the Hip-Hop world a tad smoother with help from this free lesson. Hip-hop dance is a form of dance that can be seen on the streets or in the studios, and its incredibly important to listen and move with the beat of a song. Discover the importance of paying close attention to the music when hip-hop dancing with help from this free lesson.
The C-Walk, AKA Crip Walk, originated in LA's Compton in the 70's. It is a hip hop dance started by the Crips gang. Originally meant to be a walk, not a dance, it was a way to identify whether you were a Crip. Watch this instructional video to learn how to do the heel toe move. There are many variations of this move, and it can be a bit tricky to learn.
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.
A basic Tutting Tutorial that teaches you a basic routine in 17 steps.
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.
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.
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.
Another video for true beginners of hip hop dancing.
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...
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.
Here are 6 king tutting movez. King tut is a popping dance move. Popping is a combination of funk and street dancing. Follow along with this visual demonstration to learn how to king tut. This king tutting tutorial is for beginners.
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...
In this video series, watch as expert choreographer and hip hop dance instructor Safi A. Thomas teaches how to audition for hip hop dance. Learn different blade techniques for auditions, the different segments of a hip hop dance audition, how to control your body and dynamics, what the definition stage of an audition is, how to present your personality, how to connect the hip hop dance moves, the translation stage of a hip hop audition, how to freestyle with popping and breaking, and how to a...
Learn how to do the Whoop Rico official dance. Choreography taught by Young SuperStarz Ladii Suppah Star, Ladii Phresh and Ladii Glam Rock. Watch as these cute kids expertly instruct how to do the Whoop Rico hip hop dance.
C-walking and ticking are great ways to lead into a breakdance or just get down with your bad self, and there are always new steps to add to your walk. This video will show you how to do a Vglide or ticking float (there seems to be some disagreement on the title).
Learn how you can dance the Melbourne Shuffle with this tutorial. This is a great dance move that involves a lot of heel toe action. Watch this how to video and you can do the Melbourne shuffle the next time you are at the clubs.
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.
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.
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.
Everyone hopes their dance moves come off lookin' cool and you are no exception. (You are searching the Internet or free dance lessons, right?) In order to do easy, good-looking street dance moves, it's important to add swagger to street dance moves, such as the running man. Learn from two experts how to do street dance moves.
Cupid teaches you how to do his dance - the Cupid Shuffle.
Learn the how to booty dance and the basics of urban dance. Gain more confidence on the dance floor and learn to shake your ass like a true booty shaker. The Booty Basics says with a little instruction anyone can dance!
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.
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).
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!
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.
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.
Dance the Harlem Shake with help from this free dance lesson taught by two experts! The Harlem shake is a dance move that involves pivoting the shoulder out while bringing the other shoulder out at the same time.
How do you do that "thingy" on the dance floor where you fake drop on your knee and look cool? For those of us who wonder what it takes to bust a move, we luckily have Team ExClu$!v3 tutorials on how to Jerk dance. In this jerk dance instructional video, Team Exclusive give foot by foot instructions on how to do the "Pindrop", other times known as the "Baydip". This is an advanced jerkin' move, so be careful... You may break something!
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!
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.
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!!!
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.
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.
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.
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.
Looking to enter the world of the pop & lock? Learn the difference between the two with help from this free lesson. In dance, popping is all about popping the body by flexing muscles and grinding shoulders, while locking is a way to cut off flowing movements.