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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
A basic Tutting Tutorial that teaches you a basic routine in 17 steps.
Cupid teaches you how to do his dance - the Cupid Shuffle.
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.
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.
This video will teach you how to dance like Michael Jackson and Khris Khaos. Be patient & enjoy Khris Khaos' dance demonstrations. In the last five minutes of this dance tutorial, Khris Khaos demonstrates several different Michael Jackson & Chris Brown dance moves. He does it slowly - so watch & learn!
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...
JusJerk gives the Stick Figures (a Jerk dance crew) center stage to explain how to do the "Toe Op" and a little move the Stick Figures like to call "The Break Ankle". These moves are for advanced Jerkers, so beware beginners! You might just break your ankle if you don't do it correctly!
Check out this instructional hip hop video to learn how to rock the cock, or pussy pop (one or the other, you choose). Learn how to get nasty on the floor. Chihoe "Groove" Szeto teaches you popular, fun dance moves step by step in these tutorial videos. Remember to put some stank on it and practice your dance skills with this hip hop tutorial video.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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).
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!
Here is a step by step tutorial on how to do the arm wave. #1 Have your arm in the straight position.
The V is the most basic move in the C-walk style of urban dance. This is the fundamental step to learn before you can do other C-Walk steps.
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.
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 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.
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.
Tutting is basically the human body's way of trying to become a square. Or a triangle. Or a rectangle. That's because tutting is a type of street dancing that involves moving the body to create geometric positions, usually with right angles.
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.
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!
This video will teach you how to C Walk. It covers basic and advanced C Walk dance moves including: The V V Step Back V Variation
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.
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.
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 dance video to learn how to do a ghetto bounce dance move. Dance this one a bit cocky or else it won't work as well. Chihoe "Groove" Szeto teaches you popular, fun dance moves step by step in these tutorial videos. Remember to drop and practice your ghetto bounce with this tutorial video.
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.
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.