Dance for Our First Dance

How To : Dance for people who cannot dance

Three simple dance moves to get you through your first date. Move your head, move your arms and keep the feet going too. This is an easy way to start dancing at your first dance without embarassment.

How To : Do the side glide or "glissade" ballet dance step

Learn how to do a glissade with help from this free ballet lesson. Sometimes known as a side glide, this is a classic ballet move and is performed by sliding from first position into a demi-plie in second position and back to first position. Understand the steps that go into a ...more

How To : Do the African Kizomba dance for beginners

Kizomba may not sound as familiar to you as a dance like the Viennese Waltz (in fact, it sounded like a funky toy to us at first), but in Africa it's THE dance to do. Derived from Zouk music, the dance is romantic and features mixed up flow rhythms. This sensual dance is perf ...more

How To : Reject or jerk dance

If you want to learn how to Jerk or Reject dance first you have to skip backwards with your feet! Your first move will be to start off by jumping forward with your right foot and then come back with your right foot in the air. Next jump forward with your left leg and bend up y ...more

How To : Do a basic salsa dance step

If you ever wanted to learn salsa, this video is a good first step. In this brief, kid-friendly lesson, the instructor in the video shows you a couple of very basic steps. The first step is a front-to-back step. This involves bringing your left foot forward and then together, ...more

How To : Dance Michael Jackson's signature kick move

Lindyhopper49, a huge fan of the "King of Pop", will teach you how to dance like Michael Jackson. He's not a professional dancer, but he does have some great advice and information on how to to Jackson's most famous moves. This video tutorial will show you how to dance Michae ...more

How To : Do Western dance steps

If this is your first time dancing Western you may experience something that is very contagious and fun to dance to. In this tutorial, from professional dance instructor Nina Ortega, you'll be learning some basic dance steps for Western. These steps are easy to follow and can ...more

How To : Do the pas de bouree Jazz/Funk dance move

Without giving offense to this dance move, the pas de bouree Jazz/Funk dance move basically makes you look like a dancing pretzel. When you watch the video at first it looks a little confusing since you're crossing your legs continuously, but really all it is is setting a patt ...more

How To : Practice dance dribbling drills for basketball

Learn how to work against pressure defense and keep the defender off balance with the help of this dance dribbling basketball drill. The first video is a team drill and the second is an individual workout variation. Part 1 of 2 - How to Practice dance dribbling drills for bask ...more

How To : Dance the basics of break

BBoy Snoop shows you the first 5 steps in break. This is part jumpstyle, little hip-hop and lot of break. He shows you how to do a swipe and the circle at the beginning of most every breakdance routine. This is a basic tutorial and does not get into anything heavy.

How To : Hula dance

Get a little hula in your life by learning how to do these basic moves. You Will Need * A full body mirror * A sense of rhythm * All the grace and sensuality you can muster * Mele, the sung poetry that accompanies a traditional hula dance (optional) Step 1 Stand facing your ...more

Dance the 1920's Charleston : Crossovers and 1-2 Turn

Head Over Heels demonstrates a couple 20's Charleston variations. First learn the crossover step, and then the 1-2 pass by. Do the Charleston with the crossover step, and then the basic crossover step back in the basic. Follow along with this couple as they guide you through t ...more

How To : Look great salsa dancing for ladies

In this video, we learn tips on how ladies can look great while salsa dancing. First, make sure you keep your chin tilted up, this will keep you looking confident. Second, keep your shoulders back so your shoulder blades are pinched together and your chest is slightly pushed o ...more

How To : Salsa dance "club style"

In this tutorial, we learn how to salsa dance "club style". To do this, start off on the first count and do an open break. Next, the male will switch positions and move around the female. After this, you will come into a rainbow move, and the female will be standing behind you ...more

How To : Do the jerk dance move, the reject

This video teaches you how to do the popular dance, "the jerk". First, you step on your left foot with your right foot up behind you then you jump and land on your right foot with your left foot up behind you. Then you jump on your left foot, jump on your right foot and jump u ...more

How To : Dance advanced style salsa moves

In this episode of Addicted to Salsa, you will learn some advanced club style salsa moves. These moves are similar to the most popular ones found in New York City's salsa nightclubs. So, if you are ready to add some Latin flair to your dancing, have a look at this tutorial. Th ...more

How To : Do basic hand & arm movements in belly dancing

The movements of your arms in this dance allow your hands to become more flexible. Movements will also tone and strengthen your arms. First, you lift your arms up and then bring them down in a curvy manner. Then raise them back up to release the energy. You then repeat bringin ...more

How To : Do the Hey Moshi dance

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to do the Hey Moshi dance. For the first movement, place both hands up to the mouth while popping in the right knee. Then bring the right arm straight up down the middle while popping in the left leg. Now switch to the opposite side by ...more

How To : Perform "TattiMetti Adavu" in Bharatanatyam dance

"Tatti" means to tap (like in "Tatta adavu," foot taps) and "Metti" means a heel contact with the floor. For "Metti" one must first be on the toes (either a jump on the toes or just striking a toe) and then flatten the feet while the toes are already firm on the ground. This s ...more

How To : Do a traditional salsa dance

Salsa dancing is great fun and a fantastic way to get your exercise in. The traditional Latin dance begins on the first count of the music, but pauses on counts four and eight. Use your hips to dance the salsa with a demonstration from a pro: Rosario Nene Ortega is a ballroom ...more

How To : Do the Mashed Potato dance

A young girl teaches us how to do a "Mashed Potato" dance. She talks us through step by step instructions on the proper way to do this dance. This is a rather simple dance and she slowly shows each step and narrates as she demonstrates. The feet are first faced inward then rot ...more

How To : Belly dance

This is the first of my instructional belly dancing videos. I am an amateur dancer trying to remember what I learn and spreading the love. If you don't have something nice to say, don't say anything. If you have constructive comments to make, do it in a Complement sandwich = ...more

How To : Do dance moves from "Fame"

In this video, we learn how to do dance moves from the movie, "Fame". Start out with doing eight chugs forward with the feet apart. The hands should be at the side going in and out as you do the chugs. Next, you will keep your feet out and step right to left for eight counts a ...more

How To : Trance dance

A few steps are given before the dance moves are shown. These steps are: Go easy on yourself. Practice with an easy song first before attempting a fast hard one. Wear comfortable clothes. Clothes that fit your body and that won't be slipping off as you dance. make sure the fab ...more

How To : Learn the basics of Irish dance

In this video, we learn the basics of Irish dance. First, you need to tie your shoes onto you tightly, then make a cross and go underneath your foot with the strings. You will see a lot of pointing with the toes when you are dancing, and you should never be able to see in betw ...more

How To : Dance an advanced wave in hip hop popping

This is a how to hip hop and popping dance tutorial that takes waving beyond just the arm wave and body wave. First learn how to do the arm wave and body wave... then this tutorial shows you unique concepts and creative ideas to take waving, popping, and hip hop dance styles ...more

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 co ...more

How To : Do a pole dance fitness routine

In this video, we learn how to do a pole dance fitness routine with Jennifer DiDonato. This exercise is becoming more popular for women, it's not only a great exercise but can be very sexy and fun! The first move you will do is a basic walk around the pole, while playing with ...more

How To : Dance the drum and bass X-Step Training

First Part of the Drum and Bass Tutorial 1 - X-Step Training. (Video Chapter 1) - Learning Step - Basic X-Step - Front/Back Movement - Leg Lift Movement Click on Video Chapter 2 for step 2: - Learning Step 1 - Learning Step 2 - Movements - Another Move Have fun and keep ste ...more

How To : Belly dance undulation

Get started with belly dancing and undulation with help from this free lesson. When doing undulation, first lift your chest up by contracting your muscles and then contract the muscles in your belly to bring the movement back down. Get comfortable using this belly dancing tech ...more

How To : Dance beginner tango with Michael Thomas

This is a video tutorial summarizing a one hour tengo dancing class. It tells its audience the different types of tengo and what each dance does. Primarily though this video focuses on ballroom tengo. First you should bring your partner to your left side and then step forward ...more

How To : Mix different genres of dance music.

Wonder how to become a great DJ? To be a good DJ you need to understand the concepts of mixing tracks, adding cool effects, and of course you need a good sense of rhythm to line up the beats. This how to video explains how you can mix different genres of dance music. You must ...more

How To : Dance Waltz Variations

This is a video demonstration of the late 19th Century waltz. This waltz is a ballroom and folk dance. The waltz first became fashionable in Vienna around the 1780s, and spread to many other countries in the years that follow. The waltz, and its closed position, became the exa ...more

How To : Dance the Cha-Cha-Cha with Jules Helm

Check out this instructional dance video that demonstrates how to dance the Cha-Cha with Jules Helm. The Cha-Cha (or Cha-Cha-Cha) is a dance from Cuba popular among ballroom dancers. Learn to dance the cha-cha, the moves and steps, in this ballroom dancing video. Take action ...more

How To : Dance the Mambo with Jules Helm

Check out this instructional dance video to learn how to dance the mambo. The mambo is a popular dance of Cuban origin, a favorite in ballroom dancing competitions. Learn to dance the mambo, the moves and steps, in this ballroom dancing video lesson. Take action and follow th ...more

How To : Do the basic arm wave dance move

Here is a step by step tutorial on how to do the arm wave. #1 Have your arm in the straight position. #2 Bend your wrist into position. #3 Now continue the wave by bending the following joint. #4 Then onto your wrist, make sure it's curved upwards. #5 Then to your elbow, pay a ...more

News : Respect, Please. Pole Dancing as a (Sensual) Sport

Last I checked pole dancing was mainstream acceptable as a form of exercise for adventurous young women and repressed housewives. Until now. This latest discovery deserves some real R-E-S-P-E-C-T. Introducing the US Pole Dance Federation, America's first organization to host ...more

How To : Do a dance routine for kids to Every Little Step

The first part of the dance routine to Every Little Step is to step to the right and bring your left foot to your right. Now do a step to the left and bring your right foot to your left. Repeat. The next step is to take your right foot and move put it in front of you. Now take ...more

How To : Dance the Tango Beat in Front embellishments

This is a common embellishment for back ochos and takes a little practice to work up the speed to do it but once you do you'll find lots of places to fit it in. During back ochos, beat your free foot in front as it passes the other on the "&" count (halfway through the beat), ...more

How To : Dance advanced Hula

This video series is for people who want to learn advanced hula moves and songs to dance to. If you have never hula danced before, try watching and practicing with beginner videos first. Part 1 of 12 - How to Dance advanced Hula. Dance advanced Hula - Part 2 of 12. Click throu ...more

News : I Want to Belly Dance... But, is it for Me?

Have you been thinking about joining a local Belly Dance Class? Many people are curious about Belly Dance but are unsure of what to expect in a class, or may be worried about not being the "right" body type, weight, or age. When I tell people I meet that I am a professional B ...more

How To : Add a Dancing Music Visualizer to Your Nav Bar

CyanogenMod, the popular custom ROM available for many Android devices, has a nice little feature that displays a music visualizer beneath your on-screen navigation keys while you're listening to your favorite songs. It's a subtle touch, but it makes for a more immersive exper ...more

News : Singstar Dance, Dance Central, or Just Dance 2?

The contenders: PS3: Singstar Dance 360: Harmonix's Dance Central Wii: Just Dance 2 Out of the three 'god do I really dance like that?' upcoming games, which one is better? Singstar Dance will come out for the PS3 using the new Move controllers and Harmonix (Rock Band) wil ...more

News : Dance Dance Revolution

If you ever doubted the creative potential of Minecraft, there's something you need to watch. User longhornman99001 has successfully recreated a working version of Dance Dance Revolution in single player. This in-game version of DDR works just how it does in real life. The ga ...more

How To : Dance jumpstyle Euro dance for beginners

This is a Jumpstyle tutorial by Crewster Jumpen. Jumpstyle is huge in Europe. It is an odd folk inspired dance to rhythmic electronica. The basics of jumpstyle are jumps. Master little nuances of the jumps that move your feet back and forth rhythmically with the music. It's ve ...more

How To : Dance the jerk dance like a pro

Though it might look hard, the jerk dance is a very basic dance step that can be learned easily. It's a unique form of a twisting urban dance that requires a bit of bending and a good sense of rhythm. You'll be ready for your next street performance in no time!

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