How to Dance a Cuban Dance

How To : Do Afro-Cuban dance

In this instructional video series, our expert will show you the basics of Afro-Cuban dance by teaching basic steps, giving pointers on special moves and techniques as well as history on the origins of Afro-Cuban dance and the music and musical instruments that accompany it. P ...more

How To : Do rumba dance steps

The Latin rumba originated from a Cuban song - To do this classic dance, follow the slow-quick-quick-slow pattern of the 4-count measure. Discover the steps to the rumba with a help & a demonstration from an expert: Rosario Nene Ortega is a ballroom dance instructor at The God ...more

How To : Do basic Mambo dancing turns

If you're going to show off your Cuban-style Mambo on the dance floor, better get your Mambo dancing turns down. Learn how do basic-level Mambo dance turns with help from this free dance tutorial. Doing these turns right is all about timing and staying with the beat of the mus ...more

How To : Do basic partner Bachata dance

The Bachata dance originates from the Dominican Republic and is made up of four basic Cuban dance moves to do with a partner, both while in open & closed positions. Learn how to get these four basic steps down before you hit the dance floor with help from this dance video. On ...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 : Dance the Merengue

In this video series learn from expert dance instructor Leslie Sack as she teaches and demonstrates Merengue dance steps and moves such as body frame position, Cuban motion; learn men's and ladies' basic steps, turning signals, right and left turns, two handed turn; learn the ...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!

How to Dance the Ragtime Dance : Castle Walk

An American Ballroom Companion presents this social dance demonstration from the Library of Congress. Watch this demonstration traditional dance video on the Ragtime Dance: Castle Walk. Not for beginners - this is not an instructional, step by step video. It is an authentic, p ...more

How To : Dance the Chinese Lion Dance

In these lion dance video instruction clips, learn about the Southern style Chinese New Year Lion Dance, including a demonstration of dance steps and moves, equipment, costumes, and a little more history. Watch as the Buddha puts the lion through its paces, taunting him with h ...more

How To : Dance the Charleston swing dance move

Watch this dance how to video and learn the basic charleston dance step. Don't miss part 2! The Charleston is a dance named after Charleston, South Carolina. The dance became popular in the USA after the swing jazz 1923 song "The Charleston" by composer/pianist James P. Johnso ...more

How To : Choose dance shoes for Latin dance

Ladies, here are some tips on selecting the right dance shoe. Depending on the specific kind of dance being done, a high heel vs a flat shoe might be more practical, comfortable, and aid in the dance technique. Watch this video dance tutorial and learn how to pick shoes for La ...more

How To : Dance the Merengue latin dance

Always wanted to learn to dance the Merengue? Here's your chance. All you need is some Latin inspiration, energy, a partner and some comfortable shoes to get started dancing your way to the dance floor! One lesson not enough? Learn more Merengue dance steps & moves from exper ...more

How To : Wear dance shoes for Latin dance

Ladies, here's some advice on wearing dance shoes from Jenny at JQDance. A tight fit insures balance and support while Latin dancing, as if the shoe were a part of the foot. Watch this video dance tutorial and learn how to wear shoes for Latin dance.

How To : Dance the Balboa swing dance

Balboa is a form of swing dance is danced in close embrace, and is led with a full body connection. The Balboa is the subtle communication between the leader and follower and because of that the Balboa is considered more of a "dancer's dance" than a "spectator's dance". This h ...more

How To : Dance basic Lindy swing dance steps

This 6 part how to video series teaches you some basic Lindy swing dance steps. Learn outside and inside turns and other baisc moves for the Lindy Hop. These steps are fun and easy to do. Watch this how to video and you will be dancing the Lindy swing in no time. Part 1 of 6 - ...more

How To : Dance introductory Balboa swing dance steps

Balboa is a form of swing dance is danced in close embrace, and is led with a full body connection. The Balboa is the subtle communication between the leader and follower and because of that the Balboa is considered more of a "dancer's dance" than a "spectator's dance". This f ...more

How To : Dance choreography from Darren's Dance Grooves

These dance steps were created by Darren, an artist, dancer, and choregrapher who has worked with N Sync and Britney Spears, for his Dance Grooves video. This video showcases one particularly routine, slowed down to allow for easy repetition. Watch, follow along, and learn how ...more

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 : Dance the twerk your booty dance

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!

How To : Dance a petit allegro ballet dance

The best way to learn proper ballet for is to take lessons, but this how to video is a great supplement when you cannot get to the dance classroom. In this lesson, Lauren Green, a dancer with UB’s Zodiaque Dance Company, demonstrates an intermediate petit allegro combination. ...more

How To : Dance the Sleazy Slide line dance

Learn how to do the "Sleazy Slide" also known as the the "Dirty Slide" line dance with this video tutorial. This 18 count, 4 wall country western line dance is often done to "Wild Thing" by Tone Loc, "Funky Cold Medina" by Tone Loc or"Cleopatra" by Pam Till. Follow the steps i ...more

How To : Dance the Achy Breaky Heart line dance

OK, are you looking to jump in your time machine and dance the Achy Breaky Heart line dance. Well, this how to video will prep you for your trip to the past. Get you comfortable shoes, gather up your friends who are eager to dance this country classic, and start heart breaking ...more

How To : Dance the "Cotton Eye Joe" folk dance

The "Cotton Eye Joe" is a great American country western line dance. In this how to video, learn how you can dance "Cotton Eye Joe." With this tutorial you'll be stomping and slapping in no time.

How To : Dance the "Cotton Eye Joe" line dance

Learn how you can do one of the most popular American folk line dances, the "Cotton Eye Joe" with this how to video. This country western dance tutorial is easy to follow and fun to do. So grab your cowboy boots and get ready to do-si-do.

How To : Dance a pull pass lindy hop dance step

The Lindy Hop is a fusion of many swing dances that preceded it or were popular during its development but is mainly based on jazz, tap, breakaway and Charleston. This how to video demonstrates the pull pass lindy hop dance step. These steps are fun and easy to do. Follow the ...more

How To : Dance with a girl at a school dance

In this how-to video, you will learn how to dance with a girl at a school dance or club. This will be helpful for guys who are too self conscious to start dancing. It is important to just have fun. The main thing is to be confident so you do not feel embarrassed the entire nig ...more

How To : Do the basic Mambo steps

Ever been curious about the Mambo? The Mambo is a popular Cuban style of music and dance, sure to pump up any party or dance floor! Although the Mambo steps can be complicated, get each step broken down and taught with help from this free dance tutorial. With practice, practic ...more

How To : Do basic Mambo steps with a partner

Looking to learn some new moves for the dance floor? To get started dancing the Mambo, start with the basics! Master this Cuban style of dance, have some fun, and get some great exercise with help from this free dance tutorial. One lesson not enough? Learn more Merengue dance ...more

How To : Do the four basic Mambo steps

Not sure where to start when learning the Mambo? Look no further. Get started dancing the Mambo by learning the four most basic steps. Master the Cuban style & flare needed to dance the Mambo with help from this expert Latin dancer. One lesson not enough? Learn more Merengue ...more

How To : Do the Bachata reverse basic steps

The Bachata is a style of dance from the Dominican Republic. Accomplished with a Cuban hip motion to a four-step beat, it's a dance sure to get you sweating and grooving. In this dance tutorial, learn how to do the reverse step with a little help from a professional. One less ...more

How To : Do the cha cha

Do the cha cha! In this free lesson, learn about the cha cha, which is a Latin dance that originated from a Cuban song. The cha cha is made up of a combination of triple steps and rocking steps. Learn the famous cha cha with a lesson taught by a pro: Rosario Nene Ortega is a b ...more

How To : Do a basic step in salsa dancing

Knowing just the basic steps in any form of dance can get you by if you are going out to a dance club/event that plays music you have never danced to before. In any form of dance you can apply a count to as to how many steps there are to perform a basic move. To perform a basi ...more

How To : Add double and triple spins to your salsa dancing

Salsa is not salsa without one of the signature salsa moves, spinning. If you're male (the lead) then you'll be doing fewer spins, whereas if you're the female then expect to be twirling around and around in your partner's arms. As such, spinning is a really important skill t ...more

How To : Dance to Michael Jackson's Thriller

Learn the dance steps to Michael Jackson's Thriller. There are a lot of videos, but sit tight, because this is a very thorough video series. Most of the instructional clips are very short and do not need to be watched more than a few times. Be sure to click on each chapter to ...more

How To : Do the Ends Cross Fold square dance step

Square dancing, a fun American pastime! Learn square dance steps with this instructional animation. Fun fact about square dancing: 19 U.S. States deem it their official dance. Square dance is a folk dance with roots in Europe, eventually spreading to the states & becoming more ...more

How To : Do the DoSaDo square dance step

Square dancing, a fun American pastime! Learn square dance steps with this instructional animation. Fun fact about square dancing: 19 U.S. States deem it their official dance. Square dance is a folk dance with roots in Europe, eventually spreading to the states & becoming more ...more

How To : Do a Teacup Chain square dance step

Square dancing, a fun American pastime! Learn square dance steps with this instructional animation. Fun fact about square dancing: 19 U.S. States deem it their official dance. Square dance is a folk dance with roots in Europe, eventually spreading to the states & becoming more ...more

How To : Do the Girls Fold square dance step

Square dancing, a fun American pastime! Learn square dance steps with this instructional animation. Fun fact about square dancing: 19 U.S. States deem it their official dance. Square dance is a folk dance with roots in Europe, eventually spreading to the states & becoming more ...more

How To : Do a Triple Scoot Back square dance step

Square dancing, a fun American pastime! Learn square dance steps with this instructional animation. Fun fact about square dancing: 19 U.S. States deem it their official dance. Square dance is a folk dance with roots in Europe, eventually spreading to the states & becoming more ...more

How To : Do the Four Ladies Chain Across square dance step

Square dancing, a fun American pastime! Learn square dance steps with this instructional animation. Fun fact about square dancing: 19 U.S. States deem it their official dance. Square dance is a folk dance with roots in Europe, eventually spreading to the states & becoming more ...more

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