How to Practice Isolation for New Dancers

When you are starting out dancing, isolation is the first thing that challenges you. To move onto the next level, you have to climb this wall. Although it is classified as basic in the dance literature, it is frustrating how difficult it can be. When you actually try it, your…

How to Make a Living with Your Dance

The street dance has been widely recognized, and a number of artists who are centered around dancing seems to be increasing more than ever. A long ago, only the accomplished dancers who passed through the world competition had the privilege of eating with dancing alone. But now, time has changed.…

Being the Only Guy in the Dance Studio Sucks

Throughout my experience, I have been to many dance studios. One thing I notice is that classes are often dominated by girls. I have even been to one dance summer camp long time ago where I was the only boy out of 32 girls. And yes, the feeling is tough.…

Hiphop Dance: Use "Charleston" for Shuffle Style

Charleston is often seen in cutting shapes style of shuffle dance. This basic step is originally from hiphop dance, but it is also suited for the shuffle. The technique is the same, but electronic dance music (EDM) and hiphop music are different in melody and tempo. That means there are…

Use YouTube Dance Videos to Your Advantage

Searching for techniques and dance teams you are interested in on YouTube is easy. Even the genres that you have never done or steps that no one around you can do will come up with the search results. Getting lesson videos are easy too. This is very convenient. For those…

Dance Practice: Improve Your Tutting from the Wrists

Tutting is a delicate technique that comes handy with popping and freestyle dance. It skillfully manages hands and arms in sharp angles. The basic movement of tutting is usually simple. You can probably remember most in 3 minutes. But to make it look good is often challenging. For those who…

Ability Test: Do You Have Dance Talent?

Are you more of a type that master dancing with natural ability or accumulated practice on top of another practice? If you ask me, I am more on the latter that overcame the impossible step one by one, turning it to possible and even easy eventually. That was my path.…

Recipe for the Best Dance Choreography

Dancing is not all about skills and steps. In fact, most regular people come across dancing watching TV and stage performance. That is all about choreography. The easiest path towards choreography dancing is through learning from the instructor or copying the existing choreography from the video. But, don't you want…

Simple Hiphop Dance Move: Popcorn Step

Speaking of simple but cool HIPHOP's basic technique, there is a step called popcorn. It is simple enough that even beginners can easily practice. You can show it with simple steps. You can arrange it with your original mix as well. It is a good versatile technique. Not only the…

2 Things Beginner Dancers Should Start Doing Today

My dancing is not quite there. What can I do to improve? ~ Dance beginner ~ This type of questions is popular in the dance forum. I personally get this question often. People who have just started dancing are uneasy. Even if you take lessons, you cannot move like an instructor. It…