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Do you ever watch someone dance and wonder how they come up with moves so easily? Dance is a form of expression, not a military drill, but great dancers often master a specific set of moves that they can fall back on again and again. Here are 10 basic dance moves you can learn in minutes and use every time you wanna bust a move. When I first started dancing at parties, the 2 Step was the first move that truly came naturally to me. If you're looking for something foolproof that allows you to just groove and enjoy the music Holding your breath will make your body look stiffer, while breathing through the move allows your body to look relaxed and smooth. Since the locking arm motion is so sharp and pronounced, use the Woah to accent the heaviest bass beats in your favorite songs. This classic move popularized by Soul Train allows you to experiment with traveling around the dance floor. The Kangsta Wok burst onto the viral dance scene in after creator Zaya Sosho first shared the move with Billie Eilish.
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Have you ever spent hours in front of the TV or your computer exploring popular dance routines to learn? Music videos contain some of the most impressive dance sequences ever, and many of us love to emulate the moves of our favorite artists. Though nothing beats working with a teacher in person, there are some great YouTube videos that can help elevate your moves to the superstar level without making you step foot into a dance studio. The following handpicked dance tutorials contain some of the most iconic music video moves of all time. From Justin Timberlake to Britney Spears and Lady Gaga, you will definitely impress your friends when they see you pulling off these famous routines! Curious how lessons work? Sign up for more information about our private lessons. Submit Sign up successful. You may need a hat to go with your suit and tie to pull off these moves! This fun and flirty routine is great for both workouts and dance classes because it can really get your feet moving!
D uring this socially distanced and extremely online time, TikTok has emerged as the uncontested social media platform of the momen t—and thus TikTok dance challenges, long the domain of Gen Z, have become omnipresent on the Internet at large. Pair the right shimmies and gestures with an earworm of a music clip and you could find yourself being mimicked by millions of other TikTok users who are eager to learn a new dance routine— or just trying to get some movement in while staying home. But the power of a trending dance extends beyond the views of a viral video; this year so far, TikTok dance challenges were responsible for securing top chart spots for artists like Drake , Doja Cat and Megan Thee Stallion , whose songs provided the addictive soundtracks for these dance trends. The dance challenge began before the song had even dropped.