The Windmill is the move most people think of when they contemplate break dancing. The famous move consists of balancing on your hands, head, and chest while spining your legs around and around in a circular motion.
Breakdance, or breaking is a street dance style that evolved as part of the hip hop movement in Manhattan and the South Bronx of New York City during the early 1970s. In this breakdancing tutorial, you will learn how to do the "turtle" move. You have to practice these a lot in order to get good at this move. Watch this how to video and you will be breaking the "turtle" in no time.
Footwork, both standing up and on the ground, is the bread and butter of your breakdancing routine. And you can always tell the difference between a breakdancing pro and a beginner/sloppy breakdancer by how smoothly he transitions between movements.
A tutorial showing you some basic breakdancing footwork and floorwork.
Whether you like the name "worm" or "dolphin", the moves the same— a cool and trendy breakdance-style dance move where you lay on the ground and act like a slippery worm (or dolphin). This dance tutorial covers the "froward worm" move, with David Norseworthy from the Fresh Dance Workshop.
This tutorial video is specifically designed to teach the hugely popular Euro dance, "Jumpstyle" to beginners who have little or no experience. It is recommended to wear shoes while you Jumpstyle and to stretch beforehand. Jumpstyle revolves around the music... You are supposed to jump with every step you take, as well as jump to the beat of the music.
The coffee grinder, aka the helicopter, is a tough breakdance move to master. If you're determined to beef up your coffee grinder skills, follow this breakdancing tutorial to learn the move properly. This should be the first move you learn.
Learn how to do a breakdancing move called a suicide.
Check out this totally slick tutorial where the Breakdancing Ninja shows you the drills and strength excercises you need to do Breakdancing/Gymnastic Flares. Flares are essential to any good breaking routine. In this clip you will learn how to get started with the right workout so that your body is strong enough to handle the flares. Follow along and pretty soon you will be getting a standing ovation anytime you step it up!
Moonwalking is one of the most recognized and popular dance moves that was made popular by Pop King Michael Jackson. It seems like a difficult dance that is hard to perform, but with the right teacher and practice can be done easily.
Liquid dance is a gestural, interpretive dance form that involves fluid like movements. Usually the hands and arms are the primary focus of liquid dance. Liquid dance is commonly associated with rave culture. Watch this dance tutorial to learn how to do the liquid dance move: Rails.
Learn to chest pop with ease. Basic Chest Popping: To pop your chest, breathe and fill your lungs and rib cage with air while moving your hand up. This is a signature move of most popping legends. Popping involves sudden movement and stop famous in B Boy dancing.
Just remember, for all powermoves, you have to get used to it. Train holding your body weight on the hand that you lift off with right hand for clockwise. You do not have to be able to balance a 1 handed handstand, just hold an L-kick or pike on that hand. This will strengthen the triceps. Also do not train flexibility by splits, you need all the muscles around ur legs and hands to be flexible. Just do flares and mills for flexibility.
Breakdance, or breaking is a street dance style that evolved as part of the hip hop movement in Manhattan and the South Bronx of New York City during the early 1970s. In this breakdancing tutorial, you will learn how to do the "swipe" move. You have to practice these a lot in order to get good at this move. Watch this how to video and you will be breaking the swipe in no time.
This is a tutorial on doing a breakdance move called a flare. Part 1 of 2 - How to Breakdance a flare.
In this video you'll find demonstrations for toprock variations in breakdancing. Learn the steps, the style, and the moves that'll get you up on your feet and dancing like a pro in no time. Must by DJ Mar and DJ Pablo respectively.
This is a quick BBoy tutorial put together to show hand hopping techniques. You don't need one arm handstands to do hand hops. Remember to try at your own risk.
In this video learn how to do a basic freeze. This is a foundation freeze which will allow you to get into other uprock and footwork moves.
Looking for a show stopping powermove? Check out this video to learn the windmill. The windmill is a great breakdance move that will leave everyone in the audience speechless. If you need to learn the hang glide freeze, hop over to this video.
Liquid dance is a gestural, interpretive dance form that involves fluid like movements. Usually the hands and arms are the primary focus of liquid dance. Liquid dance is commonly associated with rave culture. Watch this dance tutorial to learn how to do the liquid dance move: the handflow breakdown.
Liquid dance is a gestural, interpretive dance form that involves fluid like movements. Usually the hands and arms are the primary focus of liquid dance. Liquid dance is commonly associated with rave culture. Watch this dance tutorial to learn how to do the liquid dance move: the Contours Breakdown.
Liquid is a dance common to raves and electronic music like trance, break, drum and bass and jungle beat. The dance uses elements found in popping and techno European dances.
Need some improvement for your breakdance moves, specifically your headspins? Then this guide will show you some great practice routines to beef up your headspinning. These drills should be done whenever you practicing. So should the neck stretches!
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 up on your left foot. Then you jump on your right foot, jump on your left and land on your right foot. It's like a square. Then the creator of the video shows all of the steps in fast forward. Also there is a montage of p...
Learn how to dance liquid - for beginners. This starts with some easy tricks like using a sock to keep your hands together.
Liquid Pop Collective put this video out some years ago; adding digits to your Liquid makes it far more stylish and sophisticated than just relying on the old hand-chasing alone. This is an advanced hand-chasing technique.
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 your right leg. Then put your right leg down and your left leg up. Now repeat this same step over but with your other side. This is the simple easy jerk! Another way is to put your right leg up bent to the side and bring ...
You can learn how to perform a headspin which is a break dancing move. This is one of the more dangerous dance moves. You stand on your head and use your hands to spin yourself around in circles. Unless you understand Japanese, this video doesn't really help you learn anything.
Learn how to do a windmill breakdancing move.
The knee float is one of the coolest ways to get up off the ground of the many ways conceived by breakdancers and martial artists around the world. This video will show you how to do one, breaking it down so that you can learn each step individually. With practice, you can make this move look sick.
Here's an approach to different concepts within liquid through one of the foundational concepts- the handflow. You can use the handflow as a gateway of learning many other liquid dance concepts. Note: Be sure to click on Chapter 2 (A continuation of using the handflow as a gateway to several liquid concepts) and Chapter 3 (Another section of exploring several liquid concepts through the handflow) to watch the full liquid dance tutorial.
This video by StenLTran92 shows how to accomplish the break-dance moves "Windmill" and "Standing Mill." The video begins by first displaying the move in it's entirety. Then, the instructor takes us through the step by step of performing the break-dance move. The moves are all broken down into various kicks, drops, and facings that are to be followed if the move is to be done correctly. After the first lesson, the instructor moves on to how to accomplish a variation on the "Windmill" move. Bot...
Liquid Pop Collective put this video out a few years ago; it is quite effective in breaking the style down into it's "learn-able" pieces. This video breaks down the popping techniques used in Liquid dancing.
In this dance tutorial, if you're interested in doing some break dance moves, this should help.
This is a subtitled tutorial for BBoys looking to breakdance. The 1990 is a classic bboy move in breakdancing. Check out the step by step to get your moves on.
Step 1: from the original six step position, kick your left leg to the right side as if you were going to 3step.
This video will teach you how to breakdance with some basic breakdancing footwork and footwork combos and tricks.
Learn how to do the basic steps for break dancing. We start with showing you the float, glide, and slide technique.
The Hang Glide Freeze is an important move for any B-boy or girl to learn because it develops the strength needed for more advanced freezes, and often is used to transition into power moves. Watch this video to learn how to pull it off.
This B-boy breaks down the top 6 moves of break. Breakdancing is a hip floor focused dance that involves lots of gymnastics, acrobatics and core strength. He shows you different moves like the swipe, falre, and basic windmill technique.