Dancing is an art and just like any art, it can only be mastered by practicing it over and over again until you become familiar with each and everything in it. Some people dance as a hobby and some as a professional full time job. Hip Hop dance is a free style dance that can be learnt if you focus on each and every move and try to practice as often as you can. There are some basic moves that all beginners should learn.
The basics of how to dance hip hop dance
The following moves should be learnt by all beginners:
- The Monastery
- Happy Feet
- How to do the moonwalk
- The Chest Pop
- The Arm Wave
- The dip and step
- The James Brown dance
- The Criss Cross
- The Hip Pull
- How to the Dougie
- The Gliding dance step
- How to do the robot
When practicing always remember that Hip Hop dance is all about the isolation of different body parts so make certain you know which body parts needs to be moved first and in what sequence they need to be moved. Once you have practiced and mastered the above mentioned moves you will be able to start putting them together to master more difficult Hip Hop moves.
It’s all about attitude
Hip Hop dance is all about selling your performance and making people go wow. You should focus on every move that you do and you need to be very confident about every move that you do.
Learn the basics first
People try to learn the advanced moves because they think that the basic moves are very simple and they don’t need to learn them. If you master the basics with focused practice and try to give them as much time as possible then your dancing will be so much better. If you learn the basics really well, it makes it much easier for you to work on the intermediate and expert moves. So, rather than skipping the basics, work on them as much as you can.
Practice, practice, practice
People who are experts of Hip Hop dancing are experts because of their focused and regular practice routine. If you don’t practice you will not master the moves. The point is to practice whenever you are free. By doing this, the moves will get into your muscle memory and the muscles will move on their own.
All of the above will help you learn how to dance hip hop dance.