How to learn techno dance
Techno Dance Moves that Never Fail on the Dancefloor
Author : Skylar Schossberger
June 16, 2022
Let’s be real. When you find yourself in a warehouse party, whether you’re a seasoned raver or newbie to the scene, your body wants to move when you hear that four-on-the-floor techno pulse. Although techno dancing isn’t classically defined in the dance world, its found a niche among underground partygoers. The dance moves can be as free and experimental as the underground scene itself. There’s no judgement. Really, the only expectation is that you’re able to let go of what others think and truly feel the music move your body in fantastic ways. If you need help getting started, then here are some dance moves that never fail on the dancefloor.
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How to Dance to Techno
Both the beauty and the curse of techno dancing is that there’s no “right” way to move to techno. It’s very personal. Contrast, for example, dancing to different genres. The way your body will move to a dub techno track at 120 BPMs may be quite different from the way it responds to a mind melting acid techno track at 135+ BPMs.
The best course of action is to learn the foundation for dancing to techno. Once you’ve mastered the basics, you can add your own unique spin and begin free styling. Start by accustoming your body to the underlying rhythm. Sway your hips to the beat: “1, 2, 1, 2, 1, 2, etc.” Tap your feet: “Left, right, left, right, left, right, etc.” Once you feel confident that you’ve captured the rhythm, capture the textures of the track with your arms and your fingers. You can incorporate your entire body into the track, let the music take you to new heights. The key, at the end of the night, is to feel the track from start to finish.
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Techno Dance Moves
As mentioned previously there is no right way to dance to techno. Get creative with your movements, dance is a powerful form of expression. Now there’s no official names for these dance moves but “Das Techno Team” has thought up some great creative names of actual dance moves you’ll typically find with techno parties.
The Italian Stomp
Here is a simple variation of basic feet stomping. You start with the sway of your hips and then you incorporate your feet. After you feel comfortable with this movement you can begin experimenting with patterns. Instead of going “left, right, etc.”, consider changing the pattern. Double it up, “left, left, right, left, right, right, etc.” Heck, triple it if you’re feeling fancy.
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The Royal Brexit Drop
Now that you’ve got your feet underneath you it’s time to use those arms. Fist pumps, wrist flicks, snaky arms… go full Gumby mode. Your hips and your legs can jack to the rhythm and the rest of your body can feel out the other elements of the track.
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No techno dance guide would be complete without mentioning “voguing.” Voguing or “vogue” is a kind of improvisational dance style influenced by the poses of models in fashion magazines. Whether angular and precise or slow and sensuous, this style of dance is about telling a story through movement.
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5 Best Techno Dance Songs
Charlotte de Witte “Age of Love – The Age of Love” (Charlotte de Witte & Enrico Sangiuliano Remix)
The original track “The Age of Love” by Age of Love is over 30 years old. It was popular in the nineties and continues to be a dance floor destroyer to this day. Charlotte de Witte and Enrico Sangiuliano‘s remix of the hit track is just as banging. The lyrics “come on, dance with me” beckon ravers to the dance floor to stomp to the heavy four-to-the-floor kick and lose themselves in the trance that is “The Age of Love.”
Charlotte de Witte · Age Of Love – The Age Of Love (Charlotte de Witte & Enrico Sangiuliano Remix)
Joey Beltram “Energy Flash” – R & S Records
“Energy Flash” was released in 1990 to critical acclaim. A definitive techno track during its time, the track sits nicely in any modern techno set as well (good music is timeless after all). Joey Beltram’s song is minimal, yet playful. The 909 percussive elements frame Beltram’s interlocking sonic patterns and lush string samples. This track is a dancer’s dream, his infamous whispered “ecstasy” rolls over your body and hypnotizes it to move from start to finish.
R & S Records · Joey Beltram – Energy Flash
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F.U.S.E. “Substance Abuse”
F.U.S.E., aka Richie Hawtin, is a classic nineties acid track that produces full body spastik action. You can’t help but rock out to the squelching 303. Turn the speakers up to max level, you’re in for a trip.
Richie Hawtin · F.U.S.E.: Substance Abuse (1991) PLUS8013
Darude · Sandstorm (Radio Edit)
Da Hool “Meet Her At The Love Parade” (Original Mix)
“Meet Her At The Love Parade” references the Love Parade, a former German electronic dance music festival and parade in Berlin. This song builds up quite nicely, like a good party. The percussive elements are simple and layer well. But, the best part is the melody. It’s introduced about a quarter into the song. Once you hear it, you’re hooked. Commence the head bobs and hip sways.
soundnavigator · Da Hool – Meet her at the love parade (Original full mix – 1997)
Jeff Mills “The Bells”
“The Bells” by Detroit legend Jeff Mills is a techno anthem. The glitchy kick and playful percussive elements create a euphoric feeling. Its infectious melody compels the body to do as it pleases. Your legs will stomp to the rhythm and the rest of you will react to every sonic element in the track.
vincentimes · Jeff mills – the bells
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A Raver’s Delight
Movement is sacred. It expresses emotion without words and propels us forward. Techno is special because it unites us to move together and dance. A raver’s delight is knowing that no matter where you’re from or who you are, we’re all equal on the dance floor. We all share the same dreams, the same fears, and crave love and happiness. If and when you find yourself dancing to techno, dance like no one’s watching. Freedom inspires others to move freely.
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Techno Tutorial & Online Course
Techno got its start in Motown. It's definitely not soul music. In fact, it's not even close. Its "soul" is a futuristic, pulsing, reactionary, deep, instrumental genre that has evolved into many different dance sub-genres since its Detroit start in the 1980s.
In this course, Adam Pollard dives deep into Techno's distinct sound structures, exploring the very timbres, beats and other stylistic electronic music elements that define this genre's aesthetic. You learn all about its beat construction, its dark vibe, tempi, classic Roland 909 and 303 influences and much, much more.
So learn Techno's tools, techniques, tip and tricks in this Dance Music Styles course by EDM expert, Multiplier!
Section 1: Section 1: Introduction & Play Through
Section 2: Section 2: Songwriting
Section 3: Section 3: Sound Design
Section 4: Section 4: Production Techniques
Random Pan Off Hats
Filter Sweep Fill
Techno Sound Effects
Automation for Variation
909 Techno Reverb Kicks
303 Bass/Lead Workflow
Section 5: Section 5: How to Stand Out
Analog Hardware (Tablet App)
Wild Effects Processing
Analog Pitch Drift Emulation
Section 6: Section 6: Common Mistakes
Lack of Focus
Drawing in All Automation
Kick Too Low
Author: Pavel Gather
Psychologist, Lecturer Salsa and Tango
Author: Pavel Pavel
Psychologist, Lecturer Salsa
on At the start, you always want to get a quick result. When it doesn't happen, the hypothesis arises that everything takes time. After a conditionally acceptable time, humility comes to mastering pair dances, which, perhaps, is not given, and I will just do what I learned somehow.
This is the most common story of those who believe that the mere act of attending a pair dance class is enough to learn how to dance.
Absolutely not. If you want to really dance well, you have to make an effort outside of the dance class. A good teacher will definitely be needed, but the initiative should be on your side.
1. Listen to music
The most common and accessible advice that is given already in the first lessons. And it definitely works. Music creates a certain atmosphere of the dance and intuitively you want to move to it. It doesn't matter where you listen to music - in the car, on headphones while walking or doing household chores.
An addition that will help you dance better is your active participation in the music. Sing along, dance or simply beat musical accents with any free parts of the body. In the subway, for example, it is enough to tap out bright moments with your fingers, in the car to sing along with sounds, and at home you can jump for pleasure.
2. Watch videos of good dancers
It's complicated, but also obvious. It’s more difficult, because without recommendations from more experienced dancers, unfortunately, it’s not so easy to find a good quality video on the net (I mean not the resolution quality, but the content itself).
Meaningful video viewing is about building an understanding of HOW dancers make a particular impression on a partner or viewer. Technology is at the heart of everything. Understanding how the pros do it is a big step forward.
It is important to distinguish a show from a disco dance, a staged performance from an improvisation, a stylized dance from an authentic one, etc. Ask for recommendations and dance teachers will always throw off a couple of videos of worthy landmarks.
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3. Dance in salsatecas/milongas/discotheques
A very delicate moment when it is worth coming to the first party. From a technical point of view, most students in 1-3 months have a sufficient set of figures and techniques to come and dance calmly. Psychologically, the same moment can be stretched out for an indefinite time. After all, it is imperative to “not lose face”, “learn more figures” and be sure what to do in case “there is an unfamiliar movement”.
In fact, the partygoers don't really care (except for a small layer of non-professional teachers who want to help inexperienced dancers by treating them as customers in the future). It is important to come and try dancing after a month of classes. You can only with friends or guys from your group. This will be enough to feel the adrenaline and inspiration from the dance.
4. Dance with partners or partners not of your level
The conventional wisdom that you need to practice in groups of your level does not withstand the test of experience. Perhaps now your eyes widened in surprise, and you want to meaningfully read the phrase again. Yes, you saw everything correctly: when you dance with a partner of your level, you don’t grow anywhere.
It's important to understand that not only does it work one way and you have to dance with cooler dancers, but it works even more effectively the other way. It is no coincidence that teaching pair dances dramatically raises the level of the teacher himself. You have an endless stream of very beginner dancers.
How it works. A more experienced partner needs to be "stretched". It's easy and obvious. With beginners, you need to take more initiative on yourself, see the general pattern of the dance more widely, turn on and insure more, try to be an example and be more careful. The quality of interaction begins to grow significantly. And wonderful partners too.
Dancing with partners of your level doesn't make you grow. Dance with both beginners and more advanced dancers
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5. Learn to dance for a partner and for a partner
Turks and Argentines are one of the best partners in the world. In Russia, partners are highly valued. Why? The answer is simple. In Argentina and Turkey, it is not questionable for men to ask another man to lead in one piece or another and give feedback on the quality of the lead. For them, it will be a great shame to hear moralizing from a partner, or even more so to be known in the community as an insecure partner.
In Russia, due to the constant, often far-fetched, opinion that there are more women in pair dances, partners calmly get up and study their partner's part. Such partners then grow into very cool dancers and teachers. In no case do this at parties, only in class. Here we are talking only about the learning strategy. At parties, be yourself.
6. Do not memorize the links
Always try to look deeper and understand the through principle and idea of movement. Understanding what and how is done will make it possible to independently generate any sequences and chips.
Human memory is limited and there will always be a moment when something will escape and your repertoire will be limited by the size of RAM.
In Argentine tango, for example, there are seven levels of movement construction that, when mastered, will allow you to make millions of combinations. And how many dance sequences can you really remember? In rueda, more than 150 figures dance in a rare circle. It's hard to keep more in mind.
7. Develop your body
Many years of experience in teaching couple dance shows that as soon as everyone pairs up in a class, any progress in individual style ends. But it is the individual style that distinguishes everyone at the disco: partners change, and style is always with you.
The body as the main instrument of dance must be very plastic, responsive and emotional. Surprisingly, not all pair dance schools have a general physical warm-up. It is vital to tune the body and understand how it works.
You can always train extra and concentrate more on the basic steps, as their true value is as body work. The sequence of steps is, in fact, the simplest thing that can be in pair dancing. The quality of individual performance determines the craftsmanship.
8. Try on the images of inspiring dancers
A psychological life hack for those who have already mastered the steps, but still feel that there is not enough brightness and drive. Most are terribly afraid of being someone else's "clone". Here the action is the same as under the influence of hypnosis - the more you resist, the more you plunge into an altered state of consciousness.
With a high degree of probability, you are already dancing like someone else's "clone". A meaningful fitting of someone else's image is that you mentally take the image of the one who inspires you (inspiration is critical in this case) and "put on" yourself. Then you start dancing and trying to feel in general how it is to be able, for example, to be the best partner or the sexiest partner in a disco. This is much more difficult than it seems. But it works extremely efficiently.
9. Dance to offbeat music
Habitual rhythms keep you tight. Tango salon or speedy timba leave little room for experimentation and fantasy. Pattern dancing is always noticeable and is reserved for beginners.
The truly new is born outside of the usual. Look for places to experiment. If there is no place, organize self-training. The main thing is not to get carried away, because music determines the style. We bring something new to pair dances, rather than trying to change them.
Search, improvise, don’t be afraid to go beyond, develop in different directions, be inspired by music atypical for the style
10. Try your hand at basic dance directions
dances exist according to their own non-choreographic laws.
This is the deepest delusion, which has turned into a ceiling for the qualitative development of partner dances. After all, all professional dancers, for example, in salsa or bachata, build their ideas on the basic choreographic principles.
Do not think that choreography is only applicable on stage. Any meaningful movement of the body can be choreographic. In general, try classical or modern choreography. Basically, hip-hop can work too.
11. Look for battle sensations
Pair dances return us to an active position of manifestation of our body. As in the days of our ancient ancestors, we impress the members of the opposite sex by how dexterous, hardy, sexy, etc. we are. Modern laws of the jungle in the entourage of large cities.
If you look around the dance floor, it becomes clear that the majority are clearly herbivores (not in the sense of vegetarians, but in relation to those around them). I am sure that predators are always more interesting in terms of the attractiveness of the image - try to find a counterbalance among herbivores, for example, a cat woman or a lion man.
The conversation is about an internal position, not about aggressiveness. Lability and lack of control are inherent in adolescents, and not in adult self-sufficient people.
Accordingly, even a training or friendly battle gives, on the one hand, practical skills - to make a bright sequence of movements, bring an idea to a climax, show a spectacular feature, on the other hand, develops the psychological basis of the dance - self-confidence, resistance to extraneous attention, self-control and self-control in complex elements.
12. Communicate with professionals
The environment shapes the internal position. Basically, real passionaries of the dance community are ready to openly talk, discuss and support the development of dance in every possible way. Universal principles and the ideas they articulate have a much longer and more practical perspective than meets the eye.
Accept that, for example, behind the words "listen to your partner" is not only a beautiful metaphor, but also a practical skill to literally listen to your partner. At the same time, always treat every thought, even the most respected teacher, as a private opinion.
Your skill will lie in finding the scope of the idea even in conflicting opinions. Most often, the contradiction is speculative and the truth lies in the angle of perception or situationality.
Your dancing growth will stop sooner or later. This can happen at the level of three basic steps or years of experience in teaching and show performances. Regardless of your level, the suggested 12 life hacks can get you off the ground and greatly accelerate your dance growth. There is no way here without your motivation and activity. Take your dance development into your own hands. 9Ol000 Dangerous sexuality
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Easy dance moves for girls.How to learn to dance in a club - tips and video lessons. Learning to dance without leaving home: pluses
It's hard not to envy people who are seriously interested in learning how to dance in a club. The search for the answer to the question is a weighty proof of free time, which they spend a lot of fun.
A good dance is based on a musical composition. In any city there are a huge number of nightclubs. Pops in them sounds occasionally, in the first place is electronic music. Many do not know how to move the body when an electronic musical composition is playing. They sit at a table and drink liquor in anticipation of a suitable motive.
There are two ways to solve the problem. The first involves changing one's own attitude to the music played in clubs. The second suggests finding a nightclub where the DJ works according to the wishes of the crowd.
Today's club youth, despite their loyalty to popular musical styles, enthusiastically welcomes retro sets and intelligently reworked pop.
DJs strive to satisfy the wishes of young people, and administrators worry about the attendance of establishments. Finding a nightclub with the right music is easy. But, another question arises - “how to dance to it”?
Step by step action plan
- Get started with popular club music. Download some songs and listen for a few days. The player will help. Accompany the audition with dancing. Let it sound when you work or communicate.
- You will have a few favorite works and determine your own direction. If you want to move while the music is playing, do it for pleasure. You can't force yourself.
- Then move on to more active actions. Visit a nightclub and take a closer look at the dance floor. Surely, there is a dancer on it, whose movements will appeal to you. It remains to adopt them imperceptibly.
- After such an outing, pay special attention to homework. At home, carefully work out the movements borrowed from an experienced dancer. Try to improvise, because the character and atmosphere of the dance depends on the DJ and the dancers.
- Over time, learn to dance well. If this seems not enough, sign up for a dance school and take your skills to the next level.
You will achieve great success in the club if you loosen up and feel how to control your own body. Sometimes a person is not given to become a dancer. I think there are only a few. Almost every nightclub lover can conquer the pinnacle of club dancing.
Many guys want to learn how to dance cool in clubs because they don't want to look ridiculous in front of their friends. Even people who occasionally drop into nightclubs dance perfectly if they follow the rules.
Club dances are varied, it is not difficult to find the right style that will make you look decent on the dance floor.
You can bring originality and originality to the style by successfully combining elements of various dances.
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- Lessons in the direction of your choice will teach you how to dance, meet people, help you lose a few pounds, improve your physical health and have fun.
- Regular training will teach you to relax, make your movements free and uninhibited. If there was stiffness and constraint, such ballast will pass.
- Choose your school carefully. If you like a certain option, be sure to attend a free class, inspect the dance hall and chat with the teachers.
- You won't be able to dance professionally right away. It will take no more than ten lessons to prepare for dancing at the disco. Just repeat the movements learned in the lesson at home.
Home workouts for guys
- If you don't have time for dance school, train at home. In terms of effectiveness, homeschooling is slightly worse. The main thing is the desire to learn to dance.
- There is a wide range of instructional videos on the internet that will teach you the secrets of professional dancers.
- While exercising at home, constantly look at yourself in the mirror to control your movements and make them perfect. Home training alone is not enough; constant practice on a real site will be required.
Lesson for beginners
How a guy should behave in a club
- If you are in a club, try to relax. Don't think that dancing will be unfashionable. Release emotions and have fun. It will turn out to move beautifully if the movements are relaxed and confident.
- Listen to the rhythm on the dance floor. Strive to match his movements. Improvise. If you constantly dance in a pattern, it will quickly get boring.
- Only a person with a flexible body and excellent plasticity dances beautifully. Keep fit by exercising and exercising.
With simple recommendations, any guy can quickly learn to dance. If you manage to put your soul into the dance, the fair sex will surely shower you with admiring glances. A beautiful dance will help you get to know your body and get to know the inner world.
Club dances are amazing in variety. They help girls make contact with guys, which often leads to the beginning of a romantic relationship. Some fashionistas try to stand out from the crowd with the help of dancing, moving attractively and gracefully.
Let's imagine that you are in a beautiful nightclub. You are sitting at a table, drinking tequila, your favorite musical composition starts playing. Under the influence of incomprehensible forces, you slowly rise and move towards the dance floor. What's next?
- Listen carefully to the rhythm. If you manage to imbue them, the dance will turn out elegant and graceful. A person who is out of rhythm brings disharmony to the site.
- Get rid of uncertainty and relax. Uninhibited movements look beautiful. During the dance, have fun without stuffing your head with thoughts.
- The first movements are always slow. In the first measure, do not swing your arms, such movements are very tiring. By the middle of the dance program, you will be tired.
- During the dance, it is not recommended to shoot with your eyes to the sides. In nightclubs, use this weapon with care.
- Do not copy the movements of other dancers. Dare to improvise, make the movements original and unique.
I will add that only girls with a flexible and plastic body can move beautifully. If everyday life is not very active, at work you have to sit at the table for hours, the body's reaction to going to the club can be unpredictable. It's easy to avoid this. Do morning exercises daily and follow a healthy lifestyle.
Video tutorial for beginners
Based on personal experience, I would like to note that girls behave more relaxed and free on the dance floor. Sometimes there are shy people. If you are one of them, enroll in a dance school. By attending classes, under the guidance of a teacher, you will get rid of complexes and free your body.
Benefits of dancing
Any girl wants her leisure time to be rich, interesting and useful. Many of the fair sex attend a dance school. Very good, because it is a guarantee of good physical and psychological health.
According to doctors, dancing should be practiced regardless of profession, age or gender. Movement tones blood vessels, muscles and joints, which has a positive effect on well-being. Scientists have proven that people who regularly attend dance classes or dance at home have strong immunity and a stable metabolism.
Dancing helps to eliminate problems associated with the spine. Posture becomes perfectly even. If you're wondering how to stop slouching, sign up for a dance class. Dancing will make your walk beautiful and graceful.
Dancing is the ideal solution for those who are insecure and insecure. Rhythmic movements liberate, add confidence and activate the desire to communicate.
Throw shyness in the box, stock up on desire and confidence, and go to the dance floor to win hearts.
The girl is an air creature. Their movements are plastic and beautiful, and they dance, as a rule, gracefully and attractively. Ease in dancing is natural for girls, but sometimes they need help to learn it. How to dance a girl in a club and what movements are in fashion now? Welcome to our helpful tips!
Now there are dance floors and clubs in almost every village, and the question of the correct dance technique is very relevant. It used to be possible just to twitch, shifting from foot to foot, but now the quality of the dance among the regulars of club venues has increased significantly. This is not surprising, because quite a few directions have appeared and a lot of room for developing their own style, which many have rushed to take advantage of. Guys, of course, it's easier - break and tectonics seem to be made for them. Girls traditionally receive more demands, they are expected to be more graceful and plastic. Simple rules and a simple home workout will teach you how to dance freely and beautifully, delighting the visitors in the club with your confidence.
At home, see how plastic you are and what you do better. To do this, stand in front of a mirror and try to move only your hips, leaving your shoulders, arms and legs motionless. If it doesn’t work out and at the same time the whole body is dancing, then you will have to work on yourself. Listen to your body, feel each part of it separately. The beauty of the dance is influenced by the amplitude of movements: high and sweeping will give you energy and expression, low - grace and tenderness.
Now there are a lot of videos on the Internet on different dance styles. Girls who do this professionally will share how to move, explain which parts of the body are involved in this and demonstrate various tricks in detail. You can watch one of the videos below.
You can learn how to dance and pick up fashionable movements by watching various tricks and tricks in video clips.
Scroll your favorite combinations of pelvic rotations and steps in your head. Think about how you can move your arms. Try it right away, do you like your look? Dance at home to different music, change its tempo and try it. Feel free to improvise.
Getting into the club dance atmosphere
Do a little reconnaissance: come to the club and, sitting at the bar, watch the dancing girls. As you can see, most of the girls dance without any complex movements, and their manner is about the same. Highlight what you like and take these movements to your arsenal. Note that from the outside it looks clearly unsuccessful and, accordingly, do not use such a manner in your dance.
Consider the possibilities of your clothes and shoes, it is unlikely that a tectonist will succeed in heels. Dress comfortably so that your clothes do not restrict your body.
Entering the dance floor, do not immediately rush to dance actively, waving everything you can. Smoothly adjust to the rhythm of the music, tune in internally. Start the movements lightly and gradually increase their activity.
And finally, the most important thing - relax and don't be nervous. Dancing will be natural only when you feel free. Believe me, those who dance around don't care, they are resting and they don't care about you. Therefore, move as you feel comfortable, without pinching or limiting yourself. Gradually increase the complexity of the combinations and you will succeed.
Mastering the basic dance moves for beginners is easy with easy-to-follow video tutorials. The main thing is to honestly assess your capabilities and choose the appropriate dance style. Some directions are too complicated and not suitable for beginners, so before starting the first lesson, you should carefully study what types of dance exist and which one is right for you.
Go-Go club dance
Go-go dance originated in the 60s of the last century in American nightclubs. Initially, it was based on the dance moves of the twist, which the girls performed right on the tables. Then the owners of one of the clubs guessed to place the dancers in cages suspended from the ceiling, and thanks to this technique, Go-Go dances became incredibly popular: exquisite and sensual movements attracted a huge number of visitors to the club.
This dance requires great physical strength, considerable flexibility, looseness and impeccability from the performers. It is usually performed to modern pop music, includes many different styles, such as strip dance, hip hop, twerk and others. It will not be easy for beginners to master this dance from scratch, but it is still worth a try. The advantage of go-go is that dancers are allowed to improvise, and there are no clear rules by which moves are judged.
The group of Latin American dances includes the famous salsa, rumba, bachata, cha-cha-cha, merengue. This direction is perfect for beginners, simple for beginners easy to master, they allow you to develop a special grace, sensuality and plasticity. Thanks to the video lesson, you can independently learn how to dance beautifully and after a few lessons, shine on the dance floor!
Latin American dances are based on passionate, energetic movements of the hips, relaxed and filled with freedom, a straight, proud posture and a high chin. It is important to consider that all steps are performed on half-bent legs. This direction requires good physical preparation, so beginners should not expect lightning-fast results, but perseverance will definitely bear fruit.
This is a beautiful and passionate dance that is usually performed in pairs. There are several varieties of tango: Argentinean, Finnish and ballroom. The first option is the most popular, and the last, ballroom, is often chosen by happy newlyweds as a wedding dance.
Even beginners can master the basic steps and positions, but in order to master the true skill, you will have to work hard. The dance moves for beginners are easy to remember and the couple always moves counter-clockwise.
One of the most popular styles for girls is oriental dancing, as the movements are very simple and beautiful, helping to relax and awaken sensuality. Belly dancing is much easier than strip dancing, does not require physical training and special flexibility, so you can master it in the shortest possible time.
Originally this ancient dance was performed by concubines for their master, but today it is danced even in discotheques. The basic movements for belly dancing for beginners include swinging the hips, soft movements of the arms and chest. The video lesson will allow you to learn how to move rhythmically and beautifully.
To learn how to dance, you need to overcome shyness and your own laziness. Thanks to simple video workouts, beginners can try different directions and choose the one that works best and gives the most pleasure. Basic dance moves for beginners are easy to master, and regular practice will help you achieve the desired level of skill.
It is not very likely that you will be invited to a social ball, much more likely to be in a club or at a party of friends in a different democratic setting.
The ability to dance is useful everywhere. Having mastered the technique, you will feel confident, increase self-esteem, improve posture and figure, change internally, feeling incomparable pleasure. Find out which modern dances for girls are the most popular and where to learn fashionable dance moves.
Dancing as a useful hobby
Control of one's body in dance is given to almost all people, but excessive modesty prevents many from realizing themselves. If you are shy in companies and refuse men who invite you to dance, rebuild yourself internally. Especially modest girls can try to learn how to dance modern dances at home by turning on their favorite music and improvising in front of a mirror.
This hobby is suitable for women of all ages, weights and body types. Do not be shy if you have a non-standard figure, lush hips, large breasts or a protruding tummy.
Dancing is good not only for mood and beauty, but also for health . Thanks to dance movements, blood flow increases, lung function improves, and the heart strengthens. After regular classes, posture improves, coordination of movements and the work of the vestibular apparatus normalize.
For every girl and woman there is a suitable type of modern dance, in which it is easy to turn flaws into virtues. Dancing regularly, girls become more feminine, their gait and facial expressions change. The choreography teaches the art of seduction and coquetry, playfulness and a confident look. At the same time, dancers know how to keep their distance and are never toys in the hands of a man.
Where to learn to dance quickly and beautifully
There are two ways to learn to dance - independently and under the guidance of a teacher. The first option is ideal for those who once studied choreography, and now just want to master a new style. The second guarantees success for everyone.
Home schooling and its features
Girls can use video lessons on modern dance, read books on choreography, watch films, study theory in magazines for self-study.
It is important not to neglect the virtual choreographer's recommendations, but to strictly follow them. More importantly, find good courses and materials for self-study. It is better to choose a few, and only then weed out the extra ones, having understood the nuances.
For starters, of course, you can do without a suit, but a suit helps you get in the right mood and immediately teaches you to move according to your clothes. Be sure to need suitable music, which will help you choose the training lessons and a description of the dance.
It is better for beginners to choose directions in which improvisation is allowed . As a rule, these are "natives" of street styles, they do not require special training, costumes and a partner. Having mastered the technique of free dance styles, you will feel confident on the dance floor.
It is more difficult to master the classical styles, which require learning the position of the body, head, hands, basic positions and steps. Such directions require classes with a teacher at home or at school.
Education in schools and studios
If you are accustomed to take everything seriously and want to be not only a participant, but also the central link of the dance floor, then it is better to enroll in a modern dance school.
Benefits of studying in the studio:
- Experienced teachers, good schools have professional choreographers.
- No need to think about where to find a partner or team for pair and group dances.
- Professional dance hall with mirrors, the right music.
- Special atmosphere and new friends with similar interests.
- For girls - the opportunity to find a mate not only for the waltz, but for life.
To find out what services such schools provide, we called the Fashion Dance studio , working in Moscow, and asked a few questions.
What dance styles can you teach a beginner?
We have a wide range of styles, from waltz and tango, including ballroom and modern, trendy Latin American and oriental dances, to go-go and erotic styles for special occasions.
And what, you can teach any girl to dance?
For each client, we find the most suitable style for him, taking into account personal data and wishes. There are no people who do not know how to dance, this is given to man by nature, the main thing is to open up correctly.
What kind of wishes come to you most often?
The most popular trend among boys and young girls is modern dance, older women want to learn belly dancing, and ladies who have free time in retirement are drawn to the waltz.
The global problem of today's youth is marriage. Especially for newlyweds, we opened a course pre-wedding preparation , within the framework of which we stage the dance of the bride and groom, father and daughter, friends and girlfriends.
What do you need to start studying and how much does it cost?
First you need to come to us and express your wishes. We help to orient in the names and styles, jointly select a group and a teacher. Further, everything is individual, including prices. We have a lot of discount programs. Better go to the website of the dance school Fashion Dance , and if it is not clear, call us, we will be happy to tell you everything!
Types of modern dance for beginners
For beginners, the easiest way to learn styles of modern dance, in which there are no clear rules of choreography. Small flaws are practically not noticeable here, they are mistaken for improvisation and personal highlights of the girl.
Free dance - the choice of dreamers
Free dance, also known as rhythmoplastic or plastic dance, appeared at the beginning of the last century. The basis of this dance style is ballet, diluted with free movements from everyday life. The main essence of this direction is emancipation, energy, interaction with the environment.
Improvisation, spontaneity and creativity are encouraged in free dancing to contemporary music. Perhaps this is the best choice for beginners, as there are no strict rules for choreography and technique, but there is an opportunity for self-expression.
Girls can perform free dances both alone and in a pair with a man. The absence of strict limits is a guarantee that you will not look bad dancing, because everyone can come up with their own movements.
Modern as a free choice
Art Nouveau arose against the background of the rejection of traditional ballet techniques. His credo is the rejection of canons and conventions, the embodiment of new choreography . Modern came to modern girls from the twentieth century. One of the founders of the direction was Isadora Duncan. Another dancer who contributed to the development and popularity of the style is Mary Wigman, who abandoned traditional beautiful movements in favor of unusual and even shocking ones.
Modern is danced barefoot, its main choreographer is nature. The technique cannot be called complicated, the main component of success is the emotionality of the dancer. Sensuality in every movement is a guarantee of your own pleasure and the delight of others.
Electro - youth direction
Electro is one of the most popular directions in the list of modern dances for girls, accessible to beginners. In fact, this is a street dance that was born in the middle of the last century to club music. Electro is danced more with the hands than with the body, so it is ideal for beginner dancers and people with weak physical training.
Divided into two directions:
- Milky Way - calm movements, somewhat similar to the performance of an actor on stage. Each exit of the dancer is a small performance with a beginning and an end. It is better to start learning to dance electro from this type, then moving on to a more complex direction.
- Electro - active movements, smoothly turning into each other at high speed. The main thing here is to feel the music and understand what they are singing about in the song so that the movements do not contradict the meaning.
Tektonik - dynamics and energy
Tektonik is another modern dance direction for girls and guys. Tektonik combines dance elements of techno, hip-hop, popping, locking. True fans stick to a certain style of clothing - skinny jeans, tight T-shirts, basketball-like sneakers. They are distinguished by futuristic hairstyles with gothic elements.
However, there are no strict requirements, you can dance tectonics in any clothes and with any hairstyle. Not only tight-fitting, but also loose clothing is allowed - hoodies, shorts, tops. Most suitable for movement flat shoes .
It is customary to distinguish two groups of tectonics - heavy and soft. Each group includes several types of dance. It is difficult to learn dance elements on your own, it is better to do it in a group or with a teacher.
Breakdance is a favorite of plastic
Breakdance is a dance for modern girls who own acrobatics, which originated in the seventies of the last century. Breakdance literally covered the masses with a wave in 1984 after the release of the movie Beat Street. They began to dance it at discos, in clubs and even at school parties.
The break is divided into two large groups - lower and upper:
- The upper break is similar to the popular disco dance. It is characterized by sharp interlocking movements of the arms, legs and the whole body. The upper break group includes many stylistic trends.
- Lower breakdance is more difficult and filled with acrobatics. It is danced on the floor, it needs physical preparation and strength to hold the body. This type of modern dance is more suitable for boys than girls.
Break clothes need to be as comfortable and convenient as possible. Girls are b-girls, breakdancing in beautiful sportswear of famous brands to look stylish and attractive. With a short haircut, there is no problem, but the owners of long hair need to take care that the hair does not interfere with movements.
Hip-Hop - naughty and rhythmic
Hip-Hop originated in New York's working class environment in the mid-seventies. Within a few years, he became part of the youth culture in many countries. In the late nineties, Hip-Hop became a full-fledged component of the music industry. Nowadays, this direction is distinguished into a fashionable subculture, this is a popular style that has become a lifestyle for some.
Hip-hop is danced to rhythmic music, including rap. Rhythm, as a rule, is set by DJs, and dancers and dancers need to have time to hear the music and think over the movements to it.
Contempo - the flight of the soul
Contempo successfully combines several dance styles. He attracts girls with the simplicity of movements and the ability to improvise. The founders of the contempo, among whom was Isadora Duncan, did everything so that everyone could master this dance.
Contempo training should begin with the preparation of muscles, joints and ligaments. The bottom line is the alternation of tense muscles with a sharp relaxation. The contempo is built on the contrast of ups and downs, characterizing contradiction and balance. It is better to dance barefoot, so that nothing interferes with freedom.
Hakka - the choice of modern girls
Hakka appeared in the eighties of the twentieth century, thanks to the hardcore musical direction. The energetic movement of this distinctively named modern dance dictates heavy rock bass beats. This is one of the most emotional dance styles that requires endurance and sports training from girls.
You can even lose weight while exercising, as you expend a lot of energy and burn calories. Hakka strengthens the muscles of the legs, pumps up the hips and makes the lower body more toned and slender.
At the same time, Hakka is easy to learn for beginners, there are few basic elements, and everything else is improvisation that fits into the style.
Go-Go - for disco stars
Go-Go originated in the mid-sixties of the last century, initially it was one of the ways to entertain visitors in entertainment establishments, festivals, clubs, discos. Go-Go came to Russia only in the nineties, it was actively used not only in clubs and discos, but also to draw attention to any social events.
Go-Go should not be considered obscene, the dancing woman is always unavailable . At the dawn of Go-Go dancers were even hung up in cages so that men would not even think about the possibility of approaching.
The ability to dance Go-Go is necessary for self-confident girls who love to attract attention and be in the center of events. Go-Go will come in handy in a club or disco, it will teach you to catch the rhythm, control your warmth, play and improvise.
The best dance trends for women
For women who look at dance as a hobby and one of the opportunities for self-realization, there are many modern trends. You need to proceed from the existing skills and initial physical fitness. Gradually, the bar can be raised, moving on to more complex styles.
Oriental and Indian dances for beginners
Oriental charm will never go out of fashion, because the spirit of the East leaves no one indifferent. All exclusively feminine, they are playful and light. Modern types are ideal for girls and women who cannot be classified as thin - curvaceous and even a protruding tummy are welcome. After a few lessons, the little ones forget about their complexes and serve them as their virtues.
Most popular three destinations :
- Egyptian - it is characterized by modesty, more closed clothes;
- Arabic - one of the main roles is played by hair, the play of loose hair is an element of dance;
- Turkish - skimpy outfits, contact with the audience, dancing on the table.
Belly dance is the most favorite oriental dance, bright, spectacular, fabulous. You can learn it on your own, but it is better to attend at least a few classes at school. For belly dancing, a costume, jewelry, and makeup are important. Since the beginning of the twenty-first century, belly dance has come out of the underground and even entered the structure of the All-Russian Dance Organization.
Alluring Indian melodies make you start dancing even those who have never learned to dance. Indian choreography is based on Natya is a dance-music style born from Bharata Muni's Natya Shastre theory. Not only movements are important, facial expressions, eye play, internal energy play a huge role here. These skills will not interfere in life.
List of popular pair dances
Pair dances, both ballroom and modern, help girls quickly find a common language with men, learn to be in a pair, dominate and obey, depending on the situation. For shy girls and women, this is the best way to get rid of excessive modesty and awkwardness from the touch of a man.
The most popular modern pair dances:
- Waltz is a slow waltz that does not lose popularity and is constantly evolving. The ability to dance a waltz is a sign of good taste.
- Tango is an ancient Argentine dance, which is still called modern. Today, tango is divided into many types: Argentinean, Uruguayan, ballroom, Finnish and others.
- Balboa - very close contact with a partner, the bodies should be pressed tightly against each other so that there is no gap. There are not many movements, so this modern dance is great for beginners.
- Rock-n-roll is a rhythmic couples dance with uninhibited movements.