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Top 3 House and Hip Hop Dance Classes in NYC

Top 3 House and Hip Hop Dance Classes in NYC

So you think you can’t dance? That’s not the right attitude! Dancing is all about feeling the music and expressing yourself, you can do that. You just need a little guidance. To upgrade your dance moves and learn some smooth moves, you will be glad to hear that there are plenty of classes out there who break down every step for you to follow easily and truly understand. That way, when your favorite song comes on in the club, you will be ready to totally lose yourself in the moves and rhythms. Check out the best of the best House Dance and Hip Hop beginner’s classes we found:

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    House Dance - Vendor (Chandra Jackson) asked to be taken down 12/4/14
    House Dance - Vendor (Chandra Jackson) asked to be taken down 12/4/14

    If you take a look at your most recent Spotify playlist, you may not realize it, but house music most likely snuck its way onto it. Some of the biggest names in music are pumping out this genre right now, and it’s infiltrated many of the songs you’re bobbing your head to or singing along with in the car/shower, so why not learn how to dance to it? This class focuses on helping you cultivate your own unique expression and practice improvisation for your next night out on the town.

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    Waacking - bad u/x (Mike, 1/11/15)
    Waacking - bad u/x (Mike, 1/11/15)

    Every heard of this subset of Hip Hop? Popularized by a performance on “So You Think You Can Dance” (Season 8), people now recognize it for it’s jerky hip movements, expressive arms and high energy. This is the perfect for beginners because the class emphasizes body awareness and recognizing and developing your dancing persona.

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    Hip Hop Basics (Chelsea Studios) -- vendor shut down (12/2/14)
    Hip Hop Basics (Chelsea Studios) -- vendor shut down (12/2/14)

    R.i.S.E. Dance Company

    In this Hip Hop class, you will learn stylistic steps and practice them with music to get a better feel for how to move to your favorite songs. You’ll be able to bring these moves to the dance floor and move with confidence!

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