Commissioning a choreographer to create a routine for you is extremely expensive so it may be more economical to use a free routine posted online. Alternatively, you can get inspiration from a free routine or a music video and make changes so it's your own. For the routines below, click on the photo for each dance to open a printable instruction sheet, and use these tips if you need help. This contemporary routine straddles the border between several dance genres, appealing to the popular style but utilizing jazz and stage dance steps and lyrical artistry. Choreographed for Pink's song Perfect , it's best to use the clean version of this song for competition and performance, regardless of whether you believe children may be present. While many of the steps in this routine are basic moves, combining them requires intermediate proficiency in tap dancing. In addition, the more advanced you are, the faster you can complete the steps, making the routine more impressive.
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Skip navigation! Story from Music. Confession: When I was a kid, one of my favorite things to do was copy dance routines from music videos. And that's because dance routines in music videos are pretty incredible to watch. But they're even more exhilarating to perform. Let's admit it.
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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.
Back to Exercise. The stock library no longer exists. Image was incorporated into the webpage during the subscription term and can be used indefinitely in the same page - subject to thinkstock subscription rules. Whether you like to jump or jive, tap or tango, shake your hips or your booty, dancing is 1 of the most enjoyable ways to get moving. Regular dancing is great for losing weight, maintaining strong bones, improving posture and muscle strength, increasing balance and co-ordination, and beating stress.