Taking It To The Streets – How To Become A Hip Hop Instructor
While hip hop has been around for quite some time, it’s just recently making it big. Thanks to television programs like “So You Think You Can Dance,” “Step It Up and Dance,” and “Dance Wars,” hip hop is gaining popularity at accelerated speeds.Today’s Exotic Dancer – Ready to Retire the Tassels?
Exotic dancing, a profession that was at one time taboo is becoming more normalized in today’s society. But even with the shift in social acceptance what is it that draws a woman to this profession? If there was a way that she could make just as much money if not more working at home would she jump at the opportunity?The History of St. Louis Imperial Swing Dancing
This article recounts the colorful history of St. Louis Imperial Swing. It introduces the reader both to the Club Imperial where the dance began in the late 1950s, and to the club”s ”media-savvy” owner George Edick who originally promoted the dance that has become so popular today.The Ambiguous Turn
This article is written for dancers of every skill level who would like to better understand the subject of “turns.” Describing the different turns is not as straightforward as it might seem and this article clarifies their ambiguities.A Lesson From Barbie – A Woman’s “Arm Frame”?
When the male dancer leads his partner into her basic, triple step footwork in the closed position, or he uses a two-hand lead in the open position either to turn her, or to cause her to travel side-to-side, he uses his “body frame” to move her. Frequently, however, the male dancer must lead his partner without the stability of two points of hand contact; that is, without using his “body frame.”