Learn to dance from our basic dance tutorials, taught by the best dance teachers, across a variety of styles, including combinations, exercises, and warm-ups.

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Waving

Learn to isolate different parts of your body and create the illusion of a wave.

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Up-Rock

Learn footwork and create a groove in between breaks.

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Chassé

Chassé means "chased". It is a gliding step used for traveling or transitions, where one foot replaces the other. For a low chassé, keep the knees bent, and move at the same level. For a high chass...

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Pivot Turn

A pivot turn is a 180˚rotation step and consists of two moves.

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Pas de Bourrée

The pas de bourrée is a very common step in jazz dance and is used for transitions or traveling. They can stay "flat" or rotate.

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Drag

A drag is a traveling step, where while stepping forward on one foot, the other foot is left behind dragging on the floor. The dragging foot is always pointed. This step can go in any direction....

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Low & High Chaîné Turns

Chaîné turns are traveling steps, where your weight transfers from one foot to the other at the same time you are turning. There are two types of chaînés: low and high (ballet).

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Outside Parallel Pirouette

The jazz outside pirouette or pirouette en-dehors is the most common turn used in jazz. There are many variations to it. The basic one being executed in a high passé and straight supporting leg....

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Ball Change

A ball change is a weight transfer 2-step movement, usually syncopated.

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Movements

This series includes the 7 basic movements in ballet: plier, étendre, relever, glisser, sauter, élancer and tourner.

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Positions & Directions

These are the French School basic positions and directions.

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Glissade

Traveling step series: glissades. Glissade means "glide". It is a traveling step executed from the 5th position by gliding one foot in a chosen direction and closing the other foot back into 5th....