Learn to dance from our contemporary dance tutorials, taught by the best dance teachers, including combinations, exercises, and warm-ups for any skill level.

Combinations

Motivationnew

The theme of the song is strength and belief in oneself. To always be your own biggest fan.

This intermediate (or challenging beginning) combo allows the dancer to play with dynamics a...

Alexie Agdeppa "Expanding Limits" - Contemporary Online Dance Class/Choreography Tutorial
Exercises

Expanding Limits

This beginning contemporary exercise invites the dancer to really use their plié in their transitions, and expand through their reach - past their "limits". It can be done across the floor.

Gina Starbuck "Pull and Roll" - Contemporary Online Dance Class/Choreography Tutorial
Exercises

Pull and Roll

This exercise will help you to stay grounded and take up space at the same time. It will help you to prepare for the combination while you groove and move from standing to floor.

Mariah Spears "Jump Landings" - Contemporary Online Dance Class/Choreography Tutorial
Exercises

Jump Landings

This exercise works on landing jumps with control to be able to switch direction after landing quickly.

Combinations

Say You Love Me

This is an emotionally charged combo that is a LOT more challenging than it looks. Don't be fooled by the simplicity of the movement in the beginning. This WILL challenge your musicality and your a...

Christina Woodard "Carve/Trick/Reach" - Contemporary Online Dance Class/Choreography Tutorial
Exercises

Carve/Trick/Reach

This exercise asks for extended arms (carving through the space), a small jump with hands on the floor, and big overhead reaches with accents as you bring the arms down.  

Combinations

Powers

This combination is definitely a feel good, stylized combo that pulls from the influence of different styles. It'll challenge your musicality while giving you a  chance to tell a story. 

Combinations

Survival

This beginner combo takes you from smooth, slow paced movement that sets the mysterious tone...to hard hitting clean lines and dynamic accents.

Gina Starbuck "Fancy Feet" - Contemporary Online Dance Class/Choreography Tutorial
Exercises

Fancy Feet

Lots of steps and direction changes in this exercise! This will help to prepare you for the advanced combination "Say You Love Me" while you fluidly tra...

Combinations

Car Radio

This combination is not your classic contemporary. It is extremely gestural playing with the idea of simplicity, and telling the story of the piece of music. The challenge with this routine is the...

Combinations

Let Me

This combination is full of style and feeling. While it's categorized as contemporary, there are a lot of other stylistic influences. It's a great opportunity to practice and train your ability to...

Gina Starbuck "Contemporary Fusion Grooves" - Contemporary Online Dance Class/Choreography Tutorial
Exercises

Contemporary Fusion Grooves

This exercise is meant to help you integrate style and dynamics into basic technical skills. You'll be using your length, as well as isolating different parts of your body.