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

Motivation

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...

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.

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

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.

Combinations

Raspberry

This is a challenging swift and dynamic combination incorporating various styles to create a seamless phrase.

Leo Morimune "Release and Control" - Contemporary Online Dance Class/Choreography Tutorial
Exercises

Release and Control

This exercise focuses on switching gears during a phrase. Half of the battle is mental. Staying aware each transition and moment to go from release to containment mode. Some steps may be dynamic bu...

Combinations

Laura

This combo is best for advanced beginners or intermediate levels. The tempo is on the slower range, but there are a few details and syncopation, change of directions, as well as controlled movement...

Combinations

Get You Off

This is a very musical, strong and articulate combo. The strong percussive nature of the music, matched with the vocals brings so much texture to this piece. This will challenge you to tell a story...

Yusha-Marie Sorzano "Drop Swings" - Contemporary Online Dance Class/Choreography
Exercises

Drop Swings

This is a classic modern drop/release swing. It's a great aid in releasing the upper body while grounding you to the earth.

Gina Starbuck "Reach and Twirl" - Contemporary Online Dance Class/Choreography
Exercises

Reach and Twirl

This excercise will have your reaching, twirling and covering space. It works on control, lengthening and plie, while encouraginging shifts in dynamic.