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

Exercises

Grounding and Expanding

This exercise helps you stay grounding and use your plié, while also working on the expansion of your chest and using the arms as an extension of the back.

Combinations

Heart Beats

This is a super grounded and heartfelt combo inspired by the fullness of the vocal and the strong percussive pulse of the music. There is definitely the energy of longing for something here.

Combinations

A Lullaby

Think of dancing on a breezy grey misty evening first off. Set a scene for your imagination to explore the combination in, always! This lullaby is very swirly so think about how your torso ondulate...

Warmups

Warm-Up with Richard

This warm-up includes isolations, stretch...

Exercises

Plié Lunge Roll Up Combination

This exercise is designed for your to use your breath while working on both contracting and releasing. You will be using your lower levels to warm up the hips while connecting to your center and fi...

Combinations

Try

This piece works your dynamics, finding contrast between long, fluid movement and staccato accents. The music has a clear story line and feeling to it so use your expression and execution to convey...

Exercises

Direction Changes and Timing

The game with this exercise is maintaining consistency. The timing for the phrase changes each occasion you do it, so stay focused! On top of focus, being a goal you should also be precise with the...

Combinations

Crystal Clear

Crystal Clear is a challenge cardiovascularly and technically, so make sure to breathe we are taking the audience on a roller coaster don't be afraid to dance aggressively but find the fluidity and...

Exercises

Barrel Jump and Pirouette

This exercise focuses on keeping the hips and shoulders connected. Transitioning from a straight leg barrel jump to a pirouette.

Combinations

Evening Ceremony

An emotional, reflective, strong combo inspired by this absolutely gorgeous music.