Freestyle / Disco
Freestyle / disco is the trendiest and most popular form of dance in the UK today. In involves runs, spins, kicks and leaps as well as many other diverse steps and movements with lots of different arm and hand actions. The music can be fast and ‘beaty’ or slow and sensuous, allowing dancers of all ages to use freedom of expression to enhance their style.
Have you ever seen the hottest pop band’s music video? Then you will already know what Streetdance looks like. Street dance classes enable you to takes any form of popular music – from pop to hip hop – and choreograph routines to the beats. We have seen that, only too often, the most successful pop acts have made it big by combining Streetdance routines with their tunes and lyrics. You can dance Streetdance to all kinds of pop music – hip hop, reggae, pop and latin. Streetdancers set the steps for their routine – and they are away!
Everyone stands in front of the TV to copy their favourite pop star. Well, now you can take dance classes to learn the steps properly! Pop video dance is fast, fun and furious – learn it and you will never sit still again when your favourite pop tune comes on. Take 1!
Cheerleading involves cheers, chants, jumps, dance, tumbling, gymnastics, partner stunts and pyramid building. Cheerleaders do not just take dance classes, and are not just dance entertainers at games, they have to master difficult and demanding athletic techniques and be effective crowd leaders, often training longer hours than the players they cheer for.
Rock ‘n Roll
Rock ‘n Roll is the dance of the 50s. At break-neck tempo the man and woman kick, step, kick, step. He then flings her left and right, slides her through his legs, whips her up onto his right hip then his left hip, then both hips, into a cartwheel and dolly-drop. Very exciting!
There are many different styles of Jive that have adjusted to the various music phases throughout the decades. The 1920s Lindy Hop, 1930s Jitterbug and Boogie Woogie, 1940s Swing, 1950s and 1960s Rock ‘n’ Roll and French Jive are all styles of the dance ‘Jive’. The dance is one of the International Latin American competition dances.