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Get Groovy: The Ultimate Guide to learn Hip-hop Social Dance

An in-depth look at the foundational aspects of social dance through a Hiphop lens.
Instructor:
Quilan Arnold
695 students enrolled
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Dance with rhythm using Hiphop social dance moves in a recreational, studio, or club environment.
Execute basic Hiphop technique and movement principles within Hiphop social dance such as grooving, rhythm, and musical interpretation
Improve awareness of the body as it pertains to weight shifts, isolations, and use of space
Exhibit their own personal style within the Hiphop dance vocabulary
Tailor individual style with improvisational skill and movement
Demonstrate a deeper understanding of rhythmic-body connection to music

Overcome social dance fears by learning how to groove with Hiphop dance moves!

  • Learn different grooves in order to show you have rhythm
  • Learn how to let loose on the dance floor
  • Find confidence in yourself and in your body
  • Learn different moves in order to exemplify your grooves
  • Learn how to combine different moves in order to create your own freestyle

“Get Groovy” is a course designed to help you better understand how to embody rhythm using Hiphop dance concepts and vocabulary. After this course, you will obtain the tools to build your confidence and rip it up on any dance floor. No longer will you have to be inhibited by your insecurities. Join me on this journey and open the door to becoming a stronger, healthier, and more confident you!

Introduction

1
Introduction to Get Groovy

WELCOME TO GET GROOVY! Small Introduction to the instructor, Quilan Arnold, and the Get Groovy course.

2
Introduction to Rhythm and Groove

Introduction to basic rhythmical structures within music and different ways to show rhythm within your body.

Down Groove

1
Down Groove: Breaking it Down

Quilan, Nikki, and Louis show the physical practicalities of a down groove.

2
Down Groove Moves
3
Get Down On It: Combo
4
Down Groove Freestyle: Gotta Have Soul!

Audio lecture with thoughts on how to get passed the mental blockades we put up for ourselves and how to let go to fully express ourselves through movement.

Up Groove

1
Up Groove: Breaking it Down

Quilan, Nikki, and Louis are back to showcase the kinesthetic concepts that create an up groove.

2
Up Groove Moves
3
Get On Up: Combo
4
Up Groove Freestyle: Variation

Students will gain a better understanding of how to vary the moves that they learned thus far in order to develop their own individual style.

Bounce Groove

1
Bounce Groove: Breaking it Down

Quilan, Shannon, and Louis showcase different aspects that make up a bounce groove.

2
Bounce Groove Moves

Students will learn different social dance moves that primarily are used with the bounce groove.

3
Bounce Wit'it: Combo Part 1

Bounce Groove Combination! Students will see how they can combine the movements they learned in order to create a structured dance. (Tutorial)

4
Bounce Wit' It: Combo Part 2

Bounce Groove Combination! Students will see how they can combine the movements they learned in order to create a structured dance. (Tutorial and Full Dance)

5
Bounce Groove Freestyle: Weight Shifts

Using the bounce groove, students will gain a better understanding about how to use their weight to vary the moves they've learned thus far.

Drop Groove

1
Drop Groove: Breaking it Down

Quilan, Shannon, and Louis show some concepts that create a drop groove.

2
Drop Groove Moves

Students learn dance moves that are conducive to the drop groove concepts learned in the previous lecture.

3
Pop, Lock, 'n Drop: Combo

Drop Groove Combo! Students will be able to see a way in which the drop groove moves can be used in combination with each other.

4
Drop Groove Freestyle: Magnify Your Movement

Students will gain a better understanding of how to manipulate their own range of motion using the drop groove.

Rock Steady Groove

1
Rock Steady Groove: Breaking it Down

Quilan, Cailin, and Brea showcase the concepts that create a Rock Steady groove.

2
Rock Steady Moves

Students will use their Rock Steady groove concepts to rock out some new moves.

3
Rock It Out: Combo Part 1

Combination time. Students will learn a way in which different rock steady moves can combine with one another. (Tutorial)

4
Rock It Out: Combo Part 2

Combination time. Students will learn a way in which different rock steady moves can combine with one another. (Tutorial and Full Dance)

5
Freestyle: Space Variation

Students will gain a better understanding of how to vary their movement using spacial concepts in conjunction with the rock steady groove.

Bonus Materials

1
Listen to Music: Louis Halley

Interview with Louis Halley that allows students to have a better understanding the difference between listening to music and feeling the music.

2
Confidence: Rob White

Interview with Rob White that delves a little bit into how students can gain confidence in order to share their full selves with others through movement in social settings.

3
Stick to the Basics: Renshawn Lomax
4
Extra Down Groove Moves

Get Groovy-er: Extra Combos

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Extra Combo #1
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Extra Combo #2 (Up Groove)
3
Extra Combo #3 (Up Groove)
4
Extra Combo #4 (Down/Bounce Groove)
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