Below you will find beginner Hip Hop dance video lessons. They are broken down into the most major Hip Hop categories such as Hip Hip, Breakdancing, Popping and Hip hop moves for kids. These mini-video series are perfect for beginners starting out. Each series covers about 3-5 Hip Hop moves. The best thing you can pause, rewind, fast forward at anytime.
FREE Beginner Hip Hop Videos:
Hip Hop Beginner Mini-series #1 (3 moves) – In this series you will learn one move at a time with slow pace. The moves covered are ‘Chest pop’, ‘Punch down’, and ‘body roll’ moves. These dance moves will give you a great foundation for Hip Hop.
Hip Hop Beginner Mini-series #2 (3 moves) – In this series you will learn another 3 beginner Hip hop moves with step by step videos. The moves covered are ‘Slide pop’, ‘The dip and step’ and ‘Kick cross step’. Each video breaks down only one move at a time.
FREE Breakdancing Videos:
Breakdancing Mini-Series (5 moves)- In this series you will get introduced to some of the most basic breakdancing steps. You will learn some really cool foot work moves as well as hand spins and back spins. Make sure you have plenty of space to try these moves – and remember to go slow in the beginning so you don’t get hurt.
FREE Popping Videos:
Popping Mini-Series (3 moves)- Learn the basics of how to pop. Popping is a really cool style of Hip Hop because It is based on the technique of quickly contracting and relaxing muscles to cause a jerk in the dancer’s body, referred to as a ‘hit’ or a ‘pop’.
FREE Hip hop moves for kids:
Hip Hop Dance Steps for kids – Watch these 4 video lessons that will teach you some awesome Hip Hop moves for kids. These lessons are a great starter for boys and girls of all ages.
Iconic Hip Hop Moves:
1. How to do the Moonwalk (2 video tutorials)
Tip for becoming a better Hip Hop dancer
1. It’s all about attitude – Remember that Hip Hop is all about “selling” the performance. Commit to each movement and be confident about everything you do.
2. Learn the basics first – the better your basics are, the better you will be able to execute the more intermediate and advanced Hip Hop moves. So don’t jump the gun, instead master the fundamentals.
3. Practice, Practice, Practice – You need to hone down your skills as often as possible. Make sure to practice before every class and at your spare time in between classes. The key is to get the steps into your muscle memory.