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This podcast we look at the hip hop dances in this weeks episode of SYTYCD and talk about how we can apply some of the moves to our weekly technique classes!! Links: 1- Robert and Taylor hip hop by Luther at the 40 sec mark they did a two person controlled wave into a twist o flex into a reverse wave. Robert was in back he wave it to her knee and she brought it back up doing a twist o flex with her feet body and then rolled up! 2- Logan and Allison - lyrical hip hop Choreo by Chris Scott 1- at the 42 sec mark to about the 45 sec mark Logan does and worm wave down to the ground, then shoots his legs thru to the front, puts a foot on top of the knee then rotates under to a freeze! But then this fool rotates the freeze to the other side into a plank! https://youtu.be/ngMrrRu2FSAA 3- Mark & Dassy Style: Hip Hop Choreographer: Chris Scott Mark and Dassy were in the bottom three last week, so this week they were paired up, ready to prove why they deserved to stay. And they had umbrellas! (Raise your hand if your teacher has ever handed you a prop and you've panicked, groaned, and generally freaked out.) This piece was cute, and we have to give major props (get it?) to Mark and Dassy for dancing with tricky accessories and never dropping them. That's tough stuff. It's been said that opening an umbrella inside is bad luck. We'll get to that... The judges said: Vanessa said these two together = a lot of fun, and that they absolutely crushed it. Mary said it was "the cutest thing ever." And Nigel said it was fun. TL;DR: Everyone was fantastic tonight and no one should go home. But this isn't an "everyone gets to stay and be BFFs" show, it's a competition. Which means that after last week's votes, the dancers in the bottom three are Kaylee, Dassy, and Koine. https://youtu.be/iH7MAImjHGk At the 1:23 mark Chris hit em wit the classic moonwalk! We can't teach this enough! also the 26 sec mark to 30 sec mark, they did a floor move, knee switch and fall into crooked legs then shuffle legs and roll up thru hips
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This episode we break down what happened in class from top to bottom!
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Teens Class-15 min warm up
10- tough mudda
5 min - 8 positions popping drill
20 minutes review drills for recording and teaching newbies
Hands up drill
15 min warm up
Tough mudda workout 10 min
8 positions arm pops 5 min
20 - across the floor drills
10 min across the floor drills see notes
10 min BBoy skills
20 minutes Work on dance ( see choreo notes)
5 min review
Across the floor drills:
1- walk 1-4, shoulder twist and feet twist 5-8
2- slide 1-4, wave down body and back up 5-8
3- walk 1-4, tick right arm out and left arm 5-8
4- shuffle 1-4 wave into shoulder and back out 5-8
5- glide 1-4 arms up and break into tuts 5-8
6- walk 1-4 face over up over down 5-8
Boy Bgirl Moves:
1- kick drop back cross
2- pin drop
3- leg thread 2 over under
4- knee curl spin
5- kick outs, straight leg and open
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This episode we talk about the Les Twins world of dance performance.
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1- at the 35 second mark they did a two man stack puppet control arms! So many small hits and isolated moves
2- at the 26 sec mark they did a ground move called the knee spin
3- at the 31 second mark they animated hands on the body to the head and then warped hands away from the head and isolated one hand down at a time
4- from the 44 sec mark to the 48 second mark they did the dopest fixed Isolation move ever! One pointed while the other look in slow mo, then they hit the animaltronics move to studded, the he control the others head and shoulders with his pointer hand!!!
5- at the 1:01 mark he shot a wave from his back leg thru the arms on a four count but warped it at 1st
Deep in the bottom of Africa
This episode i share with you some of my go to teachers of hip hop dance history!
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Here are some of my go to's for history. I try to stick with a lot of the OG'z because they have a lot of info!
1- Mr Wiggles- here is a link to his website but also check out his YouTube page as well
2- Anything you see with Boogaloo Sam -
3- The Electric Boogaloos -
4- BBoy Vincanity has some great before hip hop videos!
5. And Pop Master Fabel has great Info!
6- Also if you haven't seen Hip Hop evolution on Netflix it has a lot of important info! It talks about the music and the culture but also show how dance was a major part!
7- Davey D has great info as well!
This episode we talk about taking one step to get you closer to your goals!
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This episode we talk about staying ready for everything, even when you have nothing!