Tag: hip hop

Smooth Operator: Master Floats, Glides and Slides

Want to add to your bag of hip-hop tricks? Try learning floats, glides and slides. When mastered, these fluid steps can wow audiences by making it seem like you’re skimming the floor. All three moves require you to be able to execute a series of small foot movements while transferring your weight from one foot […]

The Six-Step

A skilled b-girl can breeze through complicated floorwork, her feet kicking and scissoring rapidly. But just like ballet, tap or contemporary dancers, breakers must first master basic skills. The six-step is a foundational footwork sequence that introduces beginners to the grounded, circular momentum that’s crucial to breaking. It also builds strength in the arms, hands […]