Enjoy our selection of contemporary dance tutorials, taught by renowned instructors at any skill level.

Leo Morimune "Release and Control" - Contemporary Online Dance Class/Choreography Tutorial

Exercise

Release and Control

This exercise focuses on switching gears during a phrase. Half of the battle is mental. Staying aware each transition and moment to go from release to containment mode. Some steps may be dynamic bu...

Anh Dillon "Laura" - Lyrical Online Dance Class/Choreography Tutorial

Combination

Laura

This combo is best for advanced beginners or intermediate levels. The tempo is on the slower range, but there are a few details and syncopation, change of directions, as well as controlled movement...

Leo Morimune "To The Wolves" - Contemporary Online Dance Class/Choreography

Combination

To The Wolves

This combination begins with the build for the dance section. Detailed arm movements and subtle execution is the key to not give away the music change which happens half way. Second half is focusin...

Yusha-Marie Sorzano "Floor Move" - Contemporary Online Dance Class/Choreography

Exercise

Floor Move

This is a brief across the floor exercise. Floor work is a balancing act of the upper and lower body in order to create momentum that propels you forward.

Gina Starbuck "Right Thing" - Contemporary Online Dance Class/Choreography

Combination

Right Thing

This is a very musical, strong and articulate combo. The strong percussive nature of the music, matched with the vocals brings so much texture to this piece. This will challenge you to tell a story...

Leo Morimune "Gooey" - Contemporary Online Dance Class/Choreography

Combination

Gooey

The combination can be executed in different ways. Wether it's in the pocket of the lyrics or the instrument, the challenge is to make the combination appear like one long move. This requires pacin...

Leo Morimune "Texturizing Transitions" - Advanced Contemporary Online Dance Class/Choreography

Exercise

Texturizing Transitions

This exercise focuses on finding textures within transition steps. It's natural to seek the musicality for major accents. Whether sharp or soft if you can fine tune the smaller steps and accents, t...

Yusha-Marie Sorzano "Radio" - Contemporary Online Dance Class/Choreography

Combination

Radio

This is a fluid gesture based phrase. The music is looped which gives the advanced student the opportunity to play with the timing.

Leo Morimune "Textures" - Contemporary Online Dance Class/Choreography

Exercise

Textures

This exercise focuses on subtle movements and precise placing of shapes. Chaining each step carefully is the challenge rather than over accentuating every accent. Highlighting the right sounds is t...

Yusha-Marie Sorzano "Drop Swings" - Contemporary Online Dance Class/Choreography

Exercise

Drop Swings

This is a classic modern drop/release swing. It's a great aid in releasing the upper body while grounding you to the earth.

Gina Starbuck "Reach and Twirl" - Contemporary Online Dance Class/Choreography

Exercise

Reach and Twirl

This excercise will have your reaching, twirling and covering space. It works on control, lengthening and plie, while encouraginging shifts in dynamic.

Leona Morimune "Thinking Out Loud" - Contemporary Online Dance Class/Choreography

Combination

Thinking Out Loud

This combination has 3 sections, lengthy, isolation, and dance section. Best if approached like chapters. First chapter is lengthening to the max through steps, 2nd chapter is about swiftly moving...