Learn to dance from our contemporary dance tutorials, taught by the best dance teachers, including combinations, exercises, and warm-ups for any skill level.

Combinations

Let Menew

This combination is full of style and feeling. While it's categorized as contemporary, there are a lot of other stylistic influences. It's a great opportunity to practice and train your ability to...

Exercises

Contemporary Fusion Grooves

This exercise is meant to help you integrate style and dynamics into basic technical skills. You'll be using your length, as well as isolating different parts of your body.

Combinations

Raspberry

This is a challenging swift and dynamic combination incorporating various styles to create a seamless phrase.

Exercises

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...

Combinations

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...

Combinations

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...

Exercises

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.

Combinations

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...

Combinations

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...

Exercises

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...

Combinations

Radio

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

Exercises

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...