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Styles 

Every dance style has an intention, history and set of language.

Hip Hop

Hip-Hop, a street culture started in African American communities during the 1970s in New York City, consists mainly of rapping, DJing, graffiti and B-Boying. Hip-Hop dance emerged from the music of Hip-Hop culture, and in more recent times, has also evolved from the influences of pop-culture. A style that emphasizes groove, strength and precision, come be cool, fierce, suave at our Hip-Hop classes!

DanceHall

Dancehall evolved in response to body movements to Reggae style-music – an African Carribean style of music first developed in Jamaica in the 1960s. A style heavily featuring body isolations and percussive hip movements. Dancehall was a sparse version of Reggae, where its music and moves became increasingly popular over time. Come train your stamina and body groove with Reggae-Dancehall.

 

Street Jazz

Street Jazz developed in response to the emergence of commercial pop music. This style features sharp movements, body isolations and focuses on precision and confidence. Let your hair down and unleash your wild side as you dance to your favourite hits by Britney Spears, Lady Gaga, Adam Lambert and more!

Lyrical Jazz

Lyrical Jazz has its foundation in Jazz technique, combining it with Ballet and Modern dance, this style features expressive movements while training technique, strength and musicality. Be liberated and immerse yourself in the emotions of the lyrics with Lyrical Jazz.

 

LOCKING

Locking was created by Don “Campbellock” Campbell in the late 1969 during the soul and funk era. It is a technique that involves sudden stops and pauses in the midst of a fast-paced arm movements, tightly synced with the music. Locking is a fun-filled style of dancing that will bring out your funky side! So pull up your socks and get your groove on!

 

urban

Urban Choreography has made a major surge on the international dance scene. With each choreographer depicting different styles, choice of movements and even musicality, in their own way. Ultimately, urban choreography is the freedom in which the choreographer chooses to express himself. Be it a fusion of styles or even a contemporary take towards the genre of choice. It is sure to thrill and engage you!

K-POP

K-pop (an abbreviation of Korean pop or Korean popular music) is a musical genre consisting of electronic, hip hop, pop, rock, and R&B music originating in South Korea. In addition to music, K-pop has grown into a popular subculture among teenagers and young adults throughout Asia, resulting in widespread interest in the fashion and style of Korean idol groups and singers. With countless memorable dance covers, come through and move with us to the latest K-pop tracks!


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