Widen Your Vocabulary with the ABCs of Dance

From “Arabesque” to “TurF FeinZ”, this list of ABCs of Dance will expand your vocabulary.  I came across a list that takes you through dance trends, famous dancers and dance slang. The video attached below goes along with the list to show the different elements of these terms.

A – Arabesque, Morgan Quinn

B – B-girl, Bgirl Terra

C – Chicken Noodle Soup, Terence Dickson

D – Death Drop, Nick Lanzisera

E – East Coast Swing, Yani Marin, Nathan Kim

F – Finger Tut, John P-Nut Hunt

G – Grand Jeté, Julia Cinquemani

H – Harlem Shake, Amanda Meade-Tatum

I – Indian Bhangra, Reshma Gajjar

J – Jump Style, Høps

K – Krump, Jigsaw

L – Liquid Dance, Phillip ‘Pacman’ Chbeeb

M – Memphis Jookin, Lil Buck

N – Northern Soul, Levanna McLean

O – OMG, Anthony ‘Lil’ Bob’ Cabaero

P – Pole, Nicole ‘The Pole’ Williams

Q – Questionable, Reid Shapiro

R – Rumba, Junior and Emily Alabi

S – Step, Soul Steps: Dionne Norton, Heather DeLeon, Maxine Lyle

T – Twerk, Twerk Team: Lady Luscious, Mizz Twerksum

U – Ultimate, Shofu Tha Beatdown

V – Vogue Hands, Javier Madrid of Legendary House of Ninja

W – Whine, Colleen Craig X – X-press Yourself, Ryan Heffington

Y – YMCA, Allison Chu at Next Models LA

Z – TurF FeinZ: Byron Vincent Sanders Jr aka T7, Donald Brooks aka Torch, Eric Bossett aka Kidd Strobe, Gary Morgan aka Noh-justice, Leon M Williams aka Mann, Rayshawn Thompson aka Looney2smooth


To experience A-Z of Dance , check this out and widen your vocabulary.


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