Apr 3, 2019

Meet The Teacher Behind China’s Latest Viral Dance Craze

Wang Lihong is trying to encourage her students to enjoy exercising – through dance. She is the most recent school...

May 4, 2013

It’s Time to Learn How to Twerk [Video]

I kind of do my own thing when we're out at clubs, and that's pretty obvious because I am a god awful dancer. Apparently, there is something called "twerking" that I don't know about, so obviously I don't know how to do it.

Apr 5, 2012

Dorm Room Workout: The Epic Dance Party

Have you ever gone out dancing and then realized the next day that you're exhausted? And sore? (If you haven't, you're missing out.) That's because those epic dance moves of yours are great for toning, not to mention cardio. So listen up class, because this week I'm giving you the best assignment ever: an epic dance party.

Feb 19, 2012

Sundays Are For Procrastinating: Best of Salt-N-Pepa Music Videos

Salt-N-Pepa got started in the 80s of course, so they've got all that awesomeness going on, too. But I remember them mostly as they were during my childhood in the 90s. I love their videos, and you should, too. Lyrics: yes. Dancing: yes. Outfits: yes. Girl power: yes. You'll see what I mean.

Jan 25, 2012

True or False: All Dancers Have Eating Disorders

Eating disorders seem to have become an integral part of our culture’s idea of what it means to be a dancer. In just about every Hollywood movie about dancers, at least one of them has an eating disorder. The most recent example of this is Black Swan, in which Natalie Portman’s character is bulimic.

Jan 22, 2012

Sundays Are For Procrastinating: Best Movie Dance Scenes

I'm a dancer, so you can bet that the second anyone starts to dance in a movie, I'm paying attention. Sometimes I go on YouTube binges where I spend hours and hours looking at dance videos. But I don't just enjoy watching videos of professional dancers onstage – I love movie dance scenes, too. And believe it or not, great dancing pops up in unexpected places.

Nov 24, 2011

Dorm Room Workout: Home Edition

As Thanksgiving and winter breaks draw near, I think it’s safe to say that everyone is looking forward to a little time off. But wait… you didn’t think I was going to let you off the hook, did you? Just because you’ll be visiting home over the next few months doesn’t mean you can’t use some workout tips.

Nov 17, 2011

Dear Beyonce: Stop Stealing Other Artists' Work!

It’s obvious from these clips that you weren’t just “inspired” by De Keersmaeker. You copied her choreography, move for move, step for step. When you use other artists’ ideas, without permission and without giving credit, it’s stealing. Plain and simple.