If you are interested in learning how to dance with a greater level of skill an accuracy, you might be looking for sources of dance inspiration in your life. One great thing to do is watch music videos in order to see what the latest dance moves are and get an idea of both how to do them and how they look on a variety of body shapes. Here are some tips for learning dance moves from music videos so that you can be owning the dance floor in no time.
1. Break the Video Down into Chunks
The first thing that you need to do is break the video down into chunks. This means that you watch the video a few times and break the various areas where people are dancing into sections. Often, music videos will have broken up shots of people dancing in a group and then the group or artist performing. Use these breaks as the natural breaks for the various chunks for your video. Once you have the chunks noted, make sure that you write down the times at which they start and end.
Then, go online and download a free software service that will allow you to easily split the video down at those times into separate, shorter videos. This will allow you to loop the video more easily so that you can watch each piece on repeat until you get the move down.
2. Start Watching the Video Clips Hundreds of Times
Next, you are going to want to watch the video clip hundreds of times. You want to try to make sure that you are getting the moves down. Make sure that you have a full length mirror next to the video so that you can see how your body looks compared to the bodies of the dancers in the video. This will let you see that you are getting the move correct and see what you need to change.
3. Have a Friend Evaluate
Finally, have a friend evaluate how your moves look when compared to the dancers. He or she will be able to help you get your timing down.
4. Compile Your Moves
Dance moves are no good on their own. It's more important for you to simply be able to chain them from one move into another. Choose one or two moves that you want to do before the dance moves that you have just learned and one or two that you want to do after the dance moves. This will help you cement the rhythm and pattern in your mind so that you can more easily dance in a real-life setting.
For more information, talk to a company like Vida Primo that specializes in music videos. They might also put out dance video tutorials.