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Hip Hop Classes

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Hip Hop is a high-energy, and fun dance style that is a great way for dancers to stay active and develop their own unique style. It is characterized by its high-energy movements, strong rhythms, and use of popular music. Students will learn a variety of techniques such as popping, locking, and breaking. This class is great for students looking for an energetic and unique experience.

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Hip Hop

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Hip Hop Classes

Grades K-12

Hip hop dance includes waving, popping, locking, breaking, and tutting – and that’s only the beginning! By joining this class, your free styling will improve, your attention to detail in the music you listen to will increase, and your personality will shine. Anyone who enjoys dancing to their favorite music on the radio will enjoy the relaxing atmosphere that naturally accompanies this style of dance.

Robert Thomas Dancenter is a ballet-based studio. Don’t let that fact scare you away from joining hip hop, however! Hip Hop is just a little more relaxed. For this reason, clasically-trained dancers are sure to excel in this type of dance. Even without ballet training, anyone can excel at this stylistic genre. So don’t be shy! Sign up today and you will be glad you did! 

Hip Hop dance is a style of movement characterized by bounces and rocks, executed to music. It has deep historical and social roots in African America culture, having emerged in the 1970s from communities like the Bronx in New York. While frequently referred to as a singular dance style, the art of Hip Hop dance is part of a whole culture of expressing oneself about everyday life. The energy focus of hip hop is directed to values like originality, creativity, identity, respect, and community.

Available Classes

Grades K-5
  • Hip Hop 1 or 2

Grades 5-8
  • Hip Hop 2 or 3

Grades 8-12
  • Hip Hop Advanced

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