Are you someone who sets the dance floor on fire, or are you someone who has two left feet? Either way, you can set everyone grooving with your popular dance moves, especially if you master these iconic moves.
These are the fun moves that everyone must try at least once. Also, these moves have been a global hit and infectious enough to make you forget everything and start dancing. Well, if you don’t know about these classic moves yet, time to know about them in this blog, right here!
No, don’t confuse this with Madonna‘s iconic song by the same name. This groovy number rose high up the popularity charts with the Harlem ballroom scene in the late 1960s! The move is still popular and how.
Yes, you have to bust some floor work and make marked movements with the wrists, legs, torso. Also, the back-busting back-bend is another one to try. Get onto the Vogue pose right now, and don’t worry, you can start simple before going for the more daring moves.
Michael Jackson was the master of this smooth as butter moonwalk. Though he made this move famous, the move can be traced back to Cab Calloway in 1932.
This popular move has posed as a major inspiration for other artists, who tried their best to mimic the King Of Pop. However, there’s no one like MJ! You can try it too at the next party you attend. And do remember to practice the same before the mirror, before you try out.
Newbie or otherwise, there are very few dancers who have not tried this classic move. Numerous music videos, films, and stage performers have tried this iconic dance move with sometimes hilarious effects.
It works great with hip-hop music. It will be a great hit among fellow dancers, too, the next time you try it. Move your hands and head just like a robot, and you are pretty much the belle/gentleman of the ball!
The Dougie move started becoming popular in 2008, cashing on the newest hip-hop craze. Dougie is a craze to reckon with the millennial culture.
The group Cali Swag District even started the song, Teach Me How To Dougie to go with the song. The movers and shakers cannot help but groove with the slicking-the-hair-back groovy move.
This move got a shot in the arm with Chubby Checker’s hit song The Twist, and the sixties were never the same again. So, much so that it is still played at parties and celebrations.
It’s a simple yet one move with an infectious vibe, and you can swing your hips and waist to retro songs with swag.
Will Smith’s The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air was another impressive move that occupied the mindmap of a generation. Co-star Alfonso Ribeiro portrayed Carlton Banks on the show with another groovy move, Tom Jones’ It’s Not Unusual.
Known as The Carlton, all you need is to move from side to side to make your version of the iconic move.
Beyonce’s 2008 hit Single Ladies has been one of the most popular and iconic numbers ever. Not only the song but the music video was also equally popular, and everyone tried to mimic the artist’s moves.
The artists and audiences tried to make their version of this iconic dance performed in the video and soon skyrocketed into enormous fame. With the coordinated arm movements with the left hand focussing on the vacant ring finger, fans still get enormous pleasure mimicking this fun yet crazy move.
The Floss is another millennial favorite. A backup dancer performing with Katy Perry in street clothes and backpack made this performance a great hit at Saturday Night Live. 15-year-old Russell Horning was the one who started this move with the alternating arm and leg movements on Instagram, and the world was quick to follow.
The move is now a regular at the Universal Kids, Disney Channel, catch it on the popular video, Fortnite. Everyone, right from children to adults, has been trying to perfect the move for some time.
Well, we don’t know whether they have been able to give the backpack kid a run for his move, but the bottom line is, you should never stop trying. Also, never let Michael Jackson in you remain silent. Go out there and bust your move. The dance floor is your oyster.