The Ultimate Guide to Dancing to Dubstep!
Learn the Basics of Popping and Animation Dance
Are you someone who loves to dance or just wants to learn and has no idea where to begin? This course is designed to teach you the ins and outs of some of Popping's most popular dance moves.
Popping can be very overwhelming, it contains so many moves and styles that it's often difficult to figure out the intricate movements.
I have traveled the world performing with various artists, dancing on the street, choreographing for movies and television as well as learning from the best in the world.
Now you don't have to take a million classes!
Since 2009, I've taught so many people throughout the years, all who are able to learn popping and TEAR UP the dance floor.
“Erich is an absolute pro! We had both my boys and girls in his course and they loved it. I would absolutely take another class from him.”
ZERO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY!
3. The Robot
6. Glides and Footwork
7. More Animation Goodness
How Long Will This Course Take?
The best part about this course is you can go as fast or as slow as you want.
Learn all the moves but continue to go back and master each move so you can destroy the dance floor.
You don't need to practice everything, just take your favorite moves and master those.
"I bought his courses from my kids but I ended up learning them with them, the moves were easy to do and he is a great teacher."
Each Section will focus on a specific move set (waving, tutting, strobbing, etc.). Each lecture will focus on Demonstration of how to use the movement, breakdown of the technique, Concepts and being the movement, Drills and training routine.
You this practice schedule as a template for training.
Be able to feel your muscles working and get them to control all your movements.
Even more isolation movements to get your muscles working
Hitting is the most important technique of popping style.
Learn the 3 basic body parts to generate the best hit quickly
An example of hitting drills you should practice
Get in the mindset of being a robot.
Learn the basic movements and isolations that make up the robot
How to move around as a robot
Create a stop motion movement that will make your botting look amazin
Learn how to add that shake or wobble animatronics do when they stop moving
Being patient and on time with the music is very important
Basic arm wave breakdown
Tips on how make your waves look mind blowing
Make the wave go up and down your entire body
A technique that creates an illusion of following a ball of energy throughout your body.
More waving concepts to make new waving patterns
Stretch your arms to create more flexibility for cleaner lines and angles.
Original tutting technique and how to make basic shapes with your arms
You will be able to create... you guessed it! 4 squares
A technique that offers almost infinite tutting possibilities.
Look like an action figure and move like one too.
Further refine your tuts by learning these hand techniques.
How to use your feet, not just your arms.
A basic framework to get you thinking less about where to put your feet.
Look like you are on a conveyor belt.
Traveling while not looking like your going anywhere
Learn the moonwalk one of Michael Jackson's signature moves
How robots glide
Add it all together to create a weird illusion.
Fool people into thinking there is an invisible object around you
Defy gravity with this move, also made famous my Michael Jackson.
Look like you are going -5x speed 60 fps
Create a vibrating effect that mimics the bass drops you will hear in dubstep music
K.I.S.S. "Keep It Simple Stoopid" When people freestyle, they try to cram as many complicated moves as possible into one set.
The most experienced dancers know that being simple is the most impressive.
We will focus on being clean, creative and no over whelmed by all these new moves.
How your outlook on battling and cyphering should be
Born and raised in New York City, I have trained with the best dancers NYC has to offer.
I've been dancing for over 13 years. I am a travelling dancer where I learn from the best dancers and teachers I can find.
I have toured around the world and performed for the biggest stages as well as for movies and television shows.
I as a Popper, Breakdancer, House dancer and overall student. I love learning new skills and mastering them using a very basic tool set that allows me to learn in a faster time.
I teach my students how to use this kind of tool set.
I love teaching I love teaching and would like to share my experiences with everyone.