Hip Hop Dance For Beginners with Cyrian Reed

Learn 5 Hip Hop Routines Designed For Beginners
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  • Lectures 30
  • Length 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 2/2016 English

Course Description

UPDATE:

June 2016: New Routine to Rihanna's "Work"

Learn Hip Hop Dance To Your Favorite Songs with International Choreographer and Dancer Cyrian Reed!

Course Description:

This course is designed to give students an awesome opportunity to learn the art form of Hip Hop (Urban Street Dance) and become a part of the Hip Hop Community.

The course is created for beginning dancers who feel like they're too shy to dance or perhaps, those dancers that need a boost in their performance proficiency.

The different Hip Hop techniques will be taught from several lectures and demonstrations. Classes will consist of the breakdown of Hip Hop sequences/ routines. Students will be able to review related video presentations, and other scholarly works that emphasize the history of Hip Hop culture and its’ positive impact on the progression of dance today.

Course Objective:

  • Exhibit basic understanding of eight counts (1,2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8)
  • Demonstrate proficiency in the various styles that reflect Hip Hop such as breaking, funk styles (popping/locking), sub-styles (waves/ glides), commercial and street genres.
  • Learn several six – eight count routines so that you can improve your muscle memory and retention
  • Learn the vocabulary used within the various Hip Hop (Urban Street Dance) dance forms
  • Increase rhythmic awareness and the importance that musicality plays in street dance
  • Discuss the importance, meaning, and practice of “ Freestyle Dance” within Hip Hop culture

Course Breakdown:

32 lectures

5 hours of instructions

Course Requirements:

  • A comfortable space or room to dance
  • Comfortable clothes to dance in
  • A positive attitude

What I Want You To Know:

I want you to know that……There is a dancer in everybody!

I want you to know that…… You must log into class, be ready work with a positive attitude and stay committed to developing into a Hip Hop dancer.

I want you to know that……. I am devoted and dedicated to cultivating each individual students’ own artistic expression of dance.

I want you know that …… Proficiency in dance comes from practice and no professional becomes an expert over night but from years of mastering their dance skills.

What are the requirements?

  • A comfortable space or room to dance
  • Comfortable clothes to dance in
  • A positive attitude
  • Be ready work with a positive attitude and stay committed to developing into a Hip Hop dancer.
  • Proficiency in dance comes from practice and no professional becomes an expert over night but from years of mastering their dance skills.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Exhibit basic understanding of eight counts (1,2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8)
  • Demonstrate proficiency in the various styles that reflect Hip Hop such as breaking, funk styles (popping/locking), sub-styles (waves/ glides), commercial and street genres.
  • Learn several six – eight count routines so that you can improve your muscle memory and retention
  • Learn the vocabulary used within the various Hip Hop (Urban Street Dance) dance forms
  • Increase rhythmic awareness and the importance that musicality plays in street dance
  • Discuss the importance, meaning, and practice of “ Freestyle Dance” within Hip Hop cultur

What is the target audience?

  • This is for non-experienced dancers
  • If you feel like you have no rhythm, take this course
  • If you want to feel confident in moving your body

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

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Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Start Here
Welcome To The Course!
Preview
02:08
How You Can Make This Course Better
Preview
02:02
Section 2: Rihanna - Work (Added June 2016)
Full Routine
00:58
First Section
02:51
Second Section
04:29
Third Section
04:28
Review
01:40
Section 3: Beyonce - Formation (Added May 2016)
Section 1
Preview
01:26
Section 2
03:25
Section 3
02:46
Full Routine
Preview
00:43
Quick Correction
01:35
Section 4: Lil Wayne - Just Fine
Just Fine - Full Routine
Preview
00:51
Just Fine - Section 1 Breakdown
00:45
Just Fine - Section 2 Breakdown
03:01
Just Fine - Section 3 Breakdown
03:51
Just Fine - Full Breakdown
02:23
Section 5: Rich Homie
Quick Tip
00:32
Rich Homie Full Breakdown
Preview
02:23
Rich Homie Section 1 Breakdown
07:06
Rich Homie Section 1 Breakdown
00:36
Rich Homie Section 2 Breakdown
05:39
Rich Homie Section 2 Breakdown with Music
00:33
Section 6: Usher - She Came To Give It to You
Full Routine Choreography Preview
Preview
01:43
Warm Up
10:44
First Section Preview
01:35
First Section
05:19
Second Section Preview
00:32
Second Section Breakdown
04:48
Full Routine Breakdown
04:57

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Instructor Biography

Cyrian Reed, Cyrian Reed l Dancer l Choreographer l Educator

Cyrian Reed “ The Dancer” AKA SUGA LUMP is one of the most innovative, sophisticated, graceful, and soulful dancer and choreographer in the Los Angeles and Inland Empire areas. She is a graduate of California State University in Long Beach, California where she received her Bachelor of-Arts Degree in Dance and a Master Degree in Adult Education at the University of Phoenix. Cyrian formally trained at Bre Dance Studio under the direction of Clifford Breland and Denise Ji’Ahnnte in Riverside, California where she studied ballet, jazz, modern, and tap for twelve years. When hip-hop came on the scene she embraced this free style dance and mastered it utilizing her formal training to create uniqueness that only Cyrian, AKA, “The Dancer” can perform. Audiences have been electrified by her performances with the Bre Dance Theatre, Antics, MaDonna Grimes Dance Company, EVOKE Dance Theatre.

Cyrian has won numerous awards in her dance career which includes 2001 Young Emerging Artist Award in dance; Herb Alpert Foundation Dance Scholarship ($20,000); NAACP National Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics for Riverside and Alta Dena, California chapters. Last, but not least, she was a winner of the popular dance television show, “Dance 360”. In addition, Cyrian has performed in the hit play, “Hell’s TOO Hot”, “The Hip Hop Wiz”, “Flashing Lights” and the TV Land Awards show in 2005. She has toured with Choo Choo Soul, Cheryl Lynn, Sketcher and Nike Industrial, BCBG, Hip-Hop-Harry, Madonna Grimes and Nick Name. Cyrian recently choreographed for the Emmy nominated “Hip-Hop-Harry” sitcom on the Discovery Kids and TLC television channels. Cyrian is currently working with Academy awarding winning actor Quinton Aaron, along with Fredro Starr and Marcus Paulk on up coming sitcom “ Blaze Studio” and “Steady Mobbin” sitcom for the new Dance Network. She has worked with Gia Farrell on the “Hit Me Up” video for the soundtrack for the “Happy Feet” movie under the direction of Hi Hat. Also, she has been in Acura, Best Buy, and Hããgen Dazs, Buzz Feed and Nike commercials. Cyrian also has worked with artist such as Beyonce, David Foster, Gnarls Barkley, Ceelo, Mitchel Musso, Cheryl Lynn, Trinere, KC & The Sun Shine Band, Lil Gavin, 3RDegree, Jaydagrace and Brutha. She was a guest judge and choreographer for Steven Spielberg’s Realty TV Show on Bravo, “America’s Next Top Producer”, as well.

Artists and students under her tutelage at California State University of Northridge, Bre Dance Studio, Studio Elite, Inspire Dance Studio, Corona Dance Academy, Vista Heights Middle School, Linfield Christian, Norte Vista High School, Rancho High School and Santiago High School have won numerous awards because of her signature choreography. Her objective is to be the most “dynamic” dance instructor teaching the many art forms of dance, i.e., Modern, Jazz, Hip-Hop, Ballet, etc., to aspire young dancers. Therefore, seeking a responsible and challenging position that will utilize her experience and education to offer opportunity for personal and professional growth. Cyrian believes that dance can communicate with anyone in the world. Revolutionizing the art-of-dance, Cyrian’s compelling, innovated, energetic, diversified teaching techniques, choreography and performance comes through her dancers; commanding all eye’s to the stage.

Instructor Biography

Emeroy Bernardo, Coach | Dancer | Author

Emeroy is a health coach and a professional dancer based out of Los Angeles, CA. He has been dancing since the age of 8 and has been teaching since 2004.

He's been breaking/b-boying since 2005 and has danced with international organizations like Culture Shock and Hit The Floor Productions, performed for the Los Angeles Rose Parade and international artist Jonalyn Viray, and competed internationally at Hip Hop International and is a two time City of Alhambra B-boy Champion.

While Emeroy isn't dancing, he works as a health and wellness coach guiding others in creating a healthy active lifestyle so they can achieve their health results without trying so damn hard.

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