FREEDOM | Learn Dance Basics

FREEDOM | Learn Dance Basics

This is a great place to start if you are new to dance or need a refresher on the basics. You will learn how to find the beat, fundamental dance steps so you can feel comfortable jumping into a dance class, and learn to bring it all together with a Kitchen Dance Party! These classes are meant to be repeated; repetition creates new neural pathways, and committing to learning something new is a great choice. Enjoy the process and keep dancing.

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FREEDOM | Learn Dance Basics
  • Meet Your Teacher | Hannah (2 Mins)

    Learn why Formation Studio teacher Hannah Henney started dancing, why she believes dance is so important, what she hopes for anyone who takes a class with her, and advice for those of you hesitant to start! Hannah leads her classes with encouragement and enthusiasm to help you bring out your inne...

  • Learn How to Discover Yourself Through Dance with Saschie (3 Mins)

    Saschie MacLean-Magbanua, Founder & Owner of Formation Studio, started dancing during a time of loss and grief in her life. Dance allowed her to experience a sense of joy and freedom again. In this workshop, she discusses how the power of connecting to your body, challenging your limitations, and...

  • Freedom | Dance Basics | Foundational Dance Movements (6 Mins)

    Hannah from Formation Studio teaches foundational movements to help you connect with the music and fundamental dance steps so you feel comfortable in your dance classes. You will learn how to step touch, rock and bounce, and she will introduce you to the single-single-double pattern. This is the ...

  • Freedom | Dance Basics | Learn How to Find the Beat (10 Mins)

    Hannah from Formation Studio guides you through an exercise on how to find the rhythm of a song. This exercise will help you understand what the beat is and how to catch it –– a foundation of dance. This video is a great place to start if you are a beginner to dance, or to revisit as you grow you...

  • Learn a New Dance Step | Pas De Bourrée (2 Mins)

    Hannah from Formation Studio teaches you the Pas De Bourrée, a classic stance step found in many styles from ballet to hip hop. Practice along as she breaks this step down, and encourages you to have fun, and try something new!

  • Learn a New Dance Step | The Gucci (2 Mins)

    Hannah from Formation Studio teaches you The Gucci, a hip hop move you can incorporate into your next kitchen dance party. Remember, it's not about getting this dance step in one try or looking a certain way, it's about having fun and challenging yourself to step outside your comfort zone. To sta...

  • Learn a New Dance Step | The Biz Markie (2 Mins)

    Hannah from Formation Studio teaches you The Biz Markie, a classic hip hop move that is all about letting go and enjoying the music. This tutorial is meant to be repeated, so take it one step at a time; dance is all about expressing who you are and releasing emotions.

  • Kitchen Dance Party x NM | Beginner-friendly Dance Class (21 Mins)

    Welcome to the Kitchen Dance Party with Hannah from Formation Studio. Designed for beginner dancers, this class will give you all the tools to find your personal dance style. This is a dance party! When Hannah signals to sync your playlist, click play on your Spotify Playlist.

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  • Kitchen Dance Party | Ep 1 | Beginner-friendly Dance Class (15 Mins)

    Welcome to the Kitchen Dance Party with Hannah from Formation Studio. Designed for beginner dancers, this class will give you all the tools to find your personal dance style. Don’t be afraid to call yourself a dancer; we are all dancers, and Hannah is here to guide you through each step. Kitchen ...

  • FREEDOM | Ep 1 | Dance-based Fitness Class (29 Mins)

    Danielle from Formation Studio leads you through an energetic and fun cardio dance party. Inspired primarily by hip hop but pulling from different genres and styles, Freedom classes lay a foundation of follow along movements and use repetition to build you up at an intensity and pace that suits y...

  • FREEDOM | Ep 2 | Dance-based Fitness Class (29 Mins)

    Danielle from Formation Studio leads you through an energetic and fun cardio dance party. Inspired primarily by hip-hop but pulling from different genres and styles, Freedom classes lay a foundation of follow along movements and use repetition to build you up at an intensity and pace that suits y...

  • FREEDOM | Ep 3 | Dance-based Fitness Class (29 Mins)

    Danielle from Formation Studio leads you through an energetic and fun cardio dance party. Inspired primarily by hip hop but pulling from different genres and styles, Freedom classes lay a foundation of follow along movements and use repetition to build you up at an intensity and pace that suits y...

  • FREEDOM | Ep 4 | Dance-based Fitness Class (29 Mins)

    Danielle from Formation Studio leads you through an energetic and fun cardio dance party. Inspired primarily by hip hop but pulling from different genres and styles, Freedom classes lay a foundation of follow along movements and use repetition to build you up at an intensity and pace that suits y...

  • How to Sync Your Music Playlist

    Learn how to sync your music playlists with your Formation Studio dance classes so you have the best quality audio experience. If you need to pause partway through a routine, you can resync at the beginning of each song.

  • Learn How to Adjust Your Spotify Settings

    How to set up your Spotify account so the music matches the Spotify Playlist for your Formation Studio dance classes. This is necessary for timing. If you have any questions, you can always email us at [email protected]

  • How to Adjust Your Apple Music Settings

    How to set up your Apple Music account so the music matches the Apple Music Playlist for your Formation Studio dance classes. This is necessary for timing. If you have any questions, you can always email us at [email protected]