Happy National Dance Day 2012

July 28, 2012 is National Dance Day and this year is the third annual celebration of the day created by Nigel who also produced So You Think You Can Dance.

3 years ago, Nigel Lythgoe was behind the proposal by Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton to establish National Dance Day which promotes fitness, healthy lifestyle and dance education across the U.S.A.

International Dance Day is on April 29 every year and that was started back in 1982 by the International Dance Committe of International Theatre Institute.  On that day, one talented choreographre delivers a message that circulates around the world.  The main goal is to celbrate dance across the world and transcend political, cultural and ethnic boundaries to bring people of the world together with the common language of dance.

A hip hop master class routine was put on by Dizzy Feet.  Learn the Party Rock Hop.

4 ponies with rock hands, then step point to the side, point to the front….

Free hip hop dance lesson – Hip Hop Master Class Routine.

Finally you go from the top full out with music.

You and your friends can learn the whole routine and show off those fancy dance moves.

Aside from hip hop dance, other popular categories include contemporary/lyrical and even acro.

The Grand Park event in L.A. is hosting the official SYTYCD event July 28, downtown L.A.

Other events are being held nationwide including Minnesota (YMCA in Austin), Missouri (Six Flags St. Louis) and New Jersey (Six Flags Great Adventure – Hurricane Harbor in Jackson, NJ) plus many other locations around the U.S.

Happy National Dance Day 2012!

 

Posted on July 29, 2012 at 8:28 pm

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