For dance enthusiasts who want to study urban dance styles in greater depth, HHS has created an a la carte programme available to all schools. HHS Styles lets you delve a little deeper into any of them, investigating their origins, references, foundation, music, etc…
- BBoying or Breaking: a dance that emerged in the late 70s, early 80s, in the South Bronx, New It has four variants: Toprock, Footwork, Freezes, Power Move.
- Dancehall: style originally from Jamaica, which was danced at popular neighbourhood parties. It has a happy, festive and spiritual character. The steps are created and named by the dancers themselves and popularized in the songs performed by the artists. An essential part of Jamaican culture.
- House Dance: a club style that emerged in the late 90s in House venues in New York and that is still evolving It encompasses a great variety of moves from different styles such as Latin dances, afro, tap-dancing and some fighting or martial arts, all set to a House music beat, harmoniously and smoothly. A very dynamic dance that encourages you to share and have fun.
- Hip Hop: Hip Hopdance is the dancestylethat has emergedwithin the culturealso known by thesame name,following amusicalchange thatleads peopleto movein a different way.Samplersandcomputerizedsounds started to be used in the 90sand created new,slower andmore powerful
- For a long time around the same period, there began to be an absence of BBoys in New York, and the movement began to dance without getting down on the ground (also due to the interplay of men and women), creating different dance moves inspired by famous people on television or artists in the world of music, and hence the party steps, with these new moves and those that were previously used such as Popping, Locking, Breaking … a new way of moving called Hip Hop was generated.
- Freestyle: The Art of improvising. “In Freestyle it’s not about what you have but what you do with it”. Learn to use your knowledge and new tools more effectively to develop them, achieving greater freedom and confidence in your movements.