Think you can dance?

Think you can dance?

We’d be very surprised if our dance-tastic feature didn’t inspire you enough to learn some new moves.



Published: Fri 26 Jun 2015, 4:32 PM

Last updated: Fri 10 Jul 2015, 10:40 AM

But just in case you’re new to the whole dance scene, and the pros seem a tad intimidating, here are some cool apps to help you out. They’re simple, fun, and will not judge you if your moves are less than perfect. Not to mention that they make staying fit a whole lot of fun. Just download them and whirl away.

Ballet for beginners

Ballet for beginners

Almost every girl, at one point, has dreamed of being a ballerina, but the truth is it’s a lot harder than it looks. Ballet for beginners is a handy app that will help you (or your little ones) decide if ballet really is the perfect dance form to dive into. The app consists of 230 lessons, from an introduction to more complex moves. It’s mostly basic though, so you can get a feel of it before investing in actual classes. 

Pocket Salsa

Pocket Salsa

One of the most highly-rated dance apps out there, Pocket Salsa makes dancing easy with the help of 120 videos which give out detailed, step-by-step instructions for newbies. Discover the dancer in you by listening to their instrument and rhythm tracks. Even better, dance lessons can be downloaded onto your phone and then played, even if you don’t have an Internet connection. Perfect, if you’ve got time to kill when you don’t have your trusty WiFi connection. 

How to Tap Dance

How to Tap Dance

It may take two to tango, but tap dancing is something you can learn without having to worry about having the right partner. And let’s face it; it looks pretty cool, especially if you’ve got the right shoes. With How to Tap Dance, your host, tap dance pro Tahlia Morgan, will guide you as you move from warm up routines to combination moves. Moreover, you’ll learn to perfect over 60 tap steps with clear, easy-to-use videos — all in the comfort of your own home. 

iDance!

iDance!

Dancing your heart out is great, and so is keeping fit. This app combines the two, so you’ll be shedding pounds in no time. Whether it is Bollywood, disco, hip-hop or samba, this app’s got it all. Moreover, 225 animations give beginners detailed instructions about arm movement, footwork, timing, rhythm and hip movement, and you can also switch from front to side views, just in case there’s any confusion. A warm-up and cool-off time provided before and after dance routines are thoughtful innovations. There’s no way you can go wrong with this one.

Compiled by Janice Rodrigues


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