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A form of urban dance originating in New York in the late 1970s, combining a Charleston-like step with bends, spins, and moves in which the body is briefly supported by the hands. Also called rocking.
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The breakdance show was the final event in this year's Red Bull Urban Culture Week, which aimed to develop skills in hip-hop, breakdancing, graffiti, DJing and MCing.
The Breakdance solos were run in an exciting battle format.
Actually no, Blake was a dancer as well as a basketball coach; he and Dante were among the original B-Boys -- the term for young men who breakdance -- but then Blake got into sports, got married, started and lost a family, and became an alcoholic.
When asked if she teaches Rocco to breakdance, she replied: "No, he shows them to me.
DJ Lobito (James Valera), who is from Zulu Nation, specialises in break beats and gave the event the much required tempo for breakdance.
CLASSIC drama One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest will be performed in Wales this week - in a breakdance style.
Breakdance is a street dance style that evolved as part of the hip hop movement in the USA during the early 1970s, but is now a global competitive phenomenon.
A member of the pioneering breakdance group Rock Steady Crew, Wayne Frost died in April at 44.
When three-year old Cruz Beckham launched into a spontaneous breakdance on stage, he was so sweet and full of personality he became a glowing tribute to his mother.
Battling it out to win respect through their vocabulary of breakdance, house, bogaloo, popping and locking, these performers from Funkstylerz Dance didn't have far to look for converts.
Four civil servants have been sacked and a further five disciplined after an investigation into claims that staff had sex in the toilets, jumped naked from filing cabinets and held breakdance competitions in a Rural Payments Agency office.
MARK OWEN has learned how to breakdance so he can thrill fans at Take That's comeback gig in Newcastle tonight.