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break dance

an acrobatic dance style originating in the 1980s
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I got to start break dancing at school and I started practicing a lot.
After a spirited routine of windmills, headspins, and handstands that would put most adults to shame, she lost to fellow break dancing tyke JStyles.
He taught me a lot of break dancing moves and then I incorporated them into my style of dancing.
SISTER ACT: Siblings Monica Bhatti (11) and Sonam Bhatti (14) perform Bollywood dancing as 'Desi Girls' TELLING TALES: Story-teller Joe Jurczak (11) TRIBUTE ACT: Danait Tesfay (13) sings Amy Winehouse PULLING OUT THE STOPS: Kevin Pragas (18) break dancing COLOURFUL: Sonam Bhatti (14) dancing LITTLE VOICE: Jodie Youell (14) singing SUPERSTYLIN': Alvie Hussain (14) beatboxing HAT'S GOOD: Rapper, Ezekiel Amah (14) SHOWBOATING: Kevin Pragas (18) breakdancing SUPER GROUP: Performers in the show at Bishop Ullathorne Catholic School
In Hamas-ruled Gaza, where Islamic fundamentalism controls every aspect of daily life in the city that has been under an Israeli-imposed siege since June 2007, a group of eight young men from the Nuseirat refugee camp are breaking boundaries by break dancing.
Up for grabs is a trip to Tokyo to attend the Red Bull BC One break dancing contest in November.
to see Last for One, the Korean hip-hop break dancing crew that has helped bring mainstream attention to an underground art.
The Street Wolves otherwise known as Gorgakani Sar Shaqam are a group of Kurdish boys who have formed a break dancing group and have given performances in key concerts and shows since their formation in 2006.
This 28-year-old dancer said that the band tries to interpret break dancing into the Korean way combining contemporary break dance with traditional music and dances.
Over five days, the group learned all the moves of break dancing from lockin' and poppin' to moonwalkin'.
Whatever the case maybe, break dancing - an athletic urban dance form that originated from the streets of urban America - has become a popular pastime in the Kingdom.
Somersaults and back handsprings give way to hand hops and top rocking and six-steps and freezes (posing in a dance move) and other such fundamental break dancing moves.