“World of Dance Master Class with Derek Hough” is giving fans of NBC World of Dance a chance to join the movement and enhance their dance skills with exclusive online access to Derek Hough, a two-time Emmy Award-winning choreographer and one of the most acclaimed dancers in the world. For the first time ever, participants all over the world will be able to learn fundamental steps, combinations, and advanced choreography in an accessible way, receiving lessons and technical insight from one of the masters of the craft.
“Sharing my passion and love for the art of dance through teaching is one of my greatest joys,” said Derek Hough. “Watching the way body movement can transform a person from their emotional spirit to their physique to their confidence level is incredible and I know that ‘World of Dance Master Class’ will provide just the right amount of challenge and instruction for participants to become their own personal best dancer.”
Hough, a judge on World of Dance, Latin ballroom expert and World Champion dancer, has created a format for participants of all dance levels who have a passion for dancing and share a desire to learn from the best.
Hough will take participants on an in-depth journey through some of the most popular dance styles. The first four classes of the series feature: Cha Cha, Jive, Contemporary and Urban Dance, taking students from basic steps to more complex combinations. Classes also include technical insights and life lessons from Hough on things such as posture, body mechanics and creative emotion that go beyond dance.
Each class series includes four major components:
- STEPS – Introductory moves that make up the foundation of each style and can be performed by anyone.
- SEQUENCES – These pieces combine several steps together and increase in difficulty as the class progresses. From beginners to pros there is something for everyone!
- TECHNICAL INSIGHTS – Derek dives into the philosophy of each style and gives key insight into what makes a good dancer great, as well as lessons that transcend dance and help guide you to a more present connected way of life. Learn about the power of Body Alignment, Emotion driving your movement, how Musicality can inform your work and partnering tricks to take your choreography to the next level.
- PERFORMANCE – Each class culminates in a performances from Derek Hough that highlights all the lessons from the series and will leave you inspired to dance with him!
For more information and to purchase, please go to worldofdancemasterclass.com.
PRICING: $19.95 per class, $49.95 for all four classes for a limited time only (regular price $69.95 for all four classes.)
Class Breakdown: BALLROOM – CHA CHA
Learn the Cha Cha from “World of Dance” judge Derek Hough as he shares key tips that he has learned over many years of professional experience and training. A perfect balance of accessible movement for the at-home novice and more in-depth techniques for the pros.
Class Breakdown: BALLROOM – JIVE
“World of Dance” judge Derek Hough brings the up-tempo and super fun style of Jive dance to life. From easy-to-do footwork and fun everyday takeaways this class has something for everyone!
Class Breakdown: CONTEMPORARY
Two-time Emmy Award-winning Choreographer Derek Hough teaches the core principles of Contemporary movement in an easily accessible way. Learn how to tap into the emotional connection vital to this style that can elevate your movement to the next level!
Class Breakdown: URBAN DANCE
Derek Hough, in collaboration with international urban dance masters and World of Dance season one Division Finalists, Keone & Mari, will teach you the fundamentals of groove, musicality and storytelling techniques that define their unique style in this exclusive new Master Class. Watch as Derek and Keone & Mari create, break down and perform brand new choreography.