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  Hustle Dance - Streetswings Dance History archives - Main Page
The 'couples dance' that was to later steal the name when the movie "Saturday Night Fever " hit the scene was a mixture of Latin and Swing, mixed to the new modern Disco beat.
The couples form of Hustle is said to have come from Florida with the Cubans with a mix of salsa, swing and the new disco beat would make its way to the eastern states such as New York.
The dance eventually got to difficult by the performing public as aerials and trick dancing was to become common place.
www.streetswing.com /histmain/z3hustl1.htm   (451 words)

  Hustle (dance) - guideofcasinos.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Hustle is a catchall name for many disco or nightclub partner social dances which were extremely popular in the 1970s.
Based on older dances such as the mambo, the Hustle originated in Hispanic communities in New York City and Florida in the 1970s.
Afterwards, different line dance and couple dance forms of the Hustle emerged, but also died quickly again because most of the hype was created by the movie.
www.guideofcasinos.com /Hustle_%28dance%29.html   (299 words)

 K2 Dance Studio - Hustle
That was the Hustle, but just like a lot of other things that have changed in the last 20 years, the Hustle has changed a lot too.
The Hustle was born in New York's Latin community.
Hustle is still popular today and is danced to the contemporary pop dance music of the last 20 years.
www.k2dance.com /hustle.html   (159 words)

  Hustle: Tips and Info
The dance should generally be danced in a slotted fashion (like west coast swing) or along a specific line or pattern as opposed to just "falling out" in an undetermined way.
In fact, if the dance is started on the first syncopated step, that is, on the "and" count, then the difference between the two systems effectively disappears.
It's important to note that the dance is danced the same in both cases.
www.thedancestore.freeservers.com /dances/hustle_tips.htm   (743 words)

 Hustle videos & Hustle DVD's - ballroom dance instruction
Hustle is the perfect dance for dance-beat, nightclub music.
No dance video library would be complete without it.
These three videos (over four hours!) comprise the most comprehensive hustle course on the market—a veritable "reference department" on hustle.
www.thedancestoreonline.com /ballroom-dance-videos/hustle-dance-dvd-videos.htm   (361 words)

 Learn to Dance, Ballroom Dancing, Waltz, Foxtrot, Rumba, Cha Cha, Samba, Swing, Shag, Tango
The Hustle is believed to have originated in New York in 1970.
These partnership dances included The Basic Hustle, Latin, Spanish and Tango Hustle (thankfully gone for good), and the most popular Street, Three-Count or Swing Hustle that originated in California as the street Hustle by skaters in Venice and Malibu.
Hustle is danced to the contemporary pop, Hip Hop, or "House" dance music of the last 20 years.
www.dancelovers.com /learn_hustle.html   (212 words)

Hustle is danced to the contemporary pop dance music of the last 20 years.
It is a fast, smooth dance, with the lady spinning almost constantly, while her partner draws her close and sends her away.
The Hustle is a great dance to develop rhythm, animation and the ability to lead and follow turns.
www.webcom.com /dance/Hustle.htm   (461 words)

 Hustle and disco
It is the first dance that does not move with the beat, but cuts through the beat right to the count, with the movement emphasis of each step being equal, like the count base of the music it was designed for.
Any dance that stays the same for 20 years is destined to become "extinct." Now that Hustle is seeing its national rebirth, let's not go back to doing the same illogical things that caused the wonderful dance to die in the 80s.
Hustle is a dance built on a 1-count increment, danced in a 3-count measure, and best expressed in 6-count patterns.
www.eijkhout.net /rad/dance_specific/hustle.html   (4121 words)

 Boston Hustle+, Friday January 9   (Site not responding. Last check: )
His contributions to the music industry live on in history and in the hearts and minds of music lovers today.
In honor of the legendary artist, there will be regional dance contests held throughout the US, concluding with the finals in Miami at the annual "International Hustle and Salsa Competition," April 1 - 4, 2004.
Routine must be recognizable Hustle, however lifts, dips, drops, side by sides are allowed.
www.talkaboutdance.com /group/rec.arts.dance/messages/134359.html   (351 words)

 Hustle (Line Dance and Partner Disco)
Hustle is one of the "partner" disco dances that developed in 1970's, although some claim to have been teaching it in the late 1960's.
This can drive a musician who is just learning to dance crazy, because he or she expects the dance steps to have a degree of consistency with the musical meter.
After a while, if she gets the 4-count hustle really well, I'll switch to 3 count hustle and often she will be able to follow me. If not, I switch back to the easier, more relaxing 4 count hustle.
www.lovemusiclovedance.com /hustle_dancing_partner_disco.htm   (807 words)

 Hustle Dance Lessons Louisville Kentucky
The Hustle (Disco) is a member of the Swing family, and is like the West Coast Swing in pattern.
The name 'Hustle' was originally a Line dance of the same name.
The couples Hustle is said to have come from Florida with the Cubans, with a mix of salsa, swing and the new disco beat would make its way to the eastern states, such as New York.
www.allthatdancelouisville.com /descriptions/hustledancelessons.html   (296 words)

 Hustle Dance Groove   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Hustle dancing originated in the 1970s Disco Era.
Hustle Dance Groove is Southern California's central meeting place for Hustle dance enthusiasts who want to keep informed about Hustle dance classes and
Uniting Hustle dancers both nationally and internationally, helping the dance to grow and be recognized as a national dance.
home.san.rr.com /jubilantevents/hustledancegroove.html   (157 words)

 West Coast Swing & Hustle Dance Studio San Diego California
Often wedding couples choose it for their first dance because it is so easy and beautiful and it goes well to the love songs of today.
Hustle is not a form of swing dancing, rather its roots are in the hot Latin dances, with incorporated elements of several dance styles.
Hustle is a partner dance that is oriented to a slot, but unlike West Coast Swing, the slot can rotate, change and travel, lending to a more fluid feel.
www.gottadancesd.com /TheStudio.htm   (687 words)

 hustle,dance,links,Steve Rebello,Secrets of a Hustle Dance Instructor,disco,ballroom
I don't think the hustle we know started then, but this is the first time I heard the name hustle applied to a dance.
Those that learned hustle on their own in nightclubs without lessons (street dancers) tend to make up their own steps and do a lot of "touch, step, hold" footwork while they concentrate on a lot of fancy arm work.
Recently I was trying to lead a follower who I thought was pretty good in one of your advanced moves--one where you lead the follower into a free turn and then catch her free arm and lead her to do an additional turn.
www.lovemusiclovedance.com /hustle.htm   (2358 words)

 Disco and Hustle History
The Hustle is believed to have originated in New York in 1970.
It went through many variations in the seventies, with line dances for groups of people, solo movements that came and went, and partnership dances.
These partnership dances included The Basic Hustle, Latin, Spanish and Tango Hustle, and the most popular Street, Three-Count or Swing Hustle that originated in California as the street Hustle by skaters in Venice and Malibu.
www.centralhome.com /ballroomcountry/disco.htm   (264 words)

 Rules and Regulations   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Partnering (adapting to each partner’s styles), lead and follow, dance ability, technique, floor craft and versatility are important for scoring.
Partnering (adapting to each other’s styles), lead and follow, dance ability, technique, floor craft and versatility are important for scoring.
Timing and balance are extremely important when attempting all lifts, etc. Also, during lifts, the male dancer's importance will not be overlooked for scoring as he must show the utmost in agility and balance for himself and his partner by complementing her every movement.
www.dkndance.com /2006rulesandregs.html   (2466 words)

 BBC - Strictly Dance Fever - Learning
Most Disco dances have strong roots in Swing and Latin, and The Hustle is no different.
It was these partner dances that later became known as Hustle, and there were loads of them including Latin, Spanish and Swing Hustle, and by far the most famous New York Hustle.
The addition of free spins for both dancers gave rise to The Hustle dazzle, which still retains its mesmerizing look in today's Hustle dance world.
www.bbc.co.uk /strictlydancefever/learning/hustle.shtml   (140 words)

Hustle is a dance that can stand on it's own, but it fits mostly with West Coast Swing and Latin/Ballroom groups as a rule.
The Country/Western dances play some Hustle music as they do WCS, but seldom do you hear C/W in nightclubs unless they are purely Country Western in nature.
Ballroom dances feature Hustle as a regular dance on their program, but pretty much concentrate on the regular Ballroom dances there; not as much Hustle as I'd like.
www.softcom.net /users/bcdancer/hustle.html   (498 words)

 Washington DCDanceNet's Hustle Dance Events Calendars
Hustle competitors Joe Baker and Patricia Taylor have put all of their patterns on tape, including all patterns used in their competition routines.
Hustle Dancing in the NY, Long Island, NJ, and Philly areas.
The Ballroom Dance Company is one of the areas largest and fastest growing dance instructional organizations.
dcdancenet.com /hustle/hustlelinks.html   (386 words)

 TO STREETHUSTLE-Street-Hustle,hustle dance,disco dancing,dance lessons,discotheque,nightclubs!!
Streethustle is a very passionate dance, like no other, allowing you total freedom over your movements, being limited only by your imagination.
Streethustle is a partner dance performed to popular uptempo music and awesome visual light shows, involving spins, intricate steps, magical movements of hands, creative lifts, imaginative drops, and other clever tricks, showcasing a couples' talents.
As in other dances, but especially in Streethustle, the man is the solid oak tree, providing stability, and the woman is the soft delicate flower, being shown off to the rest of the world......and my flower is absolutely gorgeous indeed!!!.....
www.thedancekings.com /page1.html   (134 words)

 Learn to dance Hustle: Dance Lessons: Las Vegas Arthur Murray Dance Studio
All Dances Bolero Fox Trot Hustle Jitterbug Mambo Merengue Rumba/Rhumba Salsa Samba Swing
In the early 1970's a new dance craze became popular on the crowded dance floors of New York.
Turns, spins and wraps are primary components of Hustle dance steps.
www.arthurmurraylasvegas.com /pag_cms_id_84_p_hustle.html   (252 words)

 The Hustle by Van McCoy & the Soul City Symphony
Although Van, interviewed a year later, claimed he had no idea what the hustle dance was...
Finally, his last big UK hit in 1977 was "The Shuffle" which was nearly as successful as the hustle - so much so that even to this day you can hear it as the theme to the Sports Report on BBC radio 4.
He released little in 1978 after switching to the MCA label, and died young of a heart attack in 1979, effectively dying with disco.
www.70disco.com /hustle.htm   (198 words)

 Do The Hustle
back as a kid i remember doin the hustle with friends in the line dance forum but that was a long time ago and i was wondering if someone could help me out and e-mail me the steps to it.
All who want to learn the hustle just pick up your yellow pages and look up "dancing instruction" Most partner dance schools teach at least the basic, although the steps may vary a bit from studio to studio.
A good song to dance to the Hustle is "You dropped a bomb on me" by The Gap band.
franklarosa.com /vinyl/Exhibit.jsp?AlbumID=55   (956 words)

In the early 1970's a new dance craze became popular on the crowded dance floors of New York.
The Hustle marked a return to popular dances where couple danced touching each other.
The melody and beat are based on rhythm and blues and the accent on each of the bass beats makes the music hard to resist.
www.spokanedance.com /hustle.html   (204 words)

 Arts and Literature. - Arts Dance   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Dancing buddies of mine said they saw an instructor demonstrate a WCS pattern they remember being named "The Hijack Move" or something like that.
Whether your resolution was to dance more, to lose weight, to exercise, to see old friends a night of dancing at the Clubhouse...
The energy level in the room was unbelievable and the dancing went well in the early morning....
www.cricamet.com /group-213-1801.html   (3621 words)

 Retro Hustle Disco Style, Part 1 and other Dance Instruction Videos. Download, DVD, or VHS.
Hustle is characterized by an extremely smooth look, with the dancers turning, rotating, and moving around the floor with seamless motion and minimal vertical movement or bounce.
Overall, the Hustle is a dance that was born as an adaptation to the new music of the disco craze, but has survived as a dance that has and will continue to grow with the times, trends and needs of the dancing public.
It is a versatile dance with chameleon qualities that make it a highly effective tool in the beginner dancer's playbook.
www.totalvid.com /Dance-Instruction-Videos/Retro-Hustle-Disco-Style-Pt-1   (427 words)

 2007 World Hustle Home Thank You
Dancers in the main ballroom were treated for hours and hours to the best hustle music as our first 'Battle of the DJ's' began after the competitions.
This year's spectacular marked the 7th Annual World Hustle event and event director, Diane K. Nardone opened the evening, once again showing her dedication and unselfish support to keeping this fabulous and well-attended event alive and growing!
The show this year was superb with an outstanding opening piano solo by one of our very own talented dancers, a combination of ballroom dances performed by 10-dance World Champions, a fun and entertaining Dancing With the Stars skit, and a sequemce of professional performances by the very talented staff.
www.hustledanceworld.com /2007worldhustlehome.html   (713 words)

 The History of Hustle
While essentially Latin, Hustle incorporates elements from many dance forms, yet its genesis was no doubt more improvisational discovery than premeditation and appeared in much of the country as an overnight sensation.
At first, hustle was a relatively simple dance in which a man led his partner in closed position, moving from side to side and included the dance element of spot pivot turns.
The fluid movement of hustle that is created by good dancers is as exhilarating to watch as it is to execute.
socialdanceinstruction.com /history_hustle.html   (442 words)

 Boston Hustle News
If you are a hustle dance promoter, please write to dancenet@havetodance.com to get your information on this website.
The Hustle Dance Club provides information on Hustle dance in San Francisco and other cities.
SwingandHustle hosts a website and weekly (seems like more often) email newsletter on Hustle dancing in the Washington, DC area.
www.havetodance.com /hustle.html   (358 words)

 Amazon.com: Retro Hustle, Disco Style - Hustle Dancing for Beginners (Shawn Trautman's Learn to Dance Series): DVD: ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Shawn breaks the dance down in such a clear format that it is easy to pick up.
I've been dancing for a long time and was surprised to see a video that was just as educational as private instruction.
Now with this DVD it brings us back to dancing Disco again which is great for when we go on cruises and even social dancing in our hometown.
www.amazon.com /Retro-Hustle-Disco-Style-Beginners/dp/B000BP5R2K   (1250 words)

 Ron's Dance Talk - Hustle / Disco WCS + Salsa
Billy Marti, AKA "Prince Of Hustle," is the unsung hero in the hustle community.
Billy puts great pride in his ability to thoroughly prepare students for showcase and dance competitions by articulating a music and choreography mix that enhances the student's individual style and thus complementing their strengths.
The prince is a regular at all the hustle dance competitions where he competes with his students, professional partners, Jack and Jills and performs in showcases.
www.mjames.org /ronbess.html   (5146 words)

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