Hip hop is a dance style which is danced to hip hop music. Majority of dance moves of hip hop are done standing up. Hip hop is a very energetic and fully packed dance style. Hip hop style is developed from various cultures like jazz, rock, tap etc. It is a very unique dance style wherein dancers are given the freedom to perform as per their personality. The movements in hip hop are more like a free style. Hip hop is not only famous in the United States but also globally renowned dance form. Earlier hip hop was largely related to the rhythmic spoken word which is known as rapping. Rapping in fact is not a new method of creative expression. The simplicity with which many young people can participate in rapping has helped in the tremendous growth of this music and expression. Today hip hop has become like a way of life, a culture that is spread into every aspect of the present generation lives. Many corporations and businesses are turning towards hip hop to make profit. Hip hop has been used to advertise many corporations, businesses and from coca cola to NIKE and so on.
The hip hop culture is influenced by disc jockeys, Graffiti, rappers and break-dance. It requires lots of practice to learn hip hop though the dancers have the freedom to perform as per their personality. Dancers practice a lot to master the movements and steps which looks very simple when they perform. Those dancers who have a very good knowledge about the rhythm find it really easier to learn hip hop steps. There are many dance institutes in Pune who conduct the hip hop classes so that those who love this dance form can learn it. Especially the teens are interested in the hip hop style. In India, hip hop style has been accepted as any other dance style hence there are many institutions that provide the classes to learn hip hop.