Break dance history: Breakdancing started in the Bronx, New York, in the 1970s. DJs played hip-hop music in the streets. When there was a pause or "break" in the music, dancers invented new moves. A new style of dance was born!
Girl dancers: Most breakdancers are boys or "b-boys". Girls who breakdance are called "b-girls".
Graffiti: Many breakdancers do grafitti to express themselves. It is illegal, but some people consider it as art!
Famous breakdancers: Today,many singers breakdance in their music videos. Justin Timberlake and Madonna breakdanced on cars in their video to 4 minutes To Save The World!
Turtle: This is a difficult move. The breakdancer supports his body on this arms and elbows and turns in circles.
Spin: There are many diferent types of spin. The "back spin" is when the breakdancer turns very fast on his back.
Freeze: You need to be strong to do this move! THe breakdancer "freazees" while balancing in difficult positions, like on one hand!