How to have a lifelong Dance career – 5 powerful tips

Defining a dance career A dance career can take many forms which may include: Freelance dance performer Dance school owner Cruise line dancer Teacher Platform Creator And more, listed later In fact, any pursuit related to dance can become a career, but there are a few things that can greatly improve the chance of longevity … Read more

The biggest challenges in learning and teaching Dance

What’s harder – learning or teaching dance? As educators in street style dances, we have encountered people from all walks of life, each with different desires to learn. Some of our students have quite specific goals they wish to achieve while most just attend because dance is fun. We are going to delve a bit … Read more

Cypher Skillz breaking session – feel the burn!

Cypher Skillz is in effect

Cypher Skillz is here! La Familia b-boy crew recently launched a weekly training session for the breaking scene. This event is billed as Cypher Skillz. To find out what ‘cypher’ and other street dance terms mean, head to our slang post! Led by GG, one of the earliest La Familia members, Cypher Skillz is designed … Read more

The Great Directory of Street Dance slang 2019

Biting - a common street dance slang

What is street dance slang? If terms like ‘she got smoked’, ‘winery’ and ‘I strongly died’, leave you with question marks floating overhead, you are not alone! Like in any community, the street dance slang is colourful and unifies those who understand. Some terms are so obscure they need true clarification, while others can be … Read more

The Ultimate Guide to Breaking in London 2019

Break dance in London - The Ultimate Guide

A quick intro to break dance in London Our city has enjoyed a rich breakin’ (‘break dance’) culture since the early 80’s. From the cobblestones of Covent Garden to Black Sheep bar in Croydon, there are memories and moments in every postcode. In a bid to cover the most important points on break dance in … Read more

Why Street Dance in Queen’s Park is here to stay!

Ade and Sep truly brought street dance to Queen's Park

A short story One Sunday, Sep and I were training outside Salusbury Primary school and something quite interesting happened. Several families strolled by, and a young girl of about 7 years slowed down her walk as if caught in a spider’s web. Looking through her blue-framed glasses she appeared truly oblivious to her mother’s call. … Read more

The Best Hip-Hop Dance Class in London? 7 reasons why!

The best hip-hop dance class in London uses unique technique!

Finding the best hip-hop dance class in London Here at B-Better we think we have the best hip-hop dance class in London (!) and will touch on that more later on. Click here to go to our classes. First we have to discuss what ‘best’ actually means. According to Merriam-Webster, the adjective ‘best’ means ‘excelling … Read more

Street Dance classes – 5 tips to help you to grow

What is Street Dance? For the short answer visit our post here where more than 10 street style dances are listed. In this post we’ll learn more about what street dance classes are actually teaching and 5 ways you can maximise your experience! Before we go on, you can fast forward to booking our classes … Read more

Breaking at the Olympics – What about the scene?

breaking at the olympics thanks to WDSF

It has been almost confirmed in the last day that in 2024 we will officially see breaking at the Olympics! For many, this is a reason to celebrate, but what might it mean for the worldwide bboy / bgirl scene at large? How did this happen? After ‘piloting’ Breakin’ at the 2018 Youth Olympics last … Read more