Strike a Pose!

img_3948 Waacking/Punk is a form of dance created in the LGBT clubs of Los Angeles, during the early 1970s disco era. Waacking consists of moving your arms to the beat, typically in a movement of the arms over and behind the shoulder. Waacking also contains other elements such as posing and footwork. People also associate voguing apart of waacking. When people think Vogue, we think of Madonna. Madonna has used a lot of voguing techniques in her older style of music, such as her song “Vogue” that was released in 1990. Whacking is a style of old school  hip hop and funk. Its a dance style that can be used by anybody. it doesn’t matter if one is gay, straight, black or white. Waacking is that dance style that brings everyone together. As for me its my all time favorite style of dancing. It’s the one style that matches my personality and brings out more of the sassy, fierce side of me. There are a few dancer that have help bring whacking to Hollywood. Such as Princess Lockoroo from New York, Tinker and many more. If you ever want to learn more about waacking, check out studios page. There you will find a list of studios that teaches class on waacking.

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