Best of the Web + Dance Video Clips


In another life, I think I was a dancer. Nothing moves me quite the way dance does, and when it’s combined with a particularly amazing piece of music, nothing else can distract me from being completely and totally engrossed in that great expression of joy and movement. Lately I’ve been watching a ton of dance video/choreography clips, so I thought it might be fun to wrap up this week with something a little different. These are my four favorite clips right now, but I’d love to know what dance videos inspire you. I am always looking for clips to add to my collection of things to watch when I need a little pick-me-up. Until Monday, best wishes for a safe and happy weekend with lots of dancing- and happy Hanukkah to everyone celebrating on Sunday! xo, grace

*ps: My 2016 hair goal is Koharu Sugawara’s current ‘do. (Below, center)



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  1. Kathleen says:

    Ooooh! Dance videos! FUN. Totally different genres than what you’ve got here, but here are some of my faves:

    BABY genius dancer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Tg0LhAx4u0

    A classic: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Tg0LhAx4u0

    Cross-genre genius: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C9jghLeYufQ

    A modern treasure illuminates improvisation: https://www.ted.com/talks/bill_t_jones_the_dancer_the_singer_the_cellist_and_a_moment_of_creative_magic?language=en#t-68972

    My favorite documentary on the making of a dance: http://www.pbs.org/moyers/journal/archives/billtjones_stillhere_flash.html

    Enjoy!

  2. Helen says:

    >In another life, I think I was a dancer.

    Your name literally means “elegance and beauty in movement.” In this life, you ARE a dancer, Grace.

    1. Grace Bonney says:

      thanks, helen ;)
      grace

  3. Susansa says:

    OHHH! Love this! Nice way to end a long week – gives me energy. Yes please, more dance to the DS mix!

  4. Kevin O'Gara says:

    What a fun way to wrap up the week! I love these videos – my little sister is named Grace as well, she is a ballet dancer, and she’s always showing me dance videos! Thanks for sharing my pink post as well. Have a great weekend :)

  5. Lizzie says:

    My hot tip is the request dance crew/ royal family from New Zealand.
    They are hitting the big time with Bieber videos and Korean superstar appearances.
    I love them!!!!

  6. Amy says:

    Love, love me some dance videos!! And I totally support your 2016 hair goals!!

  7. I’ve spent my whole life dancing, and will never tire of it!

    Here’s a wee clip you might enjoy – poetry in motion, if you ask me:
    https://vimeo.com/74526824

  8. Laura says:

    Thank you thank you thank you for posting the dance videos. This totally made my day.

  9. Linda Sung says:

    Love this post, Grace! My all time favorite choreographers are Keone/Mari Madrid, Ellen Kim, and Kyle Hanagami. You should definitely check them out if you don’t already :)

    This is one clip I’ve been rewatching lately: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QJJZ9Ym6ekc

  10. Julie says:

    You just *made* my Monday morning. Love the ‘do and think it would look great on you. :-)

  11. Nikko says:

    You can totally rock that hair!

    Ditto about dance. Living in the moment, creative satisfaction.

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