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These 3 moves will make you look like an excellent dancer at every party

Halifax dance teacher Abady Alzahrani breaks down the basics of the only moves you'll ever need.

Halifax dance teacher Abady Alzahrani breaks down the basics of the only moves you'll ever need

(All photography by Stoo Metz)

If you want to win that unofficial dance-off at your cousin's wedding, stand out at the club or even throw down in your own kitchen, you've got to bring your A-game. But if you'd describe your current skill level as more Elaine Benes than ballerina, don't worry — Halifax dance teacher and studio owner Abady Alzahrani is here to help you hone your talents with three simple moves you can pull out the next time you're on the dance floor. They're great for getting your blood pumping too, so be sure to keep them in your back pocket for when you're seeking an indoor workout this winter and can't bear another boring treadmill sesh. 

First up, is the Biz Markie, named after the rapper who invented it. (It's sometimes called the TLC):

Next, the Bart Simpson:

And lastly, the Prep:

Check out the video below for Alzahrani's step-by-step guide to mastering these moves, plus all his tips on adding your own flare once you've got them down pat. 

These 3 moves will make you look like an excellent dancer at every party

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Halifax dance teacher Abady Alzahrani breaks down the basics of the only moves you'll ever need. 4:37

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