Introducing London's grooviest 1960's & 1970's dancers: Go Go Girls! These girls are sure to get everyone at your event up and dancing. Using authentic costume and makeup they will provide entertainment perfect for your event in a ray of options such as a duo or trio, quartet, and so on.
They are a London based vintage dance troupe and have been performing their exciting Go-Go act for 7 years. They are well established, having performed support-slots to 60's icons such as Geno Washington, The Sonics and The Trashmen. They have also opened for the Mary Quant exhibition at the V & A, have performed several collaborations with the Jimi Hendrix Museum (Handel & Hendrix) and have featured in films directed by Woody Harrelson and John Ridley.
The Go Go Girls perform swinging 60's routines from mod to psychedelic and soul, and also offer 70's disco and funk sets, inspired by Soul Train and Pans People! TMD are made up of trained dancers and choreographers. Their popular 1960s Go-Go Dancing classes and courses run in London and at festivals all over the UK.
A Few Famous Dances in the Sixties
Lift your right arm and leg Lift your left arm and leg. It sounds simple, but at high speeds, it can result in a crazy dance.
Stand with your feet together and bend your knees slightly. Move your hips to the right, and then move them to the left. The movement should come from the hips rather than your knees. The frug is danced at a fast pace, and a right-left pair of hip movements should take a single count.
While doing the hip motions of the frug, hold you right hand in a fist with thumb extended, as if you are hitch-hiking. Move your thumb to the right for three counts. Clap your hands to the right on the fourth count. Switch hands and move your thumb to the left for three counts. Clap your hands, this time to the left, on the fourth count.
This dance is unique among famous dances in the sixties in being a line dance. Dancers take instruction from the song, performing hip swings and jumps, among other steps.
The Mashed Potato
Stand with your heels together and your toes turned out, much like in ballet first position. Shift your weight to your toes and swing your heels out and back in. From there, you can start lifting your feet with the outward swings.
Shake your shoulders back and forth while holding the rest of your body still. Your arms should be held to the side with elbows slightly bent.
The key to this dance is in the arm movements. While your lower body is doing the frug or the twist, your arms are swimming and diving. For the grand finale, hold your nose and pretend to be sinking under water.
When listening to Chubby Checker's popular song, the only way to move is to twist your body back and forth to the beat. The key to performing the Twist properly is that you must use both your legs and your torso, often in opposite directions.
If you're interested in making your party more exciting and unique with a flash to the past, then these girls are surely perfect! Contact Evenses today for a free quote by submitting the request form or sending over an email or call.
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