Dance Diary: Taemin’s ‘Move’

By Nadine Kam I I wanted to dance to Taemin’s “Move” for a long time and tried to learn the choreography on my own at home. This is where memory fails me, coz I actually made it through the entire …

Dance diary: Red Velvet ‘Russian Roulette’

By Nadine Kam I Did Red Velvet’s “Russian Roulette” twice, once back on March 2 through Star Fitness, and the second time May 11 with Hawaii Dance Bomb at Paradise Park. I went there because I had a feeling she …

Dance diary: BTS ‘Dope’ and ‘Not Today’

By Nadine Kam I In beginner K-pop dance class, we did BTS back-to-back on Feb. 16 and 23, “Dope” and “Not Today” on the respective dates. Their dances are always energetic and fun. For that reason, more people tend to …

Dance diary: BTS ‘Idol’

By Nadine Kam I We spent an hour learning BTS’s “Idol” during our beginner K-pop dance class at Star Fitness Hawaii on Feb. 9, 2019. It is the most high-energy dance we’d done so far, and after dancing it at …

Dance diary: Black Pink’s ‘Ddu-Du Ddu-Du’

On Feb. 2, 2019, we danced the chorus of Black Pink’s “Ddu-Du Ddu-Du” during our beginner K-pop dance class. As I’m still catching up on the past after starting this dance blog, the timing is good in light of the …

Dance Diary: Happy birthday Jonghyun!

April 8 is Jonghyun’s birthday and I was hoping that one of my K-pop dance teachers would be able to teach me how to dance his “Hallelujah” in recognition of the occasion. Alas, one teacher left the studio, and another …

Dance Diary: IU’s ‘BbiBbi’

By Nadine Kam I On Jan. 19, 2019, in our beginner K-pop class, we danced part of IU’s “BbiBbi.” It’s a cute, lazy-looking dance that actually sends a serious warning to gossips and haters. Her greeting, “Hello stup-I-D,” refers to …

Dance diary: 8 secs of SHINee’s ‘Lucifer’

By Nadine Kam I On a previous dance post I talked about SHINee’s “Everybody” and the robotic, mechanical movements of dubstep. On Jan. 13, we revisited SHINee, but this time going back to the year 2010 and “Lucifer” choreography incorporating …

Dance diary: A walk through Black Pink’s ‘As if it’s Your Last’ and BTS Home Party

By Nadine Kam I Through this dance class, dated Jan. 12, 2019, I wanted to share the process of learning and creating a formation to show that it’s not a scary endeavor at all and to encourage any closet dancer …

Dance diary: SHINee’s ‘Everybody’

By Nadine Kam I Through Jonghyun, SHINee is the first group that brought me to K-pop and on Jan. 5, the boy group dance we learned was SHINee’s “Everybody.” It’s a dubstep-electro house-complextro song, so comes with all the mechanical, …

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