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Only buy it if you can already dance!
on 22 October 2005
I bought this as I've been going to the Pineapple Studios street jazz classes. The problem is that you get told to do a complex move, and all the teaching involves is watching them do it once. The move doesn't get broken down frame by frame, so with longer/more complex moves I found myself having to rewind the section 20 times trying to work out how they did the move (where their feet were, whether knees bend first or waist, that kind of thing). I spent most of the time playing the dvd in slow-mo. It would better if they had a person pretend to be hopeless so the teacher could correct them, thus demonstrating more clearly the components of the move. So basically, you watch about 30 moves once, then you watch them do the whole thing at break neck pace. If you already can do the moves you will be okay and it's just a case of remembering the order they come in for the routine, but if you don't, then you will be stuck. Unless you have a mirror, you have no idea what you look like either. I'd recommend this only for fairly experienced dancers.