Running Man – Dance Tutorials With Smilin
(Episode 06) Electro Swing Academy

In the 6th episode of our Dance Tutorial series, Smilin explains the “Running Man” and its variation. A fairly popular dance move of the Electro Swing Dance style, that is often seen in performances.

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1. Start position: one leg stands, the other one is bended

2. The leg which is bended makes a step forward, while the other leg makes a step back.
Important: it must be at the same time! Otherwise the illusion won’t work.

3. Go back to the start position, but this time the other leg is bended

4. Repeat step 2

VARIATION: Running Man with touch: same steps, but you don’t lose the contact to the floor (imagine a big magnet which keeps your feet on the floor)

Next Dance Move: #VJump

If you have any questions, ideas or requests, feel free to write them in the comments. Now have fun watching, learning and dancing. Let’s do the Swing! #ElectroSwingDance 🔥 💃 🎩 🙌

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And here is the Blog Post with the complete Dance Tutorials Season 1, which is updated with every new episode. So in the end everything is very compact and you can comfortably improve your skills HERE!


– Editor: Steven Melzer
– Camera: Luka Ljubicic
– Cutter, Audio Mix & Sound Design: Wolfgang Lohr
– Color Grading: Giulio Rasi
– Location: Frannz Club (Berlin/Germany)

Alannah Lietz

– Track ID: Wolfgang Lohr feat. Emma Lea & Ashley Slater – Keep On Smilin
– Composer & Producer: Wolfgang Lohr
– Lyrics & Trombone: Ashley Slater
– Vocals: Emma Lea, Ashley Slater
– Saxophone: Martin Scheran (Deladap)
– Trumpet: Alex Valdés (Deladap)
– Guitar: Guglielmo Cassinelli (Free Shots)

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