Hustle 101


Break the barrier of traditional dancing and join in on the fun with the HUSTLE!


Dance Instruction: 1st Time, Beginner
Lesson Style: Ballroom, Country
Dance Video Focus: Hustle

MSRP: $39.99
Sale Price: $29.99



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Product Overview
Turn down the lights, crank up the music,
and let's learn how to dance the Hustle!

Learn how to dance Hustle in just minutes! Forget the leisure suit and blue suede shoes… smooth, cool moves rule the dance floor in this Hustle Video. Shawn and Joanna Trautman take you from knowing nothing to dancing in no time flat. As you master the most important beginner steps of the world's favorite disco dance, you will find yourself moving to the beat, with your partner and with style.

If you've never danced, this Hustle DVD will give you a taste for the disco side of couples dancing. If you are a proficient dancer in a different style Shawn and Joanna give a fun, clear, and well-paced overview of what makes learning how to Hustle unique and also tips that will help you apply what you already know to Hustle to get moving quickly.

  • Learn How to Dance Hustle Video
  • Smooth, Cool Moves
  • World's Favorite Disco Dance
  • Fun, Clear, & Well-Paced Hustle Lessons
  • Multiple Camera Angles
  • Simplified for Beginners
  • Joanna Trautman's Favorite Dance!


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Shawn and Joanna take you from knowing nothing about dancing the Hustle to smooth moves in a matter of no time. You don't need a leisure suit, and you can forget the polyester to enjoy Hustle 101. As you master the basics of this Hustle Video, you'll quickly realize how much fun this dance can be for you, your partner and everyone watching!

If you've never danced, learning how to dance Hustle will give you a taste for the disco side of couples dancing. If you are a proficient dancer in a different style, Shawn and Joanna give a fun, clear, and well-paced overview of what makes Hustle pop and also tips that will help you apply what you already know to Hustle and get moving in a matter of minutes.

This Hustle DVD was designed for beginners as it starts with the basics, and it's the best way to learn the Hustle from the ground up! Hustle 101 starts with you seeing & experiencing the dance to get a good feel for the Hustle. From there, the Hustle is broken down into fun & manageable pieces that make it easy to follow along with. You'll soon be 'doing the Hustle' by working through several rhythm & timing drills to ensure even those without rhythm aren't left behind.

Next, you'll get 'hands-on' as you work your way through the specific Hustle connection points & style tips to ensure you look the part! When you're ready, you'll learn & test your skills with several exciting moves like underarm & reverse turns that you can use with anyone & take to the floor immediately. Plus, you'll have a full soundtrack of a great mix of disco & dance Hustle music playing through the entire lesson that doubles as a practice tool each time you use the DVD afterwards - just turn it on and practice your Hustle until you're ready to hit the clubs.



Customer Reviews
Average Rating
5(based on 2 reviews)

By: April W
DVD: Hustle 101
On: April 24, 2013
These instructors make learning how to dance Hustle easy!
"We really enjoyed Hustle 101. Not at all what we expected as we had no idea Hustle could be done to such a wide variety of songs. "

By: Milt, R.
DVD: Hustle 101
On: November 7, 2012
Good production quality.
"Straightforward, good production quality, all the detail is there and presented in an understandable way."
Shawn's Take

Everyone has their favorite dance and I'm going to start this one out by saying the Hustle is my wife's favorite. For Joanna, it's an escape from reality while getting a great deal of cardio. The dance flows well and shows well, even for beginners but only if it's done correctly. Hustle can be a very frustrating and confusing dance if you've been taught from someone who really didn't 'get it'...

Hustle was a tough dance for me. I first learned how to dance hustle in a ballroom. Ter-ri-ble! The steps were there but the count was such that it made the dance very choppy and made the guys look like they were hopping throughout the dance every 3 counts or so. I hated the dance, but loved watching others on the pro circuit. This was a problem for me. I tried Hustle lessons from 3 other dance instructors and it just didn't make sense to me. Something had to give... and it did.

How to HustleI had broken the dance down on paper, studied it, danced it and then all of a sudden... BLAM!!!learn-dance-fun

My lightbulb for Hustle went off somewhere around 1995. I had broken the dance down on paper, studied it, danced it and then all of a sudden...BLAM!!!... it made sense! My breakthrough was on how it was counted and where the 'break' step was. The same dance, yet a completely different result for me and all my students at the time. This one little change made complete sense and became simple. I was convinced that others taught it the way they did to ensure I'd continue taking lessons because of how hard it was. To say the least, I was mad. Mad at the time, money, and frustration of trying to go through a dance the wrong way. I'm sure many of you have experienced this as well.

I say all this because the way the Hustle is taught on Hustle 101 is the approach that I came across years ago that really suits the dance. It makes the dance something that both the leaders and the followers enjoy and one that really makes you feel good after each dance. I believe Hustle will be taught much more once dance instructors embrace the new way of teaching it in upcoming years and will become a dance staple, such as swing and two-step. We will soon be releasing an entire series on Hustle, so keep an eye out for it. In the meantime, this DVD has tons of great information coupled with fantastic music that will definitely get you dancing and having a good time.

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