Disco will never die, and neither will the Hustle. How could it? The 1970s left a permanent imprint on the American pop-culture psyche. Shaggy hair, bell-bottoms, polyester suits and platform shoes are a part of our popular culture that we celebrate and look back on with fondness.
The Hustle is never going to fall out of style because this is a light-hearted, fun and happy dance. In fact, it has become a staple of wedding receptions.
While most people immediately think of the line dance popularized in the movie by John Travolta, in reality, the Hustle has been used as an umbrella term for a variety of different styles of dance. The Hustle is often done with partners and is considered a social dance. It’s easy steps can be learned quickly. As long as you can pick up the beat of the music, you can Hustle. The only hard part will be getting that beat out of your head.
This showy dance craze really took off in 1975 after Vance McCoy and Soul City Symphony released their hit song “The Hustle.” Disco enthusiasts flocked to New York City nightclubs like Studio 54 and Ipanema to get in on the fun.
The dance evolved since the 1970s, and has been set to nearly every style of music. People have learned to Hustle to the works of modern artists like Pitbull, Rihanna and Kanye West.
Arthur Murray Boston invites you to give the Hustle a try. People love to dance it, we love to teach it, and you’ll love to learn it. Sign up today for a free lesson!