Women Train Like Professional Dancers For A Month

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  • Published on Apr 7, 2017
  • Five women take on the challenge of training like professional dancers for a month under the guidance of choreographer Robert Gilstrap and Beyonce’s backup dancer Jermeel Hewitt.
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Comments • 8 713

  • Sofia Brotton
    Sofia Brotton 15 hours ago

    People saying its criticism have zero empathy, some people react extremely badly to such harsh critics, they arent asking to be lied at, they just prefer other ways of being told. As a teacher he has the responsability of taking the best out of each student. You may call them crybabies but you dont know them, so why talk? You just sound ignorant.

  • sarah schultz
    sarah schultz 2 days ago

    Yes, it’s very difficult to be a dancer (im a 6 year dancer)

  • Lorie Trejo
    Lorie Trejo 4 days ago

    Girls

  • Lorie Trejo
    Lorie Trejo 4 days ago

    You got this

  • D.C Squishies FOREVER,1O1!!!!

    yyyaaaaaasssssss

  • Bangtanpink , 4D
    Bangtanpink , 4D 5 days ago +1

    Tbh I don’t think he was rude at all , if he didn’t tell them, no one would , the truths hurts , but without it you would be lost.

  • OkxayLily
    OkxayLily 5 days ago

    3:53 anyone else notice that man walk in?

  • Songs And more songs

    Poor jazz how dare he

  • Mash Potatoes
    Mash Potatoes 7 days ago

    Alright what’s going on with Michelle’s makeup?

  • Wolfe Rose
    Wolfe Rose 7 days ago

    You guess were the best dancers I have ever seen!!😘

  • Lorie Trejo
    Lorie Trejo 7 days ago

    You guys did so great 👍👍👍👍!!!!😍😍😍😎😎😎😎😘😘😘🙌🙌🙌🙌🙌👯👯👸💕💖💗💘💔💔💔

  • Kaitlyn Komar
    Kaitlyn Komar 7 days ago

    I think all of you did amazing, and you are all beautiful inside and out.

  • M&M 101
    M&M 101 7 days ago

    Where are my hip hop friends

  • Nabiha Fahim
    Nabiha Fahim 8 days ago

    I feel like I can somehow relate to what Jazzmyne said about not feeling as sexy as the other girls. I myself, am overweight and is afraid to dance anywhere, even if its dark because of what other people will think of me and my body. Everyone else around me, having slim bodies and a much better face than me looking like actual dancers, it makes me feel even worse. Why am I not as perfect as the others?

  • Muttbutt
    Muttbutt 8 days ago

    I’ve been dancing professionally for 8 years, it’s not that deep. these women are being incredibly over dramatic. Everyone’s getting offended because the dancer said something about the bigger chick needing to try harder, it’s true, one sharp move pointing your arm to the ground looks dramatic and sharp on a thin dancer but on a bigger dancer it’s harder to see and do the movement, you have to exaggerate the move more so it looks as it is suppose too

  • Thomas Lynn
    Thomas Lynn 9 days ago

    Ugh Jeermel was so rude🤬 Jazz you dun need to have a skinny body or long hair you look effing amazing! Jordon you look beautiful no matter what that dude said. And Kelsey you are a great dancer.

  • tan si en
    tan si en 9 days ago +1

    respect for professional dancers ☹️ they took it so hard

  • Cecilia Fynn
    Cecilia Fynn 11 days ago +1

    We all are loved 😍😍😍

  • Something like a human *

    “Wow I feel so unappreciated”-every ballerina
    I feel your pain sweety😢

  • Lilia El Khatib
    Lilia El Khatib 11 days ago

    IF YOU WANNA BE A DANCER U WILL HAVE TO EXPECT CRITICS AND COMMENTS! U WILL NOT get better if you dont get these comments

  • Brandi Pritt
    Brandi Pritt 12 days ago

    Damn, the girls did so good

  • Can't live without BTS I love myself

    I'm a dancer since 6 grade ....but now body is very stiff,ahhhh get many audition but I failed and failed ....nothing is going on me ...I got depression, gets emotionally easily ahhh....so hard my life

  • K-pop is Life
    K-pop is Life 12 days ago

    All dancers are one!

  • Kittenfight_ 326
    Kittenfight_ 326 13 days ago

    7:32 What I think on my way to the first day of school every year

  • Dahlias Way
    Dahlias Way 13 days ago +1

    I love dance as well like and comment if u like dance

  • Ruby Forbes
    Ruby Forbes 13 days ago

    Lol I feel them. My dance teachers scream at us ALL the tiiiime. Especially about the face on stage.

  • kitti lover
    kitti lover 16 days ago

    i take dance 5 times a week

  • kitti lover
    kitti lover 16 days ago

    i take dance 5 times a week

  • gladys E.P
    gladys E.P 18 days ago

    Don't cry. Dance how you want to.

  • Imogen Pearce
    Imogen Pearce 18 days ago

    Just saying they were all crying like the whole time but that’s total bull they only did it for a month I do that basically every week of every year of my life

  • Tina Ned
    Tina Ned 19 days ago

    8:03

  • renhue
    renhue 19 days ago

    Idk if the girls will ever see this but, YALL SLAY AND JAZZMYNE. GIRL YOU ARE BEAUTIFUL AND IDK HOW TO SAY IT LOUDER. I SRSLY ADMIRE U FROM THE BOTTOM OF MY HEART

  • luciekpop
    luciekpop 22 days ago

    Am I the only one who thinks that jazzmyne was SO underrated like in the choreography she got so much LESS like sexy moves and all that sh*t and the other girls all had their little like individual part but jazz didn't !! And I think this is so not right cause she could have been rocking it !!

  • Dillan Woods
    Dillan Woods 23 days ago

    YASSSS JAZZZ!❤ SLAYYYY!!😍😍

  • Madeleine Demato-Wolf
    Madeleine Demato-Wolf 24 days ago

    Girl your eyebrows are on fleek and his are just week!!!!! 👑

  • Colleen Lunney
    Colleen Lunney 24 days ago

    Omg jazz looks so boss I love her😍

  • Bethany Sparling
    Bethany Sparling 24 days ago

    Growing up I was taught by a very relaxed and experienced teacher and loved when stricter coaches come in for sessions as they gave so more feedback but I’ve been dancing for over a decade. This is too far for non dancers, if someone would say these comments to me I would probably be hurt. They have been crying due to what the coaches were saying, they have no past dancing experience, not professional dancers and they don’t need to be critiqued like they were

  • nash wyd
    nash wyd 24 days ago

    the beginning instantly alerted me, that this video wasn't going to be the most cheery.

  • Kyla Wiseman
    Kyla Wiseman 25 days ago

    Yes Keith

  • Violet Van Heel
    Violet Van Heel 25 days ago

    aw jazzy!! I'm a hip-hop and contemporary dancer, and I have hair almost as short as yours. It's hard sometimes, but so much easier to do the worm without getting hair in your mouth and eyes! Trust me, your hair rocks and you were super graceful in your dance!!!

  • Miriam Fease
    Miriam Fease 25 days ago

    awwww i loved this.

  • The JG Channel
    The JG Channel 26 days ago +1

    they should have gotten abby lee miller

  • Vivian.101. Slay
    Vivian.101. Slay 27 days ago +1

    Jazzymne you are beautiful I have done this myself. I’ve been dance for 7 years and jazzymne inspires me so much. I cut off all my hair but i still bring it especially in hip hop so believe in yourself your beautiful I love u ❤️

  • NikieBash
    NikieBash 27 days ago

    Jermeel is F'ng rude

  • vict4221 vict4221
    vict4221 vict4221 27 days ago +1

    Who noticed Jasmine with a whole in her tights

  • Andrew Acosta
    Andrew Acosta 27 days ago

    Wow what they did in a month is what I can do in a year lol I am a dancer at my school (hip hop and jazz)

  • Pøsitive . ASMR
    Pøsitive . ASMR 29 days ago

    YYYYYYYAAAAAASSSSSS WORK IT QUEENS

  • Victoria Midnight
    Victoria Midnight Month ago

    The coach is very rough on them...NO HATE

  • Kpop Corn
    Kpop Corn Month ago

    I like ashley’s teacher more! *coaches encourage students more please!* *she is in a very good enviroment, while this girls are forced and are pushed to do this thing!*

  • Felicia Kamga
    Felicia Kamga Month ago +3

    I honestly don't think that jermeel was that hard on them. to be good, you have to know where to work on. You can't just be sugarcoated every single time. They are adults, they should be able to accept hardness. I agree they were kind of harsh but some criticism is good to build perfection

  • Megan van Zyl
    Megan van Zyl Month ago

    Jou are you. 🍩 ❤️ You are awesome

  • Alyssa Turcios
    Alyssa Turcios Month ago

    Why isn't there more vids?

  • Kayla Kraft's
    Kayla Kraft's Month ago

    You are grown and he was yelling at you 😶

  • Ava Doherty
    Ava Doherty Month ago

    Kelsey looks like Blake lively and I love it

  • Cecilia Herrera
    Cecilia Herrera Month ago

    This is the reality of the dance industry. You have to really LOVE it to power through all of the challenges dancers go through but at the end of the day that 3 minutes on stage is what really counts.

  • MiriINC
    MiriINC Month ago

    Why’s everybody so whiny about the coaches? They’re grown women, they can handle it. Not everyone you meet in life is just rainbows and kittens 🤦🏼‍♀️ you can’t expect encouragement and and understanding from people all the time, so you gotta be strong and pick yourself up.
    In the end they all shined and looked sexy and powerful, so the coaches probably did something right 🤷🏼‍♀️

  • shook aldc
    shook aldc Month ago

    Look girls,im a dancer.and in the dance world then make u do things that u dont wanna do.And i understand going out and performing to a thousands People is hard but,BELEIVE IN UR SELF,BE CONFIDENT AND U WILL ACHIEVE ANYTHING!

  • danielle devine
    danielle devine Month ago

    0:09 YOU DID IT FOR A MONTH TF

  • Maddybruhhh
    Maddybruhhh Month ago

    This is disgusting smh

  • Dat girl Galaxy
    Dat girl Galaxy Month ago

    A lot of times in performances your nervous at first but right as you get in stage and start performing you get confident and totally just zone out in the dance. :)

  • Aida Poore
    Aida Poore Month ago

    You all looked so good!😄

  • Lizard Chan
    Lizard Chan Month ago

    5:44 and 5:47 wow

  • Akshara Modhvadiya
    Akshara Modhvadiya Month ago

    Jasmine it's ok your soook beautiful:)

  • hyunminie
    hyunminie Month ago

    3:54 i can't with the dude in the bg

  • Dead Arrow
    Dead Arrow Month ago

    Jazzmyne looks like Paris Goebel...or is it just me

  • CallMe_Nikki
    CallMe_Nikki Month ago

    I actually loved this video and all the ladies did great! Good job 😍😍😍

  • Bella Ochoa
    Bella Ochoa Month ago

    Finally people understand....
    there is so many different throws of dances and they are all so beautiful

  • My name My last name

    If the dance instructors complimented them more, the girls would look much more professional. If they were critiqued, the would look less confident. All you have to do is to trick your audience into thinking that you have it down by looking confident. Then they will be dazzled.

  • Georgie 707
    Georgie 707 Month ago

    Why is a try guy in every vid

  • Dandelion
    Dandelion Month ago +1

    I love how she’s dancing and he starts ranting about her eyebrows? Like, what?

  • Queen Asmar
    Queen Asmar Month ago

    You did so good I a month

  • Nancy Causey
    Nancy Causey Month ago

    I would LOVE to do something like this!!!

  • Alicia Gan
    Alicia Gan Month ago

    I get that he could have been more positive, but as a competitive dancer who dances 27 hours a week, he passes as a pretty nice teacher. I’ve had Russian teachers who step on my feet with platform heels, and contortion teachers who scream at us for 4 hours straight. It’s just part of dancing, but I agree that with people new to dance, he could have been nicer. I just think some people don’t realize how demanding of a craft dancing is.

  • Kat Buie
    Kat Buie Month ago

    Jazzmine is my favorite. She is just so beautiful and I really hope she knows that

  • Natalia Deliu
    Natalia Deliu Month ago

    I love that jazzmyn is there because she provides some divorsity to the dance group

  • Lydia Jade
    Lydia Jade Month ago

    Jazz should’ve got a throne cause she’s bosssssss

  • Mollie & Steph
    Mollie & Steph Month ago

    I’m in tears I hate watching people get critiqued 😭😭😭😭

  • Sophia Kruger
    Sophia Kruger Month ago

    Jazzmyen you did great 👍👍👍 but I'm sorry if I spelled your name wrong you work it all you WANT. Love you as a friend!!! 😘😋😃😃😃😄

  • ivozia bakenschmeh
    ivozia bakenschmeh Month ago

    wow. they look prettier than my dogs.

  • Makeup is my magic
    Makeup is my magic Month ago

    You guys should try Irish dance, I've done it for 5 years and am on my 6th year now

  • That One Shipper
    That One Shipper Month ago

    Who’s gonna host everything now that Keith is gone

  • Ryan Shxun
    Ryan Shxun Month ago

    Idk why but 8:33 makes me laugh so much

  • Komal’s World!
    Komal’s World! Month ago

    Stay strong girls. Stay strong!!!

  • Nneoma Oseagulu
    Nneoma Oseagulu Month ago +1

    They have it easier because i take dance 6 times a week talking 3 different classes a day

  • KpopAnimePotato _
    KpopAnimePotato _ Month ago +1

    It is rlly nice what people get to see the bad side of performers too because when u see a performer u see a person who is having fun but it isn't as a performer u are not having fun u let urself get judged. I critizie myself because i need to see what i don't do right if i don't see it i won't get better and as a performer u tent to perfect things because its a performance, not an game.

  • ItsAmeLife
    ItsAmeLife Month ago +1

    Im a Dancer and I work really hard but I think the should have gotten the dance teacher Ash had :/
    Ash's dance was great but yeah this was kinda ok for non dancers :)

  • Vienna Does Contortion

    The men couch was to serious they have never danced before

  • Secret Zexyula Teloiv

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  • Jemini K
    Jemini K Month ago

    Stfu dude, they look beautiful >.>

  • Maddie Eventing
    Maddie Eventing Month ago

    IM GOING TO CRY😭

  • Sydney Thomas
    Sydney Thomas Month ago

    this is very inspiring

  • Kaya F
    Kaya F Month ago

    What's the song at 0:15??

  • Jay_feather of ThunderClan

    This video made me think of my body image a lot.

  • Silk ᗰᗩᖇᐯEᒪ

    This is not professional 😂😂😂 5 year olds at my dance studio do this kind of choreography effortlessly 😂😂😂👌🏾👌🏾👌🏾

  • Tide Pods
    Tide Pods Month ago

    I’ve been a dancer my whole life and it really is stressful, you can’t just say “I’ll learn it later” but later is when you preform your dance to people, Learning the dance is fun but making sure you do the dance cleanly and make sure people can understand what you are doing, take it from me, I’ve been dancing for 13 years and you can’t just learn it in a second, take your time and you’ll reach your goal 😁

  • Olivia Croy
    Olivia Croy Month ago

    You all are soooo BEAUTIFUL!!!!!!

  • Heavens Sea
    Heavens Sea Month ago

    I love how jasmine doesn’t let anyone effect her

  • Sue Dowell
    Sue Dowell Month ago +1

    I totally like Ashley's one better, the person is telling them to be confident and there sitting there saying, oh you eyebrows are to big or your body type is skinny so you need to be better. For beginners they should have had Kyle (Or I think that's there name).

  • CapriCousins
    CapriCousins Month ago

    2018?

  • Canela Renée
    Canela Renée Month ago

    Wow that was so petty how the dance choreographer talked to them