Melbourne shuffle

The Melbourne shuffle is a rave dance that developed in the 1980s.[1] Typically performed to electronic music, the dance originated in the Melbourne rave scene, and was popular in the 1980s and 1990s.[2] The dance moves involve a fast heel-and-toe movement or T-step, combined with a variation of the running man coupled with a matching arm action.[1] The dance is improvised and involves "repeatedly shuffling your feet inwards, then outwards, while thrusting your arms up and down, or side to side, in time with the beat". Other moves can be incorporated including 360-degree spins and jumps and slides.[2] Popular Melbourne clubs during the dance's heyday included Chasers, Heat, Mercury Lounge, Viper, Two Tribes and PHD.[1]

Melbourne shuffle
Dance typeRave dance
Year1980s—present
CountryAustralia
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