Tag Archives: Dancing

The Best Beyonce Choreography

Seriously, I’ve never seen anything as good as this. This is the best. Ever.

Bow down to the men who did this in heels.

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Is This The Next K-Pop Star?

This baby is winning at life.

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A-Z of Dance

This is amazing. I will be really happy someday if I can nail all of these moves.

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Ariana Grande’s Dance Moves

This past weekend, Ariana performed her new single “Problem” ft. Iggy Azalea at the Radio Disney Music Awards and looked adorable while doing so. Typically in her performances, she isn’t much of a dancer, but Ariana was showing a cuter side to her self this past weekend and we’re hoping to see more of it! I actually read in an article once that she is a dancer, but just doesn’t showcase it usually and she’s really quite good. We’ll probably have “Problem” as the Song of the Day later on this week, but now you can listen to it here in this performance!

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Mike Song & Phil Garvin – AlunaGeorge “Attracting Flies” Choreography

Oh boy, I’ve been a huge fan of Mike Song since I first watched him with Kaba Modern on America’s Best Dance Crew. I’m not sure if that entire team is still doing something together, but I like the fact that most of them are still dancing and doing their own side projects. This choreography and remix are amazing.

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“All We Do Is Win!”

I wish I could have written this right after we won the Super Bowl this weekend, but I was too busy celebrating. This win means so much to the city of Seattle and more than anything I wish I was home to be with the city and storming Capitol Hill like I know everyone else did. Every non-Seahawks fan called the game boring, but like…that’s because you weren’t dominating! I’m not sure what I would have preferred – a game that forces me to have a heart attack every minute or to rest easy knowing that you’re just going to win the whole damn thing.

I can’t even tell you for how long it has been that Seattle sports hasn’t been taken seriously – The Mariners, The Supersonics getting taken away. We needed this. Everyone said that we would never make it – that we weren’t the team to watch out for – that making it to the Super Bowl in 2005 was just a fluke, well what do you have to say about us now? We earned it.

I am overcome with this joy of having the best football team, the most driven and hungry players, crazy fans, and being from the city that backs all of this up completely.

Mandi and I couldn’t contain our excitement, clearly. After the win, we rounded up our crew and took on San Francisco with our Skittles and our Gushers (we love you Lynch and Sherman) and distributed our snacks to the best Seahawks fans in the city. We pretty much fed San Francisco.

Super Bowl 2015 – we’ll see you there!

Some of the the best articles came out yesterday after the win so here’s a roundup below:

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A Collection Part 39

Would you believe that it has already been 4 months since our last “A Collection Part” post? I can already hear Veronica’s voice in the back of my head saying, “I can.” Every time I speak to the girl, she’s always asking for another one. Little does she know, constructing these take forever! Good news though, I’ve already started building Part 40 so hopefully we won’t have to wait as long for the next one, but if she had it her way, it would be every week.

Making this post this time around was quite refreshing to me. Veronica once asked me how I choose the pictures that I do for this post and I don’t know if I was ever able to give a great answer. I probably just said that I chose the pictures I liked, but I’d like to elaborate on that a little bit. I used to do a bit of photography back in high school and in the early days of college, I brought my camera with me everywhere I went. I love that these photos are being taken in ways that I never thought of before. They are various shots that spark something in me, but I have no idea what it is and because I can’t explain it or put it into words of some sort, I love it. Maybe that’s not a better explanation than before, but it makes sense to me!

Enjoy!

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Yow Yow’s Yearly Recap

Wowowow. What a year it has been for Yow Yow!

I’m not all that sad to see 2013 go because I am so looking forward to what 2014 has in store for us. 2013 was a big transition year for Yow Yow! Postings became a little bit more consistent because I was no longer in school and it started to become predictable that I would just log on right after work. It’s nice to be able to have a set schedule to be honest. When I was in school, I would post any free moment I had, which was great because maybe sometimes I would be inclined to write a post about something because it was convenient. However, I appreciate now, that I get to wait until the end of the day to sort out my thoughts and to spend some time thinking a little bit more about what I am writing. Yow Yow! has turned 5-years old! It’s hard to believe that this blog has been with me for that long and that some of you have watched me transition, grow, and hopefully write better content in that time. Thank you x 23984298 to everyone who has supported the blog during this time. If I didn’t have that, I may not still be writing today. We know for sure though that Jennie and Ashley have at least helped me keep Wedding Mondays alive.

Stats from 2012 will be on the left and italicized while stats from 2013 will be right and bold.

1,130,911 total visits to Yow Yow! – – – – – – – – – – –  1,294,886 total visits to Yow Yow!

*In just 2013, there were 163,975 visits to Yow Yow!

7,067 Posts, 2,187 Comments 10,229 Tags – – – – –  9,167 Posts 3,152 Comments 12,122Tags (cumulative)

Top Post of 2013 – “Hipster Disney Princesses In Real Life” – 15,726 views (written in 2012)

Top Post Written in 2013 – “Meet: Hollis Wong-Wear” – 2,071 views

Busiest Month in Terms of Views – October 2012 (49,821 views) – – – – – January 2013 (24,905 views)

Highest Average Visits Per Day – October 2012 (1,607 views) – – – – –  – January 2013 (803 views)

*Busiest Day – October 5, 2010 (4,239 views)

Credits + References

Worked with

  • Gilt City
  • Postmates
  • Dry Soda
  • Gratify
  • Nordstrom Wedding Suite at the Seattle Nordstrom Flagship

“Women Who Are Making It” Series:

  • SuChin Pak
  • Molly Young
  • Kendall Herbst
  • Hollis Wong-Wear

Top Referring Sites in 2013 Were:

  • Pinterest.com
  • Facebook.com
  • Twitter.com
  • Android.pinterest.com
  • holliswongwear.com

Most of My Visitors Came From:

  • The United States
  • Canada
  • The United Kingdom

Music Festivals Covered:

  • Capitol Hill Block Party
  • Bumbershoot

Other:

*We started a new series on Fridays called “Take Me There” and “Truth and Words” Sundays

*We ended the series “Thought Catalog Roundup.”

*New graphics and headers by Leanna Robb! [Facebook, Twitter, Blog]

* We made a Facebook page! Like us.

*We packed up and moved to the Bay area! [Seattle, forever <3 - I promise]

*Veronica became an official part of Yow Yow!

*We received our very first press passes for Yow Yow!

*We started “Conversations From 20-Somethings.”

*We hit 1,000+ subscribers!

*We followed-up with some of our previous guest writers from a year ago:

*We made some videos! Like this unveiling video below:

and one last hoo-rah with Space Girl

*We had a memorable Twitter interaction:

Here’s to what we hope will be a very exciting 2014!

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How To Contemporary Dance

I really love videos like this. Like REALLY love them because you know that there are people searching this within YouTube, stumbling across it and believing that this is how you should be dancing. I probably wouldn’t ever bust this out in a club, but yes – I have seen this IRL and it’s just the best. I would give infinite high-fives to anyone that could do this routine tomorrow night at Havana in Capitol Hill. It would pretty much make my vacation.

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Virgin America Debuts Safety Video

The airline debuted a new safety video this morning and we’re not exactly sure how we feel about it. It’s similar to an episode of Glee in some ways, but it is definitely a little bit more exciting than the presentations we have to sit through on any other airline.

Thoughts?

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Jessie Spano Makes An Appearance On Dancing With the Stars

Sometimes there are episodes in our favorite series that we never ever forget. And who could forget that freak out by Jessie Spano in Saved by the Bell when she was addicted to caffeine pills?! It has been years, but I can still remember it so clearly. On this week’s episode of Dancing with the Stars, Elizabeth Berkley recreated that infamous scene into her dance routine.

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Next Media Animation Responds To Girl Who Quit Her Job

Readers, do you remember the video I posted last week of a girl quitting her job while dancing to Kanye’s “Gone?” Well, now the company that she quit has made their own video. We’re glad that there isn’t too much bad blood between the two :)

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Kids Are The Best

Because this is the most adorable thing I’ve seen in a long time – a mother and daughter dancing to Beyonce’s “End of Time” on Ellen.

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Bill Nye’s Final Performance

It was the start to a bad week when we learned that Bill Nye had gotten the boot off of Dancing with the Stars. His robotic performance of “Get Lucky” was less than impressive, but at least he stayed true to who he actually was. A true science geek. It’s cool – Bill, you didn’t really want to be on this show anyways and the people that watch this show aren’t interested in science. Regardless, I was a proud Seattlelite when I heard he was coming onto this show.

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