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How to vogue like a pro in five easy steps – WATCH

Move over Madonna.

By Will Stroude

From the ballrooms of Harlem to Drag Race, voguing is a long-celebrated part of LGBT culture, but nailing the sickening dance style is still the arena of a mere talent few.

Luckily for us, however, National Student Pride are helping those with two left feet learn how to tear up a runway like a pro with a new video which teaches you how to vogue in five easy steps, with tips on how to dip, death drop,  duck walk and vogue better than Madonna herself.

The masterclass is led by House of Revlon’s vogue artist Kenni Maldonado, who teaches student and activist Emma the five elements of voguing, as well as exploring the dance’s fascinating history.

It all comes ahead of National Student Pride’s ‘Strictly Come Voguing’ competiion, which will see budding amateurs take to the stage at London’s University of Westminster this Saturday (23 February) to dance their way to the crown.

Volunteer Luca Mitchell says National Student Pride’s mission is to be the “Pride of conversation.”

“The shared experience and education between Kenni and Gemma resonates with this mission; with a conversation about breaking down barriers and uniting LGBT+ community,” he says.

“National Student Pride is a safe space where so many queer young people attend their first pride. We hope, as so many do every year, LGBT+ students will walk away inspired to be their true identity.”

If you follow Kenni’s masterclass and find yourself a bit of a natural (we most certainly are not), you can enter National Student Pride’s ‘Strictly Come Voguing’ competition here.

National Student Pride 2019 takes place 22-24 February at London’s University of Westminster and G-A-Y venues. For weekend and free Saturday afternoon tickets click here.