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Taboo: Dirty dancing studio twerks the stigma away

Twerking and vogueing as danceforms are considered too sexual for many Melbourne dance studios to teach.   But Kris and Alex Moskov have started their own dance studio dedicated to those taboo dances, and they’re hoping to push the boundaries of the acceptable.   In the latest in our series on breaking stigmas, Gerard Cockburn reports on taboos in dance.

Video by Gerard Cockburn



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