Find the best breakdance lessons, classes, and instructors on HeyKiki and learn how to breakdance. Starting in the late 1970s in New York City, breakdancing (also known as b-boying or breaking) came of being as a dancing accompaniment to the growing genre of hip-hop. Its composition is simple: yourself and a piece of cardboard. The genre immediately exploded in popularity across the world as people were more and more intrigued by the four different factors of breakdance: toprock, downrock, power moves and freezes. Learn more about the street style with your lessons from HeyKiki.