12/19/2014 04:57 EST | Updated 12/19/2014 04:59 EST

10 Choreographed Dances You'll Want To Watch Over And Over

The holiday season is upon us and that means plenty of presents and family feasts for most of us. But for the workaholics in our lives, the winter holidays also offer a moment of mandatory rest and the opportunity to cut loose with office Christmas parties.

And where there are parties, there's bound to be dancing.

But there's a difference between dancing and dancing well . As Alexei Ratmansky, one of the world's most sought after choreographers, can attest in the video above, there's more to crafting a memorable dance than stringing moves together to a matching beat.

You need to consider a dancer's strengths, weaknesses, the audience's expectations. And that's just a solo act. Add in a few more dancers and you've got a whole set of other considerations.

That said, it's unlike anyone's expecting you to put on a one-person rendition of "Swan Lake" this Christmas. However, if you're looking to bust a move at your next holiday work function, consider a few of these stylish dance moves in the gallery below.

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