How to Dance like Ester Dean in Drop It Low, Part 2

Learn how to dance like Ester Dean to Drop It Low from Matt Lopez and DEF-C Crew in this hip-hop dance video, part two in a five-part Howcast series.


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Wish you could dance like Chris Brown, Beyonce, Lady Gaga, Ester Dean, and Michael Jackson? Or like the hip-hop crews Diversity, Quest Crew, and Jabbawockeez? You can with these dance tutorials led by Def-C Crew, who teach you how to dance like your favorite artists to their most popular tunes.




Here you have section 2 drop it low. Bend your knees, your gonna grab your pants or grab onto a shirt, and your gonna go, your torso goes counterclockwise. Start from the 12 counterclockwise and then you go 9, 6, 3, again counterclockwise. 12, 9, 6, and 3 and your gonna make it go a little faster. You gonna go 1, around 2, around 3, around and we'll stop there. So this is just for the section from the front. We're actually gonna turn to the side now and do this for you. The actual video is for the side, so we go 5, 6, 7, 8. Go 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, and after 7 we're gonna turn on 8. And push that head ponent again into your right ear, yeah? And feel free to bevel that foot. Again, facing this direction, 5, 6, 7, 8. Go 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 turn 8. 1 more time. 5, 6, 7, 8 go 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 turn 8. Yeah, and when I turn it's called a pencil turn. It's on my left foot, and I drag the right on the ground. And feel free to bevel the foot. Let's see the ladies do it. - And that was drop it low section 2.


  • Matt Lopez

    Matt Lopez is a hip-hop, funk and street jazz dance teacher based in New York City and the founder of DEF-C Crew. Lopez is currently teaching open/drop-in classes at Steps On Broadway and Dance New Amsterdam and is available for private lessons and master classes.