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How to Hip-Hop Dance like Rihanna

Learn how to dance like Rihanna from choreographer Matt Steffanina in this Howcast dance video.


What's up. My name is Matt Stephanina, and today we're going to teach you how to dance like Rihanna. The first move you're going to step out on your right foot, to the right corner, pushing our right hip out to the side. Then step that leg back in, and repeat this step on the left, stepping back to the center on four.

From here you're going to dive to the left, pulling your right arm through, come in back, and repeating this step. You want to make sure when you dive that you tuck in your chest, go down as low as you can, then start the roll up with your head, arching your back until you get all the way up. After you dive twice, you're going to drop down, pulling your hands in the fist. Make sure you leave your right knee facing the front. You're going to pull your right knee in, as your right arm pulls back. Twice. Out, and back in, and out.

From here you're going to take your right arm up, step in your left foot in to meet your right. You're going to drop down, bringing your knees apart. From here you're going to bounce twice, on five, six. And then you're going to dip your head and snake to the left on seven, eight, coming all the way up. Let's try it again from the top, and connect all those steps. Five. Six. Seven. Eight. Stepping one. Two. Three. Four. Dive five. Six. Seven. Eight. Drop one. Two. Up three. Down four. Bounce five. Six. Snake seven. Eight. Let's try that with the music. Five. Six. Seven. Eight.

And that's how you dance like Rihanna.

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