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How to Do the Humpty Hip-Hop Dance

Learn how to do the Humpty Dance from professional dancer Charlene "Chi-Chi" Smith in this Howcast dance video.

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The Humpty dance is your chance, do the hump. So, can you guess what's next? We have the Humpty dance from Digital Underground. You remember the glasses and the big nose thing going on? So, we're going to learn a piece of the Humpty dance.

He had a little extensive [mis-esqueness] to it. So, we are going to start with the feet. Criss cross first, OK. so slowly you're going to go and, one. Remember when you land you want to have your knees bent. OK, this is one of our grooves. This is a drop groove and you will see why in a second. So you have, and, one. OK. Now, drop grooves always come with a groove before it which makes the drop a surprise.

So, you want to make sure the second you land you want to drop, and drop. Drop. Drop. Drop. Criss cross. Hop. Hop. Hop. So, for counts, six slowly seven, eight and one. Two. Three. Four and five, six, seven, eight, and this movement is really coming from my knees here and hips are going forward. OK, you want to scoop, scoop, scoop.

OK. The arms. You just kind of wave your arms side to side as you’re grooving. So, you'll go and one, two, three, four, and five, six, seven eight, and one, two, three four, push down six, seven, eight. Let's try that with some music.

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