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How to Bump & Grind like a Burlesque Dancer

Learn how to bump and grind like a burlesque dancer from professional dancer Elizabeth DeGennaro in this Howcast dance video.

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How to bump, and grind, like a burlesque dancer.

We're gonna use a lot of hips in this, and a lot of motion in your hips, Okay? So we're gonna start with a little bends in our knees, and we're gonna use our right hip, and hit, hit, hit, hit. These are the bumps. Okay? We're gonna hit our hips nice, and hard, and these are your bumps. Okay?

You keep your legs closed, with a little bend in your knees, or you could step back with your hips. Okay? These are your bumps.

Now, for your grinds, you want to keep your legs closed, cause you want to keep it classy, and pretty. This is how we grind. So your hips are now going around in a circle. Okay? This is how we grind. All right. You could lift your arms up, and grind, or you keep them around your hips. Okay?

We're gonna put it together. We're gonna do four bumps, and four grinds. We're gonna go one, two, three, four, and around, five, six, seven, eight. Again, one, two, three, four, around, five, six, seven, eight. Okay. Good.

We're gonna use our hands with them, so we keep our hands this side for the bumps. One, two, three, four, and slide down for the grind, five, six, seven, eight. Again, one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight. Good. We're gonna do it one more time, a little faster. Hands to the side for the bumps, come down your legs for the grind. Okay? Five, six, seven, eight. One, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight.

And that is how you bump, and grind, like a burlesque dancer.

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