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How to Do a Hop Step Hip-Hop Dance Move

Learn how to do a house dance hop step in this Howcast hip-hop dance video featuring choreographer Jarrieth Patterson.

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This one is called the hop-step, okay? So, you have to think about it. I name them like this so that way you can understand the movements. So, it's like a hop-step. Hop-step, hop-step, hop-step, all right? So, we're going to start off with the left foot. You're going to hop, that leg is going to come up. Your right leg is going to come up, all right?

So, then we go, five, six, seven, eight. Go hop, and then step. So, what you want to do with the step is, kind of, cheat a little bit, and be sneaky about it. You want to add a little extra step in there, all right? Hop, boom. You see that click, click? Hop. Hop. Hop. All right? So, it's like a hop, tap, tap. Hop, tap, tap. So, left leg. Five, six, seven, eight. Hop, tap, tap. Use that tap, tap, to get to the other side. You want to use it to get you to the opposite side, all right?

So, left foot, with the hop. So, five, six, seven, eight. Hop, step, step. Hop, step, step. When you're stepping, make sure you lean. See how I'm leaning in to it? Boom. Hop, step, step. Hop, step, step. Because sometimes we need to know house is all about bounce, lean, bounce, lean, bounce, lean, bounce, lean, all right?

So, think about it again. So, here we go. So, hop, step, step. All right? Do it a little bit faster, so it's like a boom. So think about it, it's like tapping. When you hit. You come down here, all right? So, start from the top, left leg. Five, six, seven, eight. Hop, step, step. Hop, step, step. Hop, step, step. Hop, step, step. DJ, spin it.

Move your feet around. You guys get that bounce going, all right?

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