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How to Do the Jerk Dance

Watch more Learn Dance Moves videos: Subscribe to Howcast's YouTube Channel - Perform the basic Jerk dance step using these instructions. Howcast uploads the highest quality how-to videos daily! Be sure to check out our playlists for guides that interest you: Subscribe to Howcast's other YouTube Channels: Howcast Health Channel - Howcast Video Games Channel - Howcast Tech Channel - Howcast Food Channel - Howcast Arts & Recreation Channel - Howcast Sports & Fitness Channel - Howcast Personal Care & Style Channel - Howcast empowers people with engaging, useful how-to information wherever, whenever they need to know how. Emphasizing high-quality instructional videos, Howcast brings you experts who provide accurate information in easy-to-follow tutorials on everything from makeup, hairstyling, nail art design, and soccer to parkour, skateboarding, dancing, kissing, and much, much more. Step 1: Bend your knees Put on some skinny jeans and bend your knees slightly with one foot a little bit ahead of the other. Step 2: Move your knees back and forth Start moving your knees in toward each other and back, opening and closing your legs at the knees. Step 3: Add arm movement Hold your arms bent with your hands level with your chest. Swing your arms to the sides as you twist your body at the torso from side to side. Tip Shift your weight from your heels to your toes and twist your body. Step 4: Extend your arms Extend your arms away from your body in various directions as you continue to twist, still moving your knees in and out. Step 5: Add vertical movement Continue moving your knees in and out with your knees bent. Bounce up and down to the beat with your knees bent. Did You Know? The jerk got its start among urban youth in Los Angeles around 2007 and rapidly gained popularity elsewhere after it was seen on internet videos.
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