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How to Do the MC Hammer Dance

Watch more Learn Dance Moves videos: Subscribe to Howcast's YouTube Channel - Learn how to do the MC Hammer Dance by following these steps. 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: Play music Play lively dance music to get in the mood for Hammer dancing. Tip To feel the spirit of the dance, put on baggy, genie-like pants, also known as Hammer pants. Step 2: Keep legs wide Take a wide stance and wait for a good place in the music to start moving. Step 3: Bend your knees Bend your knees so you are in a squat with your knees pointed out. Step 4: Shuffle Shuffle quickly to the right and then quickly back to the left. Repeat as often as you want. Step 5: Move your arms Stretch your arms out or hold them at your sides, alternately raising and lowering either shoulder as you move from side to side. Step 6: Add style Jump and cross your feet quickly in the front and then in back to give the dance more visual interest Step 7: Integrate other moves Integrate other late '80s and early '90s dance moves and tear it up at the club. Did You Know? MC Hammer was given the name "Hammer" by members of the Oakland A's baseball team, for whom he worked as a batboy. They thought he looked like baseball great "Hammerin" Hank Aaron.
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