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How To Do the Bunny Hop

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Most people are familiar with the Bunny Hop, the popular group dance often performed at social events such as parties and wedding receptions. Follow the steps below and you'll be ready to join the fun!
Difficulty: Easy
Time Required: A few minutes

Here's How:

  1. As soon as you hear the Bunny Hop music, run to the dance floor. Be careful not to trip over other bunny hoppers.

    See the Bunny Hop Step-by-Step

  2. Find a place in line.

  3. Place your hands on the hips of the person in front of you. Allow the person behind you to grab your hips as well.

  4. Following the song lyrics, kick your right foot out to the side, placing your heel on the ground. Bring your right foot back in.

  5. Repeat, kicking your right foot out to the side again. Bring it back in.

  6. Kick your left foot out to the side, placing your heel on the ground. Bring your left foot back in.

  7. Repeat, kicking your left foot out to the side again. Bring it back in.

  8. Hop forward once with both feet together.

  9. Hop backward once with both feet together.

  10. Hop forward three times with the music.

  11. Repeat the steps, holding onto the person in front of you, until the music stops.

Tips:

  1. Keep up with the steps so you don't get left behind.
  2. Try not to let go of the person in front of you.
  3. Don't be the first person in line unless you know the steps well.
  4. If you happen to be the first person in line, lead the group around the room.

What You Need

  • Lots of people.
  • Bunny Hop music.
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