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Dougie Dance

How to Do the Dougie
Dougie Dance Steps:
Start with the side-to-side move. Sway to one side, and pause for a beat while putting your weight on the foot on the side you're leaning (don't do anything with your arms yet, just to keep the step simpler). You can do it to the beat, or double-time every third beat. Put your own rhythm into it so it feels comfortable.
Add some arms once you feel you have style down. Your arm should be by your side (continue doing the side-to-side movement). Bring it up towards you in a fist, in a counter-clockwise circle motion, until your arm is bent with your elbow facing down and your first up by your head. Do this move with the sway of the same side, and then again with the opposite arm
Punch down by your hip with the arm of the opposite side (e.g. right hip, left arm).
Dougie Origin & History
The Dougie first originated in Dallas, Texas. The name itself comes form the movements of rapper Dougie Fresh. Then a friend of hip hop group Cali Swag District, who attended Texas Southern University, returned home to Southern California and taught the members the dance. Cali Swag District would go on to record their hit single "Teach Me How To Dougie" in 2009.
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What is the Dougie?

The Dougie is a dance best known from the Cali Swag District hit “Teach Me How To Dougie”.

  • Creator
    Lil' Will
  • Dance Users
    Cali Swag District
  • Year Created
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  • How-To Steps
    3 Steps
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