THE GRIDDY DANCE
The Griddy Dance
Whether you want to make a viral video of your own on Tik Tok, or you’re just looking for fun, this Dance is a basic dance move anyone could learn. It involves simple moves and no complicated choreography. This dance involves systematic movement of the legs, arms, waist, and the entire body.
The Griddy Dance is an easy-to-learn freestyle hip-hop-inspired dance where you repeat steps.
Allen Davis is credited as the creator of the dance.
Griddy is a new dance craze made popular on Tik Tok that originated in the United States but has spread to other countries worldwide. The dance was made famous by NFL star wide receiver Justin Jefferson.
The origin of the name is unknown, but it might be derived from “grippy” or “grindy”.
It has become popular with celebrity athletes, who normally imitate the dance during celebrations..
Celebs are noted for doing the Dance.
- Reds Joey Votto did ‘The Griddy’ Dance with fan
Cincinnati Reds Baseball star Joey Votto performed with a young fan after she held up a sign saying ‘will you make a TikTok with me?’
Dance like the Griddy and One legged Dance has become famous worldwide.
Jean Parks, 12, held up a sign near the Reds’ team dugout that read: “Joey Votto, will you make a TikTok with me?”
The pair was seen a little later on doing the “Griddy dance” – made famous by NFL star wide receiver Justin Jefferson – in front of the dugout.
2. Chelsea’s US star Christian Pulisic made his presence felt in Europe by scoring against Lille and celebrated with the popular dance routine.
From there, athletes from around the country began to dance and continue to grow in pop culture.
3. Charles Barkley did the Griddy Dance Of All-Time
Basketball Hall of Famer and Emmy Award-winning analyst Charles Barkley attempted the dance on “Inside The NBA” last night during a break. Not perfect but this was shared on tik tok and viewed millions of times.
Time needed: 10 minutes
How to do ‘The Griddy’ dance
- Tap the heels
The first part involves tapping the ground with the back of your heels while simultaneously swinging your arms back and forth.
- Swing the arms back and forth
In the second step, like the Two-Step, you’ll be shifting your weight from side to side, but this time, adding some shoulder movements and a lil more attitude.
- ‘Throw your Bs’ (make glasses)
Then, the third step is to make a pair of glasses with your hands up to your face, also referred to as to ‘Throw your Bs’. Once you have the hang of it, the next thing is to speed it all up.
- Speed it up
Lastly, You can speed up your movements. The best thing about this move is that while the footwork takes a few minutes to learn, you don’t necessarily need to add an arm movement to make it look cool.