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Hip Bump

Jive Hip Bump

Hip Bump is a Newcomer Level figure. This online reference gives a detailed description of the dance steps, including timing, movement, a list of figures that may precede or follow the pattern; and videos providing instruction and demonstration of the figure, techniques and practice routines that include it.

Start in Open Position.

Leader

Step Timing Movement
Turn Notes
1-2
QQ
1-2 of Link LR
no turn

3-5
QaQ
LF fwd chasse LRL to end with LF to side in LSP
1/4 to R over 3-5
retract L arm, taking it slightly fwd.
6
a
Hold position and bump L hip against lady's R hip
no turn
could do L shoulder against lady's R shoulder
when bumping "hip"- it's more comfortable to bump a little lower at upper leg level.
keep L arm still
7-9
QaQ
RF to side to chasse RLR, to end RF back in Open Position
1/4 to L over 7-9
extend L arm to normal open position

Follower

Step Timing Movement
Turn Notes
1-2
QQ
1-2 of Link RL
no turn

3-5
QaQ
RF fwd to chasse RLR, to end RF to side in LSP
1/4 to L over 3-5

6
a
hold position and bump R hip with Man's L hip
no turn

7-9 QaQ
LF to side to chasse LRL, to end LF back in open position
1/4 to R over 7-9


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