Just 17 Of The Coolest Dance Moves In K-Pop

There are so many great dances out there…

There are countless incredible dance movements in K-Pop, so this is by no means an extensive list. Some K-Pop groups’ choreographers, whether they’re a member or an outside choreographer, can get really creative when it comes to making dances for K-Pop songs, and it’s always fun to see what new and iconic movements keep coming out of the industry. These 17 dance moves are ones that K-Pop fans have been vocal about appreciating for some time, so they deserve recognition!

1. The hip & knee pop such as in Red Velvet’s “Ice Cream Cake” (2:06) and Jennie’s part in BLACKPINK’s “Boombayah” (0:39)

2. When NCT falls back on the ground in “Cherry Bomb” (3:55)

3. The staggered “clock” arm movements in ITZY’s “Dalla Dalla” (2:09)

4. Rose sliding through everyone’s legs in BLACKPINK’s “BOOMBAYAH” (2:36)

5. When JB “walks” on the other members’ soles in a circle in “You Calling My Name” (0:19)

6. The “hand illusion” in Red Velvet’s “Peek-A-Boo” (2:05)

7. The “neck snap” in ITZY’s “ICY” (1:15)

8. SEVENTEEN hitting the woah on sync during silence in “Good To Me” (2:35)

9. NCT Dream’s crazy pulling-in movement in “My First and Last” (2:37)

10. The infamous shopping cart/cane dance move in ATEEZ’s “Say My Name” (1:20)

11. The tutting movements in the beginning of SHINee’s “Lucifer” (0:15)

12. The cute shuffle in ONEUS’s “Valkyrie” (0:48)

13. When Ken is lifted into the air in VIXX’s “Voodoo Doll” (0:18)

14. The rolling intro for SF9’s “K.O.” (0:05)

15. When Jimin runs across the other members’ backs in “No More Dream” (3:11)

16. The crazy back-up stand move in INFINITE’s “BTD” (2:20)

17. The body shake in MONSTA X’s “Shoot Out” (0:09)