Professional Dancers React To Try Not To Dance Challenge

Professional Dancers React To Try Not To Dance Challenge

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– Oh, I wanna twerk!
– (laughs) I wanna dance so bad! I’ve never done this before,
and this is wild. ♪ (industrial intro) ♪ – (FBE) So today, you’re gonna
be doing a Try Not to Dance challenge. – Oh, god. (laughs)
That’s gonna be hard. I literally will dance to anything.
Someone can be clapping and I’m like, ♪ Boom, ka-ka ♪
– (FBE) We think that this episode might be especially hard
for you guys, because everyone in this episode
is a professional dancer. – Yes. It’s gonna be hard.
We all have slight ADD. – We’re dancing ever since
we’ve been little babies. I think we were dancing
in the womb. – I find myself doing a lot
of contemporary and commercial dance styles.
– I’m a high school dance teacher. I’m an entertainer,
performer, choreographer. – I actually just performed
at the VMAs with Lil Nas X. I’ve been a professional dancer
for about eight years now, and I think it’s really cool
just because some of my dancing has actually been featured
on the channel such as Childish Gambino and BTS.
– (Adam) Ay, wait! Will’s in this! – (FBE) So, the rules are
if you start dancing at any point during the video
and even in between the videos, including snaps, foot taps,
or shoulder shrugs, you will be X’d out.
But you’ll still come back in for the next video.
Singing is allowed. Just no dancing.
– Okay. I naturally just dance to silence too, so this is
gonna be really difficult. (laughs) – Okay, at least I can sing.
So, I can torture you guys with my voice.
– (FBE) Obviously, because this is a Try Not to Dance challenge,
you’re gonna have to stand up to do this challenge.
– That makes– I was like, “This is easy.
I’m sitting down already.” – We have to stand up.
– Oh. Five, six…
– (both) Seven, eight. – ♪ Are you ready? ♪
– Ohhh! These are my girls! – ♪ What’s going on? ♪
– (FBE) Oh, you’re– Oh, [bleep]. I just moved my head!
– That counts? Dammit! (buzzer)
– I’ve danced to this like eight times. Okay. – (FBE) You’re already
moving, girl. – I know! (laughs)
Does that count? (buzzer) – Ay.
– (FBE) Are you bobbing your head right now?
– No. Am I? ♪ (brass interlude) ♪ Ay! Come on!
(buzzer) – It’s okay. See,
I’m good for this one. – I’m okay. I can watch them dance.
So, I’m like… Okay. – (FBE) Was that
a dance move right there? – I think it was like an okay.
(buzzer) – (laughs) I wanna dance so bad.
I’ve never done this before, and this is wild.
– They’re dancing in the video, and I’m just like,
“Mm, I wanna do it.” – It looks like
a Destiny’s Child take. – It’s cute, though.
It almost reminds me of a little, like, Cheetah Girls.
– ♪ Bring that bounce back ♪ – Wooo! (laughs) That was hard,
especially with Little Mix. I love them so much.
– That was hard. I just wanted to be like…
(snaps) – (FBE) Oh!
– But no. (buzzer)
– It was kinda cute, but not really–
I’m not gonna be like, “Ooh.” I wasn’t gonna give
my life to it. – (FBE) Uh-oh.
Do you remember the rule I told you at the very beginning? If you dance in between songs…
– Oh, right! – (FBE) …it still counts.
– Wait. So, I got one point against me?
Oh, okay! You guys are slick. You guys think you got that.
I got you, okay? Here we go. I’m gonna stand still.
(buzzer) – (J Balvin & Willy Willy, “Mi Gente”) – Oh my g–
– You’re dancing! – (both laugh)
(buzzer) – Ooh. – (FBE) Oh, your head’s moving.
– Oh okay, ’cause we gotta dance to this! (claps) Ah.
(buzzer) – Ooh!
– (FBE) You already danced. – Oh– (laughs)
(buzzer) – ♪ (singing in Spanish) ♪
– Oh my god. This sound, though. The ding, ding.
It’s so catchy. – So, you can dance.
I’ll watch. – I’m not gonna move.
I’m not gonna move. I’m not gonna move.
I’m not gonna move. – I’m scared for the chorus. – ♪ Dos, tres, leggo! ♪
♪ (beat drops) ♪ – I have to dance. (chuckles)
(buzzer) – Ooh! (giggles)
This makes you wanna move your hips, ooh, and do that.
– I think I’m good. It’s cool, though.
It’s cute, though. – Oh, is she gonna hair whip?
Oh, that’s my thing. – I know I’d dance to this,
so this is really difficult. – What if I danced near you?
Would this count? Not touching. Can’t get mad.
– If I’m gonna lose, I gotta lose to a really good song.
– The minute the beat just hit, I was just like, “I gotta dance.”
I’m sorry. This is not a game for me now.
(laughs) – ♪ Look around ♪ – Oh, Madonna! The OG! Yes!
– Ooh! I just did this! This is my song!
– ♪ Look around ♪ – Oh!
(sings along) ♪ Turn and tell me ♪ How can you not dance?
(sings along) ♪ …where that you go ♪ This is a classic.
(buzzer) – Uh-oh. – Oh, no!
– You can’t not dance to this song! – One of the most iconic things ever.
Okay, you lost. (buzzer)
– This song’s hard to dance to, so I feel like I’m gonna do good.
– I’ve actually never heard this song in my life. – ♪ If all else fails and you… ♪ – I just snapped. (laughs) Ah! I guess that means I’m out, right?
(buzzer) – I can’t do this.
– ♪ When all else fails and you long to be ♪
♪ Something better than you are… ♪ – Come on! Come–
what are you guys doing? (buzzer)
– See, I’m good for the verses, but not the chorus.
– ♪ It’s called a dance floor ♪ – Ah!
– ♪ And here’s what it’s for ♪ – Let’s go.
– ♪ Come on, vogue ♪ – Woom, woom, woom, woom.
(buzzer) – You know the whole thing.
– Kinda. Sorta. I think I– I like to think I do. – Wait. I just lost. Dammit.
(buzzer) – (sings along) ♪ Let your body
go with the flow ♪ – (FBE) Oh, we got
a little movement there. – (squeals)
(buzzer) – Wow, who would’ve thought
Madonna would be the one to get me.
– I just have to– ’cause Vogue– I do Voguing.
Voguing’s my thing, so old way, new way,
Vogue, flair, dramatic song. – I’ve just listened to that
so many times. I trained to that. We did shows on that song.
You can’t make me not dance to that song! ♪ (Twice, “Fancy”) ♪ – Is this the K-pop?
– This is K-pop! Oh, no! Come on!
– I’ve done some K-pop music videos. They are so amazing. – Wow. – They’re so amazing.
It’s so clean. – This is really good, though.
I’m not gonna lie. They’re really clean. – Woo! They’re fresh. Ay. Ayy.
(buzzer) – Oh. (chuckles)
It’s like… I love that. – (FBE) Jamie, you just danced.
– I know! (laughs) I can’t. I really– when you’re watching
someone do choreography, you can’t help but be like, “Oh.”
(buzzer) – Oh, oh, oh! Wait! Does that count?
(buzzer) – I love this.
– Come on, girl. (snapping) – You just lost.
(buzzer) – I wanna learn it.
I want them to teach it to me after this.
– Oh, I know this song! (buzzer) – Yeah, we’re good, y’all.
I’m just not gonna move. It’s fine. – I didn’t know the song,
but the beat– oh, shoot. – (FBE) Oh, no!
– No, that didn’t count. (buzzer)
– (FBE) Who were you in videos for? – A girl named Tiffany and Jessica
from Girls Generation. That was my first exposure
to the K-pop scene. I love their music, and I just–
yeah, it was a whole new genre that I had no idea I would love.
– ♪ Boy toy named Troy ♪ ♪ Used to live in Detroit ♪
– Ohh, I wanna twerk! – I can’t twerk, so I’m good.
– Okay, you can’t not not dance.
– Our friend from New York is in this video.
– I feel like I might be able to get this one just ’cause
I’m not the twerking queen. – ♪ Now that’s real, real, real ♪
♪ Gun in my purse ♪ ♪ Bitch, I came dressed to kill ♪
– Woo! Come on. There is no game for me.
The game is you watch me. Let’s dance together.
(buzzer) ♪ Gun in my purse ♪
♪ Bitch, I came dressed to… ♪ – (FBE) You’re moving
your head, though! – No. That was my–
no, that was my hair blowing in the end.
(buzzer) – She stayed with us literally while she was filming this video.
– She’s the one sitting in front of Nicki Minaj!
– She’s right in front. That’s our friend D.
– (both) Hey, D! – Ow! She’s just like ow!
– And then, she did the VMAs. (buzzer)
– Oh, man. Killing it. – ♪ He wants something he can grab ♪
– I don’t know. I feel like this song
is very twerking. So, I can’t even try to… I can’t even do it!
(buzzer) – You can’t hear this
and not wanna shake your booty. – ♪ My anaconda don’t ♪
♪ My anaconda don’t want none unless you got buns, hun ♪
(buzzer) – I’m gonna try it.
– ♪ My anaconda don’t ♪ ♪ My anaconda don’t ♪
♪ My anaconda don’t want none unless you got buns, hun ♪
(buzzer) – Uhhh…
(raps along) ♪ Don’t want none unless you got buns, hun ♪
(bell rings) – (raps along) ♪ Oh my gosh ♪
♪ Look at her butt ♪ Okay, you can’t not do that.
That is the best part. (raps along) ♪ Look at her butt ♪
(buzzer) – ♪ Look at her butt ♪
– That was fun to watch but I think there was
so much going on that I was like, “What’s going on?”
– That was hard. My butt just wanted to move.
– It’s just Nicki Minaj as a whole– as a human being.
She’s hard not to dance with. – ♪ Bless my soul ♪
♪ Herc was on a roll ♪ – This is Hercules, right?
– Ohhh, yeah! (chuckles) This is my favorite Disney movie.
– ♪ Bless my soul ♪ – Oh! Hercules! Uh-huh!
Actually… mm-hmm. Ah, wait. I’m not supposed to dance.
Let’s just dance! Everybody, with me. Six, seven, eight!
(buzzer) – ♪ What a pro ♪
♪ Herc could stop a show ♪ – (FBE) You’re snapping.
– Have you seen this? I haven’t seen this movie. Oh, I just snapped my fingers.
Oh, damn. Wow! (buzzer)
– ♪ He was a no one ♪ ♪ A zero, zero ♪
(buzzer) – ♪ Now he’s a honcho ♪
– I feel like Disney songs are honestly the hardest.
– Follow the Mickey Mouse, okay. (sings along) ♪ Hero
in no time flat ♪ – ♪ Zero to hero ♪
– (sings along) ♪ Just like that ♪ (buzzer)
– Animated movies have the best music, I swear.
– ♪ Whose daring deeds are great theater? ♪
– No, no, no, no. – What movie is this?
– (FBE) It’s Hercules. – Oh.
– They keep saying Hercules, Loretta! – I’m literally watching it,
so I’m like– and my eyes are glued onto it,
so I wasn’t even focusing on dancing.
– ♪ Hercules ♪ – Yes. Okay. I got that one.
That one was just easier, ’cause I didn’t know it that well.
– If you did all Disney songs, I would lose 100%.
– I’m literally about to cry right now.
I lost all feeling within my arm. – ♪ All the single ladies ♪
– Oh my god. You cannot do this to me. – Ayyy. (laughs)
Who doesn’t know this one? Ay! (laughs)
(buzzer) – ♪ All the single ladies ♪
– Oh, come on! You can’t play this
and have not someone dance! – ♪ All the single ladies ♪
(buzzer) – ♪ All the single ladies ♪
– Oh, come on. You can’t not dance to this.
This video was one of the most iconic dance videos.
(buzzer) – ♪ All the single ladies ♪
♪ Now put your… ♪ – (sings along) ♪ Hands up ♪
Sorry. – ♪ Up in the club ♪
– Hey, hey! (buzzer)
– ♪ I’m doing my own little thing ♪ ♪ You decided to dip ♪
♪ And now you wanna trip ♪ – That was almost a move.
– I know this whole dance, but I’m not gonna do it.
– Y’all, this is the original hot girls summer.
– Oh my god. – Beyonce, you’re not
gonna take me out. She will not!
– ♪ If you like it, then you shoulda
put a ring on it ♪ ♪ Don’t be mad once you see
that he want it ♪ – (sings along) ♪ If you like it,
then you shoulda put a ring on it ♪ ♪ Oh, oh-oh ♪
– ♪ Oh, oh-oh, oh ♪ ♪ Oh, oh, oh-oh, oh ♪
– It’s so hard. They’re bouncing.
I’m bouncing. It’s like… yeah,
it’s not gonna happen. (laughs) (buzzer)
– ♪ Oh, oh-oh, oh, oh-oh, oh ♪ ♪ Oh, oh, oh-oh, oh ♪
♪ Whoa, oh-oh ♪ – That’s my favorite move of all time.
If I’m freestyling in class, I always start like this,
♪ Doo-dum, doo ♪ So, there’s no way
I couldn’t do this. (buzzer)
– Yeah, this is hard all right. I wanna join her.
You know what? She looking like Thanos right now.
She got her Infinity Gauntlet on. – Nope. I’ll do it
when the video’s over. See? Ooh. Ooh.
I made it through. You weren’t gonna
take me out with Beyonce. I was not about to let
Beyonce take my life. – I did it. I’ma hold it on
just a few more seconds, so I don’t get caught. – (FBE) Take your time.
– Okay. – (FBE) All right, man. It’s over.
(ding) – YEAH!! Yeah!
Yeah! Ah-ha-ha! Just don’t move. You know,
if you stand like a statue, you can’t get caught. – (FBE) Finally,
as a professional dancer whose job it is to dance,
how hard was it to try not to dance
in this challenge today? – Oh. I mean, it’s impossible.
You’re telling us not to dance. – That’s my life
is I’m dancing. So, when I stop dancing,
it’s like I stop breathing. – We interpret music
with our bodies. So, it’s pretty hard not to
when you’ve been dancing as long as I have.
– The hardest part about watching these videos and quote, “not dancing”
is the fact that I was standing up. – It’s a trap! (laughs)
– Yeah. It’s a trap! – Most of the time,
in classes and stuff, literally, they always say,
if the music’s on, you have to dance. So, that’s definitely something
that I have had in my mind for like 15 years.
– Whenever you hear a song, you’re just automatically
moving your head to it, and to not move
was such a weird feeling. In my soul, I was like,
“This does not feel right.” – Thanks for dancing along
with us in this episode. – Shoutout to flashback mary.
– Subscribe and hit the bell, so you guys don’t miss an episode.
– Bye! – Hey, it’s Sierra,
producer here at FBE. Thank you so much to all
of our professional dancers who came in to shoot
this episode with us today. If you’d like to support them,
you can follow them. All the links will be down
in the description below. Bye, guys!

100 thoughts on “Professional Dancers React To Try Not To Dance Challenge”

  1. Can you guys please check out MONSTA X, they have many english song (Love U, Who do you love, Play it cool) and issa bop I promise

  2. WILL definitely is the coolest and most lit dancer of them all coz he won the challenge and stayed in character throughout the whole episode lol

  3. I think I'm good not cuz I'm sitting just cuz I don't know…Anaconda, really nope..ooh but will sing Zero is a Hero yes indeed


  5. Omg i just realised Sage is the guy from the "Worth It" video by superfruit…. Instantly followed on intagram!! 😀

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