Every New Year's, we all rush to make resolutions to try new things and be better. We give it a shot for a few days and then retreat back to our old comfortable habits. But not this year! I decided it was time to force myself to follow through and walk the walk, or in this case, booty pop the booty pop.
It all started when I came across Justin Bieber's music video for "Sorry," which features ReQuest Dance Crew, a hypnotizing all-female dance troupe from New Zealand, doing the impossible: getting me to listen to an entire Bieber song from beginning to end. Not since Robyn's "Call Your Girlfriend" or Beyonce's "Single Ladies" did I want to learn a dance routine so badly. Luckily for me, a Bay Area dance class series called Pop Star Booty Camp, which teaches lay people choreography out of music videos, was offering a "Sorry" course starting the first week of January!
Over six weeks, I learned how to "tick:"