TikTok: How to do the Red Velvet Dance – and 5 amazing examples!

Screenshot from @redvelvet_smtown TikTok

TikTok features new dance trends all the time, but the dance created by Red Velvet is quickly spiraling around the app.

Many popular TikTok creators have joined in with this trend, all of which are linked below.

Continue reading to find out where this dance originates from and how you can get involved!

Who are Red Velvet?

Red Velvet is a South Korean girl group consisting of five young women; Irene, Joy, Yeri, Wendy and Seulgi.

The band is formed and managed by SM Entertainment, a company that has helped develop and popularise the global K-pop phenomenon which is a genre of popular music originating in South Korea.

The girl band have a huge audience online, with 9.5 million followers on their Instagram account (@redvelvet.smtown) as well as their TikTok account (@redvelvet_smtown) which currently holds 499.7K followers along with 1 million likes in total.

Where did this dance trend originate?

Although many popular TikTok creators have taken part in this dance trend, many are unaware of the origin and who to give credits to…

TikTok user, @wonhosprotein posted this video of the girl band doing their famous dance choreography during a show:

The dance choreography is now being paired with the audio named ‘oh – the vivi trend’.

TikTok creator @tristyeet captioned her Red Velvet-dance video with the statement:

“ya’ll be doing kpop dances not knowing its kpop i love it. dance cred to red velvet, trend cred to vivi from loona😤😤”

How to do the dance on TikTok

This dance requires seven simple moves to be performed on the beat of the music, involving only the upper half of your body, depending on whether or not you want to add your own twist…

For further instructions, below you will find five great examples of TikTok star’s taking part in this dance trend.

Bryce Hall (@brycehall) and his girlfriend Addison Rae (@addisonre) uploaded their best effort of the Red Velvet dance:

Popular TikTok creators Noah Beck (@noahbeck) and Larray (@larrayeeee) also took part in the trend:


I LOVE THIS DANCE @larrayeeee

♬ the vivi trend – oh

Nicole Lelaeno (@nicolelaeno) attempted the new dance and despite mistaking the dance credits in the caption, she corrected herself and credited Red Velvet in the comment section.


this dance is so cute 🥺🤎 (dc: @unregisteredhypercam7) #redvelvet #fyp

♬ the vivi trend – oh

Bella Poarch (@bellapoarch) also posted her version of the dance:


🦙Paca just vibin💕

♬ the vivi trend – oh

Finally, TikTok creator @abg.dinh carried out her amazing attempt of the dance:

What are you waiting for? Have a go at the Red Velvet TikTok dance!