TikTok: What is the Rasputin Dance? How to get involved with examples!

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It’s nothing but straight-up throwbacks on TikTok 2021 and the latest dance trend really brings up the nostalgia factor for users.

The Rasputin Dance Challenge on TikTok has got users trying their hardest to incorporate some dance moves that most will recognise from their childhood.

What is the Rasputin Dance?

The Rasputin Dance is one that has been around for many years, and users may recognise its familiar sound effects from the Nintendo Wii game ‘Just Dance 2’.

In the game, players must mimic all of the dance moves done by the simulator in order to score points.

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While Just Dance 2 came out in 2010, TikTok users have caused the dance to resurface in 2021, and are making it the latest TikTok Dance to storm the app.

In the TikTok version of the Dance, it features users using the song ‘Rasputin’ by Boney M, and follows users doing the dance without the simulator.

How to get involved on TikTok

All TikTok users have to do to get involved is to get involved is to learn the dance and pair it to the audio.

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Users can then put the hashtag Rasputin (#rasputin) to join the other users. There there are more than 370 million views under the hashtag.

If users are struggling to learn the routine, or don’t have the Just Dance game at home to learn the dance, here is a TikTok tutorial to help them out:

Five amazing examples

Here are some fabulous TikTok examples of users taking on the dance.

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This TikTok star did his own version of the dance without a shirt on. With more than three million likes on his TikTok, users are really loving the Rasputin Dance.


im a wonderful dancer I know 🙂

♬ Rasputin (7″ Version) – Boney M.

TikTok famous user @KallmeKris is known for some of her hilarious videos. In some of her content, she has created a Russian character called Katrina. In this video, we see ‘Katrina’ trying out the Rasputin Dance.

This user takes it all the way back to childhood! Doing the Rasputin Dance on the Nintendo Wii while dressed as the Just Dance 2 character, what better way to try out the challenge?

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Rasputin – Who remember this dance from Just Dance?? #rasputin #justdance #viral

♬ Rasputin (7″ Version) – Boney M.

These users make the Rasputin Dance a duet, by showing off each move with each other. Such a creative way to take on the challenge.


a beautiful story🤠✨🤎 @jamesforemann #foryou #foryoupage #viral

♬ Rasputin – Boney M.