These Dads Started A Dance Group To Spread Positivity & Took Over TikTok—See Their Moves

Dads Dance

Four years ago, a group of dads got together to surprise their kids with a dance routine at a recital—then they became international stars called The Outta Puff Daddys.

The crew began with seven friends in Brighton, England, who met while taking their kids to street dance classes. The guys formed a close bond and started creating “dad dance routines,” according to their website. After showing off their moves at the recital, they decided to keep performing.

The dads, who range in age from about 40 to 60, had their first live performance in their hometown at the Brighton Dome, which seats 2,000 people. The group’s leader, Paul “Jukebox” Jukes, said they “literally took the roof off.”

“The noise was phenomenal and of course, the kids in the audience were like, ‘Hang on a second, that’s your dad,’” he told Good News Network in 2023.

The Dance Dads Are “Breaking Stereotypes” About Mental Health

As of today, The Outta Puff Daddys have grown to over 50 members. They’ve taken their shows on the road and amassed an impressive social media following.

“Our bond provides a real lifeline for our own mental wellness,” reads their bio. “We break through all stereotypes surrounding traditional masculinity, encouraging others to talk openly about their mental health.”

The Outta Puff Daddy’s travel the world and spread their messages of “joy and positivity” along the way as they push their fans to take better approaches to their mental wellness.

Paul admitted that he went through a period of depression himself. And it was his dance friends who helped see him through.

“I believe everyone should be constantly underpinning and supporting their mental health— as we all do with our physical health,” he added. “So that when those moments arise, we immediately have strategies in place,” he said.

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