Fredrik Eklund million dollar listing los angeles Their engagement moment with Swedish customers is when they sing and dance the traditional “Little Frog Dance” on a list. Eklund and his clients dance gleefully, reflecting their love of high kicking.
What is ‘The Little Frog Dance’?
Eklund shows a list to a Swedish couple, but during the tour, they decide to drop out in song. “It’s lovely to meet other Swedes,” he tells them. preview clip. “Because then I can sing ‘The Little Frog Dance’! Should we do it?” The duet seems to be in almost a more playful song and dance than Eklund.
“Yes!” They shout while closing their arms. They all sing together and dance the yogini. “Little frogs, little frogs are fun to watch,” they sing and dance.
“I miss the Swedish people,” Eklund admits in a confessional statement. “I mean there’s something about us Swedes and I haven’t seen them in a long time. So naturally, when we meet I want to sing [The Little Frog Dance]. It’s an ancient, centuries-old children’s song.” The three adults swing and flap their arms as they sing with enthusiasm. “Old, young, cats, dogs, everyone,” continues Eklund. sings a wonderful song.”
Fredrik Eklund ends the dance with his high kick
Eklund tops the song with his signature high kick. He revealed that his kicks had nothing to do with Swedish culture. Instead, it came from an iconic American film. “I started doing it when I was about four, three years ago from the first time” karate boy film,” Eklund told entrepreneur in 2015. “I was growing so tall that people almost didn’t recognize me. If you look at my body, I’m 6 feet 4 feet, but I’m like 6 feet alone. I am all feet. I would have been a great Swedish supermodel with big boobs and long legs.”
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“It was like I had to do something with these legs,” he said. “The kick was a way for people to get comfortable with me. When I enter a room, it’s like, ‘Okay, here’s the guy with the long legs.’ Then it became part of who I am. I just kept doing it. I think it’s hilarious. What it does is it releases endorphins. It makes me happy, so when I’m sad I I do it. I always, always do it when I’m really excited. I do it when I’m alone. I do it in front of people.”
Why does Fredrik Eklund love high kicks?
Indeed, endorphins were released with his clients during the show. Everyone is smiling and laughing and the song and dance was lightening the mood. While Eklund is unlikely to try to get other clients to sing “The Little Frog Dance” with him, he feels that everyone should be more playful in business.
“The high kick is a symbol of everything that I stand for in the business, who I am,” he said. “I’m in a very conservative suit and I’m in a conservative board room environment, the high-pressure, multibillion-dollar New York real estate world, and at the same time, I kick high in front of everyone. It says myself. Don’t take them too seriously and shouldn’t take them either.”
“It also shows that I have really great balance because I do it like a ballerina with perfection on one toe,” he described. “Then I withdraw this posture and suddenly I’m back in a more conservative stance. It shows I’m unpredictable too.”
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