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Watch: Parris Goebel puts Ciara through her paces in behind the scenes video

US pop star Ciara has posted a video online that showcases her time in Auckland learning a routine for a music video with our very own choreographer Parris Goebel.

The music video dance routine for Ciara's Level Up song was created by Parris and spawned a viral online dance challenge.

In the behind the scenes video, posted to YouTube today, Ciara documents her visit to New Zealand and the work that went into creating the Level Up video.

You can watch Parris put Ciara through her paces in the full video below.

Parris Goebel and Ciara in Auckland. Source: YouTube