White House press secretary Jen PsakiJen PsakiOn The Money: Biden asks Congress to extend eviction ban with days until expiration | Economic growth rose to 6.5 percent annual rate in second quarter Biden calls on Congress to extend eviction ban with days until expiration Why in the world are White House reporters being told to mask up again? MORE and "The Circus" gave viewers a peek at part of 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. rarely seen by the public.

On Sunday's "Circus" episode on Showtime, Psaki is seen doing a bit of dance prep before she walks out to the podium for her first briefing last week.

The footage, recorded on a White House press aide's iPhone, shows Psaki walking through the halls of the lower press office as she prepares to meet the media following President Biden's inauguration.


"We're gonna go do the briefing," Psaki says in a sing-song voice while raising and lowering her shoulders. "Having a little dance," she says alongside principal deputy press secretary Karine Jean-PierreKarine Jean-PierreBiden tells federal workers: Get vaccinated or submit to testing Biden calls on states to offer 0 vaccine incentives The Hill's 12:30 Report - Presented by Facebook - US gymnast wins all-around gold as Simone Biles cheers from the stands MORE, as the pair does a mini jig.

The behind-the-scenes video shows Psaki asking, "We're good?" before opening a set of pocket doors to enter the briefing room.

Psaki, who previously worked as a State Department spokeswoman, says in an interview with "The Circus" host Mark McKinnon following her briefing debut, "Even though I had done a similar job at the State Department, you have the weight of I want to represent the president, I want to meet this moment, people are watching, I want my mom to be proud — you know, all the things."

"But once I got out there, it felt great. And I used [President Biden] as my guide," Psaki says.

—Updated at 3:48 p.m.