Mojave Moon Cha Cha
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Choreographed By:
Larry & Jody Carriger
Type:
2 wall stationary partner dance; closed position
Counts:
40
Music:
"One Honest Heart" by Reba McEntire - 96 bpm, CD: If You See Him - CDX 208
"Bailamos (Album Version)" by Enrique Iglesias - 100 bpm, CD: Wild Wild West (Soundtrack)
Bpm: 100 - Cha Cha
     
Counts Step Descriptions
 MEN LADIES
WALK, WALK, ROCK STEP, STEP, REPEAT
1-2
Walk forward L, R Walk back R, L
3&4
Step L,& rock R, step back L Step R,& rock L, step forward R
1-2
Walk back R, L  Walk forward L, R
3&4
Step R,& rock L, step forward R  Step L,& rock R, step back L
   
ANGLE ROCK STEP, CHA CHA IN PLACE
1-2
(turn slightly R) Step forward L, recover back R (turn slightly R) Step back R, recover forward L
3&4
(turn slightly L) L,R,L in place (turn slightly L) R,L,R in place
1-2
(turn slightly L) Step forward R, recover back L (turn slightly L) Step back L, recover forward R
3&4
(turn slightly R) R,L,R in place (turn slightly R) L,R,L in place
   
1/4 ROCK STEP, 1/4 CHA CHA , REPEAT
(drop man's R, lady's L hands)
1-2
(turn 1/4 R) step forward L, recover back R (turn 1/4 L) step forward R, recover back L
3&4
L,R L side shuffle turning 1/4 L R,L,R side shuffle turning 1/4 R
(double hand hold )
1-2
(turn 1/4 L) step forward R, recover back L (turn 1/4 R) step forward L, recover back R
(drop man's L lady's R hand)
3&4
R,L,R shuffle (turn 1/4 R toward partner)  L,R.L shuffle (turn 1/4 L facing partner)
(R shoulder to R shoulder)
(Man's L hand on his L hip, lady's L hand on her L shoulder, 
man's R hand in lady's L hand, lady's R hand behind man's back in his L)
  
WALK, WALK, CHA CHA , PINWHEEL TURN CHANGE SIDES CHA CHA   
1-2
(turning 1/4 R) Step L,R (turning 1/4 R) Step R,L
3&4
(turning 1/4 R) L,R,L shuffle (turning 1/4 R) R,L,R shuffle
1-2
Step R, step L behind R Step L over R, step R
(switch hand position; lady's L hand in man's R on his R hip, man's L hand in lady's R on her R hip)
3&4
R,L,R shuffle in place L,R,L shuffle in place
 
WALK, WALK, CHA CHA, PINWHEEL TURN, STEP PIVOT, CHA CHA
1-2
(turning 1/4 L) Step L,R (turning 1/4 L) Step R,L
3&4
(turning 1/4 L) L,R,L shuffle (turning 1/4 L) R,L,R shuffle 
(drop man's R, lady's L hands)
1-2
Step forward R, pivot 1/2 L (raise hands) Step forward L, pivot 1/2 R (under raised hands)
3&4
R,L,R shuffle forward back into closed position L,R,L shuffle forward back into closed position 
 
Start Again! 
 
Choreographer: Larry & Jody Carriger, Email: l&j@countrydance.net
Web Page: Country Pride - www.countrydance.net/L&JCountryPride.html
 
 
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