Cha-cha-cha Open Routine/composition

Starts back to audience: preparation, walk around, ronde, zigzag trail
Cuban brake, lock forward, natural top, opening out
fan, hockey stick, spin to parallel position
New Yorks – 1 regular, 2 quicks and again 1 regular
under arm turn, locks back, under arm turn, opening out
swivels, kneeling position, play, raise, lock forward with overturn
join, drop, body swing, separate

 Samba Open Routine/composition

Part 1

1-4 preparation
5 accent both feet
6 man left foot weight
7, 8 walks RL (1st 8)
1-6 promenade run
7&8 pivot (2nd 8)
1,2 promenade run
&3&4 volta
5-8 locks in and out (3rd 8)
&1,2 man change foot, lady cruzado with spin
&3&4 locks forward
&,5,&,6 swivel into seat pose
7,8 hips (4th 8)
&1 man foot change
2 another cruzado walk S
3&4 run
5-7 zigzag trail
&a8 stand up (5th 8)
&1,2 opposite direction pose on left foot, head back
&3-6 zigzag trail
7&8 forward lock (6th 8)
1-4 cruzado run
5,6 crab pose
7,8 man rises, lady spins behind him (7th 8)

Part 2

1&2 zigzag trail
&3&4 left side volta with flicks to audience
5,6 left whisk in side to side position
7,8 right whisk with ronde into samba walk right foot, man behind (8th 8)
1,2,3&4,5,6&7&8 cruzado in shadow position starts from left foot walk: SSQQSSQQQQS (9th 8)
1,2,3,4 crab pose with lady’s gun kick
5,6 rise into step – right foot side, left close
7,8 cruzado walk (10th 8)
1-6 promenade run with one hand hold
&7,8 in and out (11th 8)
1&2 side close forward RLR
3&4 locks
5 walk
6&7&8 chasse (12th 8)
1-6 roll starting from right foot back
7,8 right close, left, she turns (13th 8)
1-6 twist walk
7,8 RL walks, she turns (14th 8)
For Standard Routine/compositions click here (Foxtrot Gold)