Bossa Nouveau

Count:
32
Wall:
4
Level:
Absolute Beginner
Choreographer:
Ira Weisburd (USA) - March 2020
Music:
Ou Est Ma Tete ("Where Is My Head) Album: Splendor in the Grass by Pink Martini
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Bossa Nouveau - Pronounced “Noo-Voh”
Genre: LATIN: Bossa Nova Rhythm Line Dance
Introduction: 32 count instr., start on vocal @ approx. 19 seconds.

*One Easy Restart, at end of Wall 6 at 6:00 after Part I. 1-8.

PART I. Basic Bossa Nova Step: (SIDE, TOGETHER, SIDE, TOUCH; SIDE, TOGETHER, SIDE, TOUCH)
1-2Step R to R, Step-close L beside R
3-4Step R to R, Touch L toe in place
5-6Step L to L, Step-close R beside L
7-8Step L to L, Touch R toe in place

PART II. Cross Weave: (CROSS, SIDE, BACK, POINT; CROSS, SIDE, BACK, POINT) 1-2 Step R across L, Step L to L 3-4 Step R back, Point L to L
5-6Step L across R, Step R to R
7-8Step L back, Point R to R

PART III. (CROSS, POINT, CROSS, POINT; MAMBO STEP: FORWARD, RECOVER, BACK, HOLD) 1-2 Step R across L, Point L to L
3-4Step L across R, Point R to R
5-6Step R forward, Recover back onto L
7-8Step R back, Hold

PART IV. (MAMBO STEP: BACK, RECOVER, FORWARD, POINT; JAZZ 1/4 R: CROSS, BACK, 1/4 R, CROSS)
1-2Step L back, Recover forward onto R
3-4Step L forward, Point R to R
5-6Step R across L, Step L back
7-8Step R to R making 1/4 R Turn (3:00), Step L across R

BEGIN DANCE.

*ENDING.- At the end of Wall 12 (facing 12:00), Repeat PART I. & PART II., Step forward on R and pose.

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