Shanthie De Mel, Melbourne, Australia, (Aug 2011)
"Amame" by Belle Perez. Album – Gypsy. (3:47 min. 126 BPM)
Begin: Wt. on left foot. 32 count intro. Start just before lyrics. CCW Rotation.
Note:- The Rhumba tempo, Q-Q-S, is maintained throughout the dance. This is a split floor
Beginner dance to Intermediate dance AMAME to the same music.
WEAVE LEFT. HOLD. CROSS SWEEP. SIDE. BEHIND. HOLD
1, 2, 3, 4Sweep cross R behind L. Step L to left side. Cross R over L. Hold.
5, 6, 7, 8Sweep L from behind & cross over R. Step R to right side. Cross L behind R. Hold.
RIGHT SAILOR. HOLD. LEFT SAILOR. HOLD. (keep moving back with a sway)
1, 2, 3, 4Cross R behind L moving back. Step L to left side. Step R to right side. Hold.
5, 6, 7, 8Cross L behind R. Step R to right side. Step L to left side. Hold.
RHUMBA BOX RIGHT FWD. RHUMBA BOX LEFT FWD.
1, 2, 3, 4Step R to right side. Step L tog. Step R fwd. Hold.
5, 6, 7, 8Step L to left side. Step R tog. Step L fwd. Hold.
CROSS ROCK. RETURN. SIDE DRAG. 1/4 LEFT ROCK BACK. RETURN. SIDE.
1, 2Cross rock R behind L. Return L.
3, 4Take a big step on R to right side dragging L to R keeping wt. on R for 2 counts.
5, 6Turning 1/4 left drag L back with a rock. Return R.
7, 8Take a big step on L to left side pointing R to right side for 2 counts. (9:00)