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Malaika

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Count:
32
Wall:
4
Level:
Beginner - Rumba
Choreo:
Choreographer:
Steve Rosario (CAN) - February 2015
Music:
Malaika - Mombasa Roots : (Album: Lele Mama)
 
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Section 1: RUMBA BOX FORWARD & BACK
1-4Step L to left, close R next to left, step L forward and Hold.
5-8Step R to right, close L next to right, step R back and Hold.

Section 2: SIDE ROCK AND CROSS, SIDE ROCK AND TURN ¼ LEFT
1-4Rock L to left, recover on R, cross L over right and Hold.
5-8Rock R to right, Turn ¼ left, stepping on L (facing 9 o’clock), Step forward R and Hold.

Section 3: STEP LEFT, PIVOT FULL TURN RIGHT, STEP RIGHT, PIVOT FULL TURN LEFT.
1-4Step on L forward, pivot full turn right stepping forward R, (still facing 9 o’clock) Step forward on L and Hold
5-8Step R forward, pivot left full turn stepping on L, forward on R and hold. (facing 9 o'clock)

(OPTION, INSTEAD OF TURNING,
1-4Step forward on L, forward on R, forward on L, Hold.
5-8Walk forward on R, L, R, Hold. )

Section 4: MAMBO FORWARD AND SIDE SWAY
1-4Rock forward on L, recover on R, rock back on L, Hold.
5-8Step on R sway hips right, step on L sway hips left, step on R and sway hips right and Hold.

Repeat

No Tag, No Restart

This dance is dedicated to Tia Malaika

Contacts: dancinggoan214@gmail.com

3 Comments

Yada March 18, 2015
Very nice! Slow enough for getting dancers use to full turns!

colin March 21, 2015
Awesome .....want more of your dances..

just me March 21, 2015
super easy and very cool dance - with options to turn...every level of dancer can dance this dance! 5 stars!

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