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The Banana Dance

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Count:
32
Wall:
4
Level:
Absolute Beginner
Choreo:
Choreographer:
Adam Åstmar (SWE) - July 2020
Intro: 16 counts, approx. 10 seconds, starting on the first clear beat.

Sect - 1: Mambo Forward. Mambo Back. Mambo Side Right. Mambo Side Left.
1 & 2(1) Rock forward on RF. (&) Recover on LF. (2) Close RF next to LF.
3 & 4(3) Rock back on LF. (&) Recover on RF. (4) Close LF next to RF.
5 & 6(5) Rock to the right on RF. (&) Recover on LF. (6) Close RF next to LF.
7 & 8(7) Rock to the left on LF. (&) Recover on RF. (8) Close LF next to RF.

Sect - 2: V-Step. Shake Hips, R, L, R With Flick. Shake Hips L, R, L With Flick.
1 – 2(1) Step out to the right diagonal on RF. (2) Step out to the left diagonal on LF.
3 – 4(3) Step back on RF. (4) Close LF next to RF.
5 & 6(5) Step to the right on RF bumping hips to the right. (&) Bump hips to the left. (6) Bump hips to the right flicking LF behind RF.
7 & 8(7) Bump hips to the left. (&) Bump hips to the right. (8) Bump hips to the left flicking RF behind LF.

Sect - 3: Diagonal Extended Shuffle Forward R, L.
1 & 2 &(1) Step forward to the right diagonal on RF. (&) Close LF next to RF. (2) Step forward to the right diagonal on RF. (&) Close LF next to RF.
3 & 4(3) Step forward to the right diagonal on RF. (&) Close LF next to RF. (4) Step forward to the right diagonal on RF.
5 & 6 &(5) Step forward to the left diagonal on LF. (&) Close RF next to LF. (6) Step forward to the left diagonal on LF. (&) Close RF next to LF.
7 & 8(7) Step forward to the left diagonal on LF. (&) Close RF next to LF. (8) Step forward to the left diagonal on LF.
Optional: When doing the shuffles forward, you can push arms forward on every full count.
Example: Push (1), Push (2), Push (3), Push (4), etc.
Sect - 4: Jazz Box ¼ Cross. Out, Out x2.
1 – 2(1) Cross RF over LF. (2) Turn ¼ right stepping back on LF. {3:00}
3 – 4(3) Step to the right on RF. (4) Cross LF over RF.
5 – 6(5) Step to the right on RF slightly bumping hips right. (6) Step to the left on LF slightly bumping hips left.
7 – 8(7) Step to the right on RF slightly bumping hips right. (8) Step to the left on LF slightly bumping hips left.

Have fun!

3 OCT '20 50

6 Comments

Micaela July 28, 2020
Kul dans

PLANET July 31, 2020
Cool love it!

Pony Chen August 11, 2020
https://youtu.be/6KzXm_KEiM4

Jessica 🐭🇸🇪 September 6, 2020
Love it!

Pony Chen September 26, 2020
https://youtu.be/PE03q8IYqNk

Frank April 22, 2023
Fun little dance.

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