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Beginner - Partner
Tropical Depression by Alan Jackson
POINT, CROSS, CHA-CHA-CHA, POINT, CROSS, CHA-CHA-CHA
1-2Point left foot forward, point left foot to left side
3&4Cross left foot behind right, step on ball of right foot, place left foot beside right foot
5-6Point right foot forward, point right foot to right side
7&8Cross right foot behind left, step on ball of left foot, place right foot beside left foot
WALK, WALK, CHA-CHA-CHA, WALK, WALK, CHA-CHA-CHA
9-10Walk forward left, walk forward right
11&12Cha-cha-cha (left, right, left)
13-14Walk forward right, walk forward left
15&16Cha-cha-cha (right, left, right)
OUT, BEHIND, CHA-CHA-CHA, ANGLE, TURN, CHA-CHA-CHA
On steps 17-20 the couple is in side by side position facing LOD and doing a vine to the left with cha-cha.
17-18Step out to left side with left foot, pass right foot behind left foot
19&20Cha-cha-cha (left, right, left)
On steps 21-24 the couple is moving back to their right (moving toward outside wall).
On step 21 the partners step their right foot right pointing the foot toward the outside wall (¼ turn right for both) with the man raising his right hand to form an arch for the lady to turn under. The couple is now in tandem position facing the outside wall with the lady beginning her full turn right.
On step 22 the man steps left foot in place and the lady steps left foot forward finishing a full turn to the right. The man picks up the lady's left hand and does the Cha Cha step with arms outstretched.
21-22Place right foot ¼ angle step to right, step forward with left & spin a full turn to right on ball of left foot
On steps 23&24 the couple does a cha cha step in place.
23&24Cha-cha-cha (right, left, right)
CROSS, ROCK, CHA-CHA-CHA, CROSS, ROCK, CHA-CHA-CHA
25-26Cross left foot across and slightly forward of right foot, rock weight back on right foot
27&28Cha-cha-cha (left, right, left)
29-30Cross right foot across and slightly forward of left foot, rock weight back on left foot
31&32Cha-cha-cha (right, left, right)
OUT, BEHIND, ANGLE-CHA-CHA
33-34Step out to left side with left foot, pass right foot behind left foot
35&36Cha-cha-cha (step ¼ turn to left on first step of cha-cha-cha, right, left)
SIDE, ROCK CHA-CHA-CHA, SIDE, ROCK, CHA-CHA-CHA
37-38Step out to right side with right foot, rock weight back to left foot
39&40Cha-cha-cha (right, left, right)
41-42Step out to left side with left foot, rock weight back to right foot
43&44Cha-cha-cha (left, right, left)
WALK, WALK, CHA-CHA-CHA
45-46Walk forward right, walk forward left 47&48 cha-cha-cha (right, left, right)
For line dance, replace counts 13-14 with
13Step forward with right foot
14Pivot ½ turn to left
Here is a more detailed explanation of steps 21-24
As partners start steps 21-24 both are facing 12 o'clock.
21Drops lady's left hand and raises her right hand as he steps right foot to right
22Cross left foot behind right
23&24Does a ¼ turn to right as he does a cha-cha-cha right, left, right
He ends up facing 3 o'clock. He again picks up her left hand when she completes her 1 ¼ turn.
She does 1 ¼ turn to her right
21Moving to the right, step right foot ¼ turn right (toes are pointed at 3 o'clock)
22Pivots on ball of right foot as body turns ½ turn to right (now facing 6 o'clock with weight on left foot which in now out to left side-left side is facing 3 o'clock)
23&24Continue turning ¾ turn to right while doing cha-cha-cha (right, left, right)
Lady ends up in front of man, facing 3 o'clock, with her hands held up to her shoulders where her partner reaches over and holds her hands in his (indian position)