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Rumba Baby

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Count:
32
Wall:
4
Level:
High Beginner
Choreo:
Choreographer:
Bobbey Willson – Feb. 2016
Music:
Besame Mucho (Kiss Me a Lot) by Trini Lopez. [The Latin Album]
Buy From Amazon.co.uk Buy From Amazon.com Buy From Apple Music
Intro 16 beats (Dance pattern is S,Q,Q throughout)

S 1: R Wide-right Hold Tog & Step, L Fwd Hold Rock-back Rec
1 2 3 4Step R wide to right, Hold, Step L to R, Step R slightly back
5 6 7 8Step L fwd, Hold, Rock R back, Recover on L

S 2: R Fwd Hold Rock-back Rec, L Fwd Hold 1/4left R-back L-wide
1 2 3 4Step R fwd, Hold, Rock L back, Recover on R
5 6 7 8Step L fwd, Hold, Turn 1/4 left and step R back, Step L wide to left

S 3: Cross R Hold L-back Step, Cross L Hold R-back Step
1 2Cross R over L to fwd diag., Hold
3 4Step L back to diag., Step R to L at right back diag.
5 6Cross L over R to fwd diag., Hold
7 8Step R back to diag., Step L to R at left back diag.

S 4: R Back Hold L-fwd 1/2left w/R-back, L Back Hold Rock-back Rec
1 2 3 4Step R back, *Hold, Step L fwd and begin turn, Turn 1/2 left and step R back
5 6 7 8Step L back, Hold, Rock R back, Recover on L

TAG after Wall 5 (may also dance through but tag works well)
Tag - Rolling hips for 4 counts forward and back
1 2 3 4Step R fwd, Recover on L, Step R back, Recover on L
Roll hips / weight with each count

S 4:2 For styling here during hold on R – lift L knee and face body to fwd diag

Enjoy this easy Rumba to many dances, including: Besame Mucho (any),
Sway, Rhythm of the Rain, Save the Last Dance for Me, or any others of
course that you like!

I chose the Trini Lopez “The Album Version” over all of his and others – it is perkier,
a touch quicker without losing the attitude of the song or the dance :-)

Please do not alter this step sheet in any way. If you would like to use on your
website please make sure it is in its original format and include all contact
details on this script. willbeys@aol.com [ http://bobbeywillson.weebly.com ]

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2 Comments

WillB February 16, 2016
I am honored that we are using this in our Wellness class - fun!

WillB February 17, 2016
S 1: 3&4 I find its more comfortable on these two QQ steps to step L a little back from R on the diagonal and then replace weight to R. Either way is fine - as long as you are dancing!

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