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How to Dance the Cha-Cha - New York

Check out Bas Rutten's Liver Shot on MMA Surge: http://bit.ly/MMASurgeEp1 In this video, Mahalo's dance experts Robbie Tristan and Steve Valentine demonstrate how to perform both the lead and follow steps for the New York Cha-Cha. Instructions for Leading the Cha-Cha --------------------------------------------------------------------- This dance is performed side to side. Face your partner and hold each other's hands at waist level. Begin an eight count. If you're leading, pause on one, then?cross over your body and step with your left on two. Continue holding with your left hand while freeing your right hand to open up your body. With your left foot forward, drop your right hip down and make your right knee bend and cross slightly to the side and behind your left knee. Step back to your original position on three and step quickly for the "cha cha cha" part on four. Repeat for steps five through eight, but cross over with your right foot and turn to your left.? How to Follow the New York --------------------------------------------------------------------- If you're following, perform these steps in the opposite direction. So, you would?pause?on?one, then cross over your body and step with your?right?on?two. Continue holding with your right hand while freeing your left hand to open up your body.With your right foot foward, drop your left hip down and maker your left knee bend and cross slightly to the side and behind your right knee.Step back to your original position on three and step quickly for the "cha cha cha" part on four. Repeat for steps five through eight, but cross over with your left foot and turn to your right. Read more by visiting our page at: http://www.mahalo.com/how-to-dance-the-cha-cha-new-york/
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