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Cha Cha and Tango review

Forest Lake Community education class Fall 2019


Cha Cha – (Count is 2, 3, 4, and, 1 or; 2, 3, cha cha cha)

Cha Cha is a stationary Latin Dance which incorporates Cuban motion
 (lots of it!)

1.Basic
2.Crossover Breaks
3.Fifth position Breaks
4.Underarm Turn
5.Solo Spot Turns (both directions)

Tango – (Count is slow, slow, quick, quick, slow)

Although its origins are in Argentina, The Tango is a smooth dance which progresses around the floor and does not make use of the hips the way Latin dances do.

1.Curved Walks
2.Back Corte
3.Rhythm Step (slow, slow, quick, quick, quick, quick – then start over with new basic)
4.Promenade to Close
5.Promenade to Open fan