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Tuesday, October 07, 2008

Samba line dance

We dance this to Magalenha by Sergio Mendes
You can dance it to Ricky Martin’s Maria or any samba dance (4 count)

Free dancing at the beginning, raise arms over head, walk forward and back, shake hips, etc.
When you hear “He, he, he, he, he, he” get ready to start and start with the drums

Start with your left foot
Go forward 4
Point your right foot forward (on four)
Go back 4 starting with your right
Point your left foot back (on four)

Cross left foot over right
Bend at the knees
Point your right foot out to the right and touch

Cross right foot over left
Bend at the knees
Point your left foot out to the left and touch

Volta right for four counts (Volta is when you cross one foot directly in front of the other and shift
Volta left for four counts your weight between the two in a forward/backward motion)

You start over again right out of the volta left
You keep repeating the same steps but always turning to the left so you are facing another wall in the room