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Country Line Dance:
Travelling Cha-Cha
 
 
Couples dance. Start in cape position.

Phase 1: Simple Rock Steps
1. Rock forward on left foot
2. Rock back on right foot
3.- 4. Cha-Cha left, right, left
5. Rock back on right foot
6. Rock forward on left foot
7. and 8. Cha-Cha right, left, right
9. - 16. Repeat 1. - 8.

Phase 2: Lady's Turn Rock Steps
Men, lifting right arm, allowing lady to pass under

17. Rock forward on left foot, beginning lady's 1/2 counter-clockwise turn
18. Rock back on right foot, lady should now be facing you, lower right hand to touch four hands together
19. - 20. Cha-Cha left, right, left
21. Rock back on right foot, beginning lady's 1/2 clockwise turn
(you'll have to raise that right hand again)
22. Rock forward on left foot, lady should now be back in cape position
23. - 24. Cha-Cha right, left, right

Ladies, passing under men's right arm
17. Turn 1/2 to your left, stepping back with your left foot
18. Rock forward on right foot, facing your partner
19. - 20. Cha-Cha left, right, left
21. Turn 1/2 to your right, stepping back with your right foot
22. Rock forward on left foot, back in cape position
23. - 24 . Cha-Cha right, left, right
25. through 32Repeat 17 through 24

Phase 3: Couple Pivot Turns
33. Step forward on left foot
34. Pivot 1/2 turn to right, facing away from LOD
35.- 36. Cha-Cha left, right, left
37. Step forward on right foot
38. Pivot 1/2 turn to left, returning to face LOD
39. 40. Cha-Cha right, left, right
41. through 48Repeat 33 through 40

Phase 4: Individual Pivot Turns
Drop left hands, continue to hold right hands throughout ...

49. Step forward on left foot, turning 1/2 turn to right
50. Step LOD with right, continue to turn right, to face LOD
51. - 52. Cha-Cha left, right, left
53. Step forward on right foot, turning 1/2 turn to left
54. Step LOD with left, continue to turn left, to face LOD
55. - 56. Cha-Cha right, left, right
57. through 64Repeat 49 through 56
Finish in cape position

Phase 5: Cross-overs
Men: behind to the right, in front to the left

65. Cross left foot over right, moving to right, behind lady.
Raise left hand for lady to pass under, drop right hands
66. Step to right, rejoin right hands, man's behind his back
67. - 68. Cha-Cha left, right, left
69. Cross right foot over left, moving to left, in front of lady, dropping left hands
70. Step to left, raising right arm for lady's head to pass under, rejoin left hand (back in cape position)
71. - 72. Cha-Cha right, left, right

Ladies: in front to left, behind to the right
65. Step left with left, pass under man's left arm, drop right hands
66. Step right across left, rejoining right hands
67. - 68. Cha-Cha left, right, left
69. Step right with right, behind man, dropping left hand
70. Step left cross right, take man's left hand from in front of him, return to cape position
71. - 72. Cha-Cha right, left, right
73. Through 80. Repeat 65. - 72. Dance begins again ...
 

 
 
 
Submitted by:
Andrew Wild
Pennsylvania
 

 

 
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