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Today is

CanAm Tango

Choreographed by Michele Perron, Michael Barr & Michele Burton

Description:64 count, 2 wall, intermediate tango line dance
Music:Fools by Diane Birch [CD: Bible Belt

Introduction: 32 counts
FORWARD, HOLD, SWEEP, HOLD, BEHIND, SIDE, ACROSS, HOLD
1-4 Step right forward, hold, sweep left from back to front, hold
5-6 Sweep/cross left behind right, step right to side
7-8 Cross left over right, hold

OCHOS IN PLACE, "STALKING" ROCK STEPS IN PLACE
1-2 Cross right over left (face diagonal left), hold
3-4 Cross left over right (face diagonal right), hold
5-6 Cross/rock right over left (face diagonal left), recover to left
Face diagonal left
7-8 Cross/rock right over left (in place) (face diagonal left), hold

SIDE CORTE, HOLD, TURN, HOLD, FORWARD, TURN, BACK, HOOK
1-2 Lunge left to side, hold
Left knee bent, right pointed to side
3-4 Turn ¼ right (weight to right), hold (3:00)
5-6 Step left forward, turn ½ left and step right back (9:00)
7-8 Step left back, hook right over left
Leg hooks are known as Ganchos in Argentine Tango

FORWARD, HOOK, BACK, HOOK, FORWARD, TURN, TURN, DRAG (TANGO DRAW)
1-2 Step right forward, hook left behind right
3-4 Step left back, hook right over left
5-6 Step right forward, turn ¼ right and step left to side
7-8 Turn ¼ right and step right to side, drag/touch left together (3:00)

JAZZ BOX, ACROSS, FULL TURN LEFT: BACK, FORWARD, SIDE
1-4 Step left diagonally forward, cross right over left, step left back, step right to side
5-6 Cross left over right, turn ¼ left and cross right behind left
7-8 Turn ½ left and step left forward, turn ¼ left and step right to side

& POINT, DRAG, & POINT, DRAG, & BACK CORTE, RECOVER/TURN, SIDE, CLOSE (TANGO CLOSE)
&1-2Step left together, touch right to side, drag/touch right together
&3-4Step right together, touch left to side, drag/touch left together
&5-6Step left together, step right back (right knee bent), turn ¼ left (weight to left)
7-8Step right to side, step left together

SIDE, HOLD, ROCK/BEHIND, RECOVER/FORWARD: REPEAT: LEFT
1-4Step right to side, hold, cross/rock left behind right, recover to right
5-8Step left to side, hold, cross/rock right behind left, recover to left

FORWARD, 2 COUNT FULL 'SPIRAL' LEFT TURN, FORWARD/ROCK, RECOVER/BACK, TURN, FORWARD
1-4Step right forward and across, spiral turn a full turn left over 2 counts, step left forward
Option: step right forward, hold, step left forward, hold
5-6Rock right forward, recover to left
7-8Turn ½ right and step right forward, step left forward (6:00)

REPEAT

TAG

At the end of the 2nd rotation, facing 12:00 wall
FORWARD, HOLD, FORWARD, HOLD, FORWARD, TURN, FORWARD, HOLD
1-4Step right forward, hold, step left forward, hold
5-8Step right forward, turn ½ left and step left forward, step right forward, hold (6:00)

FORWARD, HOLD, FORWARD, HOLD, FORWARD, TURN, FORWARD, HOLD
1-4Step left forward, hold, step right forward, hold
5-8Step left forward, turn ½ right (weight to right), step left forward, hold (12:00)
 
 
 

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