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Today is

Jo 'N Jo Tango

Choreographed by Jo Thompson Szymanski & Rita Jo Thompson

Description:32 count, 4 wall, beginner tango line dance
Music:Hernando's Hideaway by Alfred Hause's Tango Orchestra
Any Tango
       Great dance for introducing tango to newcomers

2 SLOW TANGO WALKS FORWARD, TANGO DRAW
The SSQQS pattern can be counted as "T - A - N-G-O"
1-4(SS)  Step left forward, hold, step right forward, hold
5-6(QQ) Step left forward, large step right to side
7-8(S)    Slowly drag left toe to right foot ending with left toe touched beside right foot

2 SLOW TANGO WALKS BACK, SIDE, CROSS, TOUCH, HOLD
1-4(SS)  Step left back, hold, step right back, hold
5-6(QQ) Step left to side, cross right over left
7-8(S)    Touch left toe to side with right knee slightly bent, hold

CROSS ROCK 3, FLICK, CROSS ROCK 3, FLICK
1(Q) (Turning body slightly to the right) cross/rock left over right
2(Q) Recover to right
3(S) Rock weight forward to left in the same place as it was
4      Flick right up behind as the body is turning slightly to the left
5(Q) (With body angled slightly to the left) cross/rock right over left
6(Q) Recover to left
7(S) Rock weight forward to right in the same place as it was
8      Flick left up behind as the body is turning slightly to the right

SERPIENTE, ¼ TURN RIGHT
1-2(QQ) Cross left over right, square the body up to the front and step right to side
3-4(S)    Cross left behind right, sweep right toe to side and back
5-6(QQ) Cross right behind left, step left to side
7-8(S)    Cross right over left (weight on right foot), turn sharply ¼ to the right dragging left foot next to right preparing to start again

REPEAT
Last time through the dance, stomp across in front on count 7 of the Serpiente. You will be facing the front.
 
 
 

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