SHADOW CHA

TYPE:

32 count
4 Wall line dance

RATING:

Intermediate

CHOREOGRAPHER:

Mark Cosenza

MUSIC:

Choreographed Music: Shadow & Jimmy by Was Not Was 102 BPM - Album: What Up Dog?

Also recommended: Tragedy by Marc Anthony

NOTE:

While this cha was choreographed for Shadow & Jimmy, it will work well for any slower speed cha-cha rhythm.

(1-7) Touch Step Turn 1/4 R, Kick & Touch, Sweep 1/4 L
1          Touch side Left
2,3       Step L next to R, Pivot 1/4 right (weight should remain on L) and pop right knee forward
4&5     Kick R forward, Step R down, Touch side Left
6-7       Pivoting 1/4 L, Sweep L back and step behind R foot

(8-16) R Shuffle, Touch & Drag, L Shuffle, Touch & Drag, Rock & Recover

8&1     Step forward R, L, R
2, 3      Leaning your shoulders to the right, Touch side L and slowly drag to R as your shoulders move back in place
4&5     Step forward L, R, L
6-7       Leaning your shoulders to the left, Touch side R and slowly drag to L as your shoulders move back in place
8&       Rock R forward, Recover onto L 

(17-24) 1/2 Turn Pivot, Rock Recover, Cross Shuffle, Touch and Step, L Heel Jack
1          Pivot 1/2 turn R  stepping onto R
2, 3      Rock Side  L, Recover onto R 
4&5     Cross L over R, Step R behind  L, Cross L over R
6          Touch R side R
7          Touch R next to L
&8       Step back on R, Touch L heel forward

(25-32) Step & Touch, Touch & Cross, L Kick Ball Cross & Unwind, Kick & Touch
&1      Step down on L, Touch R toe inward to L
2-3      Touch R side R, Step R forward and across L
4&5    Kick L foot diagonal forward, Step down on ball of L, Cross R over L
6-7      Slowly unwind 3/4 turn L slightly bending knees
8&      Kick R forward, Step R down

Begin Again

*Note: There is a false ending towards the very end of the song which occurs at about count 11 where the music breaks with the exception of a long drum roll.   Continue the dance as normal and you should be at count 16 when the music picks up again.

Step Description courtesy of Mark's Country Edge located at countryedge.com
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