Opening Out From Reverse Top

Cha Cha Cha Opening Out From Reverse Top

Cha Cha Opening Out From Reverse Top is a Silver Level figure. This online reference gives a detailed description of the dance steps, including timing, and movement, technique; a list of figures that may precede or follow the pattern; and videos providing instruction and demonstration of the figure, techniques and practice routines that include it.

Leader

Step Timing Movement
Turn Notes
1
2
RF to side and slightly fwd 1/8 to L
2
3
LF in front of RF (Cuban Cross) 1/8 to L Increase tone in L arm. At the end of "3", start lowering L hand. Release R hand hold.
3 4 5
4 & 1
RF to side to chasse RLR. End in Fan Position 1/8 to L over 3-5 Slightly extend L arm. L hand still. R arm open out to side.

Follower

Step Timing Movement 
Turn Notes
1
2
LF behind RF (Cuban Cross) 5/8 to L over 1-5
2
3
RF back and slightly to side

3 4 5
4 & 1
LF back, toe turned out, to chasse LRL. End LF back in Fan Position.