Reverse Top

Cha Cha Cha Reverse Top

Cha Cha 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 Up to three complete turns over 1-15 Man's L toe remains in same place.
2
3
Swivel on ball of LF, ending LF in front of RF (Cuban Cross)
Maintain frame all the time and keep LF in about same place.
3
4
RF to side and slightly fwd

4-15 &1
2 3 4&1
2 3 4&1
Repeat 2 & 3 six times

Follower

Step Timing Movement 
Turn Notes
1
2
LF behind RF (Cuban Cross) Up to three complete turns over 1-15 The turning action is continuous.
Body keeps turning, and then stepping. Foot keeps turning.
Knees will not straighten fully until last step 15.
Only slight natural hip movement is used.
2
3
RF back and slightly side
Lady rotates around Man's L toe which remains in place.
Lady: maintain shoulders, body center and hipos facing Man.
3 4 5
4 & 1
LF back, toe turned out, to chasse LRL

6
2
RF back and slightly to side

7
3
LF behind RF (Cuban Cross)

8 9 10
4 & 1
RF back and slightly to side to chasse RLR

11-15 2 3 4& 1  Repeat 1-5