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Samba Choreography


Samba Practice (Long wall)

  1. Stationary Samba Walk (7a8)
  2. Open Rocks (12& 34& 56&)
  3. Reverse Turn (7a8 1a2 3a4 5a6)
  4. Whisk to Left (7a8)
  5. Solo Spot Volta to Right (1a2)
  6. Samba Walks in Promenade Position (3a4 5a6)
  7. Foot Change (7a8)
  8. Stationary Samba Walk (1a2)
  9. Volta (3a4a5a6)
  10. Bota Fogo (7a8 1a2 3a4)
  11. Shadow Circular Volta (5a6a7a8)

Samba Practice (short wall)

  1. Rhythm Bounce (12)
  2. LF Samba Walk (3a4)
  3. Foot Change (5a6)
  4. Stationary Samba Walk (7a8)
  5. Reverse Turn (1a2 3a4)
  6. Underarm Turn (5a6)

Samba Practice (long wall)

  1. Open Rocks
  2. Back Rocks (78& 12& 34&)
  3. Plait (5&6 7&8 12 3&4)
  4. 4-6 Reverse Turn (5a6)
  5. Solo Spot Volta (Hamburger) (a7a8a1a2)
  6. Solo Spot Volta to R (a3a4)
  7. Argentine Crosses (5a6 7a8 1a2 3a4)
  8. Whisk (5a6)
  9. Stationary Samba Walk (7a8)
  10. Criss Cross Volta (1a2a3a4 5a6a7a8)
  11. Maypole (1a2a3a4a5a6)

Samba Practice (short wall)

  1. Back Rocks (78& 12&)
  2. Reverse Turn (3a4 5a6 7a8 1a2)
  3. Stationary Samba Walk (3a4)
  4. Rhythm Bounce (56)
START FROM BEGINNING

Samba Bronze Practice Routine

Start:
    1. Rhythm Bounce  (a5a6) LF forward, RF back, face to face in two hand hold
    2. Samba Walk: Stationary  (7a8) end man's RF forward
    3. Reverse Turn  (1a2) 1st half
    4. Traveling Bota Fogos Back  (3a4 5a6 7a8 1a2) Last one, man doesn't turn, we go into PP
    5. Bota Fogos To Promenade and Counter Promenade  (3a4 5a6) to CPP to and PP
    6. Samba Walk: Side  (7a8)
    7. Criss Cross Bota Fogos (Shadow Bota Fogos)  (1a2 3a4)
    8. Criss Cross Voltas  (1a2a1a2 1a2a1a2)
    9. Solo Spot Volta to Left (Lady to Right)  (1a2)
    10. Whisk To Right  (3a4) with lady's UAT to left, man's RH holding lady's LH
    11. Samba Walk in PP: LF  (1a2)
    12. Foot Change 3: Promenade or Open Promenade to Right Shadow Position  (34) for man, (3a4) for lady
    13. Shadow Traveling Volta commenced with LF  (5a6a7a8)
    14. Traveling Bota Fogos Forward  (1a2 3a4) in shadow position
    15. Shadow Traveling Volta commenced with RF  (5a6a7a8)
    16. Foot Change 2: Right Shadow Position To Closed Position  (12) for man, (1a2) for lady, end in two hand hold
End

Samba Bronze Practice Routine

  1. Rhythm Bounce  (5678)  Shadow position
  2. Traveling Volta to Left  (1a2a3a4)
  3. LF Dropped Volta a5(6) Lady bounce 
  4. Traveling Volta to Right  (7a8) Lady turns to L on 7 
  5. Traveling Bota Fogos Forward  (1a2 3a4 5a6)  
  6. Traveling Volta to Right  (7a8)  
  7. Foot Change 2: Right Shadow Position To Closed Position  (1a2) Underarm turn to face partner
  8. Samba Walk: Stationary  (3a4)   double hand hold
  9. Whisk To Left  (5a6)  Lady underarm turn to R. L to R hand hold
  10. Solo Spot Volta to Right (Lady to Left)  (7a8)  no hold
  11. Samba Walk: Stationary  (1a2)  double hand hold
  12. Corta Jaca  (3 4&5&6&)  closed hold
  13. Natural Basic Movement  (7a8)  
  14. Closed Rocks  (12& 34& 56&)  
  15. Reverse Turn  (7a8 1a2)  
  16. Whisk To Left  (3a4)  L to R hand hold
  17. Whisk To Right  (5a6)  end in PP, closed hold
  18. Samba Walk in PP: LF  (7a8)  
  19. Samba Walk: Side  (1a2)  Open to L to R hand hold
  20. Criss Cross Bota Fogos  (3a4 5a6 7a8)  L to R hand hold
  21. Criss Cross Voltas  (1a2a3a4 5a6a7a8)  
  22. Solo Spot Volta to Right (Lady to Left)  (1a2a3a4) no hold 
  23. Whisk To Left  (5a6)  L to R hand hold
  24. Natural Basic Movement  (7a8)  move to closed hold
  25. Reverse Turn  (1a2 3a4)  
  26. Reverse Basic Movement  (5a6)  
  27. Whisk To Right  (7a8)  
  28. Samba Walk in PP: LF  (1a2) 
  29. Samba Walk in PP: RF  (3a4)
  30. Foot Change 3: Promenade or Open Promenade to Right Shadow Position  (5a6) end in shadow position
  31. Rhythm Bounce  (78) 
Repeat from #2

Samba Bronze Practice Routine (*)

Start:
  1. Man facing wall, new LOD, long wall, man's right leg back, lady's left leg back
  2. Rhythm Bounce  (56)
  3. Samba Walk: Stationary  (7a8)
  4. Criss Cross Bota Fogos (1a2 3a4 5a6 7a8)
  5. Samba Walk: Stationary  (1a2) with Lady's UAT
  6. Samba Walk in PP: RF  (3a4)
  7. Samba Walk in PP: LF  (5a6)
  8. Samba Walk: Side  (7a8)
  9. Foot Change 3: Promenade or Open Promenade to Right Shadow Position  (1a2)
  10. Shadow Traveling Volta commenced with RF  (a3a4)
  11. Traveling Bota Fogos Forward  (5a6 7a8)
  12. Shadow Traveling Volta commenced with LF  (a1a2a3a4)
  13. Foot Change 2: Right Shadow Position To Closed Position  (5a6) Facing DW new LOD
  14. Samba Walk: Stationary  (7a8) RF
  15. Reverse Turn  (1a2) Open Hold, shaping left
  16. Reverse Turn  (3a4) Close Hold, no shaping
  17. Reverse Turn  (5a6) man turns left hand out for shaping, facing center
  18. Whisk To Right  (7a8)
  19. Whisk To Left  (1a2) with Lady's UAT end facing new LOD
  20. Closed Rocks  (34& 56& 78&)
  21. Reverse Turn  (1a2 3a4)
  22. Closed Rocks  (56& 78& 12&)
  23. Corta Jaca  (34&5&6&)
  24. Solo Spot Volta to Left (Lady to Right)  (7a8) don't come all the way back to hold
  25. Traveling Volta to Right  (a1a2) Lady travels to left, meet at end, man's RH to lady's LH
  26. Solo Spot Volta to Right (Lady to Left)  (3a4)
  27. Bota Fogos To Promenade and Counter Promenade  (5a6 7a8 1a2)
  28. Samba Walk in PP: RF  (3a4)
  29. Criss Cross Voltas  (5a6a7a8 1a2a3a4)
  30. Reverse Basic Movement  (5a6 7a8)
  31. Whisk To Left  (1a2)
  32. Whisk To Right  (3a4) with Lady's UAT, turn it to face wall
  33. Samba Walk: Stationary  (5a6 7a8)
  34. Start again from Step 4
End


Samba Bronze Choreography (**)

  1. Rhythm Bounce  (56)
  2. Samba Walk: Stationary  (7a8)
  3. Criss Cross Bota Fogos  (1a2 3a4 5a6 7a8)
  4. Man: Man: Samba Walk: Stationary  Lady: Underarm Turn to Right  (1a2).
  5. Samba Walk in PP: RF, LF  (3a4 5a6) 
  6. Samba Walk: Side  (7a8)
  7. Foot Change 3: Promenade or Open Promenade to Right Shadow Position  (1a2)
  8. Shadow Traveling Volta commenced with RF  (a3a4) 
  9. Traveling Bota Fogos Forward  (5a6 7a8) turning L to travel down LOD. 
  10. Shadow Traveling Volta commenced with LF  (a1a2a3a4) curving turning corner, ending facing center on new LOD.
  11. Foot Change 2: Right Shadow Position To Closed Position  (5a6) 
  12. Samba Walk: Stationary  (7a8) (together step first).
  13. Reverse Turn  (1a2) Open Hold, shaping left; lady's head turn to R.
  14. Reverse Turn  (3a4) Close Hold, no shaping, Lady's head L.
  15. Reverse Turn  (5a6) man turns left hand out for shaping, facing center
  16. Whisk To Right  (7a8)
  17. Whisk To Left  (1a2) with Lady's UAT end facing new LOD
  18. Closed Rocks  (34& 56& 78&)
  19. Reverse Turn  (1a2 3a4)
  20. Closed Rocks  (56& 78& 12&)
  21. Corta Jaca  (34&5&6&)
  22. Solo Spot Volta to Left (Lady to Right)  (7a8) Hamburger volta
  23. Traveling Volta to Right  (a1a2) Lady travels to left, meet at end, man's RH to lady's LH
  24. Solo Spot Volta to Right (Lady to Left)  (3a4)
  25. Samba Walk: Stationary  (5a6)
    • Foot together, stationary samba walk.
  26. Bota Fogos To Promenade and Counter Promenade  (7a8 1a2)
  27. Samba Walk: Stationary  (3a4)
  28. Criss Cross Voltas  (5a6a7a8 1a2a3a4)
  29. Samba Walk: Stationary  (5a6 7a8)
  30. repeat from step 3.
End

Samba Silver Choreography (*)

Start: Side by side position, Man's right hand hold Lady's left hand.
  1. Rhythm Bounce  (a1a2a3a4): side bounce
  2. Rhythm Bounce  (a5) switch weight, patty cake hand, keep the other leg straight
  3. Rhythm Bounce  (a6) switch weight, draw the other leg next to standing leg, free arm up. 
  4. Rolling Off The Arm  (7a8) Lady roll in face Man (over turn)
  5. Whisk To Left  (1a2)
  6. Open Rocks  (34& 56& 78&) Lady may turn more and to step back. 3 sets
  7. Reverse Turn  (1a2 3a4 5a6 7a8)
  8. Whisk To Left  (1a2)
  9. Solo Spot Volta to Right (Lady to Left)  (3a4)
  10. Samba Walk in PP: LF  (5a6)
  11. Samba Walk: Side  (7a8)
  12. Foot Change 3: Promenade or Open Promenade to Right Shadow Position (1a2 a3 hold 4) Lady turns on 1a2, then Drop Volta a3 hold 4
  13. Shadow Traveling Volta commenced with RF  (a5a6a7a8)
  14. Traveling Bota Fogos Forward  (1a2 3a4 5a6)
  15. Rhythm Bounce  (a7a8)
  16. Shadow Circular Volta with RF  (1a2a3a4)
  17. Traveling Bota Fogos Forward  (5a6)
  18. Foot Change 2: Right Shadow Position To Closed Position  (7a8) Lady: underarm turn to end facing Man.
  19. Samba Walk: Stationary  (1a2)
  20. Reverse Turn  (3a4)
  21. Back Rocks  (56& 78& 12&) 3 sets
  22. Plait  (3 4 5&6 7 8 1& 2)
  23. Back Rocks  (3 4&) 
  24. Reverse Turn  (5a6)
  25. Traveling Volta (7a8a1a2) Hamburger volta
  26. Solo Spot Volta to Right (Lady to Left)  (3a4)
  27. Argentine Crosses  (5a6 7a8 1a2 3a4) (not dancing SQQ timing) Ronde and then cross back.
  28. Whisk To Left  (5a6)
  29. Samba Walk: Stationary  (7a8)
  30. Criss Cross Bota Fogos  (1a2 3a4 5a6 7a8)
  31. Maypole  (1a2a3a4 5a6a7a8) finish in cuddle position
  32. Samba Walk in PP: RF  (1a2 3a4) normal walk, not to side.
  33. Rolling Off The Arm  (5a6 7a8)
  34. Samba Walk in PP: LF  (1a2 3a4)
  35. Rolling Off The Arm  (5a6 7a8) finish facing partner, repeat from Whisk To Left 
End

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