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.


  • 2: RF to side and slightly fwd | 1/8 to L

  • 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.

  • 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.


  • 2: LF behind RF (Cuban Cross) | 5/8 to L over 1-5

  • 3: RF back and slightly to side

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

Preceding Figures

  1. Reverse Top

Following Figures

  1. Alemana

  2. Hockey Stick