There and Back

Cha Cha Cha There And Back

The Cha Cha Three And Back is a Newcomer Level figure. This online reference gives a detailed description of the different variation of the dance steps, including timing, footwork, alignment, and movement; 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.


Start in Closed Position. No Turn thoughtout. Visual Lead. Take required hold at the end.

  • 2: Close LF to RF

  • 3: Replace weight to RF

  • 4 & 1: Three small steps back LRL (Backward Runs)

  • 2: RF back

    • Sit and Pose. Style

  • 3: Transfer weight to LF

  • 4 & 1: Three small steps fwd RLR (Forward Runs) End in Closed Position.


  • 2: Close RF to LF

  • 3: Replace weight to LF

  • 4 & 1: Three small steps Backward Runs RLR

  • 2: LF back

    • Pose, Styling

  • 3: Transfer weight to RF

  • 4 & 1: Three Forward Runs LRL

Preceding Figures

  1. Aida

  2. Alemana

  3. Basic Movement In Place

  4. Closed Basic Movement

  5. Cross Basic

  6. Cuban Break RF

  7. Hand To Hand LSP

  8. New York RSP

  9. Reverse Top

  10. Rope Spinning

  11. Shoulder To Shoulder Right Side

  12. Side Step To Left commenced with RF

  13. Split Cuban Break LF

  14. Spot or Switch Turn To L (Lady to R)

  15. There And Back

  16. Three Cha Cha Chas Forward

  17. Time Step RF

  18. Underarm Turn To R

Following Figures

  1. Closed Basic Movement

  2. Open Basic Movement

  3. Spot or Switch Turn To R (Lady to L)

  4. Underarm Turn to L

  5. Side Step To Left commenced with LF

  6. Side Step To Right commenced with LF

  7. Hand To Hand RSP

  8. There And Back

  9. Time Step LF

  10. Fan

  11. Cuban Break RF

  12. Split Cuban Break RF