Rumba Choreography

Rumba Newcomer Choreography

Repeat from #1

Rumba Bronze Choreography #1 (*)

  1. Cucarachas: LF, RF (2341 2341)

  2. Basic Movements: Closed (2341 2341) Turning basic 1/4 to L

  3. New York LSP (2341)

  4. Hand To Hand LSP (2341)

  5. Hand To Hand RSP (2341)

  6. Progressive Walks Forward in RSP (2341 2341) ending facing partner

  7. Cuban Rocks RF (2341)

  8. Spot Turn To R (Lady to L) (2341)

  9. Alemana (2341 )

  10. Closed Hip Twist (2341 2341)

  11. Hockey Stick (2341 2341)

  12. Shoulder To Shoulder Left Side, Right Side (2341 2341)

  13. Side Step To Right LF, RF, LF (2341 2341 2341) [can skip, directly go into Fan]

  14. Cucarachas: RF (2341) [can skip]

  15. Fan (2341 2341)

  16. Alemana (2341 2341)

  17. Opening Out To Right And Left (2341 2341)

  18. Closed Hip Twist (2341 2341) open finish, one hand hold

  19. Basic Movements: Open (2341)

  20. Progressive Walks Back (2341 2341)

  21. Natural Top (2341 2341 2341)

  22. Natural Opening Out Movement (2341)

  23. Basic Movements: Closed (2341) Turning basic, back to starting position

Repeat from #1 or #4.

Rumba Bronze Choreography #2

Repeat from #2.

Rumba Silver Choreography #1

Repeat from Curl.

Rumba Silver Choreography #2

  1. Start (4 1&a): Lady LF extend forward, weight on RF. Man RF back. Lady LF back, delayed walk.

  2. Curl (2341 2341)

  3. Hockey Stick (2341 2341)

  4. Open Hip Twist (2341 2341)

  5. Alemana (2341 2341)

  6. Advanced Hip Twists (2341 2341) For Lady, the 2nd measure is LF fwd, RF to side, LF back, into Reverse Top.

  7. Reverse Top (2341)

  8. Opening Out From Reverse Top (2341) LF fwd, RF replace, LF back into Fan position.

  9. Alemana (2341 2341)

  10. Rope Spinning (2341 2341)

  11. Opening Out To Right And Left (2341 2341)

  12. Natural Opening Out Movement (2341)

  13. Underarm Turn To R (2341)

  14. New York LSP (2341)

  15. Progressive Walks Forward in RSP (23) Lady: LF fwd, RF fwd, then turn 1/2

  16. Aida (41 2341 2341) LF back, then double spot turn ending

  17. LF Cucaracha (2341) Ending feet closed.

  18. Basic Movements: Open Basic (2341) Lady: LF fwd, RF replace, LF back.

Repeat from Curl.

Rumba Gold Choreography

Start: Lady weight on RF, Man on LF, feet together.

  1. Cucarachas: RF (2341)

    • Lady LF to side, Cucaracha, ending feet together, At end of 1, Lady sharp turn 90 to L, shoulder first, head last, L hip settle

    • Man to L, ending side by side.

  2. Cuban Rock LF (2341) At end of 1: Lady turn 90 to face Man, settle R hip.

  3. Man Spot Turn, Lady LF fwd, half basic (2341) Man spot turn to his L. Lady delayed walk back.

  4. Three Threes (2341 2341 2341 2341)

  5. Sliding Doors (2341 2341 2341 2341)

  6. Spiral (2341)

  7. Reverse Top (2341 2341 - Spiral, 2341) end in Fan Position

  8. Fencing (2341 2341)

  9. Man Spot Turn To R (2341) Lady feet together (23, end of 3 turn to left), then RF to side (41)

  10. Syncopated Cuban Rocks RF (2&341)

    • &: very fast, R hip hit to R and back (contraction), try keeping spine more in center and not shifting to L or R too much

  11. Cuban Rocks RF (2341) End of 1 Lady turn 90 to R.

  12. Open Hip Twist (2341 2341) into Fan Position

  13. Three Alemanas (2341 2341 2341 2341)

  14. Circular Hip Twists (2341 2341 2341)

  15. Continuous Hip Twists (2341)

  16. Sliding Doors (2341 2341) Lady RF pressed walk, then underarm turn to her R. At end of 1, Rope Spin

  17. Rope Spinning (2341 2341) turn to R to end on Man's R side.

  18. Kiki Walks (Right Shadow Position) (stepping back 2341 2341 2341 Lady Spiral L, 2341 Hockey Stick ending)

Restarting from Three Threes