Sally Ann Cha Cha Cha

by Ken and Barbara Street

Time 4/4.  32bpm.  Commence in Normal Ballroom Tango Hold facing wall.  Man's steps only described.  Lady dances normal counterpart unless otherwise stated.  Footwork, ball, flat, throughout.

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  Timing

BASIC - ALEMANA - HAND TO HAND - LOCK STEPS

1 LF fwd  to wall (Lady RF back to wall) 2
  Replace weight back to RF backing to centre (Lady replace weight to LF) 3
  LF to side along LOD to chasse LRL, releasing hold with RH (Lady RF to side along LOD to chasse RLR) 4&1
2 RF back to centre, raising L arm (Lady LF fwd DC down LOD, turning strongly to R on ball of LF under man's raised L arm) 2
  Replace weight fwd to LF towards wall (Lady RF fwd towards wall, still turning to R) 3
  RF to side against LOD to chasse RLR, partner now square, hold released (Lady LF to side against LOD to chasse LRL) 4&1
3 Take hold man's RH to lady's LH, turning to L on ball of RF, LF back against LOD, both now facing down LOD (Lady turning to R on ball of LF, RF back against LOD) 2
  Replace weight fwd to RF down LOD (Lady replace weight fwd to LF down LOD) 3
  LF fwd down LOD to Cha Cha Lock Step LRL (Lady RF fwd down LOD to Cha Cha Lock Step RLR) 4&1
4 RF fwd down LOD (Lady LF fwd down LOD) 2
  Cross LF in behind RF (Lady cross RF in behind LF) &
  RF fwd down LOD (Lady LF fwd down LOD) 3
  LF fwd down LOD to Cha Cha Lock Step LRL, releasing hold (Lady RF fwd down LOD to Cha Cha Lock Step RLR) 4&1
SPOT TURN - BASIC - FOLLOW MY LEADER
5 RF fwd down LOD, turning strongly to L on ball of RF, both facing against LOD at end of turn (Lady LF fwd down LOD, turning strongly to R on ball of LF) 2
  LF fwd against LOD, still turning to L (Lady RF fwd against LOD, still turning to R) 3
  RF to side against LOD to chasse RLR, turning slightly to R to face DW against LOD (Lady LF to side against LOD to chasse LRL, end backing DW against LOD) 4&1
6 Taking lady's RH in man's LH, LF fwd DW against LOD (Lady RF back DW against LOD) 2
  Replace weight to RF, backing DC down LOD (Lady replace weight fwd to LF DC down LOD) 3
  LF back DC down LOD to chasse LRL, moving DC down LOD, releasing hold (Lady RF fwd DC down LOD to chasse RLR) 4&1
7 RF back DC down LOD, releasing hold (Lady LF fwd DC down LOD, turning strongly to R on ball of LF) 2
  Replace weight fwd to LF DW against LOD, both facing DW against LOD, lady backing to man (Lady RF fwd DW against LOD, now backing to man) 3
  RF fwd DW against LOD to chasse RLR (Lady LF fwd DW against LOD to chasse LRL) 4&1
8 LF fwd DW against LOD, turning strongly to R on ball of LF, facing DC down LOD at end of turn (Lady RF fwd DW against LOD, turning strongly to L on ball of RF, facing DC down LOD at end of turn) 2
  RF fwd DC down LOD, now backing to lady (Lady LF fwd DC down LOD, man backing to lady) 3
  LF fwd DC to chasse LRL (Lady RF fwd DC down LOD to chasse RLR) 4&1
FOLLOW MY LEADER - NEW YORK
9 RF fwd DC down LOD, turning strongly to L on ball of RF, facing DW against LOD at end of turn (Lady LF fwd DC down LOD, turning strongly to R on ball of LF, facing DW against LOD at end on turn) 2
  LF fwd DW against LOD (Lady RF fwd DW against LOD, backing to man) 3
  RF fwd DW against LOD to chasse RLR (Lady LF fwd DW against LOD to chasse LRL) 4&1
10 LF fwd DW against LOD, no turn (Lady RF fwd DW against LOD, turning strongly to L on ball of RF, facing DC down LOD at end of turn) 2
  Replace weight to RF, backing DC down LOD, partner square (Lady LF fwd DC down LOD, square to partner) 3
  LF to side along LOD to chasse LRL, taking Open Extended Hold, lady's LH in man's RH (Lady RF to side along LOD, very slight turn to R, to chasse RLR) 4&1
11 RF fwd and across LF down LOD (Lady LF fwd and across RF down LOD) 2
  Replace weight back to LF against LOD, turning to R inwards, releasing hold (Lady replace weight back to RF against LOD, turning to L inwards, hold released) 3
  RF to side against LOD to chasse RLR, cont turning to R, taking hold man's LH to lady's RH (Lady LF to side against LOD, still turning to L, to chasse LRL) 4&1
12 LF fwd against LOD (Lady RF fwd against LOD) 2
  Replace weight back to RF down LOD, turning to L (Lady replace weight to LF, backing down LOD, turning to R) 3
  LF to side along LOD to chasse LRL, still turning to L, taking Double Hold (Lady RF to side along LOD, still turning to R, to chasse RLR) 4&1
WEAVE - CROSS BASIC - SPOT TURN
13 RF fwd down LOD, turning to R (Lady LF fwd down LOD, turning to L) 2
  LF to side along LOD, still turning to R (Lady RF to side along LOD, still turning to L) 3
  RF back across back of LF down LOD, turning to L, releasing hold (Lady LF back across back of RF, backing down LOD, turning to R) 4
  LF fwd DC down LOD, moving away from partner, releasing hold (Lady RF fwd DW down LOD, moving away from partner, hold released) 1
14 RF fwd down LOD across in front of LF (Lady LF fwd down LOD across in front of RF) 2
  Replace weight back to LF against LOD (Lady replace weight back to RF against LOD) 3
  RF to side toward wall to chasse RLR, passing behind lady (Lady LF to side centre toward centre, to chasse LRL, passing in front of man) 4&1
15 LF fwd down LOD across in front of RF (Lady RF fwd down LOD across in front of LF) 2
  Replace weight back to RF against LOD (Lady replace weight to LF, backing against LOD) 3
  LF to side to centre to chasse LRL, passing behind behind lady (Lady RF to side to wall to chasse RLR, passing in front of man) 4&1
16 RF fwd down LOD, turning strongly to L on ball of RF (Lady LF fwd down LOD, turning strongly to R on ball of LF) 2
  LF fwd against LOD, still turning to L (Lady LF fwd against LOD, still turning to R) 3
  RF to side against LOD to chasse RLR, facing wall and partner (Lady LF to side against LOD to chasse LRL, facing centre and partner) 4&1