International Latin

The International Latin category includes Rumba, Cha Cha, Jive, Samba, and Paso Doble.

Latin Rumba

Step List:

  1. Basic
  2. Closed Hip Twist
  3. Fan
  4. Hockey Stick
  5. Progressive Walks
  6. Back Spot Turn
  7. Natural Opening Out Movement
  8. Fan
  9. Alemana
  10. New Yorker
  11. Spot Turn – Right and Left
  12. Hand-to-Hand
  13. Side Steps
  14. Alemana

The choreography begins with a forward break for the leads (and a back break for the follows) on 2.

Latin Cha Cha

Step List:

  1. Basic
  2. Closed Hip Twist
  3. Fan
  4. Hockey Stick
  5. Three Cha-Cha-Chas
  6. Back Spot Turn
  7. Natural Opening Out Movement
  8. Fan
  9. Alemana
  10. New Yorker
  11. Spot Turn – Right and Left
  12. Hand-to-Hand
  13. Time Steps/Basic in Place
  14. Side Step
  15. Alemana

The choreography begins with a forward break for the leads (and a back break for the follows) on 2.

Latin Jive

Step List:

  1. Basic
  2. Fallaway Throwaway
  3. Link (1st Half of Basic)
  4. Whip
  5. Change of Places – right-to-left
  6. Change of Places – left-to-right
  7. American Spin
  8. Basic
  9. Walks

Latin Samba

Step List:

  1. Basic Movement - fwd/back – Rhythm Bounce
  2. Side Basic
  3. Outside Basic
  4. Whisks
  5. Samba Walks in Promenade Position (PP)
  6. Back Basic
  7. Traveling Bota Fogos
  8. Bota Fogos to Promenade (PP)
  9. Bota Fogos to Counter Promenade (CPP)
  10. Reverse Turns – Basic