Caliente (Hot)

Choreographed by Jennifer Pasley-Smith

Description: 32 count, 4 wall, intermediate line/partner dance
Music: Ten Thousand Angels by Mindy McCready
  There's A Girl In Texas by Trace Adkins
  Learning As You Go by Rick Trevino
  Living In A Moment by Ty Herndon
  Caliente by Bayside Boys
  What Is Love (Club Mix) by Haddaway
  Born To Hand Jive by Sha Na Na
 
PIVOT RIGHT, SHUFFLE FORWARD (LEFT-RIGHT-LEFT), 2-COUNT FULL TURN TO LEFT, SHUFFLE FORWARD (RIGHT-LEFT-RIGHT)
1 Step forward on left foot
2 Pivot turn to right, shifting weight to right
3&4 Shuffle forward (left, right, left)
5 Step forward on right foot into turn to left
6 Complete full turn to left by sweeping left leg behind, ending by stepping forward onto left foot
7&8 Shuffle forward (right-left-right)
 
Partner Instructions: To partner this dance, begin with gentleman to the right and slightly behind lady, right hands joined in front of gentleman. On counts 1 and 2, gentleman raises lady's right arm as he passes through during pivot. On 3&4 (shuffle), drop right hands and join left hands. (On the shuffle step, the gentleman should modify his shuffle to allow the lady to progress slightly forward of him.) On 5 and 6, gentleman raises left arms for left full turn. On 7&8, keep left hands joined.
 
MAMBO LEFT WITH TURN LEFT, MAMBO RIGHT, MAMBO LEFT WITH TURN LEFT, MAMBO RIGHT
9 Step left foot to left side
& Step right foot in place while pivoting turn to left
10 Step left foot beside right
11 Step right foot to right side
& Step left foot in place
12 Step right foot beside left
13-16 Repeat steps 9-12
 
Partner Instructions: On counts 9&10, gentleman lifts lady's hand and passes under arms during turn. (Gentleman should be slightly forward of lady after turn.) On 11&12, gentleman moves left hands to lady's left shoulder while joining right hands in front of gentleman. (Lady will be to left of and slightly behind gentleman.) On counts 13&14, hands remain in the same position. On counts 15&16, (during turn), gentleman moves right hands onto lady's waist and moves left hands from lady's left shoulder to in front of gentleman.
 
CROSS LEFT FRONT, STEP, SAILOR SHUFFLE, CROSS RIGHT FRONT, STEP, SAILOR SHUFFLE
17 Step left foot across in front of right
18 Step right foot to right side
19 Step left foot across behind right
& Step right foot to right
20 Step left foot to left (ball-change)
21 Step right foot across in front of left
22 Step left foot to left
23 Step right foot across behind left
& Step left to left
24 Step right foot to right (ball-change)
 
Partner Instructions: Leave right hands joined at lady's right waist, left hands joined in front of gentleman.
 
CROSS LEFT FRONT, HOLD, HIP ROCK LEFT, THEN RIGHT, SAILOR SHUFFLE, TURN RIGHT INTO COASTER STEP
25 Step left foot across in front of right
26 Hold position
& Step right foot to right
27 Step left foot to left and rock hips to left
28 Rock hips to right (shifting weight to right foot)
29 Step left foot behind right
& Step right foot out to right
30 Step left foot to left
31 Swing right foot into turn to right and step right foot back
& Step left foot back beside right
32 Step forward of right foot
 
Partner Instructions: Leave hands joined as in preceding steps during counts 25-30. During counts 31-32, hands remain joined as turn positions gentleman to the right of and behind lady.