Sambacha
Choreographed by Barry Durand & Raymond Crum Jr.

Description: 32 count, 4 wall, beginner/intermediate samba line dance
Music:
Cha-cha by Chelo

VOLTAS (CROSS & CROSS), BOTA FOGO (CROSS, SIDE ROCK)
1& Cross right in front of left and step on flat (or almost flat) of right while bending knee, step side left on ball of foot
with a slight rise
2&3&4 Repeat 1& until ending on 4 with weight on right
This step feels like "drop, &drop, &drop"
5&6 Cross left over right and stepping on left bending knee slightly, step side right on ball of foot, turning to a left
diagonal step in place left bending knee slightly
7&8 Cross right over left and stepping on right bending knee slightly, step side left on ball of foot, turning to a right
diagonal step in place right bending knee but when finished turn body back to front

MAMBO, PIVOT TURN, CHA-CHA TRIPLE
1&2 Rock forward on left, recover right, step in place left
3&4 Rock back on right, recover left, step in place right
5-6 Step forward with left, turn ½ turn to right stepping on right
7&8 Step forward left, right, left (cha, cha, cha)

CHA-CHA CROSSOVER BREAK, SIDE SHUFFLE, CROSS POINTS, SIDE SHUFFLE
1-2-3 Step side right, cross left over right and rock left, recover right
4&5 Step side left, together right, side left (cha-cha-cha)
6-7 Cross and point right over left, point right to side
8& Turning ½ turn to the left, step side right, together left (back to 12:00 wall)
This can also be done like a ½ turning shuffle as the next 1 count is to the side right

HEEL JACK, ¼ TURN, PRESS ARM, BACK CROSS
1 Step side right
2&3&4 (Heel jack / vaudeville) cross left behind right, side right, kick left, step in place left, cross in front right
5-6 Step side left, turn ¼ turn right and press into the ball of the right foot while stretching right arm up and out to
your side on a 45 degree angle
7-8& Step side left, cross behind right, side left

REPEAT