|REBEL STRUT aka (Sixteen Step)|
|Dance by Twister Alley|
Position:Promenade position. Both facing line of dance; lady standing on the gentleman's right side; each will have heels together; his left hand will hold her left hand either in front of his left shoulder, in front of and slightly higher than his waist, or in front of the lady's left shoulder; his right arm will reach behind the lady and hold her right hand in his right hand slightly to the right of her right shoulder. Can be done as an individual without the arm movements (leave hands on hips).
1Right toe kick forward staying about 6" off the floor
2Right foot crosses left leg with the toe pointing down staying about 6" off the floor
3Right toe kick forward staying about 6" off the floor
4Right foot close to left foot
5Left heel touch forward
6Foot close to right foot
7Right toe touch backward
8Right foot close to left foot
9Left heel touch forward
10Left foot close to right foot
11Right foot stomp in place
12Right foot stomp in place
13Right foot step forward-drop right hands
14Pivot on toes/balls of feet ½ turn to the left
15Right foot step forward
16Pivot on toes/balls of feet ½ turn to the left-rejoin right hands
SYNCOPATED CHA-CHA STEPS FORWARD
17-18Right foot step forward, left foot step forward, right foot step forward
19-20Left foot step forward, right foot step forward, left foot step forward
21-22Right foot step forward, left foot step forward, right foot step forward
23-24Left foot step forward, right foot step forward, left foot step forward
On Counts 17-24 gentleman holds lady's right hand and turns her to the right. She turns using same cha-cha style step. Since the steps remain the same, these directions are only for other body movements.
17-18Gentleman leads lady's right arm slightly forward.
19-20Gentleman leads lady's right arm backward, her left arm forward, and both their upper bodies twist slightly to the right
21-22Gentleman leads the lady into a full turn to the right using their right hands
23-24Both partners can do the last set of cha-cha steps forward, re-grasping the left hands and resuming the promenade position, or if necessary, the lady can still be finishing her turn
Lady moves from right to left in front of the gentleman on the first two cha-cha sets (without turning) and can do the dance on his left side as a variation. When the lady has performed Option 2, she returns using two cha-cha steps to the right and can continue the dance in the normal promenade position.
Substitute a right heel touch for Counts 1 and 3.