MALA was introduced at Sasha's 21st Annual Line & Folk Dance Weekend on June 18-20, 2010 at Circle Lodge (Hopewell Junction, NEW YORK). Here is the choreographer (Ira Weisburd) teaching and demonstrating the dance. The song is sung by Ashley. Music by Torres. Album: Oro Merenguero; Track #12. It is a FUN, LIVELY Dance that Beginners can easily learn. For more information on this and all of Ira's dances, visit his Youtube Channel at: http://www.youtube.com/user/iraweisburd or contact him at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Name: MALA (July, 2010)
Choreographer: Ira Weisburd (email@example.com)
Level: Absolute Beginner/ Easy Beginner Line Dance; 2 Wall. 32 counts.
Introduction: 32 counts. Start on Vocal.
PART I. (4 BASIC MERENGUE STEPS TO THE LEFT)
1-2 Step L to L, Step close with R to L foot
3-4 Repeat Part I. (1-2)
5-8 Repeat Part I. (1-4).
PART II. (JAZZ BOX, WEAVE)
1-2 Step L to L, Step R across L
3-4 Step back on L, Step R to R
5-6 Step with L across R, Step R to R
7-8 Step with L behind R, Step R to R
PART III. (1/4 TURN L in 2 STEPS, ROCK BACK, RECOVER, WALK FORWARD 3 STEPS & TOUCH)
1-2 Make 1/4 turn L on L, Step R to R
3-4 Step back on L, Recover forward on R
5-6 Walk forward on L, Walk forward on R
7-8 Walk forward on L, Touch R to R
PART IV. (WALK BACK 3 STEPS AND TOUCH, 1/4 TURN L IN 2 STEPS ROCK BACK, RECOVER)
1-2 Walk back on R, Walk back on L
3-4 Walk back on R, Touch L to L
5-6 Make 1/4 turn L on L, Step R to R
7-8 Step back on L, Recover forward on R