MARIA ELENA by pg0C8Qu

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									                  MARIA ELENA
Choreographer: Irene Groundwater, #307 – 1717 W. 13th Ave, Vancouver, B.C. Canada, V6J 2H2, May 2002
                Tel & Fax. 604-732-0693, e-mail address: aiground@telus.net
                Web page: - www.geocities.com/nashville/opry/6781/Irenegroundwater.htm
Description:    32 count, Four Wall, Line Dance, Beginner Level
Music:          *Maria Elena by Edmundo Ros, CD: - Cuban Love Song, 94 BPM (* Favorite*)
                Maria Elena by Helmut Lotti, CD: - Latin Love Songs, 123 BPM
                Maria Elena by Ray Anthony, CD: - Dream dancing in the Latin Mood, 85 BPM
                Maria Elena by Baja Marimba Band, 91 BPM
                Maria Elena by Ray Conniff, CD: - Always in my heart, 113 BPM
Country Music - Maria Elena by Marty Robbins, CD: - Musical Journey to Caribbean & Mexico, 108 BPM **
                Or any 32 count music of your choice

Count            Description

FORWARD, BRUSH, FORWARD, TOG
1-2      Right forward, Brush Left Toe forward beside Right instep
3-4      Left forward, Step Right beside Left

SIDE, HOLD, SIDE TOG
5-6          Side step Left, Hold
7-8          Side step Right, Step Left beside Right
(Option – On count 6 – Drag Right towards Left)

FORWARD, BRUSH, FORWARD, REPLACE
9-10     Right forward, Brush Left Toe forward beside Right instep
11-12    Left forward, Replace weight on Right

¼ TURN LEFT, BRUSH, CROSS, BACK
13-14     Left forward making ¼ turn left on step, Brush Right Toe forward beside Left instep
15-16     Cross Right over Left, Left back

SIDE, DRAG, TOG, SIDE
17-18     Side step Right, Drag Left towards Right
19-20     Step Left beside Right, Side step Right

CROSS, HOLD, REPLACE, SIDE
21-22    Cross Left over Right, Hold
23-24    Replace weight on Right, Side step Left

CROSS, HOLD, REPLACE, SIDE
25-26    Cross Right over Left, Hold
27-28    Replace weight on Left, Side step Right

SIDE, HOLD, SIDE, TOG
29-30        Side step Left, Hold
31-32        Side step Right, Step Left beside Right
(Option – On count 30 – Drag Right towards Left)

BEGIN AGAIN

** Marty Robbins music – Dance pattern above 7 times. On 8th round – Dance pattern normally to count 20.
Music slows – use two counts for each one count above until the end of dance pattern and on 9th round from
counts 1-6, on count 7 cross Right foot over Left, on count 8 hold out to each side with palms up to end dance
with attitude.

This step description may be freely copied and distributed, but may not be altered or rewritten without the express permission of the
choreographers.
INTRODUCTION

Wait 5 counts then start intro dance

SIDE, TOG, SIDE, HOLD, SIDE, TOG, SIDE, HOLD
1-2-3-4    Side step Right, Step Left beside Right, Side step Right, Hold
5-6-7-8    Side step Left, Step Right beside Left, Side step Left, Hold

CIRCLE HIPS RIGHT FOR 2 COUNTS, CIRCLE HIPS LEFT FOR 2 COUNTS
9-10      Circle Hips to the right for 2 counts
11-12     Circle Hips to the left for 2 counts

CIRCLE HIPS RIGHT FOR 2 COUNTS, CIRCLE HIPS LEFT FOR 2 COUNTS
13-14     Circle Hips to the right for 2 counts
15-16     Circle Hips to the left for 2 counts

SIDE, TOG, SIDE, HOLD, SIDE, TOG, SIDE, HOLD
17-18-19-20 Side step Right, Step Left beside Right, Side step Right, Hold
21-22-23-24 Side step Left, Step Right beside Left, Side step Left, Hold

CIRCLE HIPS RIGHT FOR 2 COUNTS, CIRCLE HIPS LEFT FOR 2 COUNTS
25-26     Circle Hips to the right for 2 counts
27-28     Circle Hips to the left for 2 counts

CIRCLE HIPS RIGHT FOR 2 COUNTS, CIRCLE HIPS LEFT FOR 2 COUNTS
29-30     Circle Hips to the right for 2 counts
31-32     Circle Hips to the left for 2 counts


BEGIN DANCE

								
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