How to Dance a Cha-Cha Open Break with Underarm Turns

Learn how to dance a cha-cha open break with underarm turns in this Howcast dance video.

Christina: Hi guys, this is Christina.

Aaron: And Aaron, from Tony Meredith and Melanie LaPatin’s Dance Times Square, here in New York City.

Christina: So today we’re going to show you the open break with alternating underarm turns. So we’re going to start with the basic, one, two, three, four, and one into the open break, two, three, four, and one. An underarm turn for the lady, two, three, four, and one, an underarm turn for the man.

Aaron: Or otherwise known as a spot turn.

Christina and Aaron: Two, three.

Christina: Four and one, one more underarm turn for the lady, four and one. So let’s try that again.

Aaron: One, two, three, four, and one, two, three, four, and one, two, three, four, and one, two, three, four, and one, two, three, four, and one.

Christina: Now let’s try that to some music.