How to Dance an Advanced Cross Body Lead with Inside Turn for Lady

Learn how to dance an advanced cross body lead with an inside turn for the lady in this Howcast dance video about how to do the cha-cha.

Christina: Hi guys, this is Christina.

Aaron: And Aaron, again we’re Dance Times Square, here in New York City.

Christina: Right now, we’re going to talk about how to do an advanced cross body lead, with an inside turn for the lady. So I’m going to go ahead and start off with the lady’s part, and then Aaron will join in together and kind of talk to the guys about how to lead it.

So for the ladies, we’re going to start with the basic going to the side, one, two, three, four and one, two, three. Now we’re going to have three forward steps. It could be either a running step or a lock step. Four and one. Now we’re going to step forward with our left foot, while pivoting to create this turning action.

Two, three, four, and one. Stepping back on the left, two, three and going back to the basic for the ladies. So I’ll show it again from this side here. One, two, three, four, and one, two, three, four, and one, two, three, four, and one, two, three, four, and one. So now I’ll dance it with Aaron, and he’ll talk to the guys about how to lead this.

Aaron: So guys, we’re starting with our left foot to the side on one, two, three, four, and one, two, three, four, and one, two, three, four, and one, following up behind, two, three, four, and one.

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