'N Jo Tango
Level: Beginner / Intermediate
Choreographer: Jo Thompson Szymanski & Rita Jo Thompson (June
Music: Hernando's Hideaway by Alfred Hause's Tango Orchestra (CD:
Slow Tango Walks Forward x2, Tango Draw
1-4 Step forward Left (1), Hold (2), Step forward Right (3), Hold
5-8 Step forward Left (5), Large step Right to Right side (6),
Slowly drag Left toe to Right foot ending with Left toe touched
beside Right foot (7-8).Slow Tango Walks Back x2, Side, Cross,
1-4 Step back with Left, (1), Hold (2), Step back with Right (3),
5-6 Step Left foot to Left side (5), Step Right foot across in
front of Left (6).
7-8 Point Left toe to Left side with Right knee slightly bent
(7), Hold (8).
Cross Rock 3, Flick, Cross Rock 3, Flick
1 Turning body slightly to the Right, Rock Left foot forward across
front of Right.
2 Recover weight back to Right foot.
3 Rock weight forward to Left foot in the same place as it was.
4 Flick Right foot up behind as the body is turning slightly to
5 With body angled slightly to the Left, Rock Right foot forward
across front of Left.
6 Recover weight back to Left foot.
7 Rock weight forward to Right foot in the same place as it was.
8 Flick Left foot up behind as the body is turning slightly to
Serpiente, 1/4 Turn Right
1-2 Step Left foot across in front of Right (1), Squaring the
body up to the front, step Right foot to Right side (2).
3-4 Step Left foot crossed behind Right (3), Sweep Right toe out
to Right side and back (4).
5-6 Step Right foot crossed behind Left (5), Step Left foot to
Left side (6),
7-8 Step Right foot crossed in front of Left (7), With weight
on Right foot, turn sharply 1/4 to the Right (8).
Start Again From Beginning Of
Note: Last time through the dance, stomp across in front on count
7 of the Serpiente, you will be facing the front.