Jersey Girls Cha

Choreographed by Rosie Multari

Description: 32 count, 4 wall, beginner/intermediate cha cha line dance
Music: Jersey Girl by The Bacon Brothers
           Jersey Girl by Hal Ketchum

Dance begins after vocals with guitar only (45 sec); count in 5, 6, 7, 8 on the words "Rides, Down the Shore" and you start "1" on the word "things". You can stop the dance at 2:55 when the tempo slows down, or continue dancing until the end
If you use Hal Ketchum's version, you can start 16 counts in, on the word "corner"

STEP CROSS ROCK, CHASSE ¼ TURN, ROCK & LOCK CHA
1-3 Step left to side, cross rock right over left, recover to left
4&5 Chasse to right, turning ¼ to right
6-7 Rock left forward, recover to right
8&1 Step left back, cross right over left, step left back
Optional full turn for 6-7-8&1
6-7 Step left forward, turn ½ right shifting weight to right
8&1 Turn ½ right while you triple left, right. Left

SWAYS, ¼ TURN CHA, ¼ PIVOT, CROSSING CHA
2-3 Sway right, left
4&5 Turn ¼ right as you chassé forward right, left, right
6-7 Step left forward, ¼ pivot right shifting weight to right
8&1 Cross left over right, step right together, cross left over right

SWAYS, CHA, ROCK & LOCK CHA
2-3 Sway right, left
4&5 Step (cha) forward right, left, right
6-7 Rock left forward, recover to right
8&1 Step left back, cross right over left, step left back
Optional full turn for 6-7-8&1
6-7 Step left forward, turn ½ right shifting weight to right
8&1 Turn ½ right while you triple left, right. Left

SWAYS, SYNCOPATED ROCKS, STEP SLIDE TOUCH
2-3 Sway right, left
4&5&6& Cross right over left, step left in place, rock right to side, step left in place, cross right over left, step left in place
7-8& Wide step right to side, slide left together, touch left together

REPEAT

This dance is dedicated to all the Jersey Girls (& Guys) who dance at the Pt Pleasant Elks on Thurs nights and keep our circle of friends moving