PATA PATA (South Africa)


Introduction: 16 beats
Formation: Individual, circle, or lines
Music: Rhythmically Moving #6

Part I TOUCH, STEP, TOUCH, TOGETHER
 TOES, HEELS, HEELS, TOES
 UP, TOUCH, UP, STEP
 KICK, TURN, TURN, TURN
Beats 
1 Touch R sideward right (arms sideward with snap)
2 Step R next to L (clap)
3 Touch L sideward left (arms sideward and snap)
4 Step L next to R (clap) and transfer weight to both feet
5 Turn toes out (raise arms, elbows in)
6 Turn heels out (lower arms, elbows out)
7 Turn heels in (arms as in beat 5)
8 Turn toes in (arms as in beat 6)
9 Raise R knee in front of body
10 Touch R sideward right
11 Raise R knee
12 Step R next to L
13 Kick L in
14-16 Step L, R, L turning 360 left (body turns CCW in place)







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