Choreographer: Frank Trace
Music: Mamma Maria by Ricchi E Poveri (136 bpm) (Italian) or Mamma Maria by The Countdown (136 bpm) (Italian)
Alternate music: High Lonesome Sound by Vince Gill (96 bpm) (Country); Poker Face by Lady Gaga (120 bpm) (Pop)
Type: 4 wall ultra beginner line dance, suitable for seniors
Start dance 16 counts in on vocal.
Note: There are many recordings of this song, all will work.
When using Poker Face, start dance 32 counts in on heavy beat.
WALK FORWARD DIAGONALLY RIGHT, KICK, WALK BACK DIAGONALLY LEFT, TOUCH
1-4 Walk forward right diagonal stepping R, L, R, kick L forward (1:30)
5-8 Walk back left diagonal stepping L, R, L, touch R next to L as you square up with front wall (12:00)
WALK FORWARD DIAGONALLY LEFT, KICK, WALK BACK DIAGONALLY RIGHT, TOUCH
1-4 Walk forward left diagonal stepping R, L, R, kick L forward (10:30)
5-8 Walk back right diagonal stepping L, R, L, touch R next to L as you square up with front wall (12:00)
TWO CHARLESTON STEPS
1-4 Step R forward, kick L forward, step L back, touch R back
5-8 Step R forward, kick L forward, step L back, touch R back
VINE RIGHT, TOUCH, VINE LEFT 1/4 TURN LEFT, TOUCH
1-4 Step R to right side, step L behind R, step R to right side, touch L next to R
5-8 Step L to left side, step R behind L, turning 1/4 left step on L, touch R next to L (9:00)