El Uno




The one

Rueda move:


Rueda Sign:

The sign of one with the index finger.

Based On:

Back Rocks

Eight Counts:



Start with a right to right hold of the hands. Perform the Backrocks basic step. On the 1st count, On 1 step in place, on 2-3 move forward. Leader gently bends followers right arm behind its back, and grabs the left hand with its left hand. On 5 step in place, and on 6-7 do the same as before, just to the opposite side, meaning the left arm is the one that is going to bend behind the followers back. On the 2nd count do exactly the same as on the 1st count. On the 3rd count do an Enchufala, with both arms going over the followers head, on 1-2-3. On 5-6-7 leader places the arms on followers and his shoulders, with the right arm going on the followers right shoulder, and the left arm going on their left shoulder. This is known as the “crossed hand ending”.