Mama Mia (Music by Abba)

Intro: hip lift feet parallel. Snake arms r then left when tune starts.

Verse:
Step forward with rib lift arms held out almost shoulder height.. 5x
Rib Figure 8 2x
Step back as above
Rib Figure 8 2x

Slow right hip lift into vertical fig 8.
Slow left hip lift into vertical fig 8
Horizontal fig 8

“Just one look” Sharp hip lifts: RLR shimmy, LRL shimmy

Hip circle with slight bounce clockwise. On “my my” stop on right hip and do 1/2 circle to left hip.
Continue anti-clockwise with same as above. Next “my my” stop on left hip do a 1/2 circle to the right hip and continue clockwise.

On the beat before “yes I’ve been broken hearted” step forward with the right foot into the Egyptian Rhumba (See below). Rhumba with a 1/4 turn in a clockwise direction, pausing on “my my” or “why why” to do a head turn, then continue rhumba travelling step until facing the front and the music changes.

Hip flicks with snake arms.

Verse pattern repeat.

“Just one look” Sharp hip lifts: rlr shimmy, lrl shimmy
Bouncy hip circles as above into Egyptian rhumba.
At end of rhumba set, facing the front again, repeat bouncy hip circle, repeat rhumba
At end of rhumba set, facing the front again repeat bouncy hip circle until music changes.

Hip flicks with snake arms until finish

Egyptian Rhumba
Start with feet hip width apart. Step forward with the right foot in front of the left. Step back to original position. Step with left foot in front of right. Back to original position. Step with right in front of left, but this time swivel on the left foot 1/4 turn in clockwise direction and then place right foot back where it started except now you are facing a different direction! Repeat to face the back. On “why why” pause look over shoulder in time to music then return to rhumba until facing the front. On “my my” turn head to the left side in time.

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