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Introduction

Rueda de Casino is a round style of Salsa developed in Cuba in the 1950s [More at Wikipedia]. The wiki is to help all students of Rueda remember and refine their Rueda patterns, reflecting local variations, and growth of the dance. Please contribute! Below are step-by-step instructions for each rueda move and under the fold, where possible, a link to an online video.

Basics

Closed position This move has photos - Right arm of the lead goes around the left side of the follow, left arm of lead holds the right hand of the follow at about shoulder height.

Guapea - This move has a pronunciation guide This move has photos This move has videos This move has videos of advanced styling - The basic neutral movement, follow mirrors lead who swings left hand down while stepping left, right, left for 1,2,3 and pushes on right while stepping right, left, right on 5,6,7.

Hammer lock - This move has photos - Lead and follow face each other with the follow's left arm behind their back holding onto the leads right hand. Follow's right hand holds lead's left.

Open position - This move has photos - Lead holds the opposite hand of the follow, left to right, right to left.

Rueda Patterns - Level One

Al medio - This move has a pronunciation guide This move has photos This move has videos - Lead stands on the clockwise side of follow and the follow mirrors the lead, who on 1,2,3, taps with left foot while leaning outward holding left arm up. On 5,6,7, lead bends leftward, taping with right foot.

Arriba - This move has a pronunciation guide - Lead moves the follow backward, counter clockwise around the circle - leads starts with left arm down, and goes up/down to the beat.

Bulla - This move has a pronunciation guide- (una, dos) - a yell on 5,6,7 of Al medio

Cucaracha - This move has a pronunciation guide This move has videos - stamp inside the circle killing the cockroach, right foot for lead, left for follow.

Dame - This move has a pronunciation guide This move has photos This move has videos - Move to the next follower and Dile que no.

Dame dos (or tres) - This move has a pronunciation guide This move has photos This move has videos - Move to the second follower on the right and Dile que no

Dame dos con dos - This move has a pronunciation guide This move has videos - same as Dame dos, but with a clap on 7 and 8

Dile que no - This move has a pronunciation guide This move has videos This move has videos of advanced styling - cross body lead

Enchufla - This move has a pronunciation guide This move has videos - Lead steps back and pulls the follow past on the right, turn to face the follow. Keep the elbows bent!

Enchufla con Clave - This move has a pronunciation guideThis move has videos - Enchufla, and the lead stops beside the follow and both clap to the calve beat.

Enchufla con Mambo - This move has a pronunciation guide This move has photos This move has videos - Enchufla, and the lead stops beside the follow and both do a tap, tap, then tap, tap, tap with their feet to the clave beat.

Enchufla Doble - This move has a pronunciation guide This move has photos This move has videos - Stop the follow on 5,6,7, then do another enchufla.

Mentira - This move has a pronunciation guide - It is a lie, i.e. keep the follow.

Numbers:

  • Cerro (zero) - This move has a pronunciation guide This move has videos - Enchufla, on 5, lead steps back and then into the circle 6, clapping on 7. Then spin out, as the follow duplicates the move, stepping back on 1, and into the circle on 2 and clapping on three. Back to the same partner for a Dile que no.
  • Seis (six) - This move has a pronunciation guide This move has videos of advanced styling- Enchufla, step in front of the follow, then behind, then in front and go to the follow on the right. While stepping around the follow, the leads should hold the arm(s) at all times.
  • Siete (seven) -This move has a pronunciation guide This move has videos - On 7 of the previous move, lead preps the move by putting the left hand into the circle, then swinging it back out. The follow on 1,2,3 then spins clockwise ending up with their right shoulder on the chest of the lead. Unravel on 5,6,7.
  • Ocho (eight) - This move has a pronunciation guide This move has videos This move has videos of advanced styling - Enchufla, then the lead walks in front of the follow, then around the back and then front of the follow on the right. Then head back to the original partner, going around back and then Dile que no back to the left. The follows mean while step forward when the lead is behind, and back when the lead is coming around front.
  • Nueve (nine) - This move has a pronunciation guideThis move has videos of advanced styling - Same as Seis, but go to the follow on the left side. If done right, the motion of the lead draws out a 9 on the floor

Una Para Arriba - This move has a pronunciation guide - Like Dame but go to the follow on your left (downstream)

Pelota Uno - This move has a pronunciation guide This move has videos - Enchufla, and before getting to the next follow, clap once on 7.

Pelota dos - This move has a pronunciation guide This move has videos- Same as Pelota uno, but two claps.

Pelota Tres - This move has a pronunciation guide This move has videos - Three claps, clapping on 7,8 and then 1.

Prima - This move has a pronunciation guide This move has videos - Back break and the lead pulls follow up close with the follow's right arm up and catches follow, spins with the follow, then going to the next follow on the right.

  • Prima con Familia - This move has a pronunciation guide This move has videos - Like Prima con hermana, but at the end of the enchufla, lead hooks arm and leads the follow around for an eight count before going to next follow to the right.
  • Prima con Hermana - This move has a pronunciation guide This move has videos - Like Prima, but instead of going to next follow, lead spins to the right, faces follow and does a normal enchufla going to the next follow on the right.

Sacala - This move has a pronunciation guide This move has videos - Lead the follow into the centre of the circle and back out.

Sombrero - This move has a pronunciation guide This move has photos This move has videos This move has videos of advanced styling - Lead switches hands, right to right, left to left, then spins the follow around clockwise while walking the follow around to the right side of the lead. Drop the arms down, then back up, over the head and onto the shoulders. The lead should have their right arm around the back of the follow and the left hand over their left should.

Un tarro - This move has a pronunciation guide This move has videos - on 5,6,7, lead steps back, puts the follows right arm up and pulls themselves under going to next follow.

Rueda Patterns - Level Two

Abanico - This move has a pronunciation guide This move has videos - As shown.

Arcoiris - This move has a pronunciation guide This move has videos - Start like setenta and walk the follow around, then step in front with right hand up. Then lift both hands and start to spread them and the follow should spin to end up back to back. Drop the hands low, then turn toward the follow your right and duck back under the arm and the lead should be in a hammer lock at this point. Back break out.

Babosa - This move has a pronunciation guide This move has videos - Lead takes both hands, back steps and pull the the follow into a "hug" or sweetheart move on the lead's right (both facing inward). The lead holds the right hand and spins the follow out to the next lead on the right while looking for the hand of the follow on the left. Enchufla the follow and then cross body. The enchufla is only done if an enchufla complicado is not called.

  • Chisme - Exactly like Babosa, but after the enchufla, return back to your original partner

Besito - This move has a pronunciation guide This move has videos - As shown,start like sombrero, but walk the follow behind as the lead keeps their right hand low. The follow should end up on the left hand side of the lead and the lead puts their left arm over onto the should over the follow. Then kiss the cheek of the follow. Lead then turns clockwise under the arms and then enchuflas the follow back into a sombrero.

Balsero - This move has a pronunciation guide This move has videos - as shown

Carrusel - This move has a pronunciation guide - Starts with an Enchufla, then Sacala, then enchufla pulling the follow past to the next lead. The lead grabs the hand of the next follow ahead and repeats the Sacala then Enchufla three times, on the fourth follow, do a cross body lead to end. The leads will naturally stay facing out of the circle for most of this move.

Chevaria or Tres Dos - This move has a pronunciation guide This move has videos - This is called off a cross-body lead and on 1 of the next eight count while still in a right to left hand hold and facing into the circle, the lead with bent legs, plants with their right foot and then points their feet first left, right and then left again. The follow does the opposite, planting their left foot and doing a right, left, right shifting motion. This is similar to Coca Cola which can be called off a cross body.

  • Cheveria Complicado - Starts like cheveria (aka Tres Dos), but after the touch on 5,6,7, the leads spin to the right twice and presents the shoulder or fore-arm for the touch on 5,6,7.

Coca Cola - This move has a pronunciation guide This move has videos - On a cross body lead, the lead spins the follow by the shoulder and with the same left hand, pulls the follow behind all on 1,2,3. On 5,6,7, the lead finished the cross body back to the left.

Cubanito - This move has a pronunciation guide This move has videos - Start with an Enchufla, and the lead then steps in front of the follow facing into the circle, switching hands. The lead and follow then back rock twice and on the third back rock, the lead puts the right hand on their shoulder and finishes like Balsero

Dame con Chocolate - This move has a pronunciation guide - On 1,2,3, lead turns counter-clockwise facing away from the follow and on 5,6,7 both jump back with hands up and leaning forward slightly.

El Dedo - This move has a pronunciation guide This move has videos - As shown

El Dedo Complicado - This move has a pronunciation guide This move has videos - Similar to El Dedo, but on 5 while leading the follow around, back step and pull the follow's arm over your shoulders. Then grab the follow around the waist and lead the follow around for an eight count. Automatic dame.

Al Directo - This move has a pronunciation guide This move has photos - The lead pulls the follow past on the right and claps the hands of the next follow to the left.

Al Directo Doble - This move has a pronunciation guide - Upon clapping the hands, the lead spins to the right going past and connecting with the next follow. The leads move clockwise.

El Dos - This move has a pronunciation guide This move has videos - Enchufla and while stepping in front of the follow, the lead asks for the followers right hand. Then on the next count, the lead presents the left hand and continues in a cumbia motion with the follow behind. Step to the left and right, and lastly the lead keeps the right hand high and pull the follow around with both arms, spins the follow and does a sombrero.

El Doce - This move has a pronunciation guide This move has videos - As shown

El Nudo - This move has a pronunciation guide This move has videos - Setenta, lead follow around back and then with your right hand blind lead follow from behind you around to in front, then setenta.

Enchufla Avion - Starts with an enchufla and the lead holds the right hand of the follow (with their left) and steps forward with the lead's right arm over the follow's right. The lead should be standing with the follow's arm at chest height at the end of the eight count. The lead then ducks under the follow's arm to the right, bringing the follow around. The lead should end up with their right hand over the right shoulder of the follow and lightly on the back of the neck of the follow. The lead, with their left arm, then rotates the follow's right arm up and around clockwise as the follow ducks their head under the right arm of the lead and the lead keeps their right hand on the back of the follow to guide both in half turn. The lead should have their right hand on the back of the follow and as both move continue to move around each other, and the lead pushes the follow toward the next lead. The lead then takes the partner ahead in a cross body lead.

Enchufla con Dracula - This move has a pronunciation guide - Enchufla and as the follow goes by, make a mock attempt to bite their neck.

Enchufla Complicado - This move has a pronunciation guideThis move has videos - Enchufla, and as the follow steps in front, the lead grabs the follows left with their right, then steps under, asks for the hand behind the leads back and the enchuflas again. Then grab the right hand of the follow and present it to the next lead on the right while looking for the hand of the follow on the left. Enchufla the next follower and then back to neutral.

Enchufla al Medio - This move has a pronunciation guide This move has videos - Enchufla, lead steps into the circle, then back out on the follows right. The follow and lead then alternatively step into and back out of the circle. The following moves are then called:

  • Derecha - As the leads step into the circle, they step to the right and back out between the next set of followers.
  • Izquierda - Same as derecha, but to the left.
  • Ocho - Like Ocho from the beginner level, it can be called for either the mujueres or hombres.
  • Trenta Tres - Similar to derecha, on 1-2-3 leads put their hands up and push off each other going to the right. On 5-6-7, the follows then step into the circle and go to the left. Repeat three times.
  • Sopa - after everyone joins hands, each lead back rocks the follow on their left and on 5,6,7 brings the same follow's hand over their head in a hair comb like fashion. And then back out

Enrocate- This move has a pronunciation guide This move has videos - Two cross body leads in a row as shown.

Evelyn de Cuba- This move has a pronunciation guide - Starts with an enchfula doble and when stopping the follow the second time, the lead spins to the right and faces the follow. The lead should be right hand to right hand with the follow. Another enchufla, and the lead does a hook turn (helps if the hand doing the enchufla is kept low) and the lead pulls the follow behind their back to pass to next lead. The lead then picks up the next follow to the right.

Fly - This move has a pronunciation guide This move has videos - On 5,6,7, jump to the right and clap killing the "fly". Mini is a sub call and the same movement is performed, but don't actually clap.

La Havana - This move has a pronunciation guide This move has videos - Starts with a two handed enchufla with check, then repeat. On the third two handed enchufla, the lead does a hook turn under and pulls the follow's hands down in front while the lead faces into the circle. The lead then lifts their right arm up, then the left and, turning to the right a bit, leads the follow into a hammer lock. Unfold the hammer lock with a back break and then momentarily hook the follow's left arm with the lead's right elbow. Cross body back to finish.

La Isaura - This move has a pronunciation guide - Enchufla and as the lead passed the follow on the left, continue onto the next follow on the left, cross body, then go to the follow two down, i.e. the one on the right of the original follow, cross body and back to the original partner. The pattern is one to your left, two to your right and then one back to the original partner.

Jardin - This move has a pronunciation guide This move has videos - Enchufla and grab the follow's left hand with right and walk into the circle. Then go under the arm raised by the lead on your left. Then wait for the Bota call then grab the hand of the follow on your left and enchufla the follow back into the slot, then cross body lead the follow. Make sure to "explode" the circle when doing bota.

Juana la Cubana - This move has a pronunciation guide This move has videos - Exactly as shown, start with sombrero, then keep your left hand high and spin the follow around to your left putting your left hand on the follow's left shoulder. Then pull the follow back to your right, keeping the follow's right hand low and fold it behind the follow's back and step up beside on the left. Put the follow's hand behind your head, then pull it out and sacala, and coming back into a sombrero. Cross body lead back to wapea.

La Jenny - This move has a pronunciation guide This move has videos - Enchufla, switching hands, followed by a cross-body lead back to the left. Then pull the follow behind the lead like paseala and after switching hands, pull the follow around in front and then spin the follow into a hammer lock with the follow's arm behind their back. Cross body lead, then catch the follow by the left shoulder and while the follow spins out, do a hook turn, an enchufla and cross body back to neutral.

La Pisa - This move has a pronunciation guide - Enchufla and then lead and follow hold left and right hand respectively and lean back for 8 counts.

Mariposa - This move has a pronunciation guide This move has videos - enchufla then sacala and as the follow comes back, continue to pull them out of the way and grab the right hand of the next follow. Enchufla and hook turn and then enchufla and cross body back to neutral.

Melody - Enchufla and the lead stands in front and to the right of the follow, looking over their left shoulder at the follow. The follow and lead, in a similar manner to Dos or Cubanito back rock, four times, then the lead picks up the next follow.

Mezclado - This move has a pronunciation guide - Leads turns to the follow on the right and catches the hand and brings the follow to the left, then catch the hand of the right hand follow again but spin the follow on the left (nobody lets go!), then the leads, then the follows again. Leads then spin the follow on left into a hammer lock. Back out of the hammer lock, bring the arms up and hook in the elbows. Make a little dip.

Montaña (Montana) - This move has a pronunciation guide This move has videos - Start with switched hands, right to right and left to left, then back break and switch places. Then back break again and do a hook turn under the follow's arms, then switch places again back into a sombrero.

Noventa (ninety) - This move has a pronunciation guide This move has photos This move has videos - as shown, the trick is to lift the left hand and step under it.

Ochenta y uno - This move has a pronunciation guide - enchufla and switch hands, lead the follow into a sacala with the right hand and as the follow comes back, hair comb the right hand over the follow's head.

Palmadas - Enchufla and like Enchufla con Mambo, the lead and follow stand next to each other and count out the follow steps to time - stomp left and right, then clap once, then stomp left and right again and clap two times. Lead picks up the follow they are facing.

Parte el brazo - This move has a pronunciation guide This move has videos - Lead the follow clockwise and into the center of the circle. Lead puts right hand on follow's left shoulder and then, back stepping, grabs the back of the follows right hand and spins to the left, spinning the follow as well. Then enchufla back into neutral.

Parte el Brazo Complicado - This move has a pronunciation guide This move has videos - Similar to Parte el brazo, but after back stepping, put the follows arms behind their back when they face into the centre.

Paseala - This move has a pronunciation guide This move has photos This move has videos - Pull the follow behind your back.

Patin - This move has a pronunciation guide This move has videos - Do an enchufla doble, then another one and lead goes into the center, put arms on the shoulders of the other leads and step with left foot behind right and then right behind left, then spin back out and grab the partner to your right (not the same follower!!). When joining the other leads, to put left hand low and right hand high and to start with left behind right.

  • Patin Mujeres Solo - This move has a pronunciation guide This move has videos - Similar to Patin, but the follows move into the centre and then spin back to the same lead.
  • Patin Todo el Mundo - This move has a pronunciation guide - Similar to Patin Mujeres Solo, but after the follows finish, the leads move into the centre and then back to the next follow in the circle.

Prima y Enredala - This move has a pronunciation guide - Prima and catch the hand of the follow on the right, back step and pull the follow on your left into a counter clock wise spin. While pulling the follow out, hair comb your right arm over your heard, face to your left. Then repeat, back step and rotate the follow on your left, etc. Once facing outward, continue to rotate to your left and back out under their arms. You should be backing out under the arms of the two follows and backing out of the circle. Take the hand of the follow on your right, stamp your foot, and lead the follow around your back and enchufla, then put the follow's hand on your shoulder and go the next follow on your LEFT!

Principe Malo - This move has a pronunciation guideThis move has videos - Enchufla and slap the hand of the follow before moving on.

Principe Beuno - This move has a pronunciation guide This move has videos - Enchufla and then kiss the hand of the follow before moving on

Setenta - This move has a pronunciation guide This move has photos This move has videos This move has videos of advanced styling - As shown

Setenta Complicado - This move has a pronunciation guide This move has videos - As shown

Setenta con Dos Manos - From a basic Guapea, this starts on the 7 count by the lead grabbing the follow's hand on the right. As the lead grabs the follow's hand on the right, they prep their partner on the left by putting their left hand inward, similar to a Setenta. Then while the lead holds their right hand low, they rotate the follow on the left in a clockwise outside turn until wrapped. On the next eight count, the lead unravels the follow and then as the follow comes around anti-clockwise, the lead turns to the right under the follow's arm. The lead should now be facing the back of the follow with their right arm around their own waist holding the left arm of the follow behind them. As the group starts to move forward with Arriba, the lead then hair combs the follow's right hand over their head and onto the follow's left shoulder. Dance until Dile Que No is called.

Setenta Moderno - This move has a pronunciation guide - Start like setenta, but lead the follower around behind and the lead steps in front with left hand up. Lift hands up and lead the follow a round until behind again and the lead stands in front ducking under the right hand this time. The lead then ducks slightly and leads the follow to the right grabbing both the follows hands leading into a sacala, then duck under the follows arm and cross body back into neutral position.

Setenta Neuvo - This move has a pronunciation guideThis move has videos of advanced styling - Start like setenta, but once the follow is outside facing in, the lead puts left hand low and right hand up and spins under. Then pull the follow behind and the lead does hook turn to face partner.

Setenta por Abajo - This move has a pronunciation guide This move has videos - Almost identical to what is shown in the video, except the ending is different - the lead faces into the circle and once the lead stands up and does the enchufla, it follows the same ending pattern as setenta (starting at the 16second mark)

Setenta y Dos - This move has a pronunciation guide This move has videos - Starts like setenta, but end it by hooking first the left elbow over the follow's left on 5 and then the right elbow on 7. Then cross body lead back.

Setenta y Uno - This move has a pronunciation guide This move has videos - Similar to Setenta y dos, but hook just the right elbow on 7.

Siete con Coca Cola - This move has a pronunciation guide This move has videos This move has videos of advanced styling - Starts like siete, but spin the follow around while stepping around, then cross body back to neutral.

Siete Loco - This move has a pronunciation guide This move has videos - Starts with the Setenta style prep with the lead stopping the follow in a wrapped position on 1,2,3 and then spinning the follow with both hands. Then cross body and prep with both arms into the center of the circle. Then spin back-to-back with both hands over the head, ending with the follow in a sweet heart position. Two sacalas ending with the right hand going in a hair-comb over the lead's head.

Siete con Moderno - This move has a pronunciation guide This move has videos - Like siete, put your left hand into the circle but before the follow spins all the way out, flick the hand and grab the follow's left hand and put your right hand on the follow's back to stop the follow from spinning. Then spin the follow back anti-clockwise and the haircomb the follow's arm over your shoulder and do a cross body.

Siete Setenta - This move has a pronunciation guide This move has videos - Start like setenta but put the follow into a hammerlock along the edge of the circle. Then back-break, and pull the follow around until they are facing outward, and hook both arms in on 7. On 1,2,3, unhook first left then right, then lead the follow around in a clockwise turn until they are behind with their left arm across the leads backs exactly like setenta complicado.

Sombrero Doble - This move has a pronunciation guide This move has videos This move has videos of advanced styling - Start with a sombrero, then lead the follow back to the left into a quick reverse sombrero, the lead preps inward with the left hand and rotates the follow around back to back leading back to the right and then cross body back to neutral.

Sombrero Con Mambo - This move has a pronunciation guide This move has videos - Start with a sombrero and when the follow is on the right, step out the mambo step. The cross body the follow back to the left and then around your back and back to the left side. The follow keeps their hand around the mid-section of the lead.

Tambao Francesca - This move has a pronunciation guide This move has photos This move has videos - Enchufla, and then the lead pulls the follow past on the right with the follow's right arm. Then grab the left arm of the next follow and moves to the next follow, grabbing their right arm. Repeat until "Botha" is called, then only when the next follow presents their right arm, pull them behind and enchufla them back.

Toma Corriente - This move has a pronunciation guide This move has videos - This move requires an even number of couples in the Rueda circle because the leads pair up. Before this call is made, make sure you know who your other lead is by counting in twos, from the caller and the caller's pair to their right. This is important because it means you turn left or right to face your partner, depending on if you are up or downstream of them (counter clockwise being "upstream", the direction the leads "swim"). When called, start with an enchufla and switch hands (right to the follow's left), then reach with your left hand and grasp the left hand of the other lead. On the next eight count, back break and pull the follows under your joined arms making sure to raise your left hand so the follows do not have to duck. On the next eight count, the leads pull past each other and turn to face their respective partner, but keep the hand hold and watch elbows. While still connected, the leads then spin the follows into a sweet heart move (hand on the shoulder of the follow), then spin them out on the next eight count, throwing the follow's hand up in an arc, letting go of the other lead. The leads then move onto the next follow and cross body lead.

  • y quedate - After the throwing the follows hand up into the air, the upstream lead moves to the downstream follow (like para arriba) and a little mini two man rueda is created. All the subsequent called moves are done in the two man rueda until the call "Dame Rueda??" is made. For the leads to avoid crashing into each, they should be diagonal to each other in their two man rueda.

Vacilala - This move has a pronunciation guide This move has photos This move has videos This move has videos of advanced styling - Spin the follow around to the right.

Rueda Patterns - Level Three

Algodon - Starts like Tunturnun where the follow is put into a hammerlock with the right hand in a hair comb. However, the hair-comb is a fake and the lead undoes the hair-comb and immediately does an enchufla with a hook turn. While doing a hook turn under the arms, the lead hops on one foot and pulls the follow from behind to the next lead on the left. The lead then continues onto the next lead as usual.

Bin Laden - This is a two pair move and requires an even number of couples around the circle, starting with the caller and going counter clockwise in pairs. Starts with an Enchufla and the lead does a hook turn, then the leads grab a left to left hold. The follows is then lead with a Sacala in parallel to the leads. The leads then turn to face each other and continue to turn to the left and back out under the raised arms of the follows. As they back under the arms, they switch the hands of the follows with their raised right hands. The leads then lead the new follow in a outside turn and hook turn. Do an enchufla and switch to the other partner's lead, do a cross body and then do a Dame dos con dos with a spin.

Control - Start like Sombrero with right over left, spin follow to the right and then hook your right hand behind the head of the follow. Then back-break sending the follow outward unwrapping the arms into a cross position. Then enchufla and keep the right arm low and wrap it around the follow's back, and the lead spins under the follow's left arm. As the follow goes under, keep the follow's arm straight, then back-break again and pull the follow back into a cross-body.

Dame con Azucar - Starts off a dame, on count 7 8 when the lead is leaving the follow, they stand in front of the next follow to the left and roll the hips and upper body on 123. On 567, jump to the left and cross body the next lead.

Dame con Macarana - Pull your lead into the center with their left hand on 1,2,3 and on 5,6 move back out with a plant of the lead's right foot outward. The follow mirror's with a plant of their left foot. Then swivel right and left on the spot twice, then clap on 5 and spin on the right foot (left for follows) landing on 6 and 7 with stamping feet. Pick up the next lead.

Juana la Cubana Complicado - Like Juana La Cubana, the difference is that a second scala is done after the first and the follow is wrapped to the right with the lead's right hand. The trick is to keep the left arm low and the right arm high. The follow then ducks back under the arms and is lead around back behind the lead into an enchufla. The lead keeps the right hand high for the move behind the back.

Juegos de Manos - Setenta then a two handed enchufla and with a momentary hair comb with the right hand over the head. Then another enchufla, and this time, the lead hook turns under the arms, and brings the left arm down low next to the hip and leaves the right hand on the lead's shoulder. Then the arms are switched one at a time in the following sequence - left arm goes from right to left ending on the left side of the head, while keeping enough distance between the arms, them move the right arm and put it on the right shoulder. The follow's arms should be crossed at this point. Then move the left arm from the left side of the head back to the right side of the body, then bring the right and move it back to the left side of the head. Repeat. Only one hand is moved at a time, starting with the left, then right, left and right. While doing the arms movements, spin around for three eight counts. On the final eight count, make sure the follow is on the right and cross body them with a two handed grip.

Leonsio Complicado - Lead the follow in an outside turn with two hands and then step in front of the follow with arms up and crossed. Bring the left hand over the head drop it down the left and bring the right hand over and drop it down the right. The follow's arms should be cross at this point, the lead then ducks under the arms from left to right, then lead the follow in a 1/2 circle into a hammer lock. Then ??

Micaela - Lead the follow in an outside turn with the left-to-left hand hold and as the follow comes around the lead spins to the right putting the lead in a hammer lock. Grab the right hand of the follow. Then...?

Morin - Start with a Setenta, and unwrap the follow, then on the next eight count, the lead steps under their right raised arm and spins to face the follow, prepping on seven, with the right hand across the front of the follow. While keeping the left hand as low as possible the right hand is used to wrap the follow behind the lead and then continue to unwrap. The lead then puts the right arm over their head in a hair comb and finishes with a Dile que no

Ochenta y Ocho - Starts with a right to right hand hold and the follow is lead in a counter-clockwise rotation, ending up on the right. As the follow comes around the lead does a hair comb and asks for the left hand. Then on the next eight count, undo the hair comb and the follow is pulled around back in a reverse sombero like move, with the lead keeping their left hand low. For the next eight count, the follow is then pulled in front in wrapped with the right hand. On the next eight count, the follow is unwrapped and lead in a blind "pizza man" or spun around the back of the lead clockwise until they are completely around in a hammer lock position. At this point the follow should be on the left and in a hammer lock position. Then unroll the follow and do an Enchufla with a hook turn for the lead. While doing the hook turn, the lead (watching their elbows!!) , spins to the right pulling the follow behind them. If done correctly the lead is facing outward and has the follow behind them in a left-to-left and right-to-right hand hold. Enchufla to finish.

Prima ?? - Start with a Prima and catch the hand of the follow to the right, back up on 1,2,3, then walk back in on 5,6,7, keeping the hands of the follows. On 1 of the next eight count, back break the follow on the left side and pull them into a half turn (everyone still holding hands), then as a lead, turn to face onward and pull the your left hand back down behind your back. Then swing the arms to your right and cross body the lead on your right.

Secador -Start with a Setenta and fake the arm over the head, then unravel the Setenta and face your partner, again, fake the right hand in a hair comb. Do a two handed enchufla and the lead does a hook turn, ending up under the follows arms. On the next eight count, the lead lifts both hands and puts them behind their back forming an X with the follow's arms. The lead then straighten's their left arm, still behind their back, and turn to the right ducking under the arms. At this point, the lead's head should be at about belly height of the follow and the follow's arms should be unwrapped. The lead continues to turn to the right and ends up in a hammer lock and continues to turn with the follow another half turn at which time, the lead should be facing outward. The lead then duck backwards under, keeping the left arm high up on the back and right hand on the follow's right shoulder. Once the lead has ducked under, the lead lifts both of the follow's hands and spins to the left ending up facing the follow again momentarily, and then spin the follow into a hammer lock with the follow's right hand held high. Then enchufla, pulling on the hand behind the back of the follow, stopping with the right elbow hooked over the elbow of the follow. Cross body back.

Sombrero por Debajo - Start with the sombrero hand hold, then pull the follow around 360 and step in front of the follow to the right. The lead then ducks under the follow's right arm and spins the follow around to the right and does a hair-comb over the follow's head. The follow then takes the hand from behind the follow's neck and does an enchufla and immediately pulls the follow back into a sombrero on the right side (use your left hand!) making the follower again move 360 degrees. Then cross body to end.

Tunturnun - Starts with a sombrero hand hold and while keeping the left hand low, the right hand of the lead is used to spin the follow around and move them in a half circle. The lead then puts their right hand in a hair-comb over the follow's head and on to their neck making sure to keep the follow comfortable (no knuckles on the neck!). If done correctly, the follow is now in a hammer lock with their elbow pointed at the lead. The leand then ducks to the side and slightly behind as the lead extends their left arm straight. Then pull the follow around in a half circle. Still with the hand behind the head, the lead then initiates the Enchufla and the follow ducks under the arm ending up in a sombrero. Cross body to finish.

Vacilala con bum bum ba - Starts like Vacilala the follow ends up looking into the center of the circle and lead, slightly to the left, looking out. Both the lead and follow spin to get into position. On the next eight count the lead walks forward and bends on 3, almost touching the ground, then on 5,6,7 hops three steps backward and says "Boom Boom Bah". The follows do a similar move, but hop outward and raise their arms. Then Enchuflaa and Dile que no back to neutral.

Other Sources

There are many other sources of Rueda moves, but here are a list of a few of the top sources: