Holding Back The Ocean


Holding Back The Ocean


Count:  64

Wall:  4

Level:  Intermediate

Choreographer:  Peter Metelnick & Alison Biggs

Music:  Holding Back The Ocean by Rockie Lynne


Right Cross Rock Recover, Right Side Shuffle, Left Cross Rock/Recover, Left Ball Cross, Left Side

1-2 Cross/rock right over left, recover on left
3&4 Step right to side, step left together, step right to side
5-6 Cross/rock left over right, recover on right
&7-8 Step left back, cross right over left, step left to side
 

Right Rock Back/Recover, Right Forward Shuffle, Left Forward, Touch Right Together, Right Back Shuffle

1-2 Rock right back, recover on left
3&4 Step right forward, step left together, step right forward
5-6 Step left forward, touch right together
7&8 Step right back, step left together, step right back
 

Turn ¾ Left, Left Rock Back/Recover, Left Side Shuffle, Right Rock Back Recover

1-4 Turn ½ left and step left forward, turn ¼ left and step right to side, rock left back, recover on right
5&6 Step left to side, step right together, step left to side
7-8 Rock right back, recover on left
 

½ Left Hinge Turn, Right Cross Shuffle, Left Side, Right Touch Together, Right Ball Cross, Right Side

1-2 Turn ¼ left and step right back, turn ¼ left and step left to side
3&4 Cross right over left, step left to side, cross right over left
5-6 Step left to side, touch right together
&7-8 Step right back, cross left over right, step right to side
 

Left Rock Back/Recover, ½ Right & Left Back, Right Together, Left Forward Lock, Left Forward Locking Shuffle

1-4 Rock left back, recover on right, turn ½ right and step left back, step right together
5-6 Step left forward, lock right behind left
7&8 Step left forward, lock right behind left, step left forward
Turn toe out to left diagonal to prep turn
 

Turn ¾ Left, Right Cross Rock Recover, Right Side Shuffle, Weave Right 2

1-4 Turn ½ left and step right back, turn ¼ left and step left to side, cross/rock right over left, recover on left
5&6 Step right to side, step left together, step right to side
7-8 Cross left over right, step right to side
 

¼ Left Turning Coaster Step (Aka ‘toaster’ Step), Walk/Skate Forward 2, Right Jazz Box Cross

1&2 Turn ¼ left and step left back, step right together, step left forward
3-4 Step right forward, step left forward
Or Skate Forward Twice
5-8 Cross right over left, step left back, step right to side, cross left over right
 

Vine Right 2, ¼ Right & Right Forward, Left Forward, ¼ Right Pivot Turn, Left Cross, ½ Left Hinge Turn

1-4 Step right to side, cross left behind right, turn ¼ right and step right forward, step left forward
5-8 Turn ¼ right (weight to right), cross left over right, turn ¼ left and step right back, turn ¼ left and step left to side
 
Repeat
 

Ending:

You will get as far as count 56 (the jazz box cross). Cross right over left and unwind ½ to front wall