Category Archives: B


Okt
23
  • Blue Wing


     
    Blue Wing

    Count: 32
    Wall: 4
    Level: Improver

    Choreographer: dj Dan (September 2017)
    Music: Blue Wing – The Tom Russell Band
    Intro: 24 counts, start on vocals

    SIDE, TOGETHER, STEP FWD, TOUCH, STEP BACK, TOUCH, STEP FWD, SCUFF, HEEL STRUT x 2, STEP FWD, PIVOT 1/4 TURN RIGHT, CROSS
    1&2& Step Right to right side, Step Left together, Step Right forward, Touch left Toe behind right Heel
    3&4& Step back Left, Touch right Toe beside Left, Step forward Right, Scuff Left forward
    5&6& Step forward left Heel, Drop left Toes, step forward right Heel, Drop right Toes
    7&8 Step forward Left, Pivot ¼ turn right [3], Cross Left over Right

    SIDE, TOGETHER, STEP FWD, TOUCH, SIDE, TOGETHER, STEP BACK, TOUCH, COASTER CROSS, HIP BUMP L, HIP BUMP R, 1/4 TURN LEFT
    1&2& Step Right to right side, Step Left together, Step forward Right, Touch left Toe beside Right
    3&4& Step Left to left side, Step Right together, Step back Left, Touch right Toe beside Left
    5&6 Step back Right, Step Left next to Right, Step Right across Left
    7&8 Step Left to left side hip bumps left, hip bumps right, make a ¼ turn left on Left [12]

    VAUDEVILLE &, VAUDEVILLE &, CROSS SHUFFLE, ROCK FORWARD, 1/2 TURN LEFT
    1&2& Cross step Right over Left, Step Left to left side, Touch right Heel forward, Step Right beside Left
    3&4& Cross step Left over Right, Step Right to right side, Touch left Heel forward, Step Left beside Right
    5&6 Cross Right over Left, Step Left to left side, Cross Right over Left
    7&8 Rock forward on Left, Recover onto Right, make a ½ turn left step forward Left [12]

    CROSS ROCK, STEP SIDE, BEHIND-SIDE-CROSS, MONTERY 1/4 TURN RIGHT, COASTER STEP
    1&2 Rock Right across Left, Recover onto Left, Step Right to right side
    3&4 Cross Left behind Right, Step Right to right side, Cross Left over Right
    5&6& Point right Toe to right side, make a ¼ turn right step Right next to Left [9], Point left Toe to left side, Point left Toe next to Right
    7&8 Step back Left, Step Right next to Right, Step forward Left

    Restart on wall 4: Dance the first 8 counts, then Restart dance from beginning [6]

    Restart on wall 8 : Dance the first 16 counts, then Restart dance from beginning [9]

    Ending: On the last wall dance up to count 21, then make a ¼ turn left [12]

    Contact : djdanlinedance@gmail.com Website : www.djdanlinedance.nl

Apr
11
  • Bored

     Count: 32
    Wall: 4
    Level: Beginner

    Choreographer: Ria Vos, Dec 2016
    Music: Bored To Death – Eric Hutchinson. Album: Easy Street
    Intro: 16 Counts

    Rock Fwd, & Rock Fwd, Shuffle Back, Rock Back
    1-2    Rock Fwd on R, Recover on L
    &3-4    Step R Next to L, Rock Fwd on L, Recover on R
    5&6    Shuffle Back Stepping L-R-L
    7-8    Rock Back on R, Recover on L

    Step ¼ L, Touch, Side, Kick-Ball-Cross, Side, Behind-Side-Cross
    1-2    Step Fwd on R, ¼ Turn L Tap L Toe to R Diagonal (weight on R)
    3    Step L to L Side
    4&5    Kick R to R Diagonal, Step R Next to L, Cross L Over R
    6    Step R to R Side
    7&8    Step L Behind R, Step R to R Side, Cross L Over R

    Side Rock, Crossing Shuffle, ¼ R, Side, Crossing Shuffle
    1-2    Rock R to R Side, Recover on L
    3&4    Cross R Over L, Step L to L Side, Cross R Over L
    5-6    ¼ Turn R Step Back on L, Step R to R Side
    7&8    Cross L Over R, Step R to R Side, Cross L Over R

    Side Rock, & Side Rock, Sailor ¼ Turn L, Walk, Walk
    1-2    Rock R to R Side, Recover on L
    &3-4    Step R Next to L, Rock L to L Side, Recover on R
    5&6    Step L Behind R Turning ¼ Turn L, Step R Next to L, Step Fwd on L
    7-8    Walk Fwd R-L

    Contact: dansenbijria@gmail.com

Mar
1
  • Better When I’m Dancin’


    Better When I’m Dancin’


    Count:  64

    Wall:  2

    Level:  Intermediate

    Choreographer:  Julia Wetzel – October, 2015

    Music:  Better When I’m Dancin’ by Meghan Trainor (Album: The Peanuts Movie Soundtrack), Length 2:56


    Intro: 16 counts (approx. 8 seconds into track)
     

    1 – 8

    (Side, Touch, Kick, Ball, Cross) X2

    1, 2 Step on R to right side (1), Touch L next to R (2)12:00
    3&4 Kick L to left diag. (3), Step ball of L next to R (&), Cross R over L (4)12:00
    5, 6 Step on L to left side (5), Touch R next to L (6)12:00
    7&8 Kick R to right diag. (7), Step ball of R next to L (&), Cross L over R (8)12:00
     

    9 – 16

    Side, Behind, ¼ Shuffle, Step, Touch, Hip Swings

    1, 2 Step on R to right side (1), Step L behind R (2)12:00
    3&4 ¼ Turn right step R fw (3), Step L next to R (&), Step R fw (4)3:00
    5, 6 Step L fw (5), Touch R next to L (6) 3:00
    7, 8 Step R to right side and swing hip to right side (7), Step L to left side and swing hip to left side (8)3:00
     

    17 – 24

    Side, ¼ Hitch, Shuffle, Step, Kick, Coaster

    1, 2 Step on R to right side (1), ¼ Turn left on R by swiveling R heel to right side and hitch L (2) 12:00
    3&4 Step L fw (3), Step R next to L (&), Step L fw (4)12:00
    5, 6 Step R fw (5), Kick L fw (6)12:00
    7&8 Step L back (7), Step R next to L (&), Step L fw (8)12:00
     

    25 – 32

    Rock, ½ Shuffle, Step, Point (R, Fw, R)

    1, 2 Rock R fw (1), Recover on L (2)12:00
    3&4 ¼ Turn right step R to right side (3), Step L next to R (&), ¼ Turn right step R fw (4)6:00
    5 – 8 Step L fw (5), Point R to right side (6), Point R fw (7), Point R to right side (8)6:00
     

    33 – 40

    Step, ¼ Flick, Diag. Shuffle, ⅛ Hip Roll (2x)

    1, 2 Step R fw in front of L (1), ¼ Turn right on ball of R and flick L back (2)9:00
    3&4 Step L fw slightly cross R (3), Step R next to L (&), Step L fw slightly cross R (4) (towards 10:00)9:00
    5 – 8 Step R to right and roll hip CCW making ⅛ Turn left taking weight on L (5-6), Repeat for (7-8) 6:00
     

    41 – 48

    Cross Samba, Diag. Shuffle, ⅛ Hip Roll (2x)

    1&2 Cross R over L (1), Rock L to left side (&), Recover on R (2)6:00
    3&4 Step L fw slightly cross R (3), Step R next to L (&), Step L fw slightly cross R (4) (towards 7:00)6:00
    *See restart Instruction Below For Wall 2
    5 – 8 Step R to right and roll hip CCW making ⅛ Turn left taking weight on L (5-6), Repeat for (7-8) 3:00
     

    49 – 56

    (Cross Rock, Side Shuffle) X2

    1, 2 Cross rock R over L (1), Recover on L (2)3:00
    3&4 Step R to right side (3), Step L next to R (&), Step R to right side (4)3:00
    5, 6 Cross rock L over R (5), Recover on R (6)3:00
    7&8 Step L to left side (7), Step R next to L (&), Step L to left side (8)3:00
     

    57 – 64

    (Cross, Point) X2, ¼ Jazz Box

    1 – 4 Cross R over L (1), Point L to left side (2), Cross L over R (3), Point R to right side (4)3:00
    5-8 Cross R over L (5), ¼ Turn right step back on L (6), Step R to right side (7), Cross L over R (8)6:00
     

    Restart on wall 2, dance up to count 44 (finish diag. shuffle facing 12:00), then do a jazz box for counts 45-48: Cross R over L (5), step back on L (6), step R to right side (7), cross L over R (8). Then start wall 3 facing 12:00.

     

    Ending on wall 6, dance up to count 44 (finish diag. shuffle facing 12:00), then do the hip rolls in place without turning to stay at 12:00.

    Then cross R over L to end the dance.

     
    Contact: julialinedance@gmail.com, www.juliawetzel.com
     
    Last update – 20th oct. 2015
     
Sep
9
  • Beautiful Goodbye

    Beautiful Goodbye


    Count:  32

    Wall:  4

    Level:  Easy Intermediate

    Choreographer:  Michael Barr (May 2014) USA

    Music:  Beautiful Goodbye by Maroon 5 / CD: Overexposed / Length: 4:18 / BPM: 100


     

    Intro: 16 counts

    1 – 8

    Step Touch, Step Touch, Side-Together-Side-Touch – Repeat

    1&2& Step R side right; Touch L next to R; Step L side left; Touch R next to L12
    3&4& Step R side right; Step L next to R; Step R side right; Touch L next to R12
    5&6& Step L side left; Touch R next to left; Step R side right; Touch L next R12
    7&8& Step L side left; Step R next to L; Step L side left; Touch R next to L12

    9 – 16

    Mambo, Coaster ¼ Cross – Side-Cross-Side, ¼ Turn Tap-Tap-Step

    1 & 2 Rock forward onto R; Return weight to L in place; Step R back12
    3 & 4 Step L back; Step R next L; Turn ¼ left as you cross step L in front of R9
    5 & 6 Step R side right; Step L in front of R; Step R side right9
    7 & 8 Start turning 1/8 left tapping L toe to floor; Turn 1/8 left tapping L toe to floor (&); Step L forward 6

    17 – 24

    Samba Steps Forward & Back Turning ½ Left – Use The Clock

    Note: Use your ‘&’ count (bounce) to rise a little on the ball of the foot, then return level to the floor on the next count.
    Your Directional Change Will Take Place As You Finish The ‘&’ Count. The Samba Bounce!
    1 Cross step R foot in front of L to forward left diagonal (5 o’clock)6
    & 2 Step ball of L side left (square to 6 o’clock); Step R foot to forward right diagonal (7 o’clock)6
    3 Cross step L foot in front of R to forward right diagonal (7 o’clock)6
    & 4 Step ball of R side right (square to 6 o’clock); Step L to back diagonal (facing 5 o’clock)6
    5 Step R foot back on diagonal still facing 5 o’clock6
    & 6 Turning to 3 o’clock step ball of L side left; Step R foot to forward diagonal (1 o’clock)3
    7 Cross step L foot in front of R to forward diagonal (1 o’clock)3
    & 8 Step ball of R side right (square to 12 o’clock); Step L foot back on diagonal (facing 11 o’clock)12
    Note: You will start to the 6 o’clock left diagonal and end at the 12 o’clock left diagonal.
    Note: I have highlighted words above that can be used for cueing. Give it a try if you like.

    25 – 32

    Back-Side-Cross, Scissors Step – Full Turn Left, Rock Back-Return-Side-Touch

    1 & 2 Step R foot back on diagonal (facing 11 o’cl.); Turn to 9:00 o’clock step L side left; Step R in front of L9
    3 & 4 Step L side left; Step R next to L; Step L in front of R (prep for left turn)9
    5 & 6 Turn ¼ left stepping back on R; Turn ½ left stepping forward on L; Turn ¼ left stepping R side right9
    Option: No Turn Option For 5 & 6. Step R Side Right; Step L In Front Of R; Step R Side Right9
    7&8& Rock L back; Return weight to R in place; Step L side left; Touch R next to L9
    Begin again and enjoy!
    Website: www.michaelandmichele.com / email: mbarr@saber.net / mob: 01 – 530.586.0255
Sep
7
  • Back In Baby’s Arms

    Back In Baby’s Arms


    Count:  32

    Wall:  4

    Level:  Improver – Country

    Choreographer:  Annie Saerens – Sept 2015

    Music:  Back In Baby’s Arms by Rune Rudberg


     

    Intro: 16 counts

    Chasse, Rock Step, Grapevine, Touch

    1&2-3-4 Step R side, together with L, step R side, rock L back, recover onto R
    5-6-7-8 Step L side, cross R behind, step L side, touch R next L

    ¼ Turn Monterey, Kick Ball Step, Pivot ¼ Turn

    1-2-3-4 Touch R side, turn ¼ right stepping R next L, touch L side, step L next R
    5&6-7-8 Kick R forward, step R next L, step L forward, step R forward, turn ¼ left

    Cross, Touch (Out, In), Kick, Shuffle, Rock Step

    1-2-3-4 Cross R over L, touch L side, touch L next R, kick L diagonal forward
    5&6-7-8 Step L back, together with R, step L back, rock R back, recover onto L

    Step, Scuff, Step, Scuff, ¼ Turn Jazz Box Cross

    1-2-3-4 Step R forward, scuff L heel forward, step L forward, scuff R heel forward
    5-6-7-8 Cross R over L, step L back making ¼ turn right, step R side, cross over with L
    Contact, email: annie.saerens@countryplanet.be
Nov
24
  • The Boat To Liverpool


    The Boat To Liverpool


    Count:  32

    Wall:  4

    Level:  Improver

    Choreographer:  Ross Brown (UK)March 2014

    Music:  On The Boat To Liverpool by Nathan Carter (96 BPM), CD: On The Boat To Liverpool – EP [Length – 3:36]


    Intro: 24 counts (approx. 15 secs)
     

    Heel struts; right & left. rocking chair. x2.

    1 & Touch right heel forward, drop toe to take weight and clap hands.
    2 & Touch left heel forward, drop toe to take weight and clap hands.
    3 & 4 & Rock forward with right, recover onto left, rock back with right, recover onto left.
    5 & Touch right heel forward, drop toe to take weight and clap hands.
    6 & Touch left heel forward, drop toe to take weight and clap hands.
    7 & 8 & Rock forward with right, recover onto left, rock back with right, recover onto left. (12 o’clock)
     

    Step, touch, back, kick. back, lock, back. back, hook, step, brush. step, pivot ½ turn r, step.

    1 & Step forward with right, touch left next to right.
    2 & Step back with left, kick right foot forward.
    3 & 4 Step back with right, lock left across right, step back with right.
    5 & Step back with left, touch right toe across left.
    6 & Step forward with right, brush left foot forward.
    7 & 8 Step forward with left, pivot a ½ turn right, step forward with left. (6 o’clock)
     
    (*r*) wall 3
     

    Heel, hook, heel, flick. brush, hitch, cross. x2.

    1 & Tap right heel forward to right diagonal, touch right toe across left
    2 & Tap right heel forward, flick right foot to the right.
    3 & 4 Brush right foot across left, hitch right knee up, cross step right over left.
    5 & Tap left heel forward to left diagonal, touch left toe across right.
    6 & Tap left heel forward, flick left foot to the left.
    7 & 8 Brush left foot across right, hitch left knee up, cross step left over right. (6 o’clock)
     

    Rumba box back. (¼ turn l) rumba box back.

    1 & 2 Step right to the right, step left next to right, step back with right.
    3 & 4 Step left to the left, step right next to left, step forward with left.
    5 & 6 Make a ¼ turn left stepping right to the right, step left next to right, step back with right.
    7 & 8 Step left to the left, step right next to left, step forward with left. (3 o’clock)
     
    End of dance!
     
    Contact: ross-brown@hotmail.co.uk
     

    Restart: on wall 3, restart after 16 counts (*r*) facing front wall.

     
Nov
5
  • Baila Mamita


    Baila Mamita


    Count:  32

    Wall:  2

    Level:  Beginner / Intermediate

    Choreographer:  Shaz Walton

    Music:  I Love The Way She Moves by Zion Feat. Akon


    Side mambo twice, rocking chair, step, scuff, hitch

    1&2 Rock right to right side, recover on left, step right beside left
    3&4 Rock left to left side, recover on right, step left beside right
    5& Rock forward on right, recover on left
    6& Rock back on right, recover on left
    7&8 Step forward on right, scuff left forward, hitch left knee
     

    Side, together, scissor step, side, together, extended chasse

    1-2 Step left to left side, step right beside left
    3&4 Step left to left side, step right beside left, cross step left over right
    5-6 Step right to right side, step left beside right
    7&8& Step right to right side, step left beside right, step right to right side, step left beside right
     

    ¼ step, point, coaster step, rock, recover, shuffle ½ right

    1-2 Make ¼ turn right as you step right forward, point left forward
    3&4 Step back left, step back right, step left forward
    5-6 Rock forward on right, recover on left
    7&8 Shuffle ½ turn right stepping right-left-right
     

    Side mambo twice, step forward, lock step back, ¼ step, step together, together

    1&2 Rock left to left, recover on right, step left beside right
    &3& Rock right to right, recover on left, step right beside left
    4 Step forward left
    5&6 Step right back, lock left over right, step back on right
    7&8 Step left to left making ¼ left, step right beside left, step left beside right
     
    Repeat
     
Okt
1
  • Backwards


    Backwards


    Count:  32

    Wall:  4

    Level:  Easy Intermediate

    Choreographer:  Rachael McEnaney (UK/USA) & Countryvive (April 2014)

    Music:  Backwards – Rascal Flatts (approx 3.46 mins) Approx 123 bpm


    (Rachael Allman, Olivia Grace Beale, Laura Carvill, Paul Culshaw, Danielle Daley, Hannah Day, Bethany Forsyth, Lauren Forsyth, Abbie Ingram, Lewis Jenkins, Nicola Lafferty, Shane McKeever, Emmy Jo Munro, Daina Peters, Jodi Riddoch, Samuel Robins, Jenny Stephenson, Nicola Tubman, Fred Whitehouse) (UK)
     
    Count in: the dance has a long slow intro….dance starts on the fast beat at approx 0.43 after he sings: “when you play a country song backwards“ count 1 begins on word “house”
     
    Notes: tag is on 7th wall. begin 7th wall facing 6.00, dance first 4& counts of dance, then add the tag below.
     
    There is an ending to the dance when they finish singing – we suggest you fade the music at this point.
     

    1 – 8

    R stomp, l sailor stomp, r behind, l side, stomp fwd r-l (or leg slaps), r shuffle

    1 2 & 3 Stomp right to right side (1), cross left behind right (2), step right next left (&), stomp left to left side (3) 12.00
    4 & Cross right behind left (4), step left to left side (&), 12.00
    5 6 Stomp right foot forward (5) (option: flick left foot up behind right and slap with right hand (&), stomp left foot forward (6) (option: hitch right knee and slap with left hand (&) 12.00
    7 & 8 Step forward right (7), step left next to right (&), step forward right (8) 12.00
     

    9 – 16

    Fwd l, ½ pivot r, big step l, touch r, r side, l behind, r ball, l cross, r side, l heel

    1 2 Step forward left (1), pivot ½ turn right (2), 6.00
    3 4 Take big step to left side (3), touch right next to left (4) 6.00
    5 6 Step right to right side (5), cross left behind right (6), 6.00
    & 7 & 8 Step right to right side (&), cross left over right (7), step right to right side (&), touch left heel to left diagonal (8) (body angled to l diagonal) 4.30
     

    17 – 24

    R & l heel switch with option to hold or double heel, r&l heel switch, l ball, r rock fwd

    & 1 2 Stay facing l diagonal step left next to right (&), touch right heel forward (1) touch right heel forward or hold (2) 4.30
    & 3 4 Begin making 1/8 turn left: step right next to left (&), touch left heel forward (3), touch left heel forward or hold (4) 4.30
    & 5 & 6 Finish making 1/8 turn left: step left next to right (&), touch right heel forward (5), step right next to left (&), touch left heel forward (6) 3.00
    & 7 8 Step left next to right (&), rock forward right (7), recover weight left (8) 3.00
     

    25 – 32

    Charleston back, r coaster step, l shuffle

    1 2 3 4 Step back right (1), touch left toe back (2), step forward left (3), touch (or kick) right foot forward (4) 3.00
    5 & 6 Step back right (5), step left next to right (&), step forward right (6) 3.00
    7 & 8 Step forward left (7), step right next to left (&), step forward left (8) 3.00
     

    Tag:

    7th wall begins facing 6.00 – do first 4& counts of the dance (r stomp, l sailor stomp, r behind, l side) then do the following tag:
     
    Step forward right (1), pivot ½ turn left (2), hold ‘approx’ 2 counts (3,4), then shimmy shoulders for 4 counts (or step right to right side and alternate very fast r-l on the spot for 4 counts and take hands from hips up the body to above head) (5,6,7,8) then start the dance again facing 12.00
     

    Ending:

    10th wall begins facing 6.00 – the first 8 counts is normal speed then it slows down for next 8 counts
     
    After you touch left heel to diagonal on count 8 you should be facing 12.00
     
    Step in place on ball of left (&), cross right over left and unwind a full turn slowly to face the front.
     
    Rachael : www.dancewithrachael.com – rachaeldance@me.com – tel: +1 407-538-1533 – +44 7968181933
     
    Countryvive: https://www.facebook.com/countryvive – www.worlddancemasters.com
     
Sep
23
  • Bailando Amor


    Bailando Amor


    Count:  64

    Wall:  4

    Level:  Intermediate

    Choreographer:  Kate Sala (UK) July 2014

    Music:  Bailando by Enrique Iglesias. Ft. Descemer Bueno &Gente De Zona. (4:02 mins) OR Enrique Iglesias – Bailando (English Version) ft. Sean Paul, Descemer Bueno, Gente De Zona (4 02) SAME SONG MIX VOCAL


    Intro: 40 counts, starting on main vocals.
     

    Syncopated rocking chair, step back, touch, forward, scuff, forward lock step.

    1 & 2 & Rock forward on rt. recover on to lt. rock back on rt. recover on to lt.
    3 & 4 Rock forward on rt. recover on to lt. step back on rt.
    5 & 6 & Step back on lt. tap rt toe next to lt instep. step forward on rt. scuff lt forward.
    7 & 8 Step forward on lt. lock step rt behind lt. step forward on lt.
     

    Cross & heel & cross & heel & cross, side, back, 1/4 turn, side, forward. * (restart)

    1 & 2 & Cross step rt over lt. step lt to left side. dig rt heel forward to right diagonal. step rt in place.
    3 & 4 & Cross step lt over rt. step rt to right side. dig lt heel forward to left diagonal. step lt in place.
    5 & 6 Cross step rt over lt. step lt back on left diagonal. step back on rt.
    7 & 8 Turn 1/4 right stepping with small step back on lt. small step on rt to right side. step forward on lt.
     

    Walk x 2, step pivot 1/2 turn left, step, step pivot 1/4 turn right, step. forward lock step.

    1 2 Walk forward on rt, lt. 3 o’clock
    3 & 4 Step forward on rt. pivot 1/2 turn left. step forward on rt. 9 o’clock
    5 & 6 Step forward on lt. pivot 1/4 turn right. step forward on lt. 12 o’clock
    7 & 8 Step forward on rt. lock step lt behind rt. step forward on rt.
     

    Mambo 1/2 turn left, triple full turn left, mambo step, mambo step.

    1 & 2 Rock forward on lt. recover on to rt. turn 1/2 left stepping forward on lt. 6 o’clock
    3 & 4 Turn 1/2 left stepping back on rt. turn 1/2 left stepping forward on lt. step forward on rt.
    5 & 6 Rock forward on lt. recover on to rt. step back on lt.
    7 & 8 Rock back on rt. recover on to lt. step forward on rt.
     

    Step, turn 1/2 left, step back, coaster step, step, turn 1/2 left, step back, coaster step.

    1 & 2 Step forward on lt with toe turned out. turn 1/2 left stepping back rt. step back on lt.
    3 & 4 Step back on rt. step lt next to rt. step forward on rt.
    5 & 6 Step forward on lt with toe turned out. turn 1/2 left stepping back rt. step back on lt.
    7 & 8 Step back on rt. step lt next to rt. step forward on rt.
     

    Cross, side, step back, cross behind, side, cross shuffle, step turn 1/4 left x 3.

    1 & 2 Cross step lt over rt. step out on rt to right side. step back on lt.
    3 & Cross step rt behind lt. step lt to left side.
    4 & 5 Cross step rt over lt. step lt to left side. cross step rt over lt
    6 7 Turn 1/4 left stepping forward on lt. turn 1/4 left stepping forward on rt.
    8 Turn 1/4 left stepping forward on lt. 9 o’clock
     

    Rock forward side back, step forward, mambo 1/2 turn left, ball turn 1/4 left x 2.

    1 & 2 & Rock forward on rt, recover, side rock out on rt to right side. recover.
    3 & 4 Rock back on r. recover. step forward on rt.
    5 & 6 Rock forward on lt. recover on to rt. turn 1/2 left stepping forward on lt.
    & 7 & 8 Step on ball of rt next to l. turn 1/4 left stepping forward on lt. repeat ball step with 1/4 turn left.
     

    Step forward, touch, step back, coaster kick & touch & heel & forward lock step.

    1 & 2 Step forward on rt. touch lt toe next to rt instep. step back on lt.
    3 & 4 Step back on rt. step lt next to rt. kick rt forward.
    & 5 & 6 Step down on rt. touch lt toe next to rt. step down on lt. dig rt heel forward.
    & 7 & 8 Step down on r. step forward on lt. lock step rt behind rt. step forward on lt.
     

    Restart: there is 1 restart during wall 3 after 16 counts.

     
Apr
15
  • Brave


    Brave


    Count:  48

    Wall:  4

    Level:  Intermediate

    Choreographer:  Richard Palmer, Laura Hilbert & Lorna Dennis (Feb 2014)

    Music:  Brave by Sara Bareilles (Single)


    Intro: 8 counts
     

    Side, cross rock, side rock, cross rock, step, kick, ball, point, &, kick, ball

    1-2& Step r to r side, cross rock l over r, recover onto r
    3&4& Rock l to l side, recover onto r, cross rock l over r, recover onto r
    5-6& Step l to l side, kick r forward, step r beside l
    7&8& Point l to l side, step l beside r, kick r forward, step r beside l
     

    Point, hitch, cross, back lock-step, coaster, forward shuffle

    1&2 Point l to l side, hitch l knee, cross step l over r
    3&4 Step back r, lock l across r, step back r
    5&6 Step back l, step r beside l, step forward l (*tag & restart 2 here on wall 6 facing 12 o’clock)
    7&8 Step forward r, close l beside r, step forward r (*tag & restart 1 here on wall 3 facing 6 o’clock)
     

    Cross & heel jack x 2, cross, side mambo touch, step

    1&2& Cross l over r, step r to r side, touch l heel diagonally forward l, step l next to r
    3&4& Cross r over l, step l to l side, touch r heel diagonally forward r, step r next to l
    5-6& Cross l over r, rock r to r side, recover onto l
    7-8 Touch r next to l, step r to r side
     

    Cross point, side point, cross, ¼ turn left, side step, cross rock, side rock, behind, side, cross

    1-2 Point l diagonally forward r, point l diagonally forward l
    3&4 Cross l over r, step back on r, make a ¼ turn l stepping l forward
    5&6& Cross rock r over l, recover onto l, rock r to r side, recover onto l
    7&8 Cross r behind l, step l to l side, cross r over l
     

    Cross rock, side rock, behind, side, cross, chasse, ¼ hitch turn, chasse, ¼ hitch turn

    1&2& Cross rock l over r, recover onto r, rock l to l side, recover onto r
    3&4 Cross l behind r, step r to r side, cross l over r
    5&6& Step r to r side, close l beside r, step r to r side, hitch l knee whilst making a ¼ turn l
    7&8& Step l to l side, close r beside l, step l to l side, hitch r knee whilst making a ¼ turn l
     

    Chasse, coaster step, right jazz box cross

    1&2 Step r to r side, close l beside r, step r to r side
    3&4 Step back l, step r beside l, step forward l
    5-8 Cross r over l, step back on l, step r to r side, cross l over r
     

    Tag & restart 1 – on wall 3 (facing 6 o’clock), dance the first 16 counts (up to and including the forward shuffle) and then do the following tag and then restart the dance from count 1:

     

    Jazz box touch

    1-4 Cross l over r, step back on r, step l to l side, touch r next to l
     

    Tag & restart 2 – on wall 6 (facing 12 o’clock), dance the first 14 counts (up to and including the coaster step) and then do the following tag and then restart the dance from count 1:

     

    Walk, walk

    1-2 Walk forward on r, walk forward on l
     
    Many thanks to Dee Musk, Hayley Musk and Karl Harry Winson for their time and advice helping with this dance.
     
    Contact details: richard_palmer_uk@hotmail.com; laura.bates97@yahoo.co.uk
     
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  • Back To Black


    Back To Black


    Count:  64

    Wall:  2

    Level:  Intermediate

    Choreographer:  Lawrence Allen (Nov 2012)

    Music:  Back To Black; Bryan Keith; Album: Back To Black (The Voice Performance) Single


    16 count intro
     

    Walk, hold, walk, hold, rock, recover, 3/4 right turn

    1-4- Step forward right, hold, step forward left, hold
    5-6- Rock forward right, recover back left
    7-8- 1/2 right turn stepping right forward (6:00), 1/4 right turn stepping left to left side (9:00)
     

    Extended modified weave, right cross rock, recover

    1-3- Step right behind left, step left to left side, cross right over left
    4-6- Step left to left side, step right behind left, step left to left side
    7-8- Cross rock right over left, recover back left
     

    1/2 right turn, right behind, 1/4 left turn, 1/2 pivot turn, walk, walk (or full turn)

    1-2- 1/4 right turn stepping right forward (12:00), 1/4 right turn stepping left to left side (3:00)
    3-4- Step right behind left, 1/4 left turn stepping left forward (12:00)
    5-6- Step right forward, 1/2 left pivot turn (6:00)
    7-8- Walk forward right, left
     

    Or continue turning doing a full left turn

    7-8- 1/2 left turn stepping right back (12:00), 1/2 left turn stepping left forward (6:00)
     

    1/4 left pivot turn, cross, crossing knee hitch, step, rock, recover, cross

    1-2- Step right forward, 1/4 left pivot turn (weight ending on left) (3:00)
    3-4- Cross right over left, hitch left knee crossing over right
    5-6- Step left down over right, rock right side to right side
    7-8- Recover back on left, cross right over left
     

    Big step left, drag right to left, side, behind, 1/4 right turn, walk (or 1 1/4 right turn)

    1- Take a big step with left to left side
    2-4- Drag right to left touching right toes beside left
    5-6- Step right to side, step left behind right
    7-8- 1/4 right turn stepping right forward (6:00), step left forward
     

    Or do a 1 1/4 right rolling turn (6:00)

    5-6- 1/4 right turn stepping right forward (6:00), 1/2 right turn stepping left back (12:00)
    7-8- 1/2 right turn stepping right forward (6:00), walk left forward
     
    *(first restart on wall 3) will start facing the 12:00 and will do the first 40 counts and restart on 6:00 wall.
     

    Rock, recover, right lock step back, full left turn

    1-2- Rock right forward, recover back left
    3-5- Step right back, lock left in-front of right, step right back
    6- 1/2 left turn stepping left forward (12:00)
    7-8- Step right forward, 1/2 left pivot turn (weight ending on left) (6:00)
     
    *(second restart on wall 6) will start facing 6:00 and will do 48 counts and restart on 12:00 wall.
     
    This restart has slower and modified music, just keep dancing!!!
     

    Cross, point, cross, point, 1/4 right turn jazz box

    1-4- Cross right over left, point left toes to side, cross left over right, point right toes to side
    5-8- Cross right over left, step left back, 1/4 right turn stepping right to side (9:00), cross left over right
     

    Hip sways, right cross, 3/4 right turn, walk

    1-4- Step right to side and sway hips right, left, right, left
    5-6- Cross right over left, 1/4 right turn stepping left foot back (12:00)
    7-8- 1/2 right turn stepping right forward (6:00) step left forward
     

    *at the end of the dance you will be facing the 6:00

    1-2- Step right forward, 1/2 left pivot turn to face the front to end the dance
     
    Contact – e-mail: lindancinallen@aol.com
     
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  • Baby Grace


    Baby Grace


    Count:  32

    Wall:  4

    Level:  Beginner

    Choreographer:  Rep Ghazali-Meaney, Scotland (July 2013)

    Music:  Be My Baby by Leslie Grace (133 bpm)


    16 count intro
     
     

    01-08

    Right rumba box

    1-2 Step right to right side, step left together
    3-4 Step forward right, hold (or touch left together)
    5-6 Step left to left side, step right together
    7-8 Step back left, hold (or touch right together)
     

    Restart: 4th wall

     

    09-16

    R side-touch l tog, l side-scuff r, r jazz box cross

    1-2 Step right to right side, touch left together
    3-4 Step left to left side, scuff right across left
    5-6 Cross right over left, step back left
    7-8 Step right to right side, cross left over right
     

    17-24

    R side rock-recover, r cross-hold, l vine ¼ turn touch

    1-2 Rock right to right side, recover on left
    3-4 Cross right over left, hold
    5-6 Step left to left side, cross step right behind left
    7-8 ¼ turn left by stepping forward on left, touch right together (9)
     

    25-32

    Back r-touch l, fwd l-touch r, r weave

    1-2 Step back right, touch left together
    3-4 Step forward left, touch right together
    5-6 Step right to right side, step left behind right
    7-8 Step right to right side, cross left across right (9)
     

    Restart: 4th wall (3 o’clock) – dance up to count 8 and restart facing 3 o’clock wall

     
Apr
22
  • Breathe


    Breathe


    Count:  48

    Wall:  2

    Level:  Advanced – NC2

    Choreographer:  Stig Ekström (SE) July 2012

    Music:  Breathe – Regina Lund, Album: Breathe (80 BPM)


    Music downloadable at: http://www.reginalund.com/
     
    Start after a 36 count intro.
     

    Section 1: Right basic, left basic, extended weave, side, together

    1, 2 & Step right to right side, cross left behind right, step right over left
    3, 4 & Step left to left side, cross right behind left, step left over right
    5, 6 & 7 Step right to right side, cross left behind right, step right to right side, cross left over right
    8 & Step right to right side, close left to right
     

    Section 2: Basic, turn ¼ step, triple 1½ turn, coaster step, forward, together

    1, 2 & Step right to right side, close left behind right, step right over left.
    3 Turn ¼ to left step forward on left (9 o’clock).
    4 & 5 Turn ½ to left step back on right, turn ½ forward on left, turn ½ back on right (3 o’clock)
    6 & 7 Step left back, step right next to left, step left forward.
    8 & Step forward on right, close left to right.
     

    Section 3: Turn ¼ basic, basic, step, step, turn, step, full turn

    1, 2 & Turn ¼ to left step right to right side, close left behind right, step right over left (12 o’clock).
    3, 4 & Step left to left side, close right behind left, step left over right.
    5, 6 & Step forward on right, step forward on left, turn ½ to right step forward on right (6 o’clock).
    7, 8 & Step forward on left, turn ½ to left step back on right, turn ½ step forward on left (6 o’clock),
     

    Section 4: ½ turn back, coaster step, side rock cross, ½ turn extended weave

    1 Turn ½ to left step back on right (12 o’clock).
    2 & 3 Step back on left, close right next to left, step forward on left.
    4 & 5 Rock right to right side, recover on left, cross right over left.
    6 & 7 Turn ½ cross left over right, step right to right side, cross left behind right (6 o’clock).
    8 & Step right to right side, cross left over right.
     

    Restart here on walls 3 and 5. add the ending here on wall 6.

     

    Section 5: Side rock behind, ¼ turn step, step full turn, coaster step, rock turn ¼

    1, 2 & Rock right to right side, recover on left, cross right behind left.
    3 Turn ¼ to left step forward on left (3 o’clock).
    4 & 5 Step forward on right, turn ½ to left step forward on left, turn ½ step back on right (3 o’clock).
    6 & 7 Step back on left, close right next to left, step forward on left.
    8 & Rock right to right side, turn ¼ to left step forward on left (12 o’clock).
     

    Section 6: Turn ¼ basic, side, behind, ¼ turn step, rock, scissor step, side, cross

    1, 2 & Turn ¼ to left step right to right side, close left behind right, cross right over left (9 o’clock).
    3, 4 & Step left to left side, close right behind left, turn ¼ to left step forward on left (6 o’clock).
    5 Rock forward on right
    6 & 7 Recover on left, step right next to left, cross left over right
    8 & Step right to right side, cross left over right.
     

    Ending right basic, left basic, together

    1, 2 & Step right to right side, cross left behind right, step right over left
    3, 4 & Step left to left side, cross right behind left, step left over right
    5 Step right next to left
     
    Copyright © 2012, stig ekström http://www.ekstroem.nu/linedance
     
Mar
27
  • Bosa Nova EZ


    Bosa Nova Ez


    Count:  32

    Wall:  4

    Level:  Beginner

    Choreographer:  Lisa McCammon (July 2012)

    Music:  Blame It On The Bossa Nova by Jane McDonald (164 BPM)


    16 count intro – start weight on right
     
    This is an easier version of Phil Dennington’s popular dance Bosa Nova.
     
    It’s intended to be used as a floor split so everyone can take the floor when it’s requested–which is all the time!
     

    1-8

    Basic l, touch, basic r, kick

    1-4 Step l to side, step r next to l, step l to side, touch r next to l
    5-8 Step r to side, step l next to r, step r to side, kick l to l diagonal
     

    9-16

    Behind, turn, fwd, hold, r fwd mambo, hold

    1-4 Step l behind r, turn ¼ r [3] stepping fwd r, step fwd l, hold
    5-8 Rock fwd r, rec l, step slightly back r, hold
     

    17-24

    Back, lock, back, hold, r coaster step, hold

    1-4 Step back l, cross r slightly over l, step back l, hold
    5-8 Step back r, step l next to r, step fwd r, hold
     

    25-32

    Walk, hold, walk, hold, walk, hold, stomp, hold

    1-8 Step fwd l, hold, step fwd r, hold, step fwd l, hold, stomp r, hold
     
    All rights reserved, july 2012.
     
    Contact: www.peterlisamcc.com
     
Jan
24
  • Back In Time (Robbie McGowan Hickie)


    Back In Time


    Count:  32

    Wall:  4

    Level:  Beginner / Improver

    Choreographer:  Robbie McGowan Hickie (UK) Aug 11

    Music:  Bajo La Luna by Sparx


    Alternatives:
     
    ”she can’t let go” by glenn frey. cd: “no fun aloud” (98 bpm) 16 count intro.
     
    “wouldn’t it be nice” by jason allen (118 bpm…32 count intro) cd: wouldn’t it be nice
     
    “just like a boomerang” by andrés esteche (118 bpm…32 count intro – start on vocals)(not phrased) cd: just like a boomerang
     

    Forward rock. left shuffle 1/2 turn left. step. pivot 1/2 turn left. right shuffle forward.

    1 – 2 Rock forward on left. rock back on right.
    3 & 4 Left shuffle making 1/2 turn left stepping left. right. left.
    5 – 6 Step forward on right. pivot 1/2 turn left.
    7 & 8 Right shuffle forward stepping right. left. right. (facing 12 o’clock)
     

    Cross rock. chasse left. cross rock. chasse 1/4 turn right.

    1 – 2 Cross rock left over right. rock back on right.
    3 & 4 Step left to left side. close right beside left. step left to left side.
    5 – 6 Cross rock right over left. rock back on left.
    7 & 8 Step right to right side. close left beside right. make 1/4 turn right stepping forward on right.
     

    Forward rock. triple step full turn left. forward rock. right shuffle 1/2 turn right.

    1 – 2 Rock forward on left. rock back on right. (facing 3 o’clock)
    3 & 4 Left triple step (on the spot) making full turn left stepping left. right. left.
    5 – 6 Rock forward on right. rock back on left.
    7 & 8 Right shuffle making 1/2 turn right stepping right. left. right. (facing 9 o’clock)
     
    Easier option: counts 3&4 above … left coaster step
     

    Forward rock. behind & cross. side rock. behind & step forward.

    1 – 2 Rock forward on left. rock back on right.
    3 & 4 Cross left behind right. step right to right side. cross step left over right.
    5 – 6 Rock right out to right side. recover weight on left.
    7 & 8 Cross right behind left. step left to left side. step forward on right. (facing 9 o’clock)
     
    Start again