Category Archives: L


feb
3
  • Like A Fine Wine


     

    Like A Fine Wine

    Count: 32
    Wall: 4
    Level: Improver
    Choreographer: Jef Camps (BE) & Sebastien Bonnier (FR) – April 2018
    Music: ”Love Takes Time” by Gord Bamford

    S1: WALK, WALK, ROCKING CHAIR, STEP-LOCK-STEP, ½ CHASE TURN
    1-2 RF walk forward, LF walk forward
    3&4& RF rock forward, recover on LF, RF rock back, recover on LF
    5&6 RF step forward, LF lock behind RF, RF step forward
    7&8 LF step forward, make ½ turn R putting weight on RF, LF step forward

    S2: ½ BACK, BACK, COASTER CROSS, SCISSOR STEP, SIDE, BEHIND-SIDE-CROSS, SWEEP
    1-2 ½ turn L & RF step back, LF step back
    3&4 RF step back, LF close next to RF, RF cross over LF
    5&6& LF step side, RF close next to LF, LF cross over RF, RF step side
    7&8 LF cross behind RF, RF step side, LF cross over RF & sweep RF forward

    S3: CROSS, ¼ BACK, ¼ CHASSE, CROSS ROCK/RECOVER, SIDE/DRAG, KICK-BALL-HEEL-BALL
    1-2 RF cross over LF, ¼ turn R & LF step back
    3&4 ¼ turn R & RF step side, LF close next to RF, RF step side
    5&6 LF rock across RF, recover on RF, LF big step side while dragging R towards LF
    7&8& RF kick forward, RF close on ball next to LF, LF touch heel forward, LF close on ball next to RF

    S4: FWD ROCK/RECOVER, TOGETHER, MAMBO ¼ TURN, SWEEP, CROSS, BACK, TOGETHER, STEP-LOCK-STEP
    1-2& RF rock forward, recover on LF, RF close next to LF
    3&4 LF rock forward, recover on RF, ¼ turn L & LF step side while sweeping RF forward
    5&6 RF cross over LF, LF step back, RF close next to LF
    7&8 LF step forward, RF lock behind LF, LF step forward

    Start again and have fun!

    Restart: In wall 3 after section 1 and in wall 6 after section 3.

sep
22
  • Lonely Blues


     

    Lonely Blues

    Count: 64
    Wall: 4
    Level: Beginner / Improver
    Choreographer: Rachael McEnaney-White (UK/USA) April 2019
    Music: Mr. Lonely – Midland (2.59mins) – approx. 150bpm.
    Count In: 24 counts from start of track, dance begins on vocals
    Notes: NO Tags Or Restarts

    [1 – 8] R heel, R close, L heel, L close, R fwd point, R side point, R touch, R kick
    1 2 3 4 [1] Touch R heel forward, [2] Step R next to L, [3] Touch L heel forward, [4] Step L next to R 12.00
    5 6 7 8 [5] Point R toe forward, [6] Point R to right side, [7] Touch R next to L, [8] Kick R to right diagonal 12.00

    [9 – 16] R behind, L side, R cross, L kick, L behind, 1/4 turn R, L fwd, R brush
    1 2 3 4 [1] Cross R behind L, [2] Step L to left side, [3] Cross R over L, [4] Kick L to left diagonal 12.00
    5 6 7 8 [5] Cross L behind R, [6] Make 1/4 turn right stepping forward R, [7] Step forward L, [8] Brush R next to L (weight L) 3.00

    [17 – 24] R fwd, L touch, L back, R kick, R back, L close, R fwd, L brush
    1 2 3 4 [1] Step forward R, [2] Touch L next to R, [3] Step back L, [4] Kick R forward 3.00
    5 6 7 8 [5] Step back R, [6] Step L next to R, [7] Step forward R, [8] Brush L forward 3.00

    [25 – 32] L cross, R side, L behind, R side, L jazz box cross
    1 2 3 4 [1] Cross L over R, [2} Step R to right side [3] Cross L behind R [4] Step R to right side 3.00
    5 6 7 8 [5] Cross L over R, [6] Step back R, [7] Step L to left side, [8] Cross R over L 3.00

    [33 – 40] L side, R heel-toe-heel swivels in, Twist heels R, Twist toes R, Twist heels R with 1/4 turn L, L hook
    1 2 3 4 [1] Step L to left side, [2] Swivel R heel in towards L, [3] Swivel R toe in towards L, [4] Swivel R heel in towards L 3.00
    5 6 [5] Twist both heels right, [6] Twist both toes right 3.00
    7 8 [7] Twist both heels right as you make 1/4 turn left, [8] Hook L in front of R shin 12.00

    [41 – 48] L fwd, 1/2 turn L hitching R, R back, 1/4 turn L hitching L, L side, R close, L fwd, R touch
    1 2 [1] Step forward L, [2] Make 1/2 turn left on L ball as you hitch R knee 6.00
    3 4 [3] Step back R, [4] Make 1/4 turn left on R ball as you hitch L knee 3.00
    5 6 7 8 [5] Step L to left side, [6] Step R next to L, [7] Step forward L, [8] Touch R next to L 3.00

    [49 – 56] R diagonal steps fwd x2, L touch, L diagonal steps back x2
    1 2 3 4 [1] Step R diagonally forward, [2] Step L next to R, [3] Step R diagonally forward, [4] Touch L next to R 3.00
    5 6 7 8 [5] Step L diagonally back , [6] Step R next to L, [7] Step L diagonally back, [8] Touch R next to L 3.00

    [57 – 64] R diagonal back, L touch, L diagonal back, R touch, R back, L close, R fwd stomp, L stomp next to R
    1 2 3 4 [1] Step R diagonally back, [2] Touch L next to R (Clap option), [3] Step L diagonally back, [4] Touch R next to L (Clap option) 3.00
    5 6 7 8 [5] Step back R, [6] Step L next to R, [7] Stomp R forward, [8] Stomp L next to R 3.00

    START AGAIN – HAVE FUN

    Ending: The last wall begins facing the back, dance the first 14 counts then instead of stepping forward L on count 7 make a further 1/4 turn right stepping L to left side, then step R to right side on count 8 taking hands up…ta-da!

feb
18
  • A Little Love Trip


     

    A Little Love Trip

    Count: 32
    Wall: 4
    Level: Improver
    Choreographer: Vikki Morris (UK) & Julie Lockton (ES) Jan. 2016
    Music: Love Trip – Jerry Kilgore (amazon – iTunes)
    Start 32 counts on the word “love”

    S1: Diagonal Forward Left, Touch Right, Right Kick Ball Cross, Right Rock ¼ Left, Step Right, Hitch Left,
    1 2 Step slightly forward Left to Left diagonal, Touch Right next to Left
    3&4 Kick Right to Right diagonal, Step next to Left, Cross Left over Right
    5 6 Rock Right to Right side, Recover on Left as you turn ¼ turn Left (9 o clock)
    7 8 Step forward Right, Hitch Left

    S2: Walk Back x 2, Left Coaster Cross, Point Right, Cross Right, Point Left, Cross Left
    1 2 Walk back Left, Walk back Right
    3&4 Step back on Left, Step Right next to Left, Cross Left over Right
    5 6 Point Right to Right side, Cross step in front of Left
    7 8 Point Left to Left side, Cross step in front of Right

    S3: Forward Right Rock, Recover Left, ¼ Right Chasse, Weave Right
    1 2 Rock forward on Right, Recover on Left
    3&4 Turn ¼ turn Right stepping Right to Right side, Step Left next to Right, Step Right to Right side (12 o clock)
    5 6 Cross Left over Right, Step Right to Right side
    7 8 Cross Left behind Right, Step Right to Right side

    S4: Left Cross Rock, Recover Right, ¼ Left Chasse, Left Full Turn Forward, Right Shuffle
    1 2 Cross rock Left over Right, Recover on Right
    3&4 Step Left to Left side, Step Right next to Left, Turn ¼ turn Left stepping forward Left (9 o clock)
    5 6 Turn ½ turn Left stepping back on Right, Turn ½ turn Left stepping forward on Left
    7&8 Step forward Right, Step Left next to Right, Step forward Right

    Contacts: gypsycowgirl70@hotmail.com, contact@linedance-international.com

sep
21
  • Loco Amor


     

    Count: 32
    Wall: 4
    Level: Easy Improver – Latin Style
    Choreographer: Kate Sala – UK (July 2017)
    Music: Loco Enamorado – Abraham Mateo, Farruko & Christian Daniel (4:12 mins)
    #32 Count Intro (21 seconds).

    Long Diagonal Step Right, Together, Chasse on Right Diagonal.
    1 2 Long step on R to right diagonal with body facing left diagonal. Step L next to R.
    3 & 4 (Facing left diagonal). Step R to right diagonal. Step L next to R. Step R to right diagonal. Long Diagonal Step Left, Together, Chasse on Left Diagonal.
    5 6 Long step on L to left diagonal with body facing right diagonal. Step R next to L.
    7 & 8 (Facing right diagonal). Step L to left diagonal. Step R next to L. Step L to left diagonal.

    Mambo Step Forward, Mambo step Back. Paddle Turn Left x 3, Step
    1 & 2 Facing 12:00 – Rock forward on R. Recover on to L. Step back on R.
    3 & 4 Rock back on to L. Recover on to R. Step forward on L.
    5& 6& 7& Step forward on ball of R. Pivot turn left x 3 completing 1/2 turn left).
    Optional styling: The above paddle turns can be danced with anti- clockwise hip rolls.
    8 Step forward on R. 6:00

    Left, Together, Forward, Long Step Right With Shimmy, Together.
    1 & 2 Step L to left side. Step R next to L. Step forward on L.
    3 4 Long step on R to right side. Drag L in next to R and shimmy the shoulders. (Weight on L) Rock Step Forward, Rock Step Right, Coaster Step.
    5 & Rock forward on R. Recover on to L.
    6 & Rock out on R to right side. Recover on to L.
    7 & 8 Step back on R. Step L next to R. Step forward on R.

    Mambo Step 1/4 Turn Left. Cross Shuffle.
    1 & 2 Rock forward on L. Recover on to R. Turn 1/4 left stepping L to left side. 3:00
    3 & 4 Cross step R over L. Step L to left side. Cross step R over L. Full Turn Left With Step Ball Turn x 4.
    5 & Turn 1/4 left stepping forward on L. Step ball of R behind L.
    6 & Repeat the above steps.
    7 & Repeat the above steps.
    8 Turn 1/4 left stepping forward on L. 3:00

    Start Again Enjoy!

sep
12
  • Love Flow

     

    Count: 32
    Wall: 4
    Level: Beginner
    Choreographer: Niels Poulsen (DK): May 2018
    Music: Let your love flow by The Bellamy Brothers. 109 BPM. Track length: 2.47. Album: Best of The Best. Buy on iTunes, etc
    Intro: 16 counts (app. 9 secs. into track). Start with weight on L foot

    NOTE: NO TAGS – NO RESTARTS!

    [1 – 8] R cross rock, ball cross, side R, L back rock, L chasse
    1–2 Cross rock R over L (1), recover on L (2) 12:00
    &3–4 Step R to R side (&), cross L over R (3), step R to R side (4) 12:00
    5–6 Rock back on L (5), recover on R (6) 12:00
    7&8 Step L to L side (7), step R next to L (&), step L to L side (8) 12:00

    [9 – 16] R back rock, shuffle ½ L, L back rock, ¼ R into L chasse
    1–2 Rock back on R (1), recover on L (2) 12:00
    3&4 Turn ¼ L stepping R to R side (3), step L next to R (&), turn ¼ L stepping back on R (4) 6:00
    5–6 Rock back on L (5), recover on R (6) 6:00
    7&8 Turn ¼ R stepping L to L side (7), step R next to L (&), step L to L side (8) 9:00

    [17 – 24] Behind side, cross shuffle, L side rock, cross shuffle
    1–2 Cross R behind L (1), step L to L side (2) 9:00
    3&4 Cross R over L (3), step L to L side (&), cross R over L (4) 9:00
    5–6 Rock L to L side (5), recover on R (6) 9:00
    7&8 Cross L over R (7), step R to R side (&), cross L over R (8) 9:00

    [25 – 32] Syncopated R vine, point L, clap X2, rolling vine into L chasse
    1–2& Step R to R side (1), cross L behind R (2), step R to R side (&) 9:00
    3&4 Point L to L side (3), clap (&), clap (4) 9:00
    5–6 Turn ¼ L stepping L fwd (5), turn ½ L stepping back on R (6) 9:00
    7&8 Turn ¼ L stepping L to L side (7), step R next to L (&), step L to L side (8) 9:00

    Start Again!

    Ending: Wall 9 is your last wall. It starts facing 12:00. Do up to count 21 (your L side rock) and then turn ¼ R onto R and shuffle L fwd to face 12:00 again 12:00

    Contact: nielsbp@gmail.com

okt
17
  • Lonely Drum


     
    Lonely Drum

    Count: 32
    Wall: 4
    Level: Improver

    Choreographer: Darren Mitchell – June 2017
    Music: Lonely Drum – Aaron Goodvin
    (Intro: 40 counts)

    STOMP, BOUNCE, BOUNCE, BOUNCE, TOE-HEEL-STOMP, TOE-HEEL-STOMP
    1&2& Stomp R forward, raise R heel up, drop R heel to the ground, raise R heel up,
    3&4 Drop R heel to the ground, raise R heel up, drop R heel to the ground,
    5&6 Touch L toe together, touch L heel together, stomp L forward,
    7&8 Touch R toe together, touch R heel together, stomp R forward. (12:00)

    PADDLE TURN, SHUFFLE ACROSS, HIP-HIP-HIP, BEHIND-SIDE-ACROSS
    1,2 Paddle turn: Step L forward, turn 90 degrees right take weight onto right,
    3&4 Shuffle L across in front of right: L-R-L,
    5&6 Step R to the side pushing hips: R-L-R,
    7&8 Step L behind right, step R to the side, step L across in front of right. (3:00)

    TOE & TOE & HEEL & HEEL, TOGETHER, WALK, WALK, SHUFFLE FORWARD.
    1& Touch R toe to the side, step R together,
    2& Touch L to the side, step L together,
    3& Touch R heel forward, step R together,
    4& Touch L heel forward, step L together
    5,6 Step R forward, step L forward,
    7&8 Shuffle forward: R-L-R. (3:00)

    PIVOT TURN, SHUFFLE FORWARD, STEP, DRAG, STEP, DRAG
    1,2 Pivot turn: step L forward, turn 180 degrees right take weight onto right,
    3&4 Shuffle forward: L-R-L,
    5,6 Step R a big step forward, drag L towards right,
    7,8 Step L a big step forward, drag R towards left. (9:00)

    REPEAT

    Tag: At the end of wall 3, add the following 8-count tag, then restart the dance at 3:00
    1,2 Step R forward, rock back onto left,
    3&4 Shuffle back: R-L-R,
    5,6 Step L back, rock forward onto right,
    7&8 Shuffle forward: L-R-L.

okt
2
  • Love Comes Around


     
    Love Comes Around

    Count: 32
    Wall: 4
    Level: Beginner
    Choreographer: Gordon Timms (Nuline – UK) October 2017
    Music: When Love Comes Around Again by George Strait – 114 Bpm – Album Cd:”Love Is Everything”

    16 Counts intro…. Start on the vocals.

    SECTION 1: STEP, POINT, STEP, POINT, JAZZ BOX ¼ TURN RIGHT, TOUCH
    1 – 2 Step Forward on RIGHT, touch point left to left side…
    3 – 4 Step forward on LEFT, touch point right out to right side…
    5 – 6 Sweep right out and cross over left…Turn ¼ turn right stepping back with left…
    7 – 8 Step right to right side, Touch left next to right. – Faces 3.00

    SECTION 2: WEAVE TO THE LEFT, TOUCH, WEAVE TO THE RIGHT, ¼ TURN & STEP
    1 – 2 Step left to left side, Step Right behind left.
    3 – 4 Step left to the left side, Touch Right next to left
    5 – 6 Step right to right side, step left behind right…
    7 – 8 Turn ¼ turn right stepping right forward, stepping left forward. – Faces 6.00

    SECTION 3: STEP TOUCH BEHIND, ¼ TURN RIGHT, STEP TOUCH BEHIND, STEP BACK, HOOK
    1 – 2 Step right forward, touch left toe behind right heel…
    3 – 4 Turning ¼ right step back on left, step small step right to right side…. (9.00)
    5 – 6 Step left forward, touch right toe behind left heel…
    7 – 8 Step back on Right, step back left crossing left toe over to the outside of the right foot…(Hook) – Faces 9.00

    SECTION 4: STEP, ¼ TURN LEFT, HITCH, STEP, TOUCH, WEAVE TO THE LEFT, ¼ TURN, STEP, BRUSH
    1 – 2 Turning ¼ left, step forward on left and hitch right knee… (6.00)
    3 – 4 Step right to right side, touch left next to right…
    5 – 6 Step left to left side, step right behind left…
    7 – 8 Turning ¼ turn left step forward on left…brush right foot past left instep. – Faces 3.00

    FINISH: As the music fades you will be facing the 12.00 wall… finish on the hook step.

    ENJOY THE DANCE!

    Line Dancing with Gordon & Glenys (UK)
    HOME: +44 1793 490697 Mobile: +44 7787 383059
    Website: http://www.stardustdance.co.uk
    E-Mail: stardust-dance@talktalk.net

okt
3
  • Lay Low

     

    Lay Low

    Count: 32 Wall: 4 Level: Improver

    Choreographer: Darren Bailey – Aug 2015

    Music: Lay Low (Josh Turner)

     

    Intro: 32 counts

     

    Side Rock R, Cross Shuffle, 1/4 R x2, Cross Shuffle.

    1-2                Rock Rf to R side, Recover onto Lf

    3&4               Cross Rf over Lf, Step Lf to L side, Cross Rf over Lf

    5-6                Make a 1/4 turn R and step back on Lf, Make a 1/4 turn R and step Rf to R side

    7&8               Cross Lf over Rf, Step Rf to R side, Cross Lf over Rf

     

    Step R, Touch L, Kick Ball Cross, Side Rock L, Sailor 1/2 L turn with Cross.

    1-2                Step Rf to R side, Touch Lf next o Rf

    3&4               Kick Lf forward (to L diagonal), Step Lf next to Rf, Cross Rf over Lf

    5-6                Rock Lf to L side, Recover onto Rf

    7&8               Cross Lf behind Rf making a 1/4 turn L, Step Rf next to Lf, Make a 1/4 turn L and cross Lf over Rf

    (Restart here on wall 4)

     

    Step R, Lock L, Chasse 1/4 turn R, Pivot 1/2 turn R, 1/2 turning Shuffle R.

    1-2                Step Rf to R side, Lock Lf behind Rf (popping R knee forward)

    3&4               Step Rf to R side, Close Lf next to Rf, make a 1/4 turn R and step forward on RF

    5-6                Step forward on Lf, Make a 1/2 pivot turn R

    7&8               Make a 1/4 turn R and step Lf to L side, Close Rf next to Lf, Make a 1/4 turn R and step back on Lf

     

    Back x2 with Knee pops, R Coaster Step, Cross Rock L, Scissor step L

    1-2                Step back on Rf popping L knee forward, Step back on Lf popping R knee forward

    3&4               Step back on Rf, close Lf next to Rf, Step forward on Rf

    5-6                Cross Rock Lf over Rf, Recover onto Rf

    7&8               Step Lf to L side, Close Rf next to Lf, Cross Lf over Rf

     

    Tag….Before starting wall 10.

    1-4                Click fingers on R hand x4 slowly bringing R hand down to the side.

     

     

apr
18
  • Let It Bay-Be


    Let It Bay – Be


    Count:  16

    Wall:  4

    Level:  Beginner

    Choreographer:  Tina Argyle (UK) March 2011

    Music:  Let It Be – Katie Stevens – 65bpm American Idol Album Season 9


    Count in : 16 counts from start of track – start dancing with lyrics.
     

    Right Nightclub Basic. Left Nightclub Basic.

    1 Take big step to right side.
    2& Rock back left. Recover weight onto right.
    3 Take big step to left side.
    4& Rock back right. Recover weight onto left.
     

    Side, Sweep. Extended Weave.

    5 Take big step to right side, sweeping left leg anti- clockwise at the same time.
    6 Cross left behind right.
    &7 Step right to right side. Cross left over right.
    &8 Step right to right side. Cross left behind right.
    & Step right to right side.
     

    Left Cross Rock, Recover. Step. Right Cross Rock, Recover. Step.

    9 Rock left over right.
    10& Recover weight onto right. Step left to left side.
    11 Rock right over left.
    12& Recover weight onto left. Step right to right side.
     

    Cross ¼ Turn. Step. Walk. Walk.

    13 Cross left over right.
    14& ¼ turn left stepping back right. Step left to left side.
    15 Step forward right.
    16 Step forward left.
     
     

    Optional easy peasy lemon squeezy ending!!

    On final wall (4th time you start facing 12 o‘clock) – dance up to count 7. Hold. Then slowly unwind with the music a full turn right to face front.
     
    Contact: vineline@hotmail.co.uk
     
jan
28
  • Living To Love You


    Living To Love You


    Count:  32

    Wall:  4

    Level:  High Intermediate NC

    Choreographer:  Maria Maag (Denmark) Nov 2014

    Music:  Living to Love You ( single version ) by Sarah Connor, length 4:18


    Intro: 18 counts from first beat
     

    Restart: Wall 2 after 28 counts (facing 09:00) do the lunge, then slightly drag r next to l, make sure the weight is l, then restart dance from the beginning.

     

    Tag 1: After wall 3 (12 counts) (facing 12:00)

     

    Tag 2: After wall 5 (4 counts) (facing 6:0 )

     

    Ending: After wall 8. The music slows down a little bit. Turn ¼ R stepping fw. R (1), sweep L ¾ R. (2)

     

    1 – 8

    Basic R, ¼ L Step Fw. L, Full Turn R, ½ Turn L Sweep L, Behind Side, Cross Rock L Recover R Turn ¼ L

    1-2& Step R to R side (1), close L behind R (2), cross R over L (&)12:00
    3-4& Turn ¼ L stepping fw. L (3), ½ turn L stepping back R (4), ½ turn L stepping fw. L (&)09:00
    5-6& ½ turn L stepping back R and sweep L (5), cross L behind R (6), step R to side (&)03:00
    7-8& Cross rock L over R (7), recover R (8), ¼ turn L stepping fw. L (&)12:00
     

    9 – 16

    Step Fw.r Step !/2 Turn Step, Step ½ Turn L, ¼ L Sway R Sway L, Basic R

    1-2& Step fw,. R (1), step fw. L (2), make a ½ turn R stepping fw. R (&)06:00
    3-4& Step fw. L (3), step fw. R (4), make a ½ turn L stepping fw. L (&)12:00
    5-6 Turn ¼ L and sway R (5), sway L (6)09:00
    7-8& Step R to side (7), close L behind R (8), cross R over L (&)09:00
     

    17 – 24

    ¼ L Sweep R, Cross Back Back, Cross Rock Recover R, Step L To Side And Do A ¾ Hitch Turn L, Run Run Sweep L, Weave Turn 1/8 L

    1-2& Turn ¼ L stepping down L and sweep R (1), cross R over L (2), step back L (&), 06:00
    3-4& Step R to side (3), cross rock L over R (4), recover R (&)06:00
    5-6& Turn ¼ L stepping fw. L and hitch R and make another ½ turn L on L (5), run fw. R (6), run fw. L (&)09:00
    7-8& Step fw. R and sweep L (7), cross L over R (8), step R to side (&)09:00
     

    25 – 32

    Behind ¼ Turn L Cross, Lunge L Recover ¼ R, Spin ½ R, Basic L

    1-2& Cross L behind R and turn 1/8 L (1), step back R (2), turn 1/8 R stepping L to side (&)06:00
    3-4 Cross R over L (3), lunge L to L side (4) Restart wall 206:00
    5-6 Recover ¼ R (5), spin ½ R on R (6)03:00
    7-8& Step L to side (7), close R behind L (8), cross L over R (&)03:00
     
     

    Tag 1:

    [1-8]

    1-2& Step R to R side (1), close L behind R (2), cross R over L (&)
    3-4& Step L to side (3), close R behind L (4), cross L over R (&)
    5-6& Step fw. R (5), step fw. L (6), make a ½ turn R stepping down R (&)
    7-8 Step fw. L (7), spin ½ turn L on L (8)
     

    [9-12]

    1-2 Sway R (1), hold (2)
    3-4 Sway L (3), hold (4)
     
     

    Tag 2:

    [1-4]

    1-2& Step R to side (1), close L behind R (2) cross R over L (&)
    3-4& Step L to side (3), close R behind L (4) cross L over R (&)
     
    Enjoy…
     
    Contact: maria.maag.dk@gmail.com
     
nov
16
  • Laughter In The Rain


    Laughter In The Rain


    Count:  44

    Wall:  2

    Level:  Improver – Cha Cha

    Choreographer:  Dee Musk (UK) March 2014

    Music:  Laughter In The Rain by Neil Sedaka, Album: The Definitive Collection (96 bpm – iTunes)


    Dedicated to the lovely Penny (Mummy Conroy) who adores this track and asked me to write to it.
     
    #16 count intro – approx 10 seconds
     

    S1: Walk R, L, Forward Mambo ¼ Turn R, Cross ¼ Turn L, Shuffle ¼ Turn L,

    1,2 Walk forward R, walk forward L.
    3&4 Rock forward on R, recover weight to L, make a ¼ turn R stepping R to R side.
    5,6 Cross L over R, make a ¼ turn L stepping back on R.
    7&8 Make a ¼ turn L stepping L to L side, close R beside L, step L to L side. (9 o’clock).
     

    S2: Cross, Rock & Cross, Side, L Sailor Step, R Sailor Step.

    1 Cross R over L.
    2&3 Rock L to L side, recover weight to R, cross L over R.
    4 Step R to R side.
    5&6 Step L behind R, step R to R side, step L to L side.
    7&8 Step R behind L, step L to L side, step R to R side. (9 o’clock).
     

    S3: Cross Side, Behind Side Cross, Rock ¼ Turn L, R Shuffle Forward.

    1,2 Cross L over R, step R to R side.
    3&4 Cross step L behind R, step R to R side, cross L over R.
    5,6 Rock R to R side, make a ¼ turn L weight forward on L.
    7&8 Step forward on R, close L beside R, step forward on R. (6 o’clock).
     

    S4: Full Turn R, L Shuffle Forward, Forward Rock Recover And Rock Recover.

    1,2 Make a ½ turn R stepping back on L, make a ½ turn R stepping forward on R (Option, Walk L, R).
    3&4 Step forward on L, close R beside L, step forward on L.
    5,6& Rock forward on R, recover weight to L, step R beside L.
    7,8 Rock forward on L, recover weight to R. (6 o’clock).
     

    S5: Walk Back L, R, L Coaster Step, Right Shuffle Forward, Step ½ Turn R.

    1,2 Walk back L, walk back R.
    3&4 Step back on L, close R beside L, step forward on L.
    Restart From Here During Walls 2 And 4
    5&6 Step forward on R, close L beside R, step forward on R.
    7,8 Step forward on L, make a ½ turn R. (12 o’clock).
     

    S6: Left Shuffle Forward, Step ½ Turn L.

    1&2 Step forward on L, close R beside L, step forward on L.
    3,4 Step forward on R, make a ½ turn L. (6 o’clock)
     

    Restart during walls 2 and 4 – dance the first 36 counts then begin again facing 12 o’clock.

     
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  • Light On


    Light On


    Count:  34

    Wall:  2

    Level:  Intermediate NC2

    Choreographer:  Debbie McLaughlin (UK) April 2014

    Music:  Light On by Rebecca Ferguson (Album: Freedom *Bonus Track*)


    Count in: After 4 counts
     

    Side Back Rock, ¼ Turn Sweep, Cross Back ½ Turn, Step ½ Turn ¼ Turn Back Rock

    1 2& Step L to L side, Rock R behind L, Recover onto R
    3 4& Make ¼ turn R stepping R forward and sweeping L around, Cross L over R, Step R back
    5 6& Make ½ turn L stepping L forward, Step R forward, Make ½ turn R stepping L back
    7 8& Make ¼ turn R stepping R to R side, Rock L behind R, Recover forward onto R
     

    Side, Cross Rock Side Rock Back Rock, Side Back Rock ¼ Turn, ½ Turn Run Run

    1 2& Step L big step to L side, Cross rock R over L, Recover onto L
    3&4& Rock R out to R side, Recover onto L, Rock R behind L, Recover onto L
    5 6& Step R big step to R side, Rock L behind R, Recover onto R
    7 8& Make ¼ turn R stepping back on L, Make ½ turn R stepping R forward, Step L forward
     

    Sweep, Cross Side Behind, Behind ¼ Turn Step, Full Turn Rock Recover

    1 2& Step R forward and sweep L around, Cross L over R, Step R to R side
    3 4& Cross L behind R and sweep R around, Cross R behind L, make ¼ turn L stepping L forward
    5 6& Step R forward (prep for full turn R), Make ½ turn R stepping L back, Make ½ turn R stepping R forward
    7 8 Rock forward on L, Recover back onto R
     

    ¼ Turn Sway Sway Together

    1 2& Make ¼ turn L and sway L to L side, Sway to R, Step L beside R
     

    Walk Walk Step ½ Turn ¼ Sweep, Cross Rock Recover, Cross ¼ Turn ¼ Turn Cross

    1 2 Walk forward R, Walk forward L (Cross over slightly on the walks)
    3 4& Step R forward, Pivot ½ turn L taking weight forward onto L, Make ¼ L sweeping R around
    5 6& Cross R over L, Rock L out to L side, Recover onto R
    7&8& Cross L over R, Make ¼ turn L stepping back on R, Make ¼ turn L stepping L to L side, Cross R over L
     
    Contact: Debmcwotzit@gmail.Com
     
feb
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  • Lasso Shuffle



    Lasso Shuffle


    Count:  32

    Wall:  4

    Level:  Beginner

    Choreographer:  Wanda Pawlak

    Music:  I Just Want To Dance With You – George Strait (slow to practice, then to any faster music that suits the steps)


    1-8

    Chasse, Rock Step Backwards x 2

    1&2 Right Chasse
    3-4 Rock left backwards, Recover on right foot
    5&6 Left Chasse
    7-8 Rock right backwards, Recover on left foot
     

    9-16

    Shuffle Forward x 2, Rock Step Forward x 2

    1&2 Shuffle forward with right foot
    3&4 Shuffle forward with left foot
    5-8 Rock, Recover forward on right foot twice
     

    17-24

    Shuffle Backwards x 2, Rock Step Backwards x 2

    1&2 Shuffle backwards on left foot
    3&4 Shuffle backwards on right foot
    5-8 Rock, Recover backwards on right foot twice
     

    25-32

    Jazz Box, Jazz Box with ¼ turn

    1-4 Cross right over left, step back on left foot, step right to the right, step left together in place
    5-8 Cross right over left, step back on left foot, turn ¼ turn right stepping right to the side, step left together with the weight on the left foot
     
    Start again!
     
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  • Looking Good


    Looking Good


    Count:  32

    Wall:  4

    Level:  Beginner

    Choreographer:  Darren Bailey (July 10)

    Music:  The Way She’s Looking by Raybon Brothers


    Shuffle R, Rock, Recover, Shuffle L, Rock, Recover

    1&2 Step Rf to R side, close Lf next to Rf, Step Rf to R side
    3-4 Rock back on Lf, recover onto Rf
    5&6 Step Lf to L side, close Rf next to Lf, step Lf to L side
    7-8 Rock back on Rf, recover onto Lf
     

    Shuffle Forward, Rock, Recover, Shuffle Back, Rock, Recover

    1&2 Step forward on Rf, close Lf behind Rf, step forward on Rf
    3-4 Rock forward on Lf, recover onto Rf
    5&6 Step back on Lf, close Rf infront of Lf, step back on Lf
    7-8 Rock back on Rf, recover onto Lf
     

    Step Touches X4 With Side Clicks

    1-2 Step Forward on Rf, touch Lf to L side (click fingers out to both sides)
    3-4 Step forward on Lf, touch Rf to R side (click fingers out to both sides)
    5-6 Step Forward on Rf, touch Lf to L side ( click fingers out to both sides)
    7-8 Step forward on Lf, touch Rf to R side (click fingers out to both sides)
     

    Jazz Box With ¼ Turn R, Grapevine L Or (Rolling Grapevine L)

    1-2 Cross Rf over Lf, step back on Lf
    3-4 Make a ¼ turn R steping forward on Rf, touch Lf next to Rf
    5-6 Step Lf to L side, Cross Rf behind Lf
    7-8 Step Lf to L side, touch Rf next to Lf
    Option: 5-8 Rolling Grapevine L
     
    Repeat and enjoy
     
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  • Love Is A Word


    Love Is A Word


    Count:  32

    Wall:  4

    Level:  Improver

    Choreographer:  Maggie Gallagher (Sept 2012)

    Music:  New Age by Marlon Roudette (Amazon 59p)


    ** Special thanks to Janie Kenrick for suggesting the music **
     
    Intro: 16 counts (11 secs)
     

    S1: R Rumba Box, Back R, L, R Coaster

    1&2 Step right to right side, Step left next to right, Step forward on right touching left next to right
    3&4 Step left to left side, Step right next to left, Step back on left
    5-6 Step back right, Step back left
    7&8 Step back right, Step left next to right, Step forward right
     

    S2: L Lock, Step R ¼ L Cross R, Side L, Touch, R Side, Behind Side Cross

    1&2 Step forward on left, Lock right behind left, Step forward on left
    3&4 Step forward on right, Pivot ¼ left, Cross right over left [9:00]
    5&6 Step left to left side, Touch right next to left, Step right to right side
    7&8 Step left behind right, Step right to right side, Cross left over right *Restart on Wall 3
     

    S3: R Side, Rock Back, L Side, Rock Back, Sway R, L, Sailor ¼ R

    1,2& Step right to right side, Cross rock left behind right, Recover on right
    3,4& Step left to left side, Cross rock right behind left, Recover on left *Restart on Wall 7
    5-6 Sway right to right side, Sway left to left side
    7&8 Cross right behind left, Step left beside right making ¼ right, Step forward on right [12:00]
     

    S4: Step L, ½ R Pivot, L Shuffle, Step R, Pivot ¼ L, R Kick Ball Change

    1-2 Step forward on left, Pivot ½ turn right [6:00]
    3&4 Step forward left, Step right next to left, Step left forward
    5-6 Step forward on right, Pivot ¼ left [3:00]
    7&8 Kick right forward, Step ball of right next to left, Step on left next to right
     

    Tag: 4 Count Tag At The End Of Wall 1

    1-2 Sway right, Sway left
    3-4 Sway right, Sway left
     

    Restarts:

    Wall 3 after 16 counts [3:00]

    Wall 7 after 20& counts [9:00]

     
    Keep dancing right to the very end of the beat