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  • When You Smile


     

    When You Smile

    Count: 32
    Wall: 4
    Level: Absolute Beginner
    Choreographer: José Miguel Belloque Vane (NL), Roy Verdonk (NL) September 2019
    Music: When You Smile – Rune Rudberg

    Intro : 32 counts
    Tag after wall 9 (facing 09.00)

    S1: Step/Touch 2X, Step/Together, Step Flick
    1-2 RF step right diagonal forward right, LF touch together
    3-4 LF step diagonal back left, RF touch together
    5-6 RF step right diagonal back right, LF step together
    7-8 RF step diagonal back right , LF flick behind RF

    S2: 1/8 Turn R, Side L, Touch Together R, 1/8 Turn R, Side R, Touch Together L, Vine With 1/4 Turn L, Scuff R
    1-2 make 1/8 turn right stepping LF left, RF touch next to LF (01.30)
    3-4 make 1/8 turn right stepping RF right, LF touch next to RF (03.00)
    5-6 LF step left , RF cross behind LF
    7-8 make 1/4 turn left stepping LF forward, RF scuff next to LF (12.00)

    S3: Rock Forward R/Recover L, Back R, Hold, Back L, Together R, Forward L, Hold
    1-2 RF rock forward, recover onto LF
    3-4 RF step back, hold
    5-6 LF step back, RF step together
    7-8 LF step forward, hold

    S4: Heel/Toe Struts Forward (R,L) With 1/4 Turn L, Jazz Box
    1-2 RF step forward on heel, RF drop toes onto floor (taking weight onto RF)
    3-4 make 1/4 turn left stepping LF forward on heel, LF drop toes onto floor (taking weight onto LF) (09.00)
    5-6 RF cross in front of LF, LF step back
    7-8 RF step right, LF step forward

    TAG: The tag will occur after wall 9, facing 09.00 o’clock
    Hip Bump R, Hold, Hip Bump L, Hold, Hip Bumps R, L, R, L
    1-2-3-4 bump hips right, hold, bump hips left, hold
    5-6-7-8 bump hips right, left, right, left

feb
10
  • We’ve Got Time


     

    We’ve Got Time

    Count: 32
    Wall: 4
    Level: Improver
    Choreographer: JOJO Team (Joke Mozes & John Warnars) November 2017
    Music: Bernie Heaney – What I’ve Got in Mind. 121 bpm
    Intro: 24 counts.

    Across, ¼ Left Back, Right Shuffle Back, Rock Back, Recover, Kick Ball Point;
    1 2 RF step across LF, LF ¼ turn right [3] step back
    3&4 RF step back, LF close next RF, RF step back
    5 6 LF rock back, weight back on RF
    7&8 LF kick forwards, LF close next RF, RF toes tap to right side

    Cross Rock, Recover, Chassé Right, Across, ¼ Left Back, ¼ Left Chassé;
    1 2 RF rock across LF, weight back on LF
    3&4 RF step to right side, LF close next RF, RF step to right side
    5 6 LF stap across RF, RF ¼ turn left[12] step back
    7&8 LF ¼ turn left [9] step to left side, RF close next LF, LF step to left side

    Across, Point, Cross Behind, Point, ¼ Right Jazz Box;
    1 2 RF step across LF, point LF to left side
    3 4 LF cross behind RF, point RF to right side
    ***Restarts at wall 4 and 9***
    5 6 RF step across LF, LF ¼ turn right [12] step back
    7 8 RF small step to right, LF step forward
    ***Restart at wall 5***

    Across, Side Step, ¼ Right Coaster Step, Step Fwd, ½ Right Back, ½ Shuffle Turn Left;
    1 2 RF step across LF, LF small step to left
    3&4 RF ¼ turn right [3] step back, LF close next RF, RF step forward
    5 6 LF step forward, RF ½ turn left [9] step back
    7&8 LF ¼ turn left [6] step to left, RF close next LF, LF ¼ turn left [3] step forward

    1 RF start again…

    Restarts at wall 4, after count 20, wall 5, after count 24, wall 9, after count 20.

    Website: www.flyingbirdscountrydancers.com / www.linedancerjohn.nl
    Email: jbcmozes@home.nl / johnwarnars@gmail.com / info@linedancerjohn.nl

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  • We Only Live Once – Easy

     

    We Only Live Once – Easy

     

    Count: 32 Wall: 4 Level: Beginner

    Choreographer: Lene Mainz Pedersen, (DK) Feb. 2015

    Music: We Only Live Once – Shannon Noll

     

    Intro: 32 Count from Vocals – No Tags! No Restarts! 

     

    Sec.: 1.       Walk Fw R,L, Mambo, Walk Back L,R, Coaster 

    1 – 2             Walk fw R, L.

    3 & 4             Rock fw R, recover on L, Step back on R.

    5 – 6             Walk back L,R.

    7 & 8             Step back on L, Step R beside L, Step fw on L.

     

    Sec.: 2.       Step Lock Step Lock Step X 2 

    1 – 2             Step fw on R to R diagonal, Lock L behind R.

    3 & 4             Step fw on R, Lock L behind R, Step fw on R.

    5 – 6             Step fw on L to L diagonal, Lock R behind L.

    7 & 8             Step fw on L, Lock R behind L, Step fw on L.

     

    Sec.: 3.       Cross Rock, Chassé, Cross Rock Chassé ¼ Turn

    1 – 2            Cross Rock R over L, recover on L.

    3 & 4             Step R to R side, step L beside R, step R to R side.

    5 – 6             Cross Rock L over R, recover on R.

    7 & 8             Step L to L side, step R beside L, Make ¼ turn L stepping fw on L.

     

    Sec.: 4.       Cross Point R, L, Jazz Box. 

    1 – 4             Cross R over L, Point L to L side, Cross L over R, Point R to R side.

    5 – 8             Cross R over L, Step back on L, Step R to R side, Step fw on L.

     

    Happy Go’ Lucky 

     

    Contacts: lene.m@privat.dk – www.happylinedanceherning.dk

feb
19
  • What You Say, What You Do

    What You Say, What You Do


    Count:  32

    Wall:  4

    Level:  Beginner

    Choreographer:  Ashya (Jan. 2016)

    Music:  This World Today Is A Mess by Donna Hightower


     

    Intro: 28 counts

    Sec 1. K Step.

    1-2 Step R diagonally forward, step L touch beside R
    3-4 Step L diagonally back, step R touch beside L
    5-6 Step R diagonally back, step L touch beside R
    7-8 Step L diagonally forward, step R touch beside L

    Sec 2. Vine Step Right, Touch. Vine Step Left, Scuff

    1-2 Step R to right side, step L behind R
    3-4 Step R to right side, step L touch beside R
    5-6 Step L to left side, step R behind L
    7-8 Step L ¼turn left, step R scuff

    Sec 3. Step R Toe Touch Cross, Heel Down, Side, ½turn Right, Jazz Box,

    1-2 Step R toe touch cross over L, step R heel down
    3-4 Step L to left side, ½turn right
    5-6 Step L cross over R, step R back,
    7-8 Step L to left side, step R touch beside L

    Sec 4. Rolling Turn Right, Rolling Turn Left

    1-2 Step R ¼turn right, ½turn right
    3-4 ¼turn right, step L touch to left side
    5-6 Step L ¼turn left, ½turn left
    7-8 ¼turn left, step R touch to right side

    Tag 1. Finished 3rd wall (9:00)

    Tag 2. Finished 6th Wall (6:00)

    1-4 Step R to right side, step L touch beside R, Step L to left side, step R touch beside L
    Contact: 1miryoo1@naver.com
nov
16
  • Witness

    Witness


    Count:  80

    Wall:  1

    Level:  Phrased Advanced

    Choreographer:  Fred Whitehouse, Darren Bailey – July 2015

    Music:  Daughtry – Witness (Stripped Version)


     

    Intro – 16 counts – Sequence – A, A, B, A, B, B2, A Restart, B, B2, B3, Ending

    A pattern – 32 counts

    A1: Basic, ¼ Sweep, Full Turn, Step Back X2, ¼ Side Step Hold

    1,2& Step RF to R, close LF behind R, cross RF over L
    3,4& Make ¼ turn L stepping LF forward (sweeping RF from back to front) step RF forward, pivot ½ turn L placing weight on LF
    5,6& Make ½ L touching RF beside L (pushing both hands up and out from face level), step RF back, step LF back, (styling on count 5 is a hold count rolling body back into counts 6&)
    7,8 Make ¼ turn R stepping RF to R side as you also throw your R hand up towards the roof, hold (styling, look up toward R hand)

    A2: ¼ Turn, Full Turn, ½ Turn Sweep, Sweep, Step, ¼ Turn, Sway/Look X2, ¼ Piqué Turn, Full Turn

    1,2& Make ¼ turn R stepping LF forward (3.00) pivot ½ turn R placing weight on RF (9.00), ½ turn R stepping LF back (3.00)
    3,4,5 Make ½ turn R onto RF sweeping LF from back to front, step LF forward sweeping RF from back to front, step RF forward (9.00)
    6&7 Make ¼ turn L stepping LF to side swaying L; Sway R (also look L,R) ¼ turn L stepping forward L hitching R knee (touch RF to L knee) (3.00)
    8& Make ½ turn L stepping RF back, ½ turn L stepping LF forward

    A3: ¼ Side, Weave, Cross Rock Recover, Side Step, Cross Rock Recover, Step, Push R Hand, Pull Hand Back, Lift L Hand

    1,2& Make ¼ L stepping RF to R side (12.00) step LF behind R, step RF to R side
    3,4& Cross rock LF over R, recover weight onto RF, step LF to L side,
    5,6& Cross rock RF over L, recover weight onto LF, step RF to R side
    7,8& Step LF to L side pushing R hand (palm in) across your body to the L side (also look to L) recover weight onto R pulling R hand back across face with open hand (your hand must be in front of face), lift LF hand beside R (both hands should now be in front of face with open hands, palms facing away)

    A4: Sweeping ½ Turn, Weave, Sweep, Weave ¼ Turn, Spiral, Step, ¼ Turn Into Basic

    1,2& Make ½ turn L placing weight on LF as you sweep RF (6.00) cross RF over LF, step LF to L side
    3,4& Step RF behind L sweeping L from front to back, step LF behind R, ¼ turn R stepping RF forward
    5,6,7 Step LF forward making full spiral R, step RF forward, make ¼ turn R stepping LF to L side
    8& Close RF behind LF, cross LF over R (12.00)

    B1 – 16 counts (Diamond)

    Diamond Fall Away, Arabesque ½ Turn, 3/8 Turn, ¼ Turn, Touch X2

    1,2& Step RF to R side, make 1/8 turn L stepping LF back diagonal, step RF back diagonal
    3,4& Make 1/8 turn L stepping LF to L (9.00) 1/8 L stepping RF forward, step LF forward (7.30)
    5,6& Make ½ turn L lifting RF back (or touch RF back) step back on RF, make 3/8 turn L stepping LF forward
    7,8 Make ¼ L touching RF to R side, touch RF over L (keep weight on LF) (6.00)

    Diamond Fall Away, Arabesque ½ Turn, 3/8 Turn, ¼ Turn, Touch X2

    1,2& Step RF to R side, make 1/8 turn L stepping LF back diagonal, step RF back diagonal
    3,4& Make 1/8 turn L stepping LF to L (3.00) 1/8 L stepping RF forward, step LF forward (1.30)
    5,6& Make ½ turn L lifting RF back (or touch RF back) step back on RF, make 3/8 turn L stepping LF forward
    7,8 Make ¼ L touching RF to R side, touch RF over L (keep weight on LF) (12.00)

    B2 – 16 counts (Weight of the World)

    Step, Hitch, Drop, Step, Hinge Turn, Basic L, Hinge Turn, Full Turn, Walk X2, Chase Turn

    1,2,3 Step RF to R side, step LF behind R (hitching R knee up) push R toe back bending L knee as you lower (R leg should extend back on the floor) and as you raise both arms to sides, dropping head (face 1.30)
    4,5 Pull R leg in as you recover to standing position and lower arms
    6 Step RF forward in diagonal (1.30)
    &7 Make ¼ turn L stepping LF a small step forward, ½ L stepping RF back sweeping LF to side
    8&1 Step LF to L side (facing 4.30) cross RF over LF, step LF to L side,
    2&3 Close RF behind LF, cross LF over R, make ¾ turn L putting weight on RF (fan LF round same time as turn)
    4&5 Step LF forward, make ½ turn L stepping back R, make ½ turn L stepping LF forward (7.30)
    6,7 Walk forward R, L
    8& Step RF forward, pivot ½ turn L placing weight on LF (you will then turn 1/8 L to front wall to begin next sequence – either B3 or A)

    B3 – 16 counts (Witness)

    Basic, Sway X2, Basic, Chase Turn, Repeat To Other Side

    1,2& Make 1/8 turn L squaring up to 12.00 stepping RF to R side, close LF behind R, cross RF over L
    3,4 Step LF to L side with a sway, sway body to R placing weight on to RF,
    5,6& Step LF to L side, close RF behind LF, cross LF over R,
    7,8& Make ¼ turn R stepping RF forward, step LF forward, pivot ½ turn R placing weight on RF
    1,2& Make ¼ turn R stepping LF to L side, close RF behind L, cross LF over R (12.00)
    3,4 Step RF to R side with a sway, sway body to L placing weight on to LF,
    5,6& Step RF to R side, close LF behind RF, cross RF over L, ,
    7,8& Make ¼ turn L stepping LF forward, step RF forward, pivot ½ turn L placing weight on LF (you will then turn ¼ L to front wall to start next sequence – either A or B2)

    Restart happens in section a after 8 counts: After you complete counts 6&7, sway weight back on to LF.

    Ending: Do first 5 counts of b2

    Sequence: when it says A, A, B, that means all the B sections together; If it says a number beside the B follow what it says on the sheet. The music tells you what to do.

    Also refer to video.
    We hope you enjoy this challenge.
    Last update – 23rd july 2015
sep
7
  • Waco-A-Way

    Waco-A-Way


    Count:  64

    Wall:  2

    Level:  Improver

    Choreographer:  Rep Ghazali, Scotland (June 2011)

    Music:  How Far To Waco by Ronnie Dunn (134 bpm)


     

    32 count intro start on vocal

    1-8

    Side Right Toe Strut, Cross Rock, Left Side Toe Strut, Cross Rock

    1-2 Touch Right toe to Right side, drop Right heel on the floor
    3-4 Cross rock Left over Right, recover on Right
    5-6 Touch Left toe to Left side, drop Left heel on the floor
    7-8 Cross rock Right over Left, recover on Left

    9-16

    ¼ Turn-Hold, Step-½ Pivot, Step-Hold, Full Turn

    1-2 ¼ turn Right by stepping forward on Right, hold (3)
    3-4 Step forward Left, ½ pivot turn Right (9)
    5-6 Step forward Left, hold
    7-8 ½ turn Left by stepping back on Right, ½ turn Left by stepping forward on Left

    17-24

    Step-Lock, Step-Kick, Back-Kick, Back-Kick

    1-2 Step forward Right, lock Left behind Right
    3-4 Step forward Right, kick forward on Left
    5-6 Step back Left, kick Right forward
    7-8 Step back Right kick Left forward

    25-32

    Coaster Step Scuff, Jazz Box ¼ Turn

    1-2 Step back Left, step Right together
    3-4 Step forward Left, scuff forward Right
    5-6 Cross Right Right over Left, ¼ turn Right by stepping back on Left (12)
    7-8 Step Right to Right side, cross Left over Right

    33-40

    Side-Behind, ¼ Turn-Step Forward, ½ Pivot-¼ Turn, Behind-¼ Turn

    1-2 Step Right to Right side, step Left behind Right
    3-4 ¼ turn Right by stepping forward on Right, step forward Left (3)
    5-6 ½ pivot turn Right, ¼ turn Right by stepping Left to Left side (12)
    7-8 Step Right behind Left, ¼ turn Left by stepping forward on Left (9)

    41-48

    Make ¾ Turn Right: Step-Scuff, Walk-Walk, Step-Scuff, Walk-Walk

    1-2 (start to make ¾ turn Right, try making an arc) step Right, scuff Left
    3-4 Walk Left, walk Right
    5-6 Step Left, scuff Right
    7-8 Walk Right, walk Left (finishing making ¾ turn Right) (6)

    49-56

    Step-½ Pivot, Step-Hold X2

    1-2 Step forward Right, ½ pivot turn Left (12)
    3-4 Step forward Right, hold
    5-6 Step forward Left, ½ pivot turn Right (6)
    7-8 Step forward Left, hold

    57-64

    Side-Hold, Side-Hold, Hip Bumps

    1-2 Stomp Right to Right side, hold
    3-4 Stomp Left to Left side, hold
    5-8 Hip bumps Right, Left, Right, Left (6)
mar
13
  • Waiting To Say Goodbye


    Waiting To Say Goodbye


    Count:  48

    Wall:  2

    Level:  Intermediate NC2

    Choreographer:  Malene Jakobsen (DK) & Johnny J. (SW) – Feb 2015

    Music:  The Long Goodbye by Brooks & Dunn. Album: The Essential Brooks & Dunn


    Music: Available on itunes, bpm 72. Total track length: 3:52
     
    Intro: 32 counts, 26 sec. Into track – Dance begins with weight on R
     

    Restart: There is 1 restart – On wall 4 after 34 counts, facing 12.00

     

    1-8

    Side, ¼, ¼ With Touch, Point, Back Rock, Basic, Point, Hitch, Behind With Sweep

    1-2&3 (1) Rock L to L prepping for turn, (2) recover onto R making ¼ R, (&) On ball of R make another ¼ R as you bring L toes to touch next to R, (3) point L to L 6.00
    4& (4) Rock back on L, (&) recover onto R 6.00
    5-6& (5) Step L to L, (6) close R next to L, (&) cross L over R 6.00
    7&8 (7) Point R to R, (&) hitch R, (8) cross R behind L sweeping L from front to back 6.00
     

    9-16

    Back, Run, Run, ¼ Sway X 3, Side, Behind, ¼ Step, Step ½ Turn

    1-2& (1) Step back on L, (2) run back on R, (&) run back on L 6.00
    3-4& (3) Make ¼ turn R and sway R, (4) Sway L, (&) sway R 9.00
    5-6&7 (5) Make long step L on L (6) Step R behind L, (&) make ¼ turn L stepping fwd. On L, (7) step fwd. On R 6.00
    8& (8) Step fwd. On L, (&) turn ½ R 12.00
     

    17-24

    Press, Recover, Ball Step With Sweep, Cross, ¼, Back, Recover, Coaster ½

    1-2 (1) Press ball of L fwd., (2) recover onto R 12.00
    &3 (&) Step L next to R, (3) step fwd. On R sweeping L from back to front 12.00
    4& (4) Cross L over R, (&) turn ¼ L stepping back on R, 9.00
    5-6 (5) Rock back on L ,(6) recover onto R 9.00
    7&8 (7) Turn ½ R stepping back on L (&) step R next to L, (8) step fwd. On L 3.00
     

    25-33

    Press, Recover, Ball Step With Sweep, Cross, ¼, Back, Coaster Cross, Side Rock, Cross

    1-2 (1) Press ball of R fwd. (2) Recover onto L 3.00
    &3 (&) Step R next to L, (3) step fwd. On L sweeping R from back to front 3.00
    4&5 (4) Cross R over L, (&) turn ¼ R stepping back on L, (5) step back on R 6.00
    6&7 (6) Step back on L, (&) close R next to L, (7) cross L over right 6.00
    8&1 (8) Rock R to R, (&) recover onto L, (1) cross R over L 6.00
     

    34-41

    Side, Behind, ¼, Fwd. Coaster, Back With Sweep, Behind Side, Cross Rock, 1/8

    2& (2) step L to L, (&) cross R behind L 6.00
    Note: The only restart is here, you will be facing 12.00
    3 (3) Turn ¼ L stepping forward on L 3.00
    4&5 (4) Step R forward, (&) step L next to R, (5) step back on R 3.00
    6-7& (6) Step back on L sweeping R from front to back, (7) cross R behind L, (&) step L to L 3.00
    8&1 (8) Rock R across L, (&) recover onto L , (1) turn 1/8 R stepping fwd. On R 4.30
     

    42-48

    3/8 Into Fwd. Rock, Recover, ¼, Cross, ¼, ½, Rock ¼, Touch

    2&3 (2&3) Run L, R, L making 3/8 R but make count 3 more like a fwd. Rock on L prepping to recover onto R 9.00
    4&5 (4) Recover onto R, (&) turn ¼ L stepping L to L, (5) Cross R over L 6.00
    6& (6) Turn ¼ R stepping back on L, (&) turn ½ R stepping fwd. On R, 3.00
    7-8& (7) Make ¼ turn L rocking L to L, (8) recover onto R, (&) touch L next to R [6.00]
     
    Contacts: lovelinedance@live.dk – johnny_jorgensen@hotmail.com
     
mar
3
  • The Way You Look


    The Way You Look


    Count:  64

    Wall:  4

    Level:  Intermediate

    Choreographer:  Darren Bailey, Fred Whitehouse, Raymond Sarlemijn (Feb 2015)

    Music:  The Way You Look at Me – Vinten ft Clarence Coffee jr


    Intro – 32 count (12 seconds from start of track)
     

    S1: Sailor, Touch X2, Step Touch X2

    1,2& Step LF to L, step RF behind L, step LF to L
    3,4 Touch RF to R, touch RF beside L
    5,6 Step RF forward diagonal, touch LF beside R
    7,8 Step LF forward diagonal, touch RF beside L
     

    S2: Stomp, Swivel Left Heel Toe Heel, Twist Heel Toe Heel

    1,2 Step RF forward diagonal, twist L heel in
    3,4 Twist L toe in, twist L heel in (bring LF closer to RF)
    5,6 Twist both heels to L, twist both toes to L
    7,8 Twist both heels to L, hitch R knee up (12.00)
     
    Tag 2 happens here on 7th wall (6.00)
     

    S3: Step Hitch X2, Step Point X2

    1,2 Step RF down, hitch L knee up making ¼ turn L
    3,4 Step LF down making ¼ L, hitch R knee up (6.00)
    5,6 Step RF down, point LF to L
    7,8 Step LF forward, point RF to R
     

    S4: Out Out In In, Knee Pops, Jazz Box With A Cross

    &1 Step RF out to R diagonal, step LF out to L diagonal
    &2 Step RF in, close LF next to R
    3,4 Bounce both heels (popping both knees slightly)
    5,6 Cross RF over L, step LF back
    7,8 Step RF to R, cross LF over R
     

    S5: Slide, Heel Grind, Behind, Touch

    1-4 Make large step R, drag LF next to R
    5,6 Cross L heel in front of R, grind L heel step RF to R
    7,8 Step LF behind R, touch RF to R
     

    S6: Step Touch X2, Step, Twist, Twist, Flick

    1,2 Step RF back, touch LF to L side
    3,4 Step LF back, touch RF to R side
    5,6 Step RF back (split weight) twist feet ½ turn R (Left heel should lift and twist, while your Right toe fans to Right keeping weight on R heel, 12.00)
    7,8 Twist ½ turn L (recover from twist 6.00), flick RF back
     

    S7: Stomp, Bounce X2, Hitch, Step Flick X2

    1-4 Stomp RF forward (All weight leaning forward) bounce body back for 2 counts, hitch R knee for count 4
    5,6 Step RF forward, flick LF behind R
    7,8 Step LF forward, flick RF behind L
     

    S8: Grapevine ¼ Turn, Heel Twists X2

    1,2 Make ¼ L stepping RF to R, step LF behind R
    3,4 Step R to R side, close LF next to R
    5,6 Twist both heels to L, bring both heels back (heels to lift of the floor)
    7,8 Twist both heels to L, bring both heels back (weight ending on R)
     
     

    Tag 1- On End Of Wall 2 (Facing 6.00)

    1,2 Step LF to L, touch RF next to L
    3,4 Step RF to R, touch LF next to R
     

    Tag 2 – (facing 6.00) – During Wall 7 Do First 16 Counts, Up To The Hitch

    1-4 Stomp RF down, hold for 3 counts (weight to stay on RF)
     
    We hope you enjoy.
     
feb
1
  • We Only Live Once


    We Only Live Once


    Count:  64

    Wall:  4

    Level:  Intermediate

    Choreographer:  Robbie McGowan Hickie – UK (Nov 2014)

    Music:  Shannon Noll – We Only Live Once


    Intro: 32 count from vocals
     

    S1: 2 X Walks Forward. Step. Pivot ½ Turn Right. Step. 2 X Walks Forward. Step. Pivot ½ Turn Left. Step.

    1 – 2 Walk forward on Left. Walk forward on Right.
    3&4 Step forward on Left. Pivot ½ turn Right. Step forward on Left.
    5 – 6 Walk forward on Right. Walk forward on Left.
    7&8 Step forward on Right. Pivot ½ turn Left. Step forward on Right. (12 o’clock)
     

    S2: Dorothy Step Diagonally Forward (Left & Right). & Forward Rock. Left Coaster Cross.

    1 – 2& Step Left Diagonally forward Left. Lock Right behind Left. Step Left Diagonally forward Left.
    3 – 4& Step Right Diagonally forward Right. Lock Left behind Right. Step Right Diagonally forward Right.
    5 – 6 Rock forward on Left. Rock back on Right.
    7&8 Step back on Left. Step Right beside Left. Cross step Left over Right. (12 o’clock)
     

    S3: Side Step Right. Behind. & Heel Jack. & Touch. & Left Heel-Ball-Cross. 2 X ¼ Turns Right.

    1 – 2& Step Right to Right side. Cross Left behind Right. Step ball of Right to Right side.
    3&4 Touch Left heel Diagonally forward Left. Step Left back to place. Touch Right toe beside Left.
    & Step ball of Right to Right side.
    5&6 Touch Left heel Diagonally forward Left. Step Left back to place. Cross step Right over Left.
    7 – 8 Make ¼ turn Right stepping back on Left. Make ¼ turn Right stepping Right to Right side. (6:00)
     

    S4: Cross Rock. Chasse ¼ Turn Left. 2 X ½ Turns Left. Right Mambo Forward.

    1 – 2 Cross rock Left over Right. Rock back on Right.
    3&4 Step Left to Left side. Close Right beside Left. Make ¼ turn Left stepping forward on Left.
    5 – 6 Make ½ turn Left stepping back on Right. Make ½ turn Left stepping forward on Left.
    7&8 Rock forward on Right. Rock back on Left. Step back on Right. (3 o’clock)
     

    S5: 2 X Walks Back. Left Sailor. Right Sailor ¼ Turn Right. Left Shuffle Forward.

    1 – 2 Walk back on Left. Walk back on Right.
    3&4 Cross Left behind Right. Step Right to Right side. Step Left to Left side.
    5&6 Cross Right behind Left. Make ¼ turn Right stepping Left beside Right. Step forward on Right.
    7&8 Left shuffle forward stepping Left. Right. Left. (6 o’clock)
     

    S6: Step. Pivot ½ Turn Left. Right Kick-Ball-Step Forward. Heel Switches & Right Lock Step Forward

    1 – 2 Step forward on Right. Pivot ½ turn Left.
    3&4 Kick Right forward. Step ball of Right beside Left. Step forward on Left. (12 o’clock)
    5&6 Touch Right heel forward. Step Right back to place. Touch Left heel forward.
    &7&8 Step Left back to place. Step forward on Right. Lock step Left behind Right. Step forward on Right.
     

    S7: Left Cross Rock. & Right Cross Rock. & Cross. ¼ Turn Left. Left Shuffle ½ Turn Left.

    1 – 2& Cross rock Left over Right. Rock back on Right. Step Left to Left side.
    3 – 4& Cross rock Right over Left. Rock back on Left. Step Right to Right side.
    5 – 6 Cross step Left over Right. Make ¼ turn Left stepping back on Right.
    7&8 Left shuffle making ½ turn Left stepping Left. Right. Left. (3 o’clock)
     

    S8: Right Mambo Forward. Left Coaster Step. Forward Rock. Right Shuffle ½ Turn Right.

    1&2 Rock forward on Right. Rock back on Left. Step back on Right.
    3&4 Step back on Left. Step Right beside Left. Step forward on Left.
    5 – 6 Rock forward on Right. Rock back on Left.
    7&8 Right shuffle making ½ turn Right stepping Right. Left. Right. (Facing 9 o’clock)
     
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  • Wagon Wheel Rock


    Wagon Wheel Rock


    Count:  64

    Wall:  4

    Level:  Improver / Easy Intermediate

    Choreographer:  Yvonne Anderson, (Aug 2012)

    Music:  Wagon Wheel by Nathan Carter, [Single – iTunes]


    Notes: Start on vocal, 3 restarts (Sounds a lot but it is really easy – see restart note) Dance finishes facing 12
     

    1-8

    Cross Rock, Recover, Side Rock Recover, Behind, ¼, ½, Kick

    1-4 Rock R across left, Recover weight on L, Rock R to right, Recover weight on L [12]
    5-8 Step R behind left, ¼ turn left stepping L forward, ½ turn left stepping R back, Kick L forward [3]
     

    9-16

    Rock Back, Recover, Step, Spiral Turn, Shuffle Forward

    1-4 Rock L back, Recover weight on R, Step L forward, On ball of L make full spiral turn right [3]
    5-8 Shuffle forward stepping R, L, R, Hold [3]
     

    17-24

    Step ¼, Touch, Step ¼ Touch, Side, Hold, Rock Back, Recover

    1-2 ¼ turn right stepping L to side, Touch R toes beside left [6]
    3-4 ¼ turn right stepping R forward, Touch L toes beside right [9]
    5-6 Step L to left, Hold [9]
    7-8 Rock R behind left, Recover weight on L [9]
    (Hand movements counts 1-2, raise hands and sway to the right, finger snap. Counts 3-4 repeat to left)
     

    25-32

    Side, Together, Forward, Scuff, Stomp, Twist, Twist, Hold

    1-4 Step R to right, Step L beside right, Step R forward, Scuff L heel forward [9]
    5-6 Stomp L forward, Bend knees and twist heels 1/8 turn left [11.30]
    7-8 Twist heels 1/8 turn right, Straighten knees and hold (weight on R) [9]
     
    *** Restart – During walls 3 (facing 3), 6 (facing 6), 9 (facing 9) ***
     

    33-40

    Cross, Back, Back, Kick, Cross, Back, Back, Hold

    1-2 Step L across right, Step R back to right diagonal [11.30]
    3-4 Step L back to left diagonal, Kick R across left [7.30]
    5-6 Step R across left, Step L back to left diagonal [7.30]
    7-8 Step R to right (squaring off to wall), Brush L across right [9]
     

    41-48

    Cross Toe Strut, Side Toe Strut, Sailor ½ Turn Left

    1-2 Step L toes across right, Drop L heel to floor [9]
    3-4 Step R toes to right, Drop R heel to floor [9]
    5-8 ¼ turn left stepping L behind right, ¼ turn left stepping R slightly back, Step L slightly forward, Hold [3]
     

    49-56

    Shuffle Forward, Hold, Step Pivot ½ Right , I/2 Right, Hold

    1-4 Shuffle forward stepping R, L, R, Hold [3]
    5-6 Step L forward, ½ turn right taking weight on right [9]
    7-8 ½ turn right stepping L back, hold [3]
     

    57-64

    Shuffle Back, Hold, Coaster Step, Hold

    1-4 Shuffle back stepping R, L, R, Hold [3]
    5-8 Step L back, Step R beside left, Step L forward, Hold [3]
    (Harder alternate counts 5-8 full triple turn left (on the spot) stepping L, R, L, hold)
     
    Repeat
     
    Contact: www.elyron.com
     
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  • Waltz N Smile


    Waltz N Smile


    Count:  24

    Wall:  4

    Level:  Beginner

    Choreographer:  Shaz Walton (Aug 09)

    Music:  Open Arms by Collin Raye


    Try any waltz tempo for practice – various speeds
     

    Left Twinkle. Right Twinkle.

    1-3 Cross left over right. Step right slightly back. Step left slightly back
    4-6 Cross right over left. Step left slightly back. Step right slightly back.
     

    Cross. Point. Hold. Cross Behind. Point. Hold.

    1-3 Cross left over right. Point right to right side. Hold.
    4-6 Cross right behind left. Point left to left side. Hold.
     

    Left Forward Basic. Right Back Basic.

    1-3 Step forward left. Step right beside left. Step left in place.
    4-6 Step back right. Step left beside right. Step right in place.
     

    ¼ Twinkle Left. Cross. Sway. Replace.

    1-3 Cross left over right. Make ¼ left stepping right to right side. Step left to left side.
    4-6 Cross right over left. Step left to left as you sway to left. Sway right.
     
    Begin again
     
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  • Winners & Losers


    Winners & Losers


    Count:  64

    Wall:  4

    Level:  Improver

    Choreographer:  Diana Dawson (Aug 2012)

    Music:  The Losing Side of Me by The Mavericks (176 bpm), various CD’s


    Intro: 24 counts – start on vocals;
     

    Section 1: Weave Right – Side- Hold- Back- Rock

    1-2 Step right to right side, step left behind right,
    3-4 Step right to right side, cross step left over right
    5-6-7-8 Step right to right side, hold. Step back on left foot, rock forward onto right
     

    Section 2: Step, Pivot ½ Turn, Step, Step, Pivot ½ Turn, Step

    1-2-3-4 Step forward on left foot, pivot ½ turn right, step forward on left foot, hold/clap [6:00]
    5-6-7-8 Step forward on right foot, pivot ½ turn left, step forward on right foot, hold/clap[12:00]
     

    Section 3: Weave Left – Side- Hold- Back- Rock

    1-2 Step left to left side, step right behind left
    3-4 Step left to left side, cross step right over left
    5-6-7-8 Step left to left side, hold. Step back on right foot, rock forward onto left
     

    Section 4: Right Forward-Lock-Forward – Left Step – Pivot ¼ Turn – Cross

    1-2-3-4 Step forward on right foot, lock step left behind right, step forward on right foot, hold
    5-6-7-8 Step forward on left foot, pivot ¼ turn right, cross step left over right, hold [3:00]
     

    Section 5: ¼ Turn Left – Hitch – ¼ Turn Left – Hitch – Right Coaster Step

    1-2 Make ¼ turn left stepping back on right foot, hitch left knee [12:00]
    3-4 Make ¼ turn left stepping left foot to left side, hitch right knee [9:00]
    5-6-7-8 Step back on right foot, step left beside right, step forward on right foot
     
    Dance ends here on wall 10 facing front
     

    Section 6: Hitch Paddle ¼ Turns Right X2 – Diagonal Cross Shuffle

    1 Hitch left knee slightly as you step forward on left foot,
    2 Pivot ¼ turn right on right foot [12:00]
    3 Hitch left knee slightly as you step forward on left foot,
    4 Pivot ¼ turn right on right foot [3:00]
    5-6-7-8 Step left over right, step right to right side, step left over right
    Note: Steps 5-8, cross shuffle should travel towards right diagonal, straightening up as you begin section 7 reverse rumba box)
     

    Section 7: Reverse Rumba Box

    1-2-3-4 Step right to right side, step left beside right, Step back on right, hold
    5-6-7-8 Step left to left side, step right beside left, step left forward, hold
     

    Section 8: Hip Bumps Right, Hip Bumps Left (The Cheeky Bit)

    1-2-3-4 Touch right toes diagonally forward right bumping hips right-left-right, hold (Weight ending on right foot)
    5-6-7-8 Touch left toes diagonally forward left, bumping hips left-right-left, hold (Weight ending on left foot)
     
    Begin again
     
    With thanks to “Carson City” and “The Lorraine Macmillan Band” for including this song in their repertoire.
     
    Website: www.silverstarswesterndancers.com – E-mail: dianadawson@btinternet.com – Tel: 01896 756244
     
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  • The World


    The World


    Count:  64

    Wall:  4

    Level:  Beginner/intermediate

    Choreographer:  Maggie Gallagher

    Music:  The World by Brad Paisley


    Step, Hold, Step, ½ Pivot Right, Step, Hold, Full Turn Left

    1-2 Step forward on right, hold 12
    3-4 Step forward on left, ½ pivot turn right (6:00)
    5-6 Step forward on left, hold
    7-8 ½ turn left stepping back on right, ½ turn left stepping forward on left (6:00)
    Easy option: To avoid the turn, make two short running steps right, left bending knees slightly
     

    Walk, Clap, Walk, Clap, Rocking Chair

    1-2 Walk forward right, clap
    3-4 Walk forward left, clap
    5-6 Rock forward on right, recover back onto left
    7-8 Rock back on right, recover onto left
     

    Step, Hold, Step, Pivot Right, Step, Hold, Full Turn Left

    1-2 Step forward on right, hold
    3-4 Step forward on left, ½ pivot turn right (12:00)
    5-6 Step forward on left, hold
    7-8 ½ turn left stepping back on right, ½ turn left stepping forward on left (12:00)
    Easy option: To avoid the turn, make two short running steps right, left bending knees slightly
     

    Walk, Clap, Walk, Clap, Rocking Chair

    1-2 Walk forward right, clap
    3-4 Walk forward left, clap
    5-6 Rock forward on right, recover back onto left
    7-8 Rock back on right, recover onto left
     

    Modified Rumba Box

    1-2 Step right to right side, step left next to right
    3-4 Step forward on right, touch left next to right
    5-6 Step left to left side, touch right next to left
    7-8 Step right to right side, touch left next to right
     

    Modified Rumba Box, ¼ Right Hitch

    1-2 Step left to left side, step right next to left
    3-4 Step back on left, touch right next to left
    5-6 Step right to right side, touch left next to right
    7-8 Step left to left side, hitch right knee making ¼ turn right (3:00)
     

    Right Coaster, Hold, Left Lock Forward, Hold

    1-2-3-4 Step back on right, step left next to right, step forward on right, hold
    5-6-7-8 Step forward on left, lock right behind left, step forward on left, hold
     

    Right Mambo, Hold, Left Lock Back, Hook Right

    1-2-3-4 Step forward on right, recover onto left, step right next to left, hold
    5-6-7 Step back on left, lock right across left, step back on left
    8 Hook right across left (3:00)
     
    Repeat
     
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  • Walk Backwards


    Walk Backwards


    Count:  32

    Wall:  4

    Level:  Beginner straight rhythm

    Choreographer:  Jos Slijpen

    Music:  Walk Out Backwards by Sara Evans


    Walks Back With Right/Left/Right, Kick Left Forward, Step, Touch, Step, Heel

    1-2-3 Walk backwards with right, left, right
    4-5 Kick left forward, step left forward
    6-7 Touch right behind, step right back
    8 Touch left heel forward
     

    Step, Lock, Step, Scuff, Step, Lock, Step, Scuff

    1-2 Step left forward, cross right behind left
    3-4 Step left forward, scuff right
    5-6 Step right forward, cross right behind left
    7-8 Step right forward, scuff left
     

    Pivot ¼ Turn Right, Cross, Step Side, Behind, ¼ Turn Right, Pivot ¼ Turn Right

    1-2 Step left forward, pivot ¼ turn right (3:00)
    3-4 Cross left over right, step right to right side
    5-6 Cross step left behind right, make ¼ turn right stepping forward on right
    7-8 Step left forward, pivot ¼ turn right (9:00)
     

    Cross, Touch, Cross, Touch, Jazz Box With Scuff

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

    Tag – After 4th wall (12:00) add two extra walks backward:

    1-2 Step right back, step left back
     
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  • Within Easy Reach

    Within Easy Reach


    Count:  24

    Wall:  4

    Level:  Beginner

    Choreographer:  Rob Fowler

    Music:  Reach by Vonnie Johnston


    Step Turn Back Together

    1 Step forward left
    2 Make ½ turn left stepping back on right
    3 Step back left
    4 Step back right
    5 Step left together
    6 Step right together
     

    Left Twinkle, Right Twinkle

    7 Step left diagonally forward across right
    8 Step right together
    9 Step left together
    10-12 Repeat 7-9 on opposite foot
     

    Make ¼ Turn Step Back

    13 Step forward left
    14 Make ¼ turn left stepping right next to left
    15 Step left next to right
    16 Step back right
    17 Step back left
    18 Cross right over left
     

    Step Long To Left, Long To Right

    19 Step left to left side
    20 Slide right to left
    21 Touch right next to left
    22-23-24 Repeat 19-21 on opposite foot
     
    Repeat