PRAISE YA

 

 

Choreographed by Karen Hedges & Patti Vaughn Staiger

3734 N.E. Stanton Lees Summit, Mo. 64064

816-536-3000 email: khedges111@gbronline.com

Patti Vaughn Steiger: idanz2000@yahoo.com

(417) 533-3673

www.dancinupastorm.com

 

Description:  32 count, 4 wall, intermediate line dance

Music:  Shackles—Mary Mary  BPMS 100

            Button Off My Shirt—Ronnie Milsap  BPMS 98

            I’m Diggin It—Alicia Elliot BPMS 98

            And We Danced—Denna Carter—BPMS 98

            My Front Porch Lookin In—Lonestar—BPM 103

            Let Your Love Flow—Bellamy Brothers  BPMS 108

            Cadillac Tears—Kevin Denney—BPMS 128

            Woke Up In Love—Exile  BPMS 84              

 

(start the dance at the beginning of the lyrics) right after he says “sure is hot in here”

 

KICK BALL POINT, KICK BALL POINT

1&2     Kick R forward step forward R, point L toe side left

3&4     Kick L forward step forward L, point R toe side right

 

Hand and arm motions:  As you kick R forward raise right fist to ceiling, bring to chest level on the & extend left fist to side as you point left toe to side

As you kick L forward bring left fist to chest, raise to ceiling on the & count, extend right fist to right as you point right toe to side

 

KICK BALL DROP, BOUNCE BOUNCE KICK

5&6     Kick R forward place ball of R in front of L raising left heel up, drop both heels down

&7&8  Bounce 1/8 turn left on balls of both feet drop both heels, bounce 1/8 turn left on balls of both feet drop both heels, bounce 1/4 left kicking L forward weight back on R.

 

Hand and arm motions:  Extend both arms to ceiling, on the R kick bring both arms to chest level on the &. Unfold fists to pray as you kick left forward

 

CROSS BACK, SIDE (SYNCOPATED JAZZ)  RIGHT SAILOR

9&10   Cross L over R step back R, step side left

11&12 Step R behind L step side left, step forward R

 

LEFT TURNING SAILOR, TAP TAP STEP

13&14 Step L behind R step side right, 1/4 turn left step forward L

15&16 Tap ball of R forward tap ball of R forward, step forward R

 

Hand and arm motions:  Raise both hands palms toward body toward the ceiling on each tap, fully raised on the step as if praising.

 

ROCK, RECOVER, LOCK STEP BACK

17-18   Rock forward L, recover R

19&20 Step back L cross R over L, step back L

 

1/4 RIGHT SCISSOR, LEFT SCISSOR

21&22 1/4 Turn right step R bring L to meet, cross R over L

23&24 Step side left bring R to meet, cross L over R

 

1/4 TURN, ROCK STEP, TRIPLE STEP

25-26   Step R 1/4 right, recover L

27&28 Step back R bring L to meet, step back R

 

1/2 TURN, 1/2 TURN, LEFT COASTER STEP

29-30   Step L 1/2 turn left, step R 1/2 turn left keeping weight on R

31&32 Step back L bring R to meet, step forward L.

 

end of dance.