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The Highlander (January 2017)
Cartwheels (Album Version 3min 50sec) by Ward Thomas (81 bpm)
Start on vocals, approx 12 seconds intro
S1: ¾ Roll Right, Back ½ Right Step, Rocking Chair, Step ¼ Left Cross
1&2Turn ¼ right stepping R forward, Turn ½ right stepping back on L, Step R back, (9 o'clock)
3&4Step L back, Turn ½ right stepping R forward, Step L forward, (3 o'clock)
5&6&Rock R forward, Recover onto L, Rock R back, Recover onto L,
7&8Step R forward, pivot ¼ turn left, Cross R over L. (12 o'clock)
S2: Left Together Forward, Cross Turn 1/8 Back, Back Turn 1/8 Cross, Right Together Forward.
1&2Step L to side, Step R next to L, Step L forward,
3&4Cross R over L, Turn 1/8 right to face right diagonal stepping L back, Step R back, (1.30)
5&6Step L back, Turn 1/8 right stepping R to right side, Cross L over R (3 o'clock).
7&8Step R to side, Step L next to R, Step R forward.
S3: ¾ Roll Left, Back ½ Left Forward, Rocking Chair, Step Turn Step.
1&2Turn ¼ left stepping L forward, Turn ½ left stepping R back, Step L back, (6 o'clock)
3&4Step R back, Turn ½ left stepping L forward, Step R forward, (12 o'clock)
************Step change and restart here on wall 5 Please see below**********************
5&6Rock forward onto L, Recover onto R, Rock back onto L, Recover onto R,
7&8Step L forward, pivot ½ turn right, Step L forward. (6 o'clock)
S4: Side Rock Cross, Side Rock Cross, Side Touch, Side Kick, Behind Side Cross.
1&2Rock R to right side, Recover onto L, Cross R over L,
3&4Rock L to left side, Recover onto R, Cross L over R,
5&6&Step R to side, Touch L next to R, Step L to side, Kick R towards right diagonal,
7&8Step R behind L, Step L to side, Step R over L.
S5: ¼ Left, Step ½ Turn Left, ¼ Left, Behind Side Cross, Sway Right Left.
1Turn ¼ left stepping L forward. (3 o'clock)
2,3Step R forward, Pivot ½ Turn left, (9 o'clock)
4Turn ¼ left stepping R to right side.(6 o'clock)
5&6Step L behind R, Step R to side, Step L over R,
7,8Stepping R to side sway onto R, Sway onto L.
S6 Sailor ¼ Turn Right, Step Turn Step, Mambo 1/4 Turn Right, Cross Side Behind.
1&2Step R behind L, Turning ¼ right step L to left side, Step R next to L, (9 o'clock)
3&4Step L forward, Pivot1/2 turn right, Step L forward, (3 o'clock)
5&6Rock forward onto R, Recover onto L, Turn ¼ right Stepping R to side, (6 o'clock)
7&8Step L over R, Step R to side, Step L behind R .
***** Wall 5 - Step Change & Restart **************
During S3 replace counts 5&6 with
Step L forward.
Touch R next to L.
(Restart facing 12 o'clock on the word cartwheels)
Music Note – This dance was Choreographed to the album version of Cartwheels.
If using the single version an extra Restart is required during wall 2 at the end of Sec 5.
Single version of the song has No intro.
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