Sad To Be Alone
Beginner / Improver
Gordon Timms (UK) - October 2014
Help Me Make It Through the Night - Engelbert Humperdinck : (Album: A Taste Of Country - 2009)
Musical introduction: 32 Counts. Start on the word…”SIDE” - 84 Bpm - 3:06 mins
Choreographers Note: I’ve already choreographed a dance to a Reggae version of this track by John Holt…
back in JULY 2006… I’ve always loved this track so I thought I would bring it up to date with a ‘country ballad’ !
A Line Dance With No Tags, No Restarts, Just A Nice Country Style Ballad.
SECTION 1: PRISSY ‘RUMBA’ WALKS FORWARD, ROCK BACK, STEP BACK, RONDÉ, STEP SIDE, ¼ TURN DRAG.
1 - 2Placing your foot in front of other – Walk Forward Right, Walk forward Left
3 - 4Walk Forward Right, then replace weight back on to Left.
5 - 6Step back Right behind Left, Rondé Left out and behind Right.
7 - 8Step a long step with Right to Right, Turn ¼ Left on ball of Right Hook Left to Right instep. Faces: [9:00]
SECTION 2: FORWARD CHASSÉ, ¼ TURN, ½ TURN, CROSS ROCK RECOVER, STEP SIDE, CLOSE.
1 & 2Step forward on the Left, Close Right to Left Heel, Step Left forward.
3 - 4Turning ¼ Left… step Right to Right side, Turning ½ Left… Step Left to Left side. [12.00]
5 - 6Cross rock Right over Left, then replace weight Back on Left.
7 - 8Take a long step to the Right with Right, Drag Left up to Right but keep weight on RIGHT.Faces: [12.00]
SECTION 3: STEP, BEHIND SIDE CROSS, STEP, SWAY, BEHIND, ¼ TURN RIGHT, STEPS FORWARD.
1Step Left to Left side,
2 & 3Step Right behind Left, Step Left to Left side, Cross Right Over Left.
4 - 5Take short step Left to side, Sway weight back on to Right.
6 & 7Step Left behind Right, Make ¼ turn Right Stepping Right Forward, Step Left Forward slightly. 3.00
8Step forward on the Right. Faces: 3.00
SECTION 4: BALANCE STEP, RECOVER WEIGHT, RONDÉ ¼ TURN RIGHT, ROCK, RECOVER, COASTER STEP.
& 1 - 2Close Left to Right Heel, Step Right slightly forward, Recover weight back on to Left Foot
3 & 4Turning ¼ Right, Sweep Right out & behind Left, Step Left in place, Step Right forward. [6.00]
5 - 6Rock forward on the Left, Recover weight back on to Right
7 & 8Step Left slightly back, Step Right next to Left, Step Left slightly forward.
FINISH: You should be facing front wall 7 (seven) at about (2.44)… dance the first 8 counts normally…
but change the next few counts to a slower pace to accommodate the music slowing to end. It will fit the music I promise!
Finish facing the front with the long step right and drag.
ENJOY THE DANCE!
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