Dance Like Yo Daddy (Dance Like Your Daddy)
Beginner / Improver
Rick Dominguez (USA) - May 2016
"Dance Like Yo Daddy" by Meghan Trainor
Start on vocals…
[1-8] RIGHT STEP-TOGETHER-STEP, KNEE POP, SHOULDER ROLL X2
1-2Step R to right, Step L next to R
3-4Step R to right, Pop L knee as you sit onto R hip
5-6-7-8Lean back to right as you roll L shoulder X2
[9-16] LEFT STEP-TOGETHER-STEP, KNEE POP, SHOULDER ROLL X2
1-2Step L to left, Step R next to L
3-4Step L to left, Pop R knee as you sit onto L hip
5-6-7-8Lean back to left as you roll R shoulder X2
[17-24] TWIST RIGHT, HITCH, TWIST LEFT, HITCH
1-2-3, 4Twist both heels right, twist both toes right, twist both heels right shifting weight to right foot. Hitch left knee up.
5-6-7, 8Step L to left side, twist heels left, twist toes left as you shift weight to left side. Hitch right knee up.
[25-32] BOPS R X2, L X2, R ,L, R, L
1-2Step down on R as you bop to the right twice.
3-4Shift weight to left and bop to the left twice.
5-6-7-8While staying in place, bop to the R, L, R, L.
(OPTIONAL ARMS) Any 60’s-ish style moves will work: Hand Jive, The Swim, Mashed Potato, The Monkey, etc.
[33-40] WALK FORWARD X4, TWIST X4
1-2-3-4Step R forward, step L forward, step R forward, Step L forward.
5-6-7-8Twist heels to left side, twist heels back to center, twist heels to left side, twist heels back to center.
[41-48] BACK STEP, HOLD ¼ PIVOT, HOLD, SHIMMY DOWN, SHIMMY UP
1-2Step L back, hold
3-4Step ¼ turn right, hold.
5-6Shimmy down toward the ground for two counts
7-8Shimmy back up for two counts (On walls 3 and 6 during counts 5-6, reach down as if to touch your toes, but don’t go all the way. She sings, “Meghan says touch your toes, I can’t touch me toes”)
TAG: At the end of wall 6 *Easy option (Freeze for 8 counts or really try to touch your toes for those 8 counts ;)
1-4Twist R while shifting weight slowly onto R x4
5-8Twist L while shifting weight slowly onto L x4
Alternate ending for counts 41-44 -Step back L, pivot ½ L, step forward R, ¼ L
Last Update – 17 Feb. 2019 -R2