My Reason CopperKnob - Linedance Stepsheets

Count: 
32
Wall: 
4
Level: 
Advanced
Choreographer: 
Roy Verdonk (NL), Jef Camps (BE) & Betty Alart (FR) - August 2017
Music: 
"The Reason" by Brett Eldredge


Start on vocals

S1: DIAG. STEP R, DIAG. STEP L, BEHIND-SIDE-CROSS, SWEEP, WEAVE, DIAG. ROCK BACK, RECOVER, PREP BACK, FULL TURN L INTO DIAGONAL
1-2&aRF step diagonally R-forward, LF step diagonally L-forward, RF cross behind LF, LF step side
3-4&aRF cross over LF & sweep LF forward, LF cross over RF, RF step side, LF cross behind RF
5-6-7RF rock back to L diagonal, recover on LF, RF rock back and use body to prepare for a full turn L
8&aRecover on LF, ½ turn L & RF step back, ½ turn L & LF step forward (facing 10:30)

S2: DIAG. ROCK, RECOVER, BALL, CROSS, BIG STEP SIDE, SAILOR ¼ TURN, 3 PRISSY WALKS, ½ HINGE TURN
1-2&aRF rock diagonally L-forward, recover on LF, RF step on ball (facing 12:00) , LF cross over RF
3-4&aRF big step side, ¼ turn L & LF cross behind RF, RF step side, LF step slightly forward (facing 9:00)
5-6-7RF walk fwd (slightly across L), LF walk fwd (slightly across R), RF walk fwd (slightly across L)
8&a¼ turn R & LF step back, ¼ turn R & RF step side, LF cross over RF (3:00)

S3: SIDE, TOUCH, SIDE, 1/8 TOUCH, 2x DIAG. STEP-LOCK-STEP, 1/8 SIDE, TOUCH
1-2RF step side, LF touch next to RF & snap fingers at chest level
3-4LF step side, 1/8 turn L & RF touch next to LF & snap fingers chest level (facing 1:30)
Note: you can dance these touches as smooth as you want and add a little push and hip action in it if you like
5&aRF step diag. fwd, LF lock behind RF, RF step fwd (facing 1:30)
6&aLF step diag. fwd, RF lock behind RF, LF step fwd (facing 1:30)
7-81/8 turn L & RF step side, LF touch next to RF (facing 12:00)

S4: ¼ STEP, SWEEP ½ TURN, SYNCOPATED JAZZ BOX, SIDE, BEHIND-SIDE-CROSS, SWAY R-L, SAILOR 1/2 INTO TOUCH
1¼ turn L & RF sweep fwd while making another ½ turn L on LF (facing 3:00)
2&a3RF cross over LF, LF step diagonally bwd, RF step side, LF cross over RF
4&a5RF step side, LF cross behind RF, RF step side, LF cross over RF
6-7RF step side and sway R, recover on L while swaying L (start sweeping RF backwards)
8&a½ turn R & RF cross behind LF, LF step slightly diagonally fwd, RF touch next to LF (facing 9:00)

HAVE FUN!

Restarts:
In Wall 3 after 24 counts, change count 8 of the 3rd section into LF stomp together & Restart facing 6:00
In Wall 5 after 16 counts, Restart facing 6:00