Chasing Highs

Count:
64
Wall:
4
Level:
Phrased High Improver
Choreographer:
Pat Stott (UK) - February 2018
Music:
Chasing Highs by Alma (single on iTunes and Apple Music)
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Sequence AA BA AA BA AB
Intro: 32 counts (18 seconds)

PART A: 32 counts
A1: Heel grind, close, heel grind, close, rock forward, recover, shuffle back
1,2&Grind right heel, step back on left, close right to left
3,4&.Grind left heel, step back on right, close left to right
5-6.Rock forward on right, recover on left
7&8.Back on right, close left to right, back on right
(Alternative steps for heel grinds : cross rock, recover, close, cross rock, recover, close)

A2: Rock back, recover, shuffle forward, 2x 1/8th paddle turns left
1-2.Rock back on left, recover on right
3&4.Forward on left, close right to left, forward on left
5-8.step right forward, turn 1/8th left transferring weight to left - TWICE (Optional hip rolls anti-clockwise)

A3: Cross, side, back, together, heel jack, close, cross, side, back together, heel Jack, close
1-2.Cross right over left, left to left
3&4&.turn body to right diagonal stepping back on right, close left to right, extend right heel to right diagonal, close right to left
5-6.(Square up to 9 o'clock ) cross left over right, right to right
7&8&.Turn body to left diagonal stepping back on left, close right to left, extend left heel to left diagonal, close left to right

A4: Cross, 1/4 turn right, 1/4 right with chasse to right, syncopated jazz box, step, step
1-2.Cross right over left, turn 1/4 right stepping back on left
3&4.Turn 1/4 right stepping right to right, close left to right, right to right
5-6.Cross left over right, back on right
&7,8.Step left to left on ball of foot, small step forward on right, step forward on left

Part B : 32 counts
B1: 4 walks forward, 1/4 pivot left, step, ball, step, close
1-4.Walk forward - right, left, right, left (Optional pushing hands up - right, left, right, left)
5-6.Step forward on right, 1/4 pivot left transferring weight to left
7&8&.Step forward on right, close left to right on ball of foot, step forward on right, close left to right

This is danced 4 times, but on the 4th time change steps 5-8& to:
5-8.Paddle turn 1/8th left x 2 Step right forward, turn 1/8th left transferring weight to left, right forward, turn 1/8th left transferring weight to left

ENDING: Dance 1-6 of the 4th Part B then cross right over left, turn 1/8th right stepping back on left, turn 1/8th right stomp right to right, pushing both hands upwards and hold (facing 12 o'clock)