Reason to Stay CopperKnob - Linedance Stepsheets

Count: 
32
Wall: 
4
Level: 
Improver / Intermediate
Choreographer: 
Darren Bailey – January 2019
Music: 
Reason to Stay by Brett Young


Intro: 16 counts
Tags/Restarts: End of Wall 1 (Long Tag), End of Wall 2 (Short Tag), End of Wall 3 (Long Tag).

Rock, Recover, Back lock step, Rock recover, Step, Touch, Step Touch.
1-2Rock forward on RF, Recover onto LF
3&4Step back on RF, Cross LF in front of RF, Step back on RF
5-6Rock back on LF, Recover onto RF
&7&8Step LF to L diagonal, Touch RF next to LF, Step RF to R side, Touch LF next to LF

Rock, Push, Cha ¼ turn, ½ turn Pivot L, Side Cha ¼ turn.
1-2Rock LF to L side, Recover onto RF (pushing hips to R)
3&4Make a ¼ turn L and step forward on LF, Close RF next to LF, Step forward on LF (9 o’clock)
5-6Step forward on RF, Make a ½ pivot turn L (3 o’clock)
7&8Make a ¼ turn L and step RF to R side, Close LF next to RF, Step RF to R side (12 o’clock)

Weave with Syncopations, Drag to R, Cross Rock, Recover, Side
1-2Cross LF behind RF, Hold
&3&4Step RF to R side, Cross LF over RF, Step RF to R side, Cross LF behind RF
5-6Take a big step to R with RF, Hold (or slight drag with LF)
7&8Cross Rock LF over RF, Recover onto RF, Step LF to L side

Weave to L, Cross Rock, ¼ turn R, Rock and Push
1-2Cross RF over LF, Step LF to L side
3-4Cross RF behind LF, Step LF to L side
5&6Cross Rock RF over LF, Recover onto LF, Make a ¼ turn R and step forward on RF (3 o’clock)
7&8Rock forward on LF (Small Rock forward), Recover onto RF, Close LF next to RF (pushing hips back slightly).

Tag: (Long Tag is full 16 counts. Short Tag is first 8 counts)
Rock, Recover, Shuffle ½ turn, Rock Recover, Shuffle ½ turn
1-2Rock Forward on RF, Recover onto LF
3&4Make a ¼ turn R and step RF to R side, Close LF next to RF, Make a ¼ turn R and step forward on RF
5-6Rock forward on LF, Recover onto RF
7&8Make a ¼ turn L and step LF to L side, Close RF next to LF, Make a ¼ turn L and step forward on LF

¼ turn L, Rock Recover, Behind< side, Cross, Rock, Recover, Behind, Side, Forward
1-2Make a ¼ turn L and Rock RF to R side, Recover onto LF
3&4Cross RF behind LF, Step LF to L side, Cross RF over LF
5-6Rock LF to L side, Recover onto RF
7&8Cross LF behind RF, Step RF to R side, Step Forward on LF

After dancing the long Tag on walls 1 and 3 you will restart the dance again facing the same wall. i.e Wall 1 and wall 3

Last Update - 8th March 2019