Desert Wind

Count:
64
Wall:
2
Level:
Intermediate
Choreographer:
Kate Sala & Robbie McGowan Hickie (UK) January 2019
Music:
"Nothing Breaks Like A Heart" by Mark Ronson (feat. Miley Cyrus) (116 bpm)
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#48 Count intro – 25secs) …
Music Available on Download from iTunes & www.amazon.co.uk

Out – Out. Right Lock Step Back. Left Lock Step Back. Back Rock.
1 – 2Step Right Diagonally forward Right. Step Left out to Left side.
3&4Step back on Right. Lock step Left across Right. Step back on Right. (Angle upper body Right)
5&6Step back on Left. Lock step Right across Left. Step back on Left. (Angle upper body Left)
7 – 8Rock back on Right. Rock forward on Left.

Right Cross Samba. Left Cross Samba. Cross. 1/4 Turn Right. Chasse 1/4 Turn Right.
1&2Cross step Right forward over Left. Step Left to Left side. Step Slightly forward on Right.
3&4Cross step Left forward over Right. Step Right to Right side. Step Slightly forward on Left.
5 – 6Cross step Right over Left. Make 1/4 turn Right stepping back on Left. (Facing 3 o’clock)
7&8Step Right to Right side. Close Left beside Right. Make 1/4 turn Right stepping forward on Right.

Step. Pivot 1/2 Turn Right. Cross Rock & Side Step Left. Touch Across. Touch Out. Behind & Cross.
1 – 2Step forward on Left. Pivot 1/2 turn Right. (Facing 12 o’clock)
3&4Cross rock Left forward over Right. Rock back on Right. Step Left to Left side.
5 – 6Touch Right toe forward across Left. Touch Right toe out to Right side.
7&8Cross Right behind Left. Step Left to Left side. Cross step Right over Left.

Side Rock. & 1/4 Turn Right. 1/2 Turn Right. Right Sailor 1/4 Turn Right. Touch Across. Touch Out.
1 – 2Rock Left out to Left side. Recover on Right.
&3Step ball of Left beside Right. Make 1/4 turn Right stepping forward on Right.
4Make 1/2 turn Right stepping back on Left.
5&6Sweep/Cross Right behind Left making 1/4 turn Right. Step Left beside Right. Step Right to Right side.
7 – 8Touch Left toe forward across Right. Touch Left toe out to Left side. (Facing 12 o’clock)

Sailor 1/4 Turn Left. Hip Bump 1/2 Turn Left. Hip Bump 1/2 Turn Left. Step. Pivot 1/4 Turn Left.
1&2Cross Left behind Right making 1/4 turn Left. Step Right beside Left. Step forward on Left.
3Make 1/4 turn Left touching Right toe slightly Right bumping Right hip up.
4Make 1/4 turn Left stepping slightly back on Right.
5Make 1/4 Left touching Left toe slightly Left bumping Left hip up.
6Make 1/4 turn Left stepping slightly forward on Left.
7 – 8Step forward on Right. Pivot 1/4 turn Left. (Facing 6 o’clock) ***Restart Point Wall 5***

Cross Rock. & Cross. 2 x 1/4 Turns Left. Cross. & 2 x 1/4 Turns Right. Step Forward.
1 – 2Cross rock Right forward over Left. Rock back on Left.
&3 – 4Step ball of Right to Right side. Cross step Left over Right. Make 1/4 turn Left stepping back on Right.
5 – 6Make 1/4 turn Left stepping Left to Left side. Cross step Right over Left. (Facing 12 o’clock)
&7Make 1/4 turn Right stepping back on Left. Make 1/4 turn Right stepping Right to Right side.
8Step forward on Left. (Facing 6 o’clock) ***Restart Point Wall 3***

Diagonal Rock. & Back. 1/8 Turn Right. Touch with Knee Pop. Heel Strut 1/4 Turn Left. & Step Forward.
1 – 2Rock Right Diagonally forward Right. Rock back on Left.
&3Step ball of Right beside Left. (Still on Right Diagonal) Step back on Left.
4Make 1/8 turn Right stepping Right to Right side. (Facing 9 o’clock)
5Touch Left toe beside Right popping Left knee in across Right.
6 – 7Make 1/4 turn Left touching Left heel forward. Drop Left toes to floor. (Weight on Left)
&8Step ball of Right beside Left. Step forward on Left. (Facing 6 o’clock) ***Restart Point Wall 1***

Right Jazz Box x 2.
1 – 4Cross step Right over Left. Step back on Left. Step Right to Right side. Step forward on Left.
5 – 8Cross step Right over Left. Step back on Left. Step Right to Right side. Step forward on Left.

Start Again

Restarts: All 3 Restarts happen Facing 6 o’clock…During Wall 1, 3 and 5
Note: You will never actually Complete the Whole dance whilst Facing 6 o’clock Wall