CNY Keep Smiling (Wahaha)

Count:
100
Wall:
1
Level:
Phrased Fun Dance
Choreographer:
Jennifer Choo Sue Chin, Lily Soong & Joanne Yap – December 2019
Music:
笑笑力量大CNY Keep Smiling by 8TV artists
QRCODE

Phrase: AB Tag1 A- ABB Tag2 A-
Start dance after 4x8, weight on LF

Part A (Verse)
SET 1 Jazz Box, Hip Bumps R and L End facing
1-4Cross RF over LF, Step back on LF, Step RF to R, Step LF fwd 12:00
5-8Step RF to R and bump R Hip (2x), Bumps L hip (2x) 12:00

SET 2 Rocking Chair, ½L Pivot (2x)
1-4Rock RF fwd, Recover on LF, Rock RF back, Recover on LF 12:00
5-8Step RF fwd, ½L stepping on LF, Step RF fwd, ½L stepping on LF* [A- ends here] 12:00

SET 3 R Diagonal Lock steps, Hook, L Diagonal Lock Steps, Hook
1-4Step RF to diag R fwd, Lock LF behind RF, Step RF to diag R fwd, Hook LF behind R knee 12:00
5-8Step LF to diag L fwd, Lock RF behind LF, Step LF to diag L fwd, Hook RF behind L knee 12:00

SET 4 ½R Monterey Turns (2x)
1-4Point RF to R, ½R stepping RF next to LF, Point LF to L, Close LF next to RF 6:00
5-8Point RF to R, ½R stepping RF next to LF, Point LF to L, Close LF next to RF 12:00

SET 5 Step R, Touch, Step L, Touch
1-4Step RF to R, Hold, Point LF to R diag back (bend R knee slightly), Hold 12:00
5-8Step LF to L, Hold, Point RF to L diag back (bend L knee slightly), Hold 12:00

SET 6 Full Turn R Walk Around , Touch
1-4¼R Step fwd on RF, hold, ¼R Step fwd on LF, hold 12:00
5-8¼R Step fwd on RF, hold, ¼R Touch LF, hold 12:00

SET 7 Step L, Touch, Step R, Touch
1-4Step LF to L, Hold, Point RF to L diag back (bend L knee slightly), Hold 12:00
5-8Step RF to R, Hold, Point LF to R diag back (bend R knee slightly), Hold 12:00

SET 8 Full Turn L Walk ½L round, Run ½L round, close
1-4¼L Step fwd on LF, hold, ¼L Step fwd on RF, hold 12:00
5-81/8L Step fwd on LF, 1/8L Step fwd on RF, 1/8L Step fwd on LF, 1/8L Step RF together 12;00

Part B (Chorus)
SET 1 Palm movements, SMILE, Tilt Head RL, Draw a SMILE
1-2(1) Starting with both palms facing up in front of cheeks, (2) turn both wrists in until both thumbs are pointing to mouth and SMILE 12:00
3-4(3) Tilt head to R, (4) Tilt head to L 12:00
5-8Closing last 3 fingers on both hands, draw a smile over 4 counts with index finger from centre of lips to both sides outwards 12:00

SET 2 Draw a circle, Gongxi fist shakes
1-2Draw a big circle with both hands like tracing a big ball in front of face 12:00
3-4Close R palm over L fist and shake fists twice fwd
5-8(5-6) Shake fists towards R diag twice, (7-8) Shake fists towards L diag twice 12:00

SET 3 REPEAT SET 1

SET 4 Drumsticks R and L, Level Up, Good Sign
1&2As if holding drumsticks, hit an imaginary drum on the R at shoulder level 3x 12:00
3&4As if holding drumsticks, hit an imaginary drum on the L at shoulder level 3x
5-7(5-7) Place R palm in front of chest, Place L palm slightly on top of R palm, Place R palm slightly on top of L palm (all palms facing down, fingers straight, and arms horizontal) 12:00
8Place both palms facing down fingers pointing fwd and turn wrists in
1-4Close fingers into a good sign on both hands next to face and hold

Tag 1
SET 1 Hop and claps R and L, Run around to meet partners
1&2Hop on RF to R and Clap 3x on the right
3&4Hop on LF to L and Clap 3x on the left
5-8Round around ¾L or ¾R to face your partners [Person on L turn L, Person on R turn R]
SET 2 Clapping game
1&2Clap your hands 3x
3&4Clap your friend’s palms 3x
5&6&7Clap you hands, Clap your R palm to your partner’s R palm, Clap your hands, Clap your L palm to your partner’s L palm, Clap your hands
&8Clap both palms to your partner’s palms 2x
SET 3 Count money on L and R, Tilt Head LRLR
1&2Brush R palm on L palm (like counting money) on left
3&4Brush L palm on R palm (like counting money) on right
5-8Clasp L fist with R palm Tilt head LRLR
SET 4 Repeat SET 2 clapping game

SET 5 Merry Go Round CW
1-7Hook R elbows with your friend and go around each other CW
8Turn to face 12:00 at your original positions, keep weight on LF

Tag 2
Set 1 R Side Touch, Hold
1-8Step RF to R (1-2), Hold (3-4), Point LF to R diag back (bend R knee slightly) (5-8)

Set 2 L Side Touch, Hold
1-8Step LF to L (1-2), Hold (3-4), Point RF to L diag back (bend L knee slightly) (5-8)

Set 3-4 Repeat SET 1&2

Gong Xi Fa Cai! Keep Smiling!