Steady Love

Count:
80
Wall:
1
Level:
Soul dance
Choreographer:
Windy Lawrence-Booker - March 2020
Music:
Steady Love by India Arie [Album: Worthy] (77 BPM, 4:22)
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Step sheet prepared by Harry Woods

#32 count intro after near 15 second lead-in, support on right to begin a rotation (first rotation itself actually begins with support on the left with the last two counts of the intro, the steps matching those for the last two counts of a rotation)

INTRO: STEP, POINT
7-8Step right forward, point left to side

SECTION 1: CROSS, SIDE, BEHIND SIDE CROSS, SWAY RLRL
1-2Step left across right, step right to side
3&4Step left behind right, step right to side, step left across right
5-8Step right to side swaying hips right, left, right, left replacing left

SECTION 2: CROSS, SIDE, BEHIND SIDE CROSS, SWAY LRLR
1-2Step right across left, step left to side
3&4Step right behind left, step left to side, step right across left
5-8Step left to side swaying hips left, right, left, right replacing right

SECTION 3: MAMBO FORWARD, MAMBO BACK, MAMBO LEFT, MAMBO RIGHT
1&2Rock left forward, recover right, step left slightly back
3&4Rock right back, recover left, step right slightly forward
5&6Rock left to side, recover right, close left
7&8Rock right to side, recover left, close right

SECTION 4: BACK, TOUCH, BACK, TOUCH, BACK, TOUCH, BACK, TOUCH
1-4Step left back opening left, touch right beside left, step right back opening right, touch left beside right
5-8Step left back opening left, touch right beside left, step right back opening right, touch left beside right

SECTION 5: WALK LRLR, COASTER, WALK RL
1-4Step forward left, right, left, right
5&6Step left back pushing off ball of right, step right beside left, step left forward
7-8Step forward right, left

SECTION 6: SIDE, TOGETHER, SIDE, TOUCH, SIDE, TOGETHER, SIDE, TOUCH
1-4Step right to side with sway, close left with sway, step right to side with sway, touch left beside right
5-8Step left to side with sway, close right with sway, step left to side with sway, touch right beside left

SECTION 7: SIDE, DIP, RECOVER, DIP, REPLACE, DIP, RECOVER, DIP
1-4Step right to side, dip left knee and shoulder toward right bending slightly, replace left raising slightly, dip left knee and shoulder toward right bending slightly
5-8Recover left straightening, dip right knee and shoulder toward left bending slightly, replace right raising slightly, dip right knee and shoulder toward left bending slightly

SECTION 8: BACK, TOUCH, BACK, TOUCH, BACK, TOUCH, BACK, TOUCH
1-4Step right back opening right, touch left beside right, step left back opening left, touch right beside left
5-8Step right back opening right, touch left beside right, step left back opening left, touch right beside left
Tag goes here during 2nd rotation with dance resuming with SECTION 9

SECTION 9: TRIPLE FORWARD, STEP (TURN ½), REPLACE, TRIPLE FORWARD, WALK RL
1&2Step right forward, step left beside right (3rd position), step right forward
3-4Step left forward then turn ½ right, replace right
5&6Step left forward, step right beside left (3rd position), step left forward
7-8Step forward right, left

SECTION 10: TRIPLE FORWARD, STEP (TURN ½), REPLACE, TRIPLE FORWARD, STEP, POINT
1&2Step right forward, step left beside right (3rd position), step right forward
3-4Step left forward then turn ½ right, replace right
5&6Step left forward, step right beside left (3rd position), step left forward
7-8Step right forward, point left to side

REPEAT

TAG Follows SECTION 8 during 2nd rotation, after which, dance continues with SECTION 9
SECTION 1: TRIPLE RIGHT, ROCK BACK, RECOVER, TRIPLE LEFT QUARTER, ROCK BACK, RECOVER
1&2Step right to side, step left beside right, step right to side
3-4Rock left back, recover right
5&6Step left to side, step right beside left then turn ¼ right, step left back
7-8Rock right back, recover left
SECTION 2: Repeat SECTION 1
SECTION 3: Repeat SECTION 1
SECTION 4: Repeat SECTION 1
ENDING During 3rd rotation after SECTION 10 count 6 continue to walk in time off floor

Contact: Helen Woods - aquafool@aol.com