The Yaya Dance (Party Animal)

Count:
100
Wall:
2
Level:
Phrased Intermediate - Fun Party
Choreographer:
EWS Winson (MY), Jennifer Choo Sue Chin (MY), Adeline Cheng (MY), Ivy Low, Janice Khoo (MY), Wendee Chen (MY) & Soo M Wong - October 2020
Music:
Mayday (五月天) - Party Animal (派对动物)
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Sequence: CC AA+ BC AA+ BBT1 AT2A BBT1 CCCC - The phrasing is not as crazy as it seems, just follow the song!
Intro: 32 + 4 counts, Start Dancing Part C first

Part A (32+20 counts) - Verses
Sec 1: R Side, Hold, L Sailor Step, 3x R Behind & Gallop with Hitches, Side Close End
1-2Step RF to R side (1), Hold (2) 12:00
3&4Cross LF behind RF (3), Step RF to R side (&), Step LF to L side (4) 12:00
5&6Cross RF behind LF lifting L knee (5), Step down on L ball (&), Step R ball behind LF lifting L knee (6) 12:00
&7&8Step down on L ball (&) Step R ball behind LF lifting L knee (7), Step LF to L (&), Close RF beside LF (8) 12:00

Sec 2: L Side, Hold, ¼R R Sailor, L Fwd Extended Lock Steps
1-2Step LF to L side (1), Hold (2) 12:00
3&4Turn ¼ R crossing RF behind LF (3), step LF to L side (&), step RF forward (4) 3:00
5&6&Step LF forward (5), Lock RF behind LF (&), Step LF forward (6), Lock RF behind LF (&) 3:00
7&8Step LF forward (7), Lock RF behind LF (&), Step LF forward (8) 3:00

Sec 3: Hop RF Fwd, LF Touch, Hold, L&R Back Pony Steps, Back Together
&1-2Hop RF forward (&), Touch L toes behind RF (1), Hold (2) 3:00
3&4Step LF back popping R knee (3), Step down on ball of RF (&), Step LF back popping R knee (4) 3:00
5&6Step RF back popping L knee (5), Step down on ball of LF (&), Step RF back popping L knee (6) 3:00
7-8Step LF back (7), Close RF beside LF (8) 3:00

Sec 4: Fwd, Hold, 2 Fwd Walks, ¾L Chugs
1-2Step LF forward (1), Hold (2) 3:00
3-4Step RF forward (3), Step LF forward (4) 3:00
5&6&Turn ¼L pushing RF to R side (5), Recover on LF (&), Turn ¼L pushing RF to R side (6), Recover on LF (&) 9:00
7&8&Turn 1/8L pushing RF to R side (7), Recover on LF (&), turn 1/8L pushing RF to R side (8), Recover on LF (&) 6:00

Do the following extra steps in A+ (Always facing 12:00)
Sec 5: 4x Diagonal Fwd Touches
1-4Step RF fwd to R diag (1), Touch L toes beside RF (2), Step LF fwd to L diag (3), touch R toes beside LF (4) 12:00
5-8Repeat 1-4 12:00

Sec 6: 4 Walks Back, Wiggles, Pose, Hold, L Hip Bumps 2x with "Let's go" gesture
1-4Walk back on RLR (1-3), Close LF next to RF (4) 12:00
5-8Wiggle/Shake whole body on the spot for 4 counts 12:00
9-12Jump out & pose (9) hold (10) L Hip bump 2x & Lift L hand fwd, palm face up gesturing audience to come (11-12) 12:00

Part B (32 counts) - Chorus: Let's Go Party Party
Sec 1: ¼R with Fwd Runs, Freestyle End
1-4Turn ¼R running fwd RLR (1-3), Close LF next to RF (4) 3:00
5-8Go wild and freestyle for four counts 3:00

Sec 2: ½L with Fwd Runs, Freestyle
1-4Turn ½L running fwd LRL (1-3), Close RF next to LF (4) 9:00
5-8Go wild and freestyle for four counts 9:00

Sec 3: ¼R Monterey Turns 2x
1-4Point R to R side (1), turn ¼R stepping RF in place (2), point L to L side (3), close LF beside RF (4) 12:00
5-8Repeat 1-4 3:00

Sec 4: ¼R 4x Bouncy Step Touches
&1-2Hop RF to R (&), Touch LF next to RF (1), Hold (2) 3:00
&3-41/8R hop LF to L (&), Touch RF next to LF (3), Hold (4) 4:30
&5-6Repeat &1-2 4:30
&7-8Repeat &3-4 6:00
 
Part C (16 counts) - YaYa part
Sec 1: 'The YaYa Step' End
1-2Step RF to R side pushing L shoulder back (1), Step LF to L side pushing R shoulder back (2) 12:00
3&4Step RF to R side pushing L shoulder back (3), Step LF in place (&), Step RF to R side pushing L shoulder back(4) 12:00
5-6Step LF to L side pushing R shoulder back (5), Step RF to R side pushing L shoulder back (6) 12:00
7&8Step LF to L side pushing R shoulder back (7), Step RF in place (&), Step LF to L side pushing R shoulder back (8) 12:00

Sec 2: ¼R Jazz Box 2x
1-4Cross RF over LF (1), Turn 1/8 R stepping LF back (2), Turn 1/8 R stepping RF to R side (3), Step LF forward (4) 3:00
5-8Repeat 1-4 6:00

Tag 1 (4 counts)
Sec 1: 'V' Step End
1-4Step RF forward to R diagonal (1), Step LF forward to L diagonal (2), Step RF in (3), Close LF next to RF (4) 12:00

Tag 2 (8 counts)
Sec 1: 'Electric Guitar' End
1-8Imagine you're playing the electric guitar and rock it like a rock star! 6:00

Ending (6 counts)
1-2Stretch both fists out to the sides (1), Hold (2) 12:00
&3-4Bring R fist across your chest (&), Bring L fist crossing on top of R fist (3), Hold (4) 12:00
&5Bring L fist down to L side (&), Bring R fist down to R side (5) 12:00
6Strike a pose (6) 12:00

Enjoy this fun party dance! Just go wild!