Beginner / Intermediate
Khoo Kaat by Thongchai McIntyre
"Khoo Kaat" is a very popular Thai song by Thongchai McIntyre alias "BIRD". Translated, it means "feuding couple" Dedicated to my Thai wife and sister-in-law, who encouraged me to introduce Thai music!RIGHT SHUFFLE, LEFT SHUFFLE, ROCK RECOVER, ½ TURN RIGHT, SHUFFLE1&2Shuffle forward on right diagonal, right, left, right Arms: fingers closed, right hand raised from elbow, left hand folded close to the stomach3&4Shuffle forward on left diagonal, left, right, left Arms: fingers closed, left hand raised from elbow, right hand folded close to the stomach5-6Rock right foot forward, recover on left and make ½ turn right (facing back wall)7&8Shuffle forward right, left, rightTOUCH CROSSES, ROCK RECOVER, ½ TURN LEFT, SHUFFLE1-2Touch left foot to left side, cross left foot over right3-4Touch right foot to right side, cross right foot over left5-6Rock left foot forward, recover on right and make ½ turn left (facing original wall)7&8Shuffle forward left, right, leftSIDE ROCK, ¼ TURN LEFT, RIGHT CROSS SHUFFLE, ROCKING CHAIR1-2Rock right, rock left (at the same time make ¼ turn left)3&4Cross shuffle, right, left, right5-6Rock left foot forward, recover on right Arms: bend body as you rock forward, left hand touching left shin, right arm point to sky!7-8Rock back on left foot, recover on rightROCKING CHAIR, SHUFFLE BACK, ROCK BACK RECOVER, FULL TURN LEFT1-2Rock left foot forward, recover on right Arms: bend body as you rock forward, left hand touching left shin, right arm point to sky!3&4Shuffle back, left, right, left5-6Rock back on right foot, recover on left (make ½ turn left)7-8Step back on right foot (making another ½ turn left) at the same time, step on leftREPEAT The music will end when you are facing the original wall, executing the "touch crosses". Instead of turning, step left forward, recover on right, cross left behind right and bow your head with both palms clasped in traditional Thai greeting "Sawasdee!"