MONY MONY

Count:
0
Wall:
1
Level:
Intermediate
Choreographer:
Maggie Gallagher (UK)
Music:
Mony Mony by The Dean Brothers
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Part A is the verse, Part B is the chorus. It will always be danced Verse-Chorus right through.

PART A
WALK, WALK, POINT, CROSS, POINT, CROSS, FORWARD-ROCK

1-2Step forward on right, step forward on left
3-4Point right to side, cross step right over left
5-6Point left to side, cross step left over right
7-8Rock forward on right, recover weight onto left

¼ RIGHT, CLAP-CLAP-CLAP, & SIDE & SIDE, CLAP-CLAP-CLAP, HOLD
1-2&3Turn ¼ right stepping right to side, clap hands, clap hands, clap hands
&4&5Step left together, step right to side, step left together, step right to side
6&7-8Clap hands, clap hands, clap hands, hold

FORWARD-ROCK, TRIPLE ½ TURN, FORWARD-ROCK, TRIPLE ½ TURN
1-2Rock forward on left, recover weight onto right
3&4Triple step left, right, left making ½ turn left
5-6Rock forward on right, recover weight onto left
7&8Triple step right, left, right making ½ turn right

STOMP, CLAP-CLAP-CLAP, & SIDE & SIDE, CLAP-CLAP-CLAP, HOLD
1-2&3Stomp left to side, clap hands, clap hands, clap hands
&4&5Step right together, step left to side, step right together, step left to side
6&7-8Clap hands, clap hands, clap hands, hold

WALK, WALK, POINT, CROSS, ETC.
1-24Repeat the first 24 counts of Part A

LEFT TOGETHER, LEFT TOUCH, RIGHT TOUCH, LEFT TOUCH
1-2Step diagonally forward left, step right together
3-4Step diagonally forward left, touch right together
5-6Step diagonally forward right, touch left together
7-8Step diagonally forward left, touch right together

TOE STRUT, TURN STRUT, TURN STRUT, TURN STRUT
1-2Touch right toe to side, drop heel to take weight
3-4Turn ½ right and touch left toe to side, drop heel to take weight
5-6Turn ½ left and touch right toe to side, drop heel to take weight
7-8Turn ½ right and touch left toe to side, drop heel to take weight
Option note: do "hairbrushes" with finger clicks (like in the 60s) on the "yeahs"

PADDLE TURNS (FULL TURN TOTAL)
Yeah! Yeah! Yeah! Yeah! Yeah! Yeah! Yeah! Yeah!

1-2Step forward on right, pivot ¼ left
3-4Step forward on right, pivot ¼ left
5-6Step forward on right, pivot ¼ left
7-8Step forward on right, pivot ¼ left

PART B
STEP, SHIMMY, TOUCH, CLAP, STEP SHIMMY, TOUCH, CLAP

1-2Step diagonally forward right with knees bent, slide left together shimmying shoulders
3-4Touch left together straightening knees, clap
5-6Step diagonally forward left with knees bent, slide right together shimmying shoulders
7-8Touch right together straightening knees, clap

BACK STRUT, BACK, STRUT, BACK STRUT, BACK STRUT
1-2Touch right toe back, drop heel to take weight
3-4Touch left toe back, drop heel to take weight
5-6Touch right toe back, drop heel to take weight
7-8Touch left toe back, drop heel to take weight
Option note: do "hairbrushes" with finger clicks (like in the 60s) during these toe-struts

KNEE-POP, HOLD, KNEE-POP, HOLD, KNEE LEFT, RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT
1-2Pop your left knee in, hold
3-4Pop your right knee in, hold
5-6Pop your left knee in, pop your right knee in
7-8Pop your left knee in, pop your right knee in

ROLLING VINE RIGHT, ROLLING VINE LEFT
1-4Step right, left, right, touch left and clap; making a whole turn right (traveling right)
5-8Step left, right, left, touch right and clap; making a whole turn left (traveling left)

TOE STRUT, TURN STRUT, TURN STRUT, TURN STRUT
1-2Touch right toe to side, drop heel to take weight
3-4Turn ½ right and touch left toe to side, drop heel to take weight
5-6Turn ½ left and touch right toe to side, drop heel to take weight
7-8Turn ½ right and touch left toe to side, drop heel to take weight
Option note: do "hairbrushes" with finger clicks (like in the 60s) on the "yeahs"

PADDLE TURNS (ONE AND A HALF TURN TOTAL)
Yeah! Yeah! Yeah! Yeah! Yeah! Yeah! Yeah! Yeah!

1-2Step forward on right, pivot ¼ left
3-4Step forward on right, pivot ¼ left
5-6Step forward on right, pivot ½ left
7-8Step forward on right, pivot ½ left

REPEAT