Tell 'yer Mama
Heather Frye (CAN)
Dance With Me Tonight - The Wonders
The Intro is short. When he sings "C'mon pretty baby", begin on "baby" Special thanks to Noel, Nicholas and Jillian as many of their ideas and suggestions were helpful in making this dance "fun"CROSS & SWIVELS1-2Cross left in front of right foot, touch right beside left bending knees and twisting them toward the left corner3-4Swivel knees to the right corner and touch right heel to right corner, swivel knees back to the left corner touching right beside left5-6Swivel knees to right corner and kick right foot to right corner, cross step right behind left7-8Step side left, step right beside left (weight is on both feet)TWIST HEELS LEFT, TWIST HEELS RIGHT, FAN OUT TOES AND HEELS, FAN HEELS AND TOES BACK TO CENTER1-2Swivel both heels to left, swivel toes left3-4Swivel both toes to right, swivel both heels right ending at the wall where you began the dance5-6Fan toes out, fan both heels out7-8Fan both heels in, fan toes in bringing feet back togetherMASHED POTATO STEPS TRAVELING BACKWARDS&1&2Lift right foot slightly off floor and turn both toes in/heels out, step back onto right foot as you turn both toes out/heels in, lift left foot slightly off floor and turn both toes in/heels out, step back onto left foot as you turn both toes out/heels in&3Lift right foot slightly off floor and turn both toes in/heels out, step back onto right foot as you turn both toes out/heels in,&4In place - swivel toes in /heels out, swivel toes out/heels in&5Repeat in place swivel toes in/heels out, swivel toes out/heels in&6&7Lift left foot slightly off floor and turn both toes in/heels out, step back onto left foot as you turn both toes out/heels in, lift right foot slightly off floor and turn both toes in/heels out, step back onto right foot as you turn both toes out/heels in&8&In place - swivel toes in/heels out, swivel toes out/heels in, square feet off to the wall while transferring weight to right footLEFT SAILOR STEP, BEHIND BALL CROSS, TURN ¾ LEFT, LEFT COASTER STEP1&2Cross step left behind right (angle body slightly), step right to side, step left slightly forward to left side3&4Cross step right behind left, step side left, step right in front of left5-6Unwind ¼ turn left (facing 9:00), unwind ½ turn left (facing 3:00 - weight is on right foot)7&8Step left back, close right to left, step forward onto leftRIGHT BALL STEP LEFT, ROLLING TURN LEFT, KICK LEFT FORWARD, STEP ONTO LEFT, TOUCH RIGHT BESIDE LEFT&1Bring ball of right foot behind left, step forward onto left foot2-3-4Turn ¼ left stepping back onto right foot, turn ½ left stepping forward onto left foot, turn ½ turn left stepping back onto right foot (you will slightly travel backwards)5&6Kick left foot forward, step onto left foot, touch right foot beside left&7-8Turn ¼ right stepping onto right foot, touch left out to left side, holdSTEP LEFT, TOUCH SIDE RIGHT, HOLD, STEP RIGHT, TOUCH SIDE LEFT, HOLD, QUICK HIP BUMPS IN A SEMI-CIRCLE ARC SIDE RIGHT BALL STEP LEFT, ROLLING ¾ TURN RIGHT, KICK LEFT FORWARD, STEP ONTO LEFT, TOUCH RIGHT BESIDE LEFT&1-2Step left beside right with knee bent (side lunge position), touch right to right side, hold&3-4Step right beside left (side lunge position), touch left to left side, hold Restart from here on wall 45&6&7&8Begin to straightening right knee while bumping right, left, right, left, right, left, right. You will continue to rise up in a small semi-circle working your way from right to left while doing the hip bumps. The last hip bump to the right shifts the weight laterally from the left to the right so that you are on the correct foot to begin the dance againREPEATRESTART Only occurs the fourth time through the dance and when you are facing the wall where you first began the dance. Leave off the last four counts of the dance (in other words do the side lunges and omit the hip bumps). Weight is already on the right foot to begin again.