(GEEK) IN THE PINK

Count:
32
Wall:
4
Level:
Intermediate
Choreographer:
Johanna Barnes (USA)
Music:
Geek In the Pink - Jason Mraz : (Album: Mr. A-Z)
QRCODE

(2014 Step Description Revision (Released early 2006)

[1~8]: KNEE ROLLS R, L, ROCKING CHAIR, STEP R, SCUFF/HITCH ½ TURN R
1R step forward while rolling R knee out forward & clockwise, rotate hip to follow knee
2Roll R knee back counter-clockwise and weight R, rotate hip to follow knee
3L step forward while rolling L knee out forward & counter-clockwise, rotate hip to follow knee
4Roll L knee back clockwise and weight L, rotate hip to follow knee
5R rock forward
&Recover weight onto L
6R rock back
&Recover weight onto L
7R step forward
&L scuff (heel) or brush (toe) forward
8hitch L knee and make a ½ turn right (it will feel like a brief hold) (6:00)

[9~16]: STEP L, ½ PIVOT L, COASTER STEP, FUNKY FOOT SLIDES R-L-R-L
1L step forward
2½ pivot turn over left shoulder, stepping back to weight R (12:00)
3L step back
&R step next to L
4L step forward
5pushing off L foot, R slide on diagonal forward to 1:00, angling body toward 11:00, while turning feet/knees out
&L slide next to R while closing feet and knees, angling body toward 1:00
6pushing off R foot, L slide on diagonal forward to 11:00 & angling body toward 1:00, while turning feet/knees out
&R slide next to L while closing feet and knees, angling body toward 11:00
7pushing off L foot, R slide on diagonal forward to 1:00, angling body toward 11:00, while turning feet/knees out
&L slide next to R while closing feet and knees, angling body toward 1:00
8pushing off R foot, L slide on diagonal forward to 11:00 & angling body toward 1:00, while turning feet/knees out
*Note: Easier Option for 5&6&7&8: step–touches on the diagonals (repeat)
Simplest option for 5&6&7&8; half time; one forward step R, touch L next tor R, then one forward step L, touch R next to L (5, 6, 7, 8)

[17~24]: R KICK, SHORT WEAVE L, L PRESS-RECOVER, L SWEEP BEHIND, STEP R, ANKLE BREAKS, R STEP BACK , L STEP L, PUSH HIPS FORWARD AND BACK
&R kick out to R diagonal
1R cross step behind L
&L step to left side
2R step across L and slightly forward
&L press forward into the floor
3Recover weight back onto R, sweeping L out to left side, then behind R
4L cross step behind R
&R step to right side
5L tap forward and across R, weight on balls of feet, “breaking” the ankles right
(or bend knees to right), rolling to outside of R foot (letting L follow)
(Hint: most of your weight will be on the R)
&rock to outside of L foot, “breaking” ankles left (or bend knees left), finishing with weight slightly pressed into L
6push back to weight R
7L touch to left side (leave weight R), pointing foot toward 9:00
&keep weight R, push hips forward & left toward 10:00
8keep weight R, push hips back right

[25~32]: HIP PUSH FORWARD, SIT BACK, STEP ¼ L, ½ PIVOT L, ¼ SAILOR L WITH OVER-ROTATION, ¾ WALK-AROUND R, STEP L
&keep weight mostly R, push hips forward & left toward 10:00
1roll hips back into a sit (weight R), L knee bent, rise in the L heel
(Hint: use the count ‘& ah 1’ to accomplish a roll into the sit)
2Step L ¼ left (previously it was not weighted) (9:00)
3½ pivot turn over Left shoulder, stepping slightly back to weight R (9:00)
4L step behind R, turning 1/8 left
&R step to right side, turning 1/8 left
5L step slightly forward, over-rotate hips so that legs are crossed to angle toward 11:00
(Hint: your right hip would be forward, left pulled back, to accomplish the over-rotation)
6R step ¼ right, forward toward 4:00
&L step ¼ right, toward 7:00
7R step ¼ right, toward 9:00
8L step forward (9:00)
*Counts 6 – 8 should bring you ¾ around to the right in an open circle, about 3’ in diameter on the floor.

START AGAIN! (¼ to the left of previous start wall)
And most certainly, DANCE What You Feel!

*1 simple re-start after 16 counts of the 6th phrase

This step description is intended to be a guideline. Dance demos and visual references may be found on the DanceWhatYouFeel YouTube channel. http://www.youtube.com/user/DanceWhatYouFeel

Contact: Johanna@dancewhatyoufeel.com ~ www.dancewhatyoufeel.com ~ 203.464.5322

Last Update - 17th June 2014