Double Diamond Waltz (P)

Count:
60
Wall:
1
Level:
beginner/intermediate waltz partner dance
Choreographer:
Kathy Stearns
Music:
The Old Double Diamond - Ian Tyson
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Position: Same footwork, standing Side By Side, facing down LOD. His right hand to her right hand at her shoulder, left to left hands across front of man

¼ TURN SIDE TOGETHER BALANCE STEP
1-2-3Step left forward into ¼ turn left, step right to right side, slide left together
4-5-6Step right back, step left together, step right in place
1-6Repeat above turn and balance step

½ TURN LEFT BALANCE STEP
1-2-3Step left forward, ½ turn left, step right, step left (slightly back)
Drop left hand, man in right
4-5-6Step right back, step left together, step right in place
Hammerlock
1-6Repeat above turn and balance step, holding left & releasing right hands

MAN: BASIC / LADY: ½ TURN BALANCE STEP
1-2-3MAN: Step left, right, left forward
 LADY: Step left forward, ½ turn left, step right back, step left together
Hands will be crossed
4-5-6MAN: Step right, left forward, step right slightly back
Release to open hand
 LADY: Step right, left back, step right slightly forward facing man

STEP POINT HOLD
1-2-3MAN: Step left back, point right to right side, hold 1 count
 LADY: Step left forward, point right to right side, hold 1 count
4-5-6MAN: Step right forward, point left to left side, hold 1 count
 LADY: Step right back, point left to left side, hold 1 count

¾ TURN LEFT
1-2-3Drop hands, step left, right, left into ¾ turn left
4-5-6Step right, left, right in place
Open hand position (his left, her right his right her left). Partners are facing

STEP POINT HOLD
1-2-3MAN: Step left back, point right to right side, hold 1 count
 LADY: Step left forward, point right to right side, hold 1 count
4-5-6MAN: Step right forward, point left to left side, hold 1 count
 LADY: Step right back, point left to left side, hold 1 count

FORWARD AND BACK WITH TURNS
1-2-3MAN: Step left, right, left in place
 LADY: Step left, right, left forward with ¼ turn left
4-5-6MAN: Step right, left, right back with ¼ turn left
 LADY: ½ Turn left step right, left, right back
Lady steps under man's right arm, release hands, she is behind man, rejoin hands
 
1-2-3MAN: Drop right hands, step left, right, left forward into ¼ turn left
 LADY: Step left, right, left forward into ¼ turn left passing under man's left arm
4-5-6MAN: Step right left right back into ¼ turn left
Facing forward line of dance
 LADY: Step right, left, right back into ¼ turn left returning to man's right side
Rejoin right hands

REPEAT