A (IN THE WATER)

Count:
0
Wall:
1
Level:
Intermediate
Choreographer:
John Robinson (USA) & Pepper Siquieros (USA)
Music:
Somethin' In the Water - Jeffrey Steele
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Sequence: A = Main Dance; B = Kicks; C = Twists. The sequence is B (intro), AB, AAC, B, AAC, AAC-, AAC, B, AAB. On the Jeffrey Steele version, start your first B after he says, "must be something in the water." On the River Road version, you must start part B immediately or skip it and start with the first A

PART A
TOE FANS TWICE, RIGHT THEN LEFT

1-2Right toe fan out to right side, return right toe to center
3-4Right toe fan out to right side, return right toe to center, placing weight on right foot
5-6Left toe fan out to left side, return left toe to center
7-8Left toe fan out to left side, return left toe to center, placing weight on left foot

RIGHT HEEL, TOE, HEEL, HOOK MAKING ¼ TURN RIGHT, RIGHT STEP FORWARD, LEFT SLIDE, RIGHT STEP FORWARD, LEFT STOMP UP
1-2Right heel tap diagonally forward 45 degrees right, right touch next to left turning toe in toward left foot
3-4Right heel tap diagonally forward 45 degrees right, right hook across left knee as you pivot ¼ turn right
5-6Step right forward, left slide next to right
7-8Step right forward, left heel scuff next to right

LEFT ROCK-RECOVER FORWARD & BACK, LEFT STEP FORWARD, HOLD, PIVOT ¼ TURN RIGHT, HOLD
1-2Left rock ball of foot forward, recover weight to right
3-4Left rock ball of foot back, recover weight to right
5-6Step left forward, hold position
7-8Pivot ¼ turn right shifting weight to right foot, hold position

FORWARD & BACK HEEL ROCKS WEAVING RIGHT
1-2Left rock heel of foot forward in front of right, recover to right stepping slightly side right
3-4Left rock heel of foot back behind right, recover to right stepping slightly side right
5-6Left rock heel of foot forward in front of right, recover to right stepping slightly side right
7-8Left step slightly back, right touch next to left

PART B
SIDE STEPS AND KICKS (RIGHT THEN LEFT), RIGHT SIDE-TOGETHER-SIDE, LEFT KICK ACROSS

1-2Right step side right, left kick across right
3-4Left step side left, right kick across left
5-6Right step side right, left slide next to right
7-8Right step side right, left kick across right

SIDE STEPS AND KICKS (LEFT THEN RIGHT), LEFT SIDE-TOGETHER-SIDE, RIGHT STOMP UP
1-2Left step side left, right kick across left
3-4Right step side right, left kick across right
5-6Left step side left, right slide next to left
7-8Left step side left, right stomp up next to left

PART C
HEEL TWISTS IN PLACE

1-2Twist heels right, rolling left shoulder back, hold position
3-4Twist heels left, rolling right shoulder back, hold position
5Twist heels right bending knees so body starts "sinking" down,
6Twist heels left bending knees a bit more to sink farther down
7-8Twist heels right, straightening up slightly so body starts rising up, twist heels left, straightening up all the way and finishing with weight on left foot
Styling option: for fun, hold your nose like you're going down in the water
One time only (as explained in sequence above), you will do a C-. When this occurs, drop counts 1-4 and just do the "down, down, up, up."