VDC Promise

Count:
72
Wall:
4
Level:
Beginner / Improver - Bachata
Choreographer:
Marilou Betham & Monica Tan - October 2012
Music:
Promise (feat. Usher) - Romeo Santos
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Intro : 32 Counts from Niels Poulsen Sweetie Line Dance
Main Dance : Bachata - 72 counts, 4 walls
Intro : Nightclub Step (from Niels Poulsen - Sweetie Line Dance)

A : BASIC NIGHTCLUB STEP L, R, L, vine ½ with sweep, run run (facing front)
1Take a big step with L to L side 12:00
2&3Close R behind L, cross R over L, take a big step with R to R side 12:00
4&5Close L behind R, cross R over L, step L to L side 12:00
6&7Cross R behind L, turn ¼ L stepping fw on L, turn ¼ L on L sweeping R in front of L 6:00
8&Run diagonally fw on R towards 4:30, repeat with L 4:30

B : Cross rock, side R, cross rock, 3/8 L, basic R, sway, sway
1Cross rock R over L 4:30
2&3Recover weight back to L, step R to R side turning body ¼ R, cross rock L over R 7:30
4&5Recover weight back to R, turn 3/8 L stepping a small step fw on L, make big step R 3:00
6&7Close L behind R, cross R over L, step L to L side swaying upper body to L side 3:00
8 &Step onto R swaying upper body to R side 3:00, Flick L foot

C : Repeat A (facing 3:00)

D : Repeat B steps from 1 to 5
6&7Close L behind R, cross R over L, step L to L side with a quarter turn to the left
8&Step R to R with another quarter turn to face the front, close L together

Bachata - Main Dance
(A) BASIC STEP SIDE BACHATA , HIP BUMP --- X 2 (R,L)
1 - 2Step R to right side -- Close L together R
3 - 4Step R to right side bumping hip to right -- Touch L slightly opened to side bumping Hip to left
5 - 6Step L to left side -- Close R together L
7 - 8Step L to left side bumping hip to left -- Touch R slightly opened to side bumping Hip to right

(B) 1-8 REPEAT SECTION A

(C) BASIC STEP FORWARD AND BACKWARD BACHATAS'S ( body angle face at 11:00)
1 - 2Step R forward -- Step L beside R
3 - 4Step R forward bumping hip to right forward -- Hitch L forward
5 - 6Step L backward -- Step R back together
7 - 8Step L backward bumping hip to left back -- Touch R slightly forward bumping To right forward

(D) 1-8 REPEAT SECTION C

(E) ROLLING VINE , HIP BUMPS ----X2
1Make a ¼ turn right stepping R forward
2Turn ½ right stepping L back
3Turn ¼ to right stepping R to right side
4Hip bump to left (weight on R)
5Make a ¼ turn left stepping L forward
6Turn ½ left stepping R back
7Turn ¼ to left stepping L to left side
8Hip bump to right (weight on L)

(F): STEP-HITCH TURN
1-2Step R to right, hitch left knee and turn 1/2 right (weight to right)
3-4Step left to side, hitch right knee and turn 1/2 right (weight to left)
5-6Step right to side, tap left together
7&8&Step left to side, step right together, Step left to side, step right together,

(G) 1-8 REPEAT SECTION E

(H) HIP SWAYS with Quarter Turn
1-3With knees slightly bent sway hip R, L, R while slowly completing a quarter turn to the L
(counterclockwise, sway with figure 8 motion)
4Hip bump to L
5-7With knees slightly bent sway hip L, R, L while slowly completing a quarter turn to the L
(counterclockwise, sway with figure 8 motion)
8Hip bump to R
9-11With knees slightly bent sway hip R, L, R while slowly completing a quarter turn to the L
(counterclockwise, sway with figure 8 motion)
12Hip bump to L
13-15With knees slightly bent sway hip L, R, L in place (sway with figure 8 motion)
16Hip bump to R

Now you're ready for the new wall. Start again!

Note: as the song nears it’s ending, you will be facing the front, do hip sways (section H) but don't turn anymore.

enjoy!