Purple Heather (P)

Count:
64
Wall:
0
Level:
Easy Intermediate Partner
Choreographer:
Angie Leyland (Lancashire UK) Aug 2013
Music:
Purple Heather by The Saloon Drifters
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This arrangement by Neil Woodward - Track available - saloondrifers.webs.com (109 bpm)

Same foot work throughout unless stated
Start in Indian position (Man behind Lady) facing OLOD

24 count intro starting on bag pipes

Intro: BUMP HIPS 2 RIGHT, 2 LEFT,RIGHT,LEFT,RIGHT,LEFT
(extra 8 beats)
STEP SLIDE, STEP TOUCH X 2
1-4Step Rt to Rt side, slide Lt up to Rt, step Rt to Rt side touch Lt next to Rt
5-8Step Lt to Lt side, slide Rt up to Lt, step Lt to Lt side touch Rt next to Lt

STEP SLIDE, STEP TOUCH X 2, (TURNING THE LADY FULL TURN)
9-12Mens steps same as 1-4 Raising Rt hand, Ladys Rt hand turning lady full turn Rt
13-16Mens steps same as 5-8 Raising Rt hand, Ladys Rt hand turning lady full turn Lt

1/8th TURN, 1/8th TURN PIVOTS TURNING RIGHT
17-20Putting weight on Rt ball of foot & turn two 1/8th turns (now facing LOD)

ROCK FWD, ROCK BK, RIGHT SHUFFLE BACK (SWEETHEART POSITION)
21-22Rock fwd on Rt, Rock back on Lt
23&24Right shuffle backwards RLR

ROCK BK, ROCK FWD , WALK WALK, SHUFFLE, WALK WALK
25-28Rock Back on Lt, rock fwd on Rt, Walk Lt Rt
29&30 31-32Shuffle Fwd LRL, walk Rt Walk Lt

TOE HEEL, SHUFFLE , TOE HEEL SHUFFLE X 2
33-34 35&36Rt toe,Rt heel, Rt shuffle Fwd RLR
37-38 39&40Lt toe, Lt heel, Lt shuffle Fwd LRL

ROCK ROCK CROSS SHUFFLE (LADY) RT BEHIND CHA CHA CHA (MAN)
41-42Lady rock out on Rt foot recover on Lt Man steps to Rt, cross Lt behind
43&44Lady Rt cross shuffle travelling Lt, RLR in front of man changing places
Man cha cha cha traveling slightly Rt RLR
Keeping hold of both hands, Man brings ladys Lt hand over her head.
Hands should now be crossed over in front (Lf over Rt)

ROCK ROCK CROSS SHUFFLE (LADY) LT BEHIND CHA CHA CHA (MAN)
45-46Lady rocks out on Lt foot recover on Rt Man steps to Lt cross Rt behind
47&48Lady Lt cross shuffle travelling Rt LRL Man cha cha cha traveling slightly Lt LRL
Keeping hold of both hands, Man brings ladys Lt hand over her head
Back into sweetheart position

TOE HEEL, SHUFFLE , TOE HEEL 1/4 SHUFFLE
49-50 51&52Rt toe,Rt heel, Rt shuffle Fwd RLR
53-54 55&56Lt toe, Lt heel, Lt shuffle making ¼ turn Rt (facing OLOD)
(Back into Indian position)

BUMP HIPS 2 RIGHT, 2 LEFT,RIGHT,LEFT,RIGHT,LEFT
57-64Bump hips Rt twice, Lt Twice, then RLRL.
The dance will finish in this position were you hear the bag pipes
Plenty of style and cuddles at this stage

HAVE FUN

Thanks to Phil for helping with the Mens steps &
A special thanks to The Saloon Drifters for letting me Choreograph this partner dance to Purple Heather

Happy Dancing and Miles of Smiles from Angie

Contact: leyland.a@sky.com - 0781 4462901