DOORS OF LIFE
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6 Votes)
Count:
48

Wall:
2

Level:
Intermediate / Advanced 
Choreographer:
Michael Barr (CA) June 2007


Music:
The Door Of The Life by Mariya Takeuchi, CD: Denimu (Warner Music Japan)

#48 ct. lead Song Information: A special thank you to Michiko Tomiya for informing me of this song. Prepared by: Michael Barr, Instructor/Choreographer Phone & fax 530586.0255 [16] TWINKLE RIGHT – TWINKLE 1/2 TURN RIGHT 1  2  3Step L forward on the right diagonal; Step R next to left; Step L in place facing the left diagonal 4  5  6Step R forward on the left diagonal; Turn ¼ right stepping back on L; Turn ¼ right stepping R side right [712] TWINKLE RIGHT – TWINKLE 3/4 TURN RIGHT 1  2  3Step L forward on the right diagonal; Step R next to left; Step L in place facing the left diagonal 4  5  6Step R forward on the left diagonal; Turn ¼ right stepping back on L; Turn ½ right stepping R forward (3 o’clock) [1318] PRESS FORWARDRETURNSTEP BACK – CROSS FRONTSTEP BACK1/2 RIGHT 1  2  3Press ball of L forward into floor; Return weight to R in place; Step L back on left diagonal 4  5  6Step R back crossing over left on the left diagonal; Step L back; Turn ½ right stepping forward on R (9 o’clock) [1924] FORWARD 1/4 SCISSOR CROSS – * SYNCOPATED VINE W/ ¼ TURN RIGHT 1  2  3Step forward onto ball of L; Turn ¼ right stepping ball of R next to left; Step L in front of right &4 &5Step R side right; Step L behind right; Step R side right; Step L in front of right &6 &Step R side right; Step L behind right; (&) Turn ¼ right stepping forward on R (3 o’clock) * Easier option for 456: 4  5  6Step R side right; Step L behind right; Turn ¼ right stepping forward on R (3 o’clock) [2530] STEP FORWARDPIVOT 1/2 TURN RIGHTCHANGE WEIGHT TO RIGHT – STEP (prep)FULL TURN 1  2  3Step L forward; Turn ½ right on balls of both feet; Change weight to right 4  5  6Step L forward (prep); Turn ½ left stepping back on R; Turn ½ left stepping forward on L (9 o’clock) [3136] * STEP (prep)FULL TURN – STEP FORWARDFORWARD1/4 TURN LEFT 1  2  3Step R forward (prep); Turn ½ right stepping back on L; Turn ½ right stepping forward on R 4  5  6Step L forward; Step forward onto ball of R; Return weight to L as you turn ¼ left (6 o’clock) * Harder option for 123: 123&Step R forward; Step L forward starting a full turn right; Finish turn with weight still on L; (&) Step forward onto R [3742] TWINKLE LEFT – TWINKLE RIGHT 1  2  3Step R forward on left diagonal; Step L next to right; Step R in place facing right diagonal 4  5  6Step L forward on right diagonal; Step R next to left; Step L in place facing left diagonal (6 o’clock) [4348] CROSS (prep) 1/41/2 TURN RIGHT – * SYNCOPATED TURNS (paddle turn) 1  2  3Step R forward on left diagonal; Turn ¼ right stepping back on L; Turn ½ right stepping forward on R (3 o’clock) &4(&) Step onto ball of L slightly forward; Turn ½ right stepping R in place &5(&) Step onto ball of L slightly forward; Turn ½ right stepping R in place &6(&) Step onto ball of L slightly forward; Turn ¼ right stepping R in place (6 o’clock – facing right diagonal) * Easier option for 456: Drop the ‘&’ counts and do a Slow ¼ pivot turn to your right 4  5  6(4)Step L forward; (5)Turn ¼ right on balls of both feet; (6)Change weight to right (6 o’clock) Begin again!!! Web Access: www.MichaelandMichele.com Email: mbarr@saber.net Last Update – 10 Feb. 2020 
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