Everybody Dance And Sing Contra
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When I'm Out Tonight by Dave Sheriff
Intro: 16 counts - No Tags, No Restarts
NOTE: THIS IS A MODIFICATION OF MY 4-WALL DANCE TO A 1-WALL CONTRA FORMAT. DANCERS ALWAYS FACE THE SAME WALL TO BEGIN A NEW SEQUENCE. THE MAIN MODIFICATIONS ARE AS FOLLOWS:
In Section 2: counts 5-6-7-8 are 2 quarter turns to the left to face the dancer opposite.
In Section 4: counts 5-6-7-8 are a ½ left pivot (5-6) followed by the slap/clap motions for 7&8&
EASIER OPTIONS FOR THE LAST 4 COUNTS IN SECTION 4:
(1) The easiest option is to repeat the ¼ turn X 2 as in Section 2 (5-6-7-8).
(2) Another option is to do the ½ pivot to face your partner and stomp R, L for counts 7-8.
You can also clap after each stomp for a count of 7&8&
Obviously, everyone should agree to do the same option before starting the dance!
[1-8] POINT R TOE OUT-IN-OUT, COASTER, POINT L TOE OUT-IN-OUT, COASTER
1&2,3&4Point R toe out-in-out, Step back on R, Close L, Step fwd on R
5&6,7&8Point L toe out-in-out, Step back on L, Close R, Step fwd on L
[9-16] R AND L SHUFFLES FORWARD, ¼ TURNS TO L X 2 (Now facing “partner”)
1&2,3&4Shuffle fwd R,L,R, Shuffle fwd L,R,L. (You will cross lines here and can “high five” the person(s) you are passing.)
5-6-7-8Step fwd on R, Turn ¼ to L shifting weight to LF, Step fwd on R, Turn ¼ to L shifting weight to LF.
[17-24] R CROSS SHUFFLE, STEP TOUCH STEP, L CROSS SHUFFLE, STEP TOUCH STEP
1&2Step R over L, Step to L, Step R over L
3&4Step to L, Touch R beside L, Step to R
5&6Step L over R, Step to R, Step L over R
7&8Step to R, Touch L beside R, Step to L
[25-32] R TOE-HEEL STOMP, L TOE-HEEL STOMP MOVING FWD, PIVOT ½ TO L, SLAP THIGHS, CLAP HANDS, CLAP PARTNER’S HANDS, CLAP HANDS
1&2Touch R toe toward L instep, Scuff R heel, Stomp RF
3&4Touch L toe toward R instep, Scuff L heel, Stomp LF (You will cross lines again here.)
5-6Step fwd on R, Pivot ½ to L to face the person opposite you and step on LF
7&8&Slap your thighs, Clap your hands, Clap hands with the person opposite, Clap your hands
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