How Long
(
3 Votes)
Count:
144

Wall:
1

Level:
Phrased Advanced 
Choreographer:
Carlton Thompson – October 2017


Music:
Charlie Puth  How Long

Sequence: A  B  C  A  B  C  C  D  D  BSection 9 (Only)  TAG  B  B  B Part A – Verse – 64 counts Section A1: 1&a2: Hold, Step R ft. 45 degrees forward to the right, quickstep L ft. behind R ft., BallStep R ft. 45 degrees forward to the right. 3&a4: Hold, Step L ft. 45 degree forward to the left, quickstep R ft. behind L ft., BallStep L ft. 45 degrees forward to the left. 56: Cross R ft. over L ft., Step L ft. back. 78: Step R ft. to right side, Step L ft. forward Section A2: 1&2&: Cross R ft. over L ft., Step L ft. to left side, Cross R ft. behind L ft., Step L ft. to left side. 3&4&: Cross R ft. over L ft., Step L ft. to left side, Cross R ft. behind L ft., Step L ft. to left side. 5&6&: Touch R toe in, Step R ft. down, Touch L toe in, Step L ft. down. 7&8&: Touch R heel forward, Step R ft. down, Touch L heel forward, Step L ft. down. Section A3: 1&a2: Hold, Step R ft. 45 degrees forward to the right, quickstep L ft. behind R ft., BallStep R ft. 45 degrees forward to the right. 3&a4: Hold, Step L ft. 45 degree forward to the left, quickstep R ft. behind L ft., BallStep L ft. 45 degrees forward to the left. 56: Cross R ft. over L ft., Step L ft. back. 78: Step R ft. to right side, Step L ft. forward Section A4: 1&2&: Step R ft. to right side, Cross L ft. behind R ft., Step R ft. to right side, Cross L ft. over R ft. 3&4&: Step R ft. to right side, Cross L ft. behind R ft., Step R ft. to right side, Cross L ft. over R ft. 5&6&: Touch R toe in, Step R ft. down, Touch L toe in, Step L ft. down. 7&8&: Touch R heel forward, Step R ft. down, Touch L heel forward, Step L ft. down. Section A5: 12: Cross R ft. over L ft., Make ¼ turn right leading with L ft. stepping back. (3:00) 3&4: Step R ft. back, Step L ft. back, Step R ft. forward. 56: Make ¼ turn pivot left leading with L ft., Make ¼ turn pivot left by stepping R ft. to right side (your left leg will swing around at the same time). (9:00) 7&8: Step L ft. back, Step R ft. back, Step L ft. forward. Section A6: 12: Step R ft. forward, Step L ft. forward 3&4: Step R ft. forward, LockStep L ft. behind R ft., Step R ft. forward. 56: Make a pivot ½ turn right by leading forward on L ft., Make a pivot ½ turn right leading with R ft. 7&8: Step L ft. forward, LockStep R ft. behind L ft., Step L ft. forward. Section A7: 12: Step R ft. back, Drag L ft. next to R ft. 34: Step L ft. back, Drag R ft., next to L ft. 56: Make ½ turn right by leading with R ft., (9:00) Drag L ft. next to R ft. 78: Step L ft. forward, Drag R ft. next to L ft. Section A8: 12: Step R ft. forward, Make a ¼ turn right by leading with your L ft. dragging behind R ft. (6:00) 34: Make ¼ turn right by leading with L ft. back (9:00), Make ¼ turn right by leading with your R ft. dragging in front of L ft. (12:00) 56: BallStep R ft. to right side (Weight is still on L ft.), Hold. 78: Sway body to the right, Sway body to the left. Part B – Chorus – 32 counts Section B9 Facing 45 degrees to the right, make the following steps 12: Step R ft. forward and pop your L heel up, Step L ft. forward and pop your R heel up. (2:00) 34: Step R ft. forward and pop your L heel up, Step L ft. forward and pop your R heel up. (2:00) 56: Mambo Step R ft. forward, Recover back on L ft. 78&: Mambo Step R ft. back, Rockstep L ft. back, Recover forward on R ft. Section B10: 12&: Make ¼ turn left by crossing L ft. over R ft., Rock R ft. to right side, Recover forward on L ft. 34&: Cross R ft. over L ft., Rock L ft. back, Recover forward on R ft. 56&: Cross L ft. over R ft., Lift right knee up and swing R ft. to right side, Swing R ft. to the left. (“6&” Optional Step: Point R ft. to right side, Point R ft. forward) 78: Step R ft. forward, Step L ft. forward (10:00) Section B11: 12: Step pivot ½ left leading with R ft., Step L ft. forward. (4:00) 34: Step R ft. forward, Step L ft. forward. 56: Mambo Step R ft. forward, Recover back on L ft. 78&: Mambo Step R ft. back, Rockstep L ft. back, Recover forward on R ft. Section B12: 12&: Cross L ft. over R ft., Rock R ft. back, Recover forward on L ft. 34&: Cross R ft. over L ft., Rock L ft. back, Recover forward on R ft. 56&: Cross L ft. over R ft., Lift right knee up and swing R ft. to right side, Swing R ft. to the left. (12:00) 78: Step R ft. forward, Step L ft. forward (12:00) Part C – 16 counts Section C13: 12: Rock R ft. forward, Recover back on L ft. 3&4: 1 full turn right by making three steps – R, L, R. 56: Rock L ft. forward, Recover back on R ft. 7&8: 1 full turn left by making three steps – L, R, L. Section C14: 12: Rock R ft. forward, Recover back on L ft. 3&4: 1 full turn right by making three steps – R, L, R. 56: Cross L ft. over R ft., Step R ft. back. 78: Step L ft. to left side, ToeTouch R ft. next to L ft. Part D – Interlude (Same Steps as Part A, Section 7 and 8) 32 counts Section D15: 12: Make ¼ turn right by stepping R ft. back (9:00), Drag L ft. next to R ft. 34: Step L ft. back, Drag R ft., next to L ft. 56: Make ½ turn right by leading with R ft., (3:00) Drag L ft. next to R ft. 78: Step L ft. forward, Drag R ft. next to L ft. Section D16: 12: Step R ft. forward, Make a ¼ turn right by leading with your L ft. dragging behind R ft. (6:00) 34: Make ¼ turn right by leading with L ft. back (9:00), Make ¼ turn right by leading with your R ft. dragging in front of L ft. (12:00) 56: BallStep R ft. to right side (Weight is still on L ft.), Hold. 78: Sway body to the right, Sway body to the left. Section D17: 12: Step R ft. back, Drag L ft. next to R ft. 34: Step L ft. back, Drag R ft., next to L ft. 56: Make ½ turn right by leading with R ft., (3:00) Drag L ft. next to R ft. 78: Step L ft. forward, Drag R ft. next to L ft. Section D18: 12: Step R ft. forward, Make a ¼ turn right by leading with your L ft. dragging behind R ft. (12:00) 34: Make ¼ turn right by leading with L ft. back (3:00), Make ¼ turn right by leading with your R ft. dragging in front of L ft. (6:00) 56: BallStep R ft. to right side (Weight is still on L ft.), Hold. 78: Sway body to the right, Sway body to the left. Note: After Part D, you will start again on Part B (Chorus) by CrossStepping R ft. over L ft. to face 2:00 (2:00) TAG: 12: (Keep weight on R ft.) Sway body, Sway Body 34&: Sway body, Rockstep L ft. back, Recover forward on R ft. Facebook: www.facebook.com/cthompsonchoreo YouTube: Search Under “Carlton Thompson” Last Update – 18th Nov. 2017 
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