Making Memories of Us (P)
( 1 Votes)
"Making Memories of Us" by Keith Urban
Start with partners facing each other, man facing OLOD, lady facing ILOD; no hands (however, on subsequent repetitions, man's left and lady's right will be joined at start of the dance).
[1-8](BOTH) ROCK R BACK, RECOVER, 1/2 L-TURN SHUFFLE, ROCK L BACK, RECOVER, (MAN) TRIPLE-STEP, (LADY) STEP, Together
1-2Rock back on R, recover forward onto L
3&4Turn 1/4 L and step R to side, step L together, turn 1/4 L and step R back
Note: During this 1/2 L-turn shuffle, partners stay face-to-face while crossing LOD and switching sides, man ending on outside track but facing ILOD, lady opposite.
5-6Rock back on L, recover forward onto R
7&8(Man) Triple-step in place L-R-L
7-8(Lady) Step L forward (toward man), step Right
Hands: On count 3, go into double hand hold.
[9-16](MAN) SIDE, TOGETHER, 1/4 R-TURN SHUFFLE, WALK, WALK, SHUFFLE
1-2Step R to side, step L next to R
3&4Turn 1/4 R and shuffle forward R-L-R
5-6Step L forward, step R forward (FLOD, facing lady)
7&8Shuffle forward L-R-L
Hands: On count 4, drop man's L (lady's R). On count 5, bring joined hands (man's R, lady's L) over lady's head. On count 6, resume double hand hold.
[9-16](LADY) SIDE, TOGETHER, 1/4 L-TURN SHUFFLE, 1/2 L-TURN, BACK, SHUFFLE BACK
1-2Step L to side, step R next to L
3&4Turn 1/4 L and shuffle forward L-R-L
5-6Right Step Back ½, Left Step Back
7&8Shuffle back R-L-R
[17-24](MAN) ROCK FORWARD, RECOVER, TRIPLE-IN-PLACE, WALK, WALK, SHUFFLE
1-2Rock forward onto R, recover back onto L
3&4Triple step in place R-L-R
5-6Step L forward, step R forward
7&8Shuffle forward L-R-L (FLOD, facing lady)
Hands: On count 2, bring both pairs of joined hands together over lady's head. As lady turns on 3&4, keep hands overhead, but release them on count 3 and rejoin them on count 4 so that arms are NOT crossed at end of turn. On count 5, lower both pairs of joined hands to waist level for normal two hand hold.
[17-24](LADY) ROCK BACK, Full Turn Triple in place, BACK, BACK, SHUFFLE BACK
1-2Rock back on L, recover onto R
3&4Full Turn Triple
5-6Step R back, step L back
7&8Shuffle back R-L-R
[25-32](MAN) FORWARD, 1/4 R-TURN, BEHIND-SIDE-CROSS, SIDE, BEHIND, SIDE, DRAG/TOUCH
1-2Step R forward, turn 1/4 R and step L to side (OLOD, facing lady)
3&4Step R behind L, step L to side, cross R over L
5-6Step L to side, step R behind L
7-8Step L to side, drag R toward L (weight remains on L)
Hands: On count 1, drop man's L (lady's R), and pass joined hands (man's R, lady's L) over lady's head as she turns. On count 3, resume double hand hold. On count 5, drop man's R (lady's L) and pass joined hands (man's L, lady's R) over lady's head as she turns. Retain single hand hold as you begin the next repetition.
[25-32](LADY) 1/2 L-TURN, 1/4 L-TURN, BEHIND-SIDE-CROSS, Full Turn Rolling Vine w/Step
1-2Turn 1/2 L and step L forward, turn 1/4 L and step R to side (ILOD, facing man)
3&4Step L behind R, step R to side, cross L over R
5-6Turn 1/4 R and step R forward, turn 1/2 R and step L back
7-8Turn 1/4 R and step R to side, step L next to R
Contacts: Rick Hobbs firstname.lastname@example.org; Gail Eaton: email@example.com