Lovers' Swing
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Choreographed By:
Wanda & Jim York --  Piscataway, NJ   (732) 463-8637
Difficulty:
Beginner/Intermediate
Type:
Progressive couple’s dance
Counts:
48 count
Music:
"Eenie Meenie Miney Mo" by Holiday Band









Man faces LOD; Lady faces RLOD.  Hold hands near waist level.  We prefer holding only man’s L and lady’s R hands.





     



Counts - Step Descriptions







 MEN
LADIES





4 Forward Shuffles

2 Shuffles Backwards, 2 Turning Shuffles




1-8

4 Shuffles forward, (LOD) LRL, RLR, LRL, RLR

4 Shuffles:  2 Shuffles backwards RLR, LRL
2 Right turning ½ shuffles RLR, LRL (end facing RLOD)















2 Shuffles Backwards, 2 Turning Shuffles

4 Forward Shuffles




9-16

4 Shuffles:  2 Shuffles backwards, LRL, RLR
2 Left turning ½ shuffles, LRL, RLR (end facing LOD)

4 Shuffles forward (RLOD) RLR, LRL, RLR, LRL















Step, Together, Step, Heel

Step, Together, Step, Heel




17-24

(Moving sideways to left – step together)
Step left, right together, step left, touch right heel out
Step right, left together, step right, left together

(Moving sideways to right – step together)
Step right, left together, step right, touch left heel out
Step left, right together, step left, right together















 Sway, Sway, Sway/Hand, Sway/Hand, Step LRLR
Sway/Hand, Sway/Hand, Sway, Sway, Walk RLRL




25-32

(Sway with the music LRLR on counts 25-28)
Sway LR (25, 26 as partner places hands on your shoulders)

Place left hand on partner’s right shoulder (27)
Place right hand on partner’s left shoulder (28)

Step in place LRLR (29, 30, 32, 32).  Join hand/s.
Make eye contact!  Smile!
Get her to wonder what you’re thinking……

Sway with the music RLRL on counts (25-28)
Place right hand on partner’s left shoulder (25)
Place left hand on partner’s right shoulder (26)
Sway RL (27, 28 as partner places hands on your shoulders)

While walking backwards RLRL (29, 30, 31, 32), slide hands
down arms of partner.  Join hand/s.
Make eye contact! Smile!
Get him to wonder what you’re thinking  -- yummm…















Shuffle, Rock, Shuffle Rock

Shuffle, Rock, Shuffle Rock




33-40

Shuffle forward LRL, rock R, step L
Shuffle backwards RLR, rock L, step R

Shuffle back RLR, rock L, step R
Shuffle forward LRL, rock forward R, step L















Touch, Cross, Touch, Cross, Kick-Ball Step, Walk, Walk

Touch, Cross, Touch, Cross, Kick-Ball Step, Walk, Walk




41-48

(Man moving forward, LOD)
Touch left, cross step in front of right
Touch right, cross step in front of left
Left kick-ball step moving forward
    (Kick to lady’s right, slightly diagonal)
Boogie walk forward LR

(Lady moving backwards, RLOD)
Touch right to right side, cross behind left
Touch left to left side, cross behind right
Right kick-ball step moving backwards
   (Kick to man’s right, slightly diagonal)
Boogie walk backwards RL























Wandafull1@aol.com            Jyork08854@msn.com          www.CountryLineDancing.com

Dance to music for the following choreographed dances:  Catch a Hip Cat (Music:  Eenie Meenie Miney Mo by Holiday Band); Dixie Lullaby (Music: Dixie Lullaby by Clint Black & Bruce Hornsby); Simply Blue or Blue Finger Lou (Music:  Blue Finger Lou by  Anne Murray);  Late Night Swing (Music:  Honey Hush  by Scooter Lee) and any other type of swing that gets you moving. 

This is an Attitude Dance and may become quite Stimulating!  Man faces LOD; Lady faces RLOD.  Hold hands near waist level.  We prefer holding only man’s L and lady’s R hands.

Wanda & Jim York are dance instructors, DJs and choreographers from Piscataway, New Jersey, USA.  When in the area, contact them.
© 2002 Wanda & Jim York.  Wanda & Jim give permission for the duplication and distribution of these dance steps by instructors, dance clubs, and dancers provided they are copied in their entirety with no changes or omissions of information provided.  5/5/02

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