Rings
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Choreographed By:
Sue Hadley
Difficulty:
Beginner/Intermediate
Type:
Partner/Circle Dance
Counts:
32
Music:
Smoke Rings In The Dark by Gary Allan


     



Counts
Step Descriptions







 MEN
LADIES



ROCK, REPLACE, SHUFFLE, MAN ROCK, REPLACE, SHUFFLE/LADY STEP, PIVOT, ½ TURN SHUFFLE




1-2

Rock forward left foot, replace back on right foot

Rock back right foot, replace forward on left foot




3&4

Shuffle in place left, right, left

Shuffle in place right, left, right













5-6

Rock back right foot, replace forward on left foot

Step forward left foot, pivot ½ turn to the right (weight on right foot)






Man raises his left hand (lady's right) as she turns






7&8
Shuffle in place, right, left, right

½ Turn to the right shuffle in place, left, right, left






Man takes lady's left hand in his right hand (couples are now facing each other in a double hand position)





 





ROCK, REPLACE, SHUFFLE, MAN ROCK, REPLACE SHUFFLE/LADY STEP, PIVOT, SHUFFLE




9-10

Rock forward left foot, replace back on right foot

Rock back right foot, replace forward on left foot




11&12

Shuffle in place left, right, left

Shuffle in place right, left, right













13-14

Rock back right foot, replace forward on left foot (slightly to left)

Step forward left foot, pivot ½ turn to the right (weight on right foot)






Man releases lady's right hand (couples are now facing LOD with lady's left hand in man's right)




15&16

Shuffle forward, right, left, right

Shuffle forward left, right, left













WALK, WALK, SHUFFLE, STEP PIVOT, ½ TURN SHUFFLE




17-18

 Walk forward left, right
Walk forward, right, left




19&20

Shuffle forward left, right, left

Shuffle forward right, left, right






Release Hands















21-22

Step right foot forward, pivot ½ turn to the left (weight on left foot)

Step left foot forward, pivot ½ turn to the right (weight on right foot)




23&24

Shuffle ½ turn to the left (right, left, right)

Shuffle ½ turn to the right (left, right, left)













ROCK, REPLACE, MAN SHUFFLE IN PLACE/LADY ½ TURN TO THE LEFT SHUFFLE, MAN WALK, WALK, SHUFFLE/LADY BACK, BACK, SHUFFLE





Man's right hand behind lady's back, lady's left hand behind man's back (lady's on top)



25-26

Rock back left foot, replace forward right foot

Rock back right foot, replace forward left foot




27&28

Shuffle in place, left, right, left

Shuffle ½ turn to the left, right, left, right






Man takes lady's right hand in his left (couples are now in closed position)












29-30

Walk forward right, left

Step back left, right




31&32

Shuffle in place right, left, right

Shuffle in place left, right, left













REPEAT







 





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