A GOOD MAN IS HARD TO FIND

Choreographer: Kirsi-Marja Vinberg

Music: A Good Man is Hard To Find by Brenda Lee

Counts: 56 and 3 restarts

Type: 4 wall high beginner line dance with 3 restarts

Note: All the shuffles and triple steps have the rhythm 1  a2 (like in boogie woogie triple step) in this dance.

BOOGIE WOOGIE 8 COUNT BASIC(USING SHUFFLE STEP AND ROCK STEP) TURNING ¼ LEFT

1-2 step right across left, step left in place

3&4 step right to side, left together, right to side

5-6 step left across right, step right in place

7&8 step left to side, right together, left to side turning ¼ left

2 STEPS FORWARD, TRIPLE IN PLACE MOVING SLIGHTLY BACKWARDS, 2 STEPS BACK, TRIPLE IN PLACE MOVING SLIGHTLY BACKWARDS

1-2 step forward right, left

3&4 triple step: step in place right, left, right little backwards

5-6 step backwards left, right

7&8 triple step in place: left, right, left little backwards

ROCK STEP BACK, STEP FORWARD, HOLD, ROCK STEP FORWARD, STEP BACK, HOLD (AKA SHORT GROOVE WALK)

1-2 rock right foot back, step left in place

3-4 step right foot forward, hold with snap

5-6 rock left foot forward, step right in place

7-8 step left back, hold with snap

BREAK: STEP OUT OUT, HOLD X3, TRAVELLING SWIVELS TOGETHER

&1 step right to side, step left to side (hands: spread hands to the side)

2-4 hold

5-8 lift toes to your centre, then heels, toes heels(now feet are together). Hand gestures: twist your fingers pointing down, up, down, up

Obs. Restarts after first, third and fifth repetions(after dancing 32 counts). Third and fifth repetitions start facing 12.00 o´clock wall.

STOMP R, HOLD, SWIVEL STEPS GOING FORWARD, STOMP L, HOLD, SWIVEL STEPS FORWARD

1-2 stomp right foot diagonally forward right, hold with snap

3-4 swivel steps: left to diagonally left forward, right to diagonally right forward

5-6 stomp left to diagonally left forward, hold with snap

7-8 swivel steps: right to diagonally forward right, left to diagonally left forward

TOE TOUCHES AND SIDE STEPS TURNING ½ L

1-2 touch right toe in front of the left foot, step right foot to side and turn ¼ left

3-4 touch left toe in front of the right foot, step left to side

5-8 repeat 1-4

DIAGONAL STEP, SLIDE TOGETHER X 2(AKA DUCK WALK), DIAGONAL R SHUFFLE STEP FORWARD, DIAGONAL L SHUFFLE STEP FORWARD

1-2 step right foot to right diagonal forward(heel-flat), slide left foot together

3-4 repeat 1-2

5&6 step right to right diagonal forward, left together, right to right diagonal forward

7&8 step left to left diagonal forward, right together, left to left diagonal forward

Repeat

 

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