MERIHEVONEN(´SEAHORSE´)

 

Choreographed by Kirsi-Marja Vinberg

Music: Emmanuel: Corazon de Melao

Counts: 48

Type:  beginner, 1 wall

 

Merihevonen can be danced in two circles, faces to the centre, hand in hand.  Or it can be danced as one wall line dance.

 

Dance begins after 32 counts, not in the vocals.

 

STEPS FORWARD, STEPS BACK

1-4    take 3 steps forward starting with left foot, touch right together.

5-8    take 3 steps backwards beginning with right foot, touch left together.

9-12    repeat 1-4.

13-16 repeat 5-8.

 

Obs. When you go forward, lift your hands up above the head, when you go backwards, let your hands go down.

 

GRAPEVINE LEFT, GRAPEVINE RIGHT

17-20  step left to side, right behind left, step left to side, kick right forward/ scuff right forward.

21-24    step right to side, left behind right, right to side, kick left forward/scuff left forward.

 

GRAPEVINE  LEFT, GRAPEVINE RIGHT

25-28 repeat 17-20.

29-32 repeat 21-24.

 

SALSA BASICS

33-36 step left forward, right back,  left back, hold.

37-40 step right back, left forward, right forward, hold.

41-44 repeat 33-36.

45-48 repeat 37-40.

 

In the end of music there are 3 extra counts: Ending: 1. Clap hands together, shout MERI-

                                                                                      2. clap hands to your thighs, shout HEVO-

                                                                                      3. lift your hands up, shout NEN!


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