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KIVA RIVITANSSI

KIVA RIVITANSSI

Choreographer: Jorma Leitzinger Jr

Music: Larry Gatlin: Boogie And Beethoven (152)

Counts: 32

Type: 1 wall beginner line/contra dance, suitable for seniors

 

GRAPEVINE RIGHT, GRAPEVINE LEFT

1-4 Step right to side, cross left behind, step right to side, scuff left

5-8 Step left to side, cross right behind, step left to side, scuff right

 

WALK FORWARD TWICE, SHUFFLE FORWARD TWICE, PIVOT TURN

9-10 Step right forward, step left forward

11&12 Shuffle forward right, left, right

13&14 Shuffle forward left, right, left

15-16 Step right forward, turn ½ left

 

SHUFFLE FORWARD TWICE, WALK FORWARD TWICE, PIVOT TURN

17&18 Shuffle forward right, left, right

19&20 Shuffle forward left, right, left

21-22 Step right forward, step left forward

23-24 Step right forward, turn ½ left

 

CHARLESTONS

25-28 Step right forward, kick left forward, step left back, touch right toe back

29-30 Step right forward, kick left forward

31&32 Step left back, step right together, step left forward

 

Repeat

SKYE BOAT SONG

SKYE BOAT SONG (Outlander Theme)

Choreographer: Kirsi-Marja Vinberg

Music: Skye Boat Song (Outlander Theme) by The American Rogues

Counts: 48

Type: 1 wall easy line dance, suitable for seniors

 

STEP TO SIDE R, SLIDING CROSS KICK, STEP TO SIDE L, SLIDING CROSS KICK

1-3 step right foot to side, slide left foot and kick it across right (2-3)

4-6 step left foot to side, slide right foot and kick it across left (2-3)

 

CROSS STEP, TOUCH TOE TO SIDE, STEP BEHIND, TOUCH TOE TO SIDE

1-3 step right across left, touch left toe to side, hold

4-6 step left behind right foot, touch right toe to side

 

TWINKLES

1-3 step right across left, rock left foot to side, step right in place

4-6 step left across right, rock right foot to side, step left in place

 

CROSS STEP, SWAYING DIAGONAL PIVOT TURNING ¾ L

1-3 step right foot across left, turn ½ turn to left with swaying hips

4-6 change weight to the left foot in place, sway hips and turn ¼ more to left (5-6) facing 3 o´clock

 

FORWARD BASIC/ STEP WITH TAPS X 2

1-3 step right foot forward, left together, right in place/alternative: step right foot forward, tap left toe two times beside right foot

4-6 step left forward, right together, left in place turning  1/4 right/ alternative: step left forward, tap right toe two times beside left foot, on left foot turn ¼ right (facing 6 o´clock)

 

WALTZ BASIC FORWARD X 2/ STEP WITH TAPS X 2

1-3 step right foot forward, left together, right in place/alternative same as above

4-6 step left forward, right together, left in place/ alternative same as above

 

STEP TO SIDE R, SLIDING CROSS KICK, STEP TO L SIDE, SLIDING CROSS KICK

1-3 step right to side, slide left foot and kick it across right (2-3)

4-6 step left to side, slide right foot and kick it across left (5-6)

 

STEP TO R SIDE WITH ½ TURN L, STEP TO L SIDE, SLIDING CROSS KICK

1-3 step right to side, turn ½ to right with left foot near right foot (2-3)

4-6 step left foot to side, slide right foot and kick it across left

 

Repeat

YSTÄVÄSI AINA

YSTÄVÄSI AINA (Forever Your Friend)

This dance is made for the memory of my dearest friend, Hilkka Front (1948-2012).

Choreographer: Kirsi-Marja Vinberg

Music:Ystäväsi Aina by Meiju Suvas; Anybody Wanna Pray With Me by CeCe Winans

Counts: 32

Type: 2 wall beginner line dance, suitable for seniors

 

Start dancing on lyrics

 

WEAVE TO RIGHT, SCISSORS, HOLD

1-4 Step right side, cross left behind, step right side, cross left over

5-8 Step right side, step left together, cross right over, hold

 

WEAVE TO LEFT, SCISSORS, HOLD

1-4 Step left side, cross right behind, step left side, cross right over

5-8 Step left side, step right together, cross left over, hold

 

STEP SIDE, TURN ¼ LEFT AND TOUCH TOGETHER STEP SIDE, TOUCH TOGETHER

1-2 Step right side, turn ¼ left and touch left together

3-4 Step left side, touch right together (9:00)

5-6 Step right side, turn ¼ left and touch left together

7-8 Step left side, touch right together (6:00)

 

MODIFIED JAZZ BOXES

1-4 Step right side, cross left over, step right back, step left side

5-8 Cross right over, step left back, step right side, cross left over

 

Repeat

YOU CAN’T DO ME THIS WAY

YOU CAN’T DO ME THIS WAY

Choreographer: Kirsi-Marja Vinberg

Music: You Can’t Do Me This Way by Mark Chesnutt

Counts: 32

Type: 4 wall beginner/intermediate line dance, suitable for seniors

 

2 WALKS, SHUFFLE STEP FORWARD, HIP BUMPS

1-2 Step forward right, left

3&4 Step right forward, left together, right forward

5-8 Step left forward and hips to left, hips to right, hips to left, hips to right

 

PIVOT TURN ¼ RIGHT, CROSSING SHUFFLE STEP, ROCK STEP TO SIDE, SHUFFLE STEP IN PLACE

1-2 Step left forward, turn ¼ right and step right in place

3&4 Step left across right, right to right, left foot to right

5-6 Step right to side, step left in place

7&8 Step right beside left, step left in place, step right in place

 

SLOW HEEL JACKS

1-2 Step left diagonally left back, touch right heel in place

3-4 Step right in place, step left together

5-6 Step right foot diagonally right back, touch left heel in place

7-8 Step left foot in place, step right together

 

PIVOT TURN ½ RIGHT, SYNCOPATED & MODIFIED HEEL JACKS WITH HOLDS AND CLAPS

1-2 Step left forward, turn ½ right, step right in place

&3-4 Change weight to the left foot, touch right heel diagonally right forward, clap hands together (hold)

&5-6 Step right beside left, step left across right, clap hands together

&7-8& Step right to side and back, touch left heel diagonally left forward, clap hands together, step left beside right (weight is on the left foot)

 

Repeat

THE MORE I DRINK

THE MORE I DRINK

Choreographer: Kirsi-Marja Vinberg

Music: The More I Drink by Blake Shelton

Counts: 32

Type: 1 wall beginner line dance, suitable for seniors

 

STEP TO R, STEP BEHIND/STEP TOGETHER, SHUFFLE STEP TO R, ROCK STEPS

1-2 step right to side, step left behind and across left/alternative: step left together

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

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

7-8 repeat 5-6

 

STEP LEFT TO L, STEP RIGHT BEHIND/ALTERNATIVE: STEP RIGHT TOGETHER

1-2 step left to side, step right behind and across left/alternative: step right together

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

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

7-8 repeat 5-6

 

2 STEPS FORWARD, SHUFFLE STEP FORWARD, ROCK STEPS FORWARD

1-2 step forward right, left

3&4 step right forward, left together, right forward

5-6 step left forward, right in place

7-8 repeat 5-6

 

2 STEPS BACK, SHUFFLE BACK, ROCK STEPS BACK

1-2 step backwards left, right

3&4 step left back, right together, left back

5-6 step right back, left in place

7-8 repeat 5-6

 

Repeat

THE DANCE

THE DANCE

Choreographer: Kirsi-Marja Vinberg

Music: Tango by Michael Nantel

Type: phrased 4 wall line dance, suitable for seniors

Parts: A (32) and B (32)

AAAAAA B AAAAAAA

 

Note: You can also dance this as 32 count dance using A-parts all the time!

 

PART A

CROSS STEP, TOE TAPS, CROSS STEP, TOE TAPS

1-2 step right foot across left (slow)

3-4 tap left toe back, to side with knee inward (quick quick)

5-6 step left foot across right (slow)

7-8 tap right toe back, to side with knee inward (quick quick)

Note. Hold your hands to side, in shoulder level

 

CROSS STEP, ROCK STEP TO SIDE, CROSS STEP, ROCK STEP TO SIDE

1-2 step right across left (slow)

3-4 rock left foot to side, change weight to the right foot (quick quick)

5-6 step left across right (slow)

7-8 rock right foot to side, change weight to the left foot (quick quick)

 

STEP FORWARD, 2 STEPS BACK

1-2 step right forward (slow)

3-4 step left foot back, right foot back (quick quick)

 

STEP BACK WITH ¼ TURN R AND SWEEP, STEP TO SIDE, CROSS STEP

5-6 step left back and turn ¼ right sweeping right toe to right side (slow)

7-8 step right to side, left across (quick quick)

 

STEP TO SIDE, SWAYS, HOLD

1-2 step right to side, hold (slow)

3-4 sway hips to left, right (quick quick)

5 sway hips to left

6-8 hold (you can start lifting your hands to side)

/6-8 hold, touch right toe beside left foot, touch right toe to side (quick quick)

 

Repeat

 

PART B

B-part is danced only once, after 6th wall, to the backwall

DIAGONAL LUNGE, DIAGONAL ROCKING CHAIR

1-2 step long step diagonally left with right foot (slow)

3-4 change weight to the left foot (slow)

5-6 step right back, left in place (quick quick)

7-8 step right forward, left in place (quick quick)

 

SWAYS

1-2 step right to side swaying hips (slow)

3-6 sway hips to left, right left right (quick quick quick quick)

7-8 sway hips to left right (quick quick)

 

DIAGONAL LUNGE, DIAGONAL ROCKING CHAIR

1-2 step long step diagonally right with left foot (slow)

3-4 change weight to the right foot (slow)

5-6 step left foot back, right in place (quick quick)

7-8 step left foot forward, right in place (quick quick)

 

STEP TO SIDE, ROCK STEP TO SIDE, TOUCH WITH HOLDS

1-2 step left to side (slow)

3-4 rock right foot to side, step left in place (quick quick)

5 touch right toe beside left foot knee inward

6-8 hold (you can start lifting your hands to side)

/6-8 hold, touch right toe to side, together (quick quick)

SOMEONE MUST FEEL LIKE A FOOL TONIGHT

SOMEONE MUST FEEL LIKE A FOOL TONIGHT

Choreographer: Kirsi-Marja Vinberg

Music: Someone Must Feel Like A Fool Tonight by Kenny Rogers

Counts: 24

Type: 4 wall beginner line dance, suitable for seniors

 

WALTZ BASIC

1-3 Step left forward, right together, left in place

4-6 Step right back, left together, right in place

 

TWINKLES

1-3 Step left across right, step right to side, left in place

4-6 Step right across left, step left to side, right on place

 

WEAVE TO RIGHT, STEP TO SIDE, SLIDE TOGETHER

1-3 Step left across right, right to side, left behind right

4-6 Step right to side, slide left beside right and turn your shoulders to right

Weight is on the right

 

STEP TO SIDE AND TURN 1/4 LEFT, SLIDE TOGETHER, STEP BACK, SLIDE TOGETHER

1-3 Step left to side and turn 1/4 left, slide right beside left

Weight is on the left

4-6 Step right back, slide left beside right

Weight is on the right

 

Repeat

SEAHORSE

SEAHORSE (AKA MERIHEVONEN)

Choreographer: Kirsi-Marja Vinberg

Music: Corazon De Melao by Emmanuel

Counts: 48

Type: 1 wall beginner line dance, suitable for seniors

 

Merihevonen can be danced in two circles, faces to the center, hand in hand. Or it can be danced as one wall line dance. Dance begins after 32 counts, not in the vocals

 

STEPS FORWARD, STEP 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

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

33-26 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

 

Repeat

 

In the end of the music there are 3 extra counts:

1 Clap hands together and shout ”meri”

2 Clap hands to your thighs and shout ”hevo”

3 Lift your hands up and shout ”nen!”

NIGHT AND DAY STRUT

NIGHT AND DAY STRUT

Choreographer: Kirsi-Marja Vinberg

Music: Night And Day by Rod Stewart (The Great American Songbook 3)

Counts: 32

Type: 4 wall beginner/intermediate line dance, suitable for seniors

 

TOE STRUTS FORWARD, PADDLE TURN L AROUND

1-4 step right toe forward, drop right heel down, step left toe forward, drop left heel down

5-8 turn left holding left foot as supporting foot, step right foot to side in the 5th and 7th count changing weight to the left foot in 6th and 8th count and turn all around (facing 12 o’clock/ alternative 5-8 alternative: touch right toe to side, step right foot home, touch left toe to side, step left foot home (no turnings)

 

TOE STRUTS FORWARD, ROCK STEP FORWARD WITH TOE STRUTS

1-4 step right toe forward, drop right heel down, step left toe forward, drop left heel down

5-8 step right toe forward, drop right heel down, step left toe in place, drop left heel down

 

GRAPEVINE RIGHT WITH ¼ TURN R WITH BRUSH, PADDLE TURN R AROUND

1-4 step right to side, left behind and cross right, step right to side turning ¼ right, brush left forward

5-8 turn right holding right foot as supporting foot, step left foot to side on 5th and 7th count and changing weight to the right foot on 6th and 8th count and turn all around right (facing 3 o’clock) /alternative 5-8: rocking chair: step left foot forward, step right in place, step left foot back, step right in place (no turnings)

 

TOE STRUTS FORWARD, PIVOT TURN ½ R, L TOE STRUT FORWARD

1-4 step left toe forward, drop left heel down, step right toe forward, drop right heel down

5-8 step left foot forward, turn ½ right and change the weight to the right foot, step left toe forward, drop left heel down

 

Note:  Make all the struts in this dance in bigger steps, as you would walk swinging in the air.

 

Repeat

A BEAUTIFUL GIRL

A BEAUTIFUL GIRL

Choreographer: Kirsi-Marja Vinberg

Music: It Don’t Get Better Than This by Rodney Crowell

Counts: 32

Type: 1 wall beginner line dance, suitable for seniors

 

STEPS AND SIDE TOUCHES/HEEL TOUCHES

1-2 step right foot to side, touch left together, /touch left heel in front of right

3-4 step left to side, touch right together/touch right heel in front left

5-8 repeat 1-4

 

GRAPEVINES

1-4 step right to side, left behind, right to side, touch left together and clap your hands

5-8 step left to side, right behind, left to side, touch right together and clap your hands

 

DIAGONAL STEP, SLIDE TOGETHER, DIAGONAL STEP, BRUSH X 2

1-4 step right diagonally right forward, slide left together, step right diagonally right forward, brush left foot forward

5-8 step left foot diagonally left forward, slide right foot together, step left foot diagonally left forward, brush right foot forward

 

JAZZ BOX, 3 STEPS BACK, TOUCH TOGETHER/HEEL TOUCH

1-4 step right foot across left foot, left back, right to side, touch left together

5-8 step back left, right, left, touch right together/touch right heel in front of left

 

Repeat

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