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!”

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