ACT NATURALLY

SONG: Act Naturally by Ringo Starr and Buck Owens

CHOREOGRAPHER: Jan Wyllie, Hervey Bay, Qld., Australia

Email:janwyllie@iinet.net.au   Web Site: http://www.members.iinet.net.au/~janwyllie/

DANCE:  64 counts, 2 walls,  168 bpm,   Easy Intermediate level, 16 count intro,  Choreo March 2010

ONE RESTART

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STEPS           PATTERN OF DANCE

                                 Side Rock Replace, Together Hold, Side Rock Replace, Together Hold

1,2,3,4                    Rock/step R to right, Rock/replace wt sideways onto L, Step R beside L, Hold

5,6,7,8                    Rock/step L to left, Rock/replace wt sideways onto R, Step L beside R, Hold

 

                                 Diagonal Toe Strut, Side Toe Strut, Toe Strut Back, Toe Strut Beside (‘V’ Toestruts)

9,10                          Step R toe towards right corner, Drop R heel

11,12                        Step L toe to left, Drop L heel

13,14                        Step R toe back to centre, Drop R heel

15,16                        Step L toe beside R, Drop L heel    *Restart here on wall 4

 

                                 Side Toe Strut, Behind Hold, Side Behind, Across Hold

17,18                        Step R toe to right, Drop R heel

19,20                        Step L behind R, Hold

21,22,23,24           Step R to right, Step L across R, Step R to right, Hold

 

                                 Rock Behind Replace, Back 1/4 Sweep 1/4, Back Together, Fwd Hold

25,26                        Rock/step L behind R, Replace wt on R

27,28                        Making 1/4 right step back on L, Sweep R around into 1/4 right keeping wt on L

29,30,31,32           Step slightly back on R, Step L beside R, Step fwd on R, Hold

 

                                 Step Lock, Step Scuff, Step Lock, Step Scuff

33,34,35,36           Step fwd on L, Lock/step R behind L, Step fwd on L, Scuff R fwd

37,38,39,40           Step fwd on R, Lock/step L behind R, Step fwd on R, Scuff L fwd

 

                                 Rock Fwd Back, Rock Back Fwd, Rock Fwd Back, Step Back Hold

41,42,43,44           Rock/step fwd on L, Rock back on R, Rock/step back on L, Rock fwd on R

45,46,47,48           Rock/step fwd on L, Rock back on R, Step back on L, Hold

 

                                 1/4 Turn Together, 1/4 Fwd Hold, Rock Fwd Back, Step Back Hold

49,50,51,52           Making 1/4 right step R to right,  Step L beside R, Making 1/4 right step fwd on R, Hold

53,54,55,56           Rock/step fwd on L, Rock back on R, Step back on L, Hold

 

                                 1/4 Turn Together, Step Fwd Hold, Step Pivot 1/4, Step Across Hold

57,58,59,60           Making 1/4 right step R to right side, Step L beside R, Step fwd on R, Hold

61,62,63,64           Step fwd on L, Pivot 1/4 right transferring wt to R, Step L across R, Hold      

 

                                 *There is a restart on wall 4 after count 16                                                                     

 

This dance looks harder on paper than it really is.

Once you learn it, you will know what I mean.

 

It’s a good old song by Buck Owens, but in this version

he is singing with Ringo Starr…..  Now that’s different!

Hope you enjoy it.

See you on the floor sometime…. Jan

Original sheet by

Jan Wyllie