AIKO SHAKO

SONG: Aiko Aiko by Kurt Darren      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, 108 bpm, 16 count intro,  EASY INT.  (looks hard on paper but it’s easy to learn.) 

A fun dance,  Choreographed April 2012   ONE TAG =====================================================

STEPS                   PATTERN OF DANCE

         Across Rock/Replace, Across Rock/Replace, Across & Paddle x3 (1/2 Turn/Optional Shimmy)

1&2                          Step R fwd and across L, Rock/step L to left, Rock/replace wt R

3&4                          Step L fwd and across R, Rock/step R to right, Rock/replace wt on L

5                               Step R fwd and across L

           The next 3 counts are paddle steps taking you in a half turn right—optional shimmy while you turn

&6&7&8                 Step L to left and push/turn right taking weight on R, Do this three times to complete 1/2 turn

 

           Across Rock/Replace, Across Rock/Replace, Across & Paddle x3 (1/2 Turn/Optional Shimmy)

9&10                         Step L fwd and across R, Rock/step R to right, Rock/replace wt on L

11&12                     Step R fwd and across L, Rock/step L to left, Rock/replace wt on R

13                       Step L fwd and across R

                      The next 3 counts are paddle steps taking you in a half turn left—optional shimmy while you turn &14&15&16          Step R to right and push/turn left taking wt on L, Do this three times  to complete 1/2 turn

 

                                 Mambo Fwd,       Coaster Back,         Shuffle Fwd,         Walk Fwd

17&18                     Rock/step fwd on R, Rock back on L, Step back on R

19&20                     Step back on L, Step R beside L, Step fwd on L

21&22,23,24          Shuffle fwd R,L,R     Walk fwd L,R

 

                                          Coaster Fwd,          1/2 Shuffle,            1/2 Shuffle,              1/4 Side Step Fwd

25&26                     Step fwd on L, Step R beside L, Step back on L

27&28                     Making 1/2 right shuffle fwd R,L,R

29&30                     Making 1/2 right shuffle back L,R,L

31,32                         Making 1/4 right step R to right, Step fwd on L

 

                                 Scuff &Back,        Coaster Back,           Scuff &Back,       Coaster Back

33&34                     Scuff R fwd, Little hop on L , Step back on R

35&36                     Step back on L, Step R beside L, Step fwd on L

37&38                     Scuff R fwd, Little hop on L, Step back on R

39&40                     Step back on L, Step R beside L, Step fwd on L

 

                                 Hips Fwd Back Fwd,       Hips Fwd Back Fwd,     Step RLRL In Place With Attitude

41&42                     Step R fwd while bumping hips fwd back fwd

43&44                     Step L fwd while bumping hips fwd back fwd

45,46,47,48              Step R,L,R,L on the spot with attitude (Prissy steps and use your hips)

 

                                 Scuff &Back,           Coaster Back,             Scuff &Back,             Coaster Back

49&50,51&52        Scuff R fwd, Little hop on L, Step back on R,   Step back on L, Step R beside L, Step fwd on L

53&54,55,56          Scuff R fwd, Little hop on L, Step back on R,   Step back on L, Step R beside L, Step fwd on L

 

                                 Mambo Fwd,       1/4 Side Together Fwd,       Step Pivot 1/4 Step Fwd,      Fwd Back 1/4

57&58                     Rock/step fwd on R, Rock back on L, Step back on R

59&60                     Making 1/4 left step L to left, Step R beside L, Step fwd on L

61&62                     Step fwd on R, Pivot 1/4 left, Step fwd on R

63&64                     Rock/step fwd on L, Rock back on R, Making 1/4 left step L to left side

 

                                 *There is an 8 count tag at the end of wall 1

                                 Do the first 4 counts of the dance then add a mambo fwd and a mambo back

1&2                          Step R fwd and across L, Rock/step L to left, Rock/replace wt R

3&4                          Step L fwd and across R, Rock/step R to right, Rock/replace wt on L

5&6                          Rock/step fwd on R, Rock back on L, Step back on R

7&8                          Rock/step back on L, Rock fwd on R, Step fwd on L

 

Have some fun with this one.  Make sure you put a bit of attitude into the prissy steps on the spot, not to mention the shimmies with the paddle turns….  Yeehaaa

Thanks to Annemaree from Melbourne for the song.  Hope you enjoy the dance!

  See you on the floor sometime....  Jan         

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

 

 

Original sheet by

Jan Wyllie