BIG EL PASO LADY

SONG:  Carmen by Gene Watson.

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

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

 DANCE:  64 counts, Single wall, 120 bpm,  Intermediate level,  1 RESTART  Choreo March 2011

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STEPS                PATTERN OF DANCE

                             Step L to left, Slide/Touch R to L, Shuffle fwd R,L, - Repeat

1,2,3&4              Step L to left, Slide/Touch R to L, Shuffle fwd R,L,R

5,6,7&8               Step L to left, Slide/Touch R to L, Shuffle fwd R,L,R

 

                             Rock fwd back, L Coaster cross, Step R right, Slide L to R, Sway left, right

9,10                      Rock/step fwd on L, Rock back on R

11&12                  Step back on L, Step R beside L, Step L across R

13,14,15,16          Big step on R to right side, Slide L to right, Sway hips to left, Sway hips to right

 

                            1/4 Fwd Together, Coaster Back,  2 Sailor Steps moving fwd

17,18                    Making a brisk 1/4 left step fwd on L, Step R beside L

19&20                     Step back on L  Step R, beside L, Step fwd on L  (coaster step)    

                                 *TRY TO MOVE SLIGHTLY FWD ON THESE SAILOR STEPS                  

21&22                 Step R behind L, Step L to left, Step R to right (sailor)

23&24                 Step L behind R, Step R to right, Step L to left (sailor)

 

                             Rock back forward, Step R to right, 1/4 turn left on L, Fwd R, Hitch, Fwd LR

25,26                    Rock/step R behind L, Rock/return wt to L

27,28                    Step R to right, Making 1/4 turn left rock wt onto L

29,30                    Step fwd on R, Hitch L and click fingers fwd            *Optional full turn on these steps

31,32                    Step fwd on L, Step fwd on R

 

                                 Fwd Back, 3/4 Triple, Fwd Back, Full Turn

33,34,35&36          Rock/step fwd on L, Rock back on R, Making 3/4 left triple step L,R,L

37,38                         Rock/step fwd on R, Rock back on L

39,40                         Making 1/2 right step fwd on R, Making 1/2 right step back on L

 

                                 1/4 Rock Replace, &Side Rock Replace, Behind Side Across, Side Rock Replace

41,42                         Making 1/4 right rock/step R to right, Rock/replace wt sideways onto L

&43,44                    Step R beside L, Rock/step L to left, Rock/replace wt sideways onto R

45&46                     Step L behind R, Step R to right, Step L across R

47,48                         Rock/step R to right, Rock/replace wt sideways onto L

 

                                 Behind Side, Cross Shuffle, 3/4 Turn , Step Pivot 1/4

49,50,51&52          Step R behind L, Step L to left, Cross/shuffle left stepping R,L,R

53,54                         Making 1/4 right step back on L, Making 1/2 right step fwd on R

55,56                         Step fwd on L, Pivot 1/4 right transferring wt to R,

 

                                 Cross Shuffle, 3/4 Turn, Step Pivot 1/4, Behind Side Across

57&58                     Cross/shuffle right stepping L,R,L

59,60                         Making 1/4 left step back on R,  Making 1/2 left step fwd on L

61,62                         Step fwd on R,  Pivot 1/4 left transferring wt to L

63,64                         Step R behind L, Step L to left, Step R across L

 

                             There is 1 easy restart after count 16 on wall 7

                             You will have just swayed your hips left, right.

                             Start the dance again at this point by stepping L to left.

 

This is the extended version of the dance El Paso Lady.

I made it a single wall so that it can be done on a split floor with the above dance .

The dance was written for Tina Drutti from The Netherlands

 

See you on the floor sometime....   Jan

 

Original sheet by

Jan Wyllie