DOWN MEXICO WAY

SONG:South Of The Border by The Texas Tornados. Also available on Good Old Line Dance                                                                                   Music CD 20.  See web site below for further details. 

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 walls108 bpm, Easy Int, Start on word ‘border’ Choreo . Sept. 05 1 RESTART

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STEPS              PATTERN OF DANCE

                           Montery Turn, Rock Return, Coaster Cross, Side Rock Return

1,2                            Touch R toe to right side, Making 1/4 right step R beside L (Monterey)

3,4                            Rock/step fwd on L, Rock back on R

5&6                          Step back on L, Step slightly back on R, Step L across R  (coaster cross)

7,8                            Rock/step R to right side, Rock/return wt sideways onto L

 

                                 Cross Shuffle, Side Rock Return, &Step Across Hold, Side Rock Return

9&10                        Cross/shuffle to the left R,L,R

11,12                        Rock/step L to left side, Rock/return wt sideways onto R

&13,14                   Step L beside R, Step R across L, Hold

15,16                        Rock/step L to left side, Rock/return wt sideways onto R

 

                                 Cross Shuffle, 1/2 Turn, Rock Return, Coaster Step

17&18                    Cross/shuffle to the right L,R,L

19,20                        Making 1/4 left step back on R, Making 1/4 turn left step L to left side

21,22,23&24         Rock/step fwd on R, Rock back on L, Step back on R, Step L beside R, Step fwd on R

 

                                 Shuffle Fwd, Step Pivot 1/4, Rock Return, Walk Back R L

25&26,27,28         Shuffle fwd L,R,L,  Step fwd on R, Pivot 1/4 left transferring wt to L

29,30,31,32           Rock/step fwd on R, Rock back on L, Walk back R,L

 

                                 Step Back Touch, Step Fwd Touch, Step Back Touch, Shuffle Fwd

333,34,35,36         Step back on R, Touch L toe across R foot, Step fwd on L, Touch R beside L

37,38,39&40         Step back on R, Touch L toe across R foot, Shuffle fwd L,R,L

 

                                 Rock Return, 1/2 Shuffle, Step Pivot 1/4, Rock Return

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

43&44                    Making 1/2 turn right back over right shoulder shuffle fwd R,L,R

45,46                        Step fwd on L, Pivot 1/4 right transferring wt to R

47,48                        Rock/step fwd on L, Rock back on R

 

                                 Step Back Touch, Step Fwd Touch, Step Back Touch, Shuffle Fwd

49,50,51,52           Step back on L, Touch R toe across L foot, Step fwd on R, Touch L toe beside R

53,54,55&56         Step back on L, Touch R toe across L foot, Shuffle R,L,R

 

                                 Step Pivot 1/2, Shuffle Fwd, Step Pivot 1/4, Walk Fwd R L

57,58                        Step fwd on L, Pivot 1/2 right transferring wt to R

59&60                    Shuffle fwd L,R,L

61,62,63,64           Step fwd on R, Pivot 1/4 left transferring wt to L, Walk fwd R,L

 

                                 * There is a restart on wall 3 after count 36

 

The Texas Tornados give this old song a new sound. 

Although the dance is 64  counts, the music is rather slow

and  the steps are easy, so the ‘average’ dancer should

manage it without too many  hassle.s   Hope you enjoy it.

See you on the floor sometime……..Jan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Original sheet by

Jan Wyllie