HEART SHAPED WALTZ 

 

SONG: Shape Of My Heart by Joni Harms. Also available on Good Old Line Dance Music CD 20

                                                                                                              Further information from website below

CHOREOGRAPHER: Jan Wyllie, 4 Pebble Court, Torquay, Hervey Bay, 4655 Qld., Australia

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

DANCE: 48 counts,  2 walls, 168 bpm,  Int. Level , Start on vocals on word ‘just’, Choreo . August 05

 3 RESTARTS

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STEPS           PATTERN OF DANCE

                           Step Back Sweep, R Serpentine, L Serpentine, Step Back Touch Hold

1,2,3                         Step back on L, Sweep R behind L for 2 beats

4,5,6                         Step R behind L, Step L to left, Step R to right (serpentine step)

7,8,9                         Step L behind R, Step R to right, Step L to left (serpentine step)

10,11,12                 Step back on R, Touch L beside R, Hold

 

                                 Cross Waltz, Waltz Back, Cross Waltz, Step Back Touch Hold

13,14,15                 Step L across R, Step R L together while turning body towards left diagonal

                                                                                                                         (10 minutes to 12)

16,17,18                 Step back on R, Step L R together while turning body towards right diagonal

                                                                                                                         (10 minutes past 12)

19,20,21                 Step L across R, Step R L together while turning body towards left diagonal

                                                                                                                         (10 minutes to 12)

22,23,24                 Step back on R, Touch L beside R, Hold (still facing left diagonal)

 

                                 Step Fwd Tap Hold, Waltz Back 3/8 Turn, L Cross Waltz, R Cross Waltz

25,26,27                 Step fwd on L (towards left diagonal) , Tap R behind L, Hold

28,29,30                 Waltz back R,L,R making a 3/8 turn to face the 6 o’clock wall (back wall)

31,32,33                 Step L across R, Rock/step R to right, Rock/return wt to L

34,5,36                   Step R across L, Rock/step L to left, Rock/return wt to R

 

                                 Step Fwd Scuff Scuff, Step Back Touch Hold, Waltz Fwd, Waltz Fwd

37,38,39                 Step fwd on L, Scuff R fwd, Scuff R back (wt on L)

40,41,42                 Step back on R, Touch L across R, Hold

43-48                        Waltz fwd L,R,L,  Waltz fwd R,L,R

                                 (add a half turn left to each of the above waltzes if you are able to)

 

                                 *There are 3 restarts:

                                 1) On wall 3 after count 30

                                 2) On wall 6 after count 12

                                 3) On wall 15 after count 30

           All restarts are easily identified in the music—and are necessary for the flow of the dance

 

This is a fast waltz and until you get more familiar with the steps it will

seem hard…. But do persevere with it because it’s a lovely song and once

you have got the hang of it you will really like the dance too.

Don’t be afraid to have a go at it because like I always say, the

only difference between a hard dance and an  easy one is practice.

 

Joni Harms has a terrific voice and she is definitely a favourite of mine.

Have a listen to one of her albums if you get the opportunity

See you on the floor sometime………..  Jan

 

 

 

 

 

 

Original sheet by

Jan Wyllie