OPEN UP

SONG: Open Up Your Heart by The Bellamy Brothers

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, 144bpm, Easy Intermediate Level, Starts on the first word of the vocals.

Choreographed January 07    NO TAGS OR RESTARTS =======================================================

STEPS           PATTERN OF DANCE

                           1/4 Kick Step Touch, Side Kick Step Touch

1,2                            Making 1/4 right step R to right side, Kick L leg to left side

3,4                            Step L to left, Touch R beside L

5,6,7,8                    Step R to right, Kick L left to left, Step L to left, Touch R beside L

                                

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

9&10                        Making 1/4 right shuffle fwd R,L,R

11,12,13,14           Step fwd on L, Pivot 1/2 right transferring wt to R, Step fwd on L, Hold

15,16                        Rock/step fwd on R, Rock back on L

 

                                 1/4 Kick Step Touch, Side Kick Step Touch

17,18                        Making 1/4 right step R to right side, Kick L leg to left side

19,20                        Step L to left, Touch R beside L

21,22,23,24           Step R to right, Kick L left to left, Step L to left, Touch R beside L

 

                                 1/4 Shuffle, Step Pivot 1/2 Step Fwd, Step Pivot 1/4 Step Fwd

25&26                    Making 1/4 right shuffle fwd R,L,R

27,28,29                 Step fwd on L, Pivot 1/2 right transferring wt to R, Step fwd on L

30,31,32                 Step fwd on R, Pivot 1/4 left, Step fwd on R

 

                                 Fwd Rock Return, Step Back Kick, Back Rock Return, Shuffle Fwd

33,34,35,36           Rock/step fwd on L, Rock back on R, Step back on L, Kick R fwd

37,38,39&40         Rock/step back on R, Rock fwd on L, Shuffle fwd R,L,R

 

                                 Step Pivot 1/4, Step Pivot 1/4, Stomp Hold, Step Sweep

41,42                        Step fwd on L, Pivot 1/4 right transferring wt to R

43,44                        Step fwd on L, Pivot 1/4 right transferring wt to R

45,46                        Stomp fwd on L, Hold

47,48                        Step fwd on R, Sweep L around to front

 

                                 Weave Right, Cross Rock Return, 1/4 Rock Return

49,50,51,52           Step L across R, Step R to right, Step L behind R, Step R to right

53,54                        Cross/rock L over R, Rock back on R

55,56                        Making 1/4 left rock/step fwd on L, Rock back on R

 

                                 Coaster Back, Step Hold, Step Pivot 1/2, Step Touch

57&58                    Step back on L, Step R beside L, Step fwd on L (coaster)

59,60                        Step fwd on R, Hold

61,62                        Step fwd on L, Pivot 1/2 right transferring wt to R

63,64                        Step fwd on L, Touch R beside L

ENDING:              Dance to count 60 (you will be facing the front) and then

1,2,3,4                    Step L fwd, Scuff R fwd, Stomp, Hold

 

The Bellamy Brothers are always good and have remained true blue country!

Hope you enjoy this little dance,,,, 64 steps, but easily managed!

See you on the floor sometime… Jan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Original sheet by

Jan Wyllie