SKIPPIN’

SONG: My Heart Skips A Beat by Dwight Yoakam

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

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

DANCE:32 counts,  2 walls, 100bpm, Easy Int. He sings My Heart Skips A Beat  -  start on ’skips’     Choreo Nov 2007                                   NO TAGS OR RESTARTS

 

Thanks to Di Andrews from Port Macquarie for the song. It’s good to know another Dwight fan!

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STEPS           PATTERN OF DANCE

                           Scuff Hitch Step Back, Coaster Step, Scuff Hitch Step Back, Coaster Step

1&2                          Scuff R fwd, Little hop on  L as you hitch R (or just lift L heel up and down)

                                 Step back on R

3&4                          Step back on L, Step R beside L, Step fwd on L

5&6                          Scuff R fwd, Little hop on L as you hitch R (or just lift L heel up and down)

                                 Step back on R

7&8                          Step back on L, Step R beside L, Step fwd on L  (coaster)

 

                                 Step Lock Step, Step Lock Step, R Charleston, 1/4 Coaster Step

9&10                        Step fwd on R, Lock/step L behind R, Step fwd on R

11&12                    Step fwd on L, Lock/step R behind L, Step fwd on L

13&14                    Touch R toe fwd, Sweep R back, Step back on R (Charleston)

15&16                    Step back on L making 1/4 left, Step R beside L, Step fwd on L (1/4 coaster)

 

                                

                                 Heel Toe Heel, Rock Back&Fwd, Heel Toe Heel, Rock Back&Fwd

17&18                    Touch R heel fwd, Touch R toe across L, Touch R heel fwd

19&20                    Rock/step back on R, Rock fwd on L, Step fwd on R

21&22                    Touch L heel fwd, Touch L toe across R, Touch L heel fwd

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

 

                                 Rock Fwd&Back, 1/2 Shuffle, 1/2 Shuffle, 1/4 Shuffle

25&26                    Rock/step fwd on R, Rock back on L, Step back on R

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

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

31&32                    Making 1/4 left shuffle to left side and step slightly fwd on last step

 

                                 *HARDER ALTERNATIVE FOR THE LAST 4 COUNTS

&29                          Skip 1/2     (Hop on L while turning 1/2 left, Step back on R)

&30                          Skip 1/2     (Hop on R while turning 1/2 left, Step fwd on L)

&31                          Skip 1/2     (Hop on L while turning 1/2 left, Step back on R)

&32                          Skip 1/4     (Hop on R while turning 1/4 left, Step L to left)                     

 

 

           Dwight’s songs are always so danceable and I love the fact that we rarely

need to use tags or restarts… YOU GO  DWIGHT!!!!   Enjoy the dance.

                                                                           See you on the floor sometime...Jan            

Original sheet by

Jan Wyllie