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Only A Shadow - Bob's New Dance

Count: 78
Wall: 2
Level: Intermediate/Advanced Waltz
Choreographer: Bob Boesel,  January 2011
Music: “Shadow" - Britney Spears

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Lead In: 24 counts, weight on right. Dance starts on first heavy beat, approximately 10 sec into track.                                                                                                      Phrasing: Three restarts*. Sequence: 78,72,78,72,78,48,72 

A.        FWD 1/8L, SIDE 1/4L, BACK, BEHIND, FWD 1/8L, FWD
1-3             Step forward 1/8 turn L on L, 1/4 turn L step side on R, step back on L (7:30)
4-6             Step R behind L, 1/8 turn L forward on L,  step forward on R (6:00)

B.        FWD, SWEEP 1/4L, CROSS, SIDE, BEHIND
1-3             Step forward on L, sweep R forward into 1/4 turn L over two counts (3:00)
4-6             Cross step R over L, step L to side, step R behind L

C.             SIDE, DRAG, FWD 1/4R, BACK 1/2R, FWD 1/2R
1-3             Long step side on L, drag R to L over two counts (3:00)
4-6             Turn 1/4 R forward on R, turn 1/2 R back on L, turn 1/2 R forward on R (6:00)

D.             LUNGE, HOLD, BACK, FWD 1/2L, FWD
1-3             Lunge forward on L, extend L arm forward over two counts (6:00)
4-6             Recover back on R, turn 1/2 L step forward on L, step forward on R (12:00)

E.             FWD, SWEEP 1/8L, CROSS, BACK, TOG
1-3             Step forward on L, sweep R forward into 1/8 turn L over two counts (10:30)
4-6             Cross lock R over L, step back on L, step R next to L (10:30)

F.             LUNGE, HOLD, BACK, BACK, BACK
1-3             Lunge forward on L, extend L arm forward over two counts (10:30)
4-6             Recover back on R, step back on L, step back on R (10:30)

G.             BACK DRAG, BACK DRAG
1-3             Long step back on L, drag R to L over two counts (10:30)
4-6             Long step back on R, drag L to R over two counts (10:30)

H.             FWD, BACK 1/2L, TOG, BACK, FWD 1/2L, TOG
1-3             Step forward on L, turn 1/2 L stepping back on R, step L next to R (4:30)
4-6             Step back on R, turn 1/2 L stepping forward on L, step R next to L (10:30)

* Restart dance here on wall 6. You will be facing 6:00.

 

I.             FWD, 1/8L POINT, HOLD, CROSS, POINT, HOLD
1-3             Step forward on L, turn 1/8 L point R to R side, hold (9:00)
4-6             Cross step R over L, point L to L side, hold (9:00)

J.             CROSS, BACK 1/8L, BACK, BEHIND, FWD 1/4L, FWD
1-3             Cross step L over R, turn 1/8 L stepping back on R, step back on L (7:30)
4-6             Step R behind L, turn 1/4 L stepping forward on L, step forward on R (4:30)

K.             FWD, 1/8L POINT, HOLD, CROSS, POINT, HOLD
1-3             Step forward on L, turn 1/8 L point R to R side, hold (3:00)
4-6             Cross step R over L, point L to L side, hold (3:00)

L.             CROSS, BACK 1/4L            , BACK, BACK, FWD 1/2L, FWD           
1-3             Cross step L over R, turn 1/4 L stepping back on R, step back on L (12:00)
4-6             Step back on R, turn 1/2 L stepping forward on L, step forward on R (6:00)

* Restart dance here on walls 2 and 4. You will be facing 12:00 both times.

M.             FWD, HITCH, KICK, BACK, DRAG, DRAG
1-3             Step forward on L, hitch R, kick R forward (6:00)
4-6             Long step back on R, drag L to R over two counts (6:00)

Start dance again from back (6:00) wall.....have fun!