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LONG WAY DOWN

Choreographer:
Alan G Birchall (March 2005)

Level:
Intermediate/Advanced
Dance: 4 Wall Line Dance
Steps/Count: 64
Music: Long Way Down – Hal Ketchum CD: I Saw The Light BPM: 75/150
Start: On Vocals     Count: 32 Counts (16 counts From Start Of Beat)   Seconds: 12

STEPS

WEAVE, ROCK, ¼ RECOVER, STEP, ½ PIVOT, CROSS
1-2 Cross Left Over Right, Step Right To Right
3-4 Cross Left Behind Right, Rock Right To Right
5-6 Recover On Left Making ¼ Turn Left, Step Forward On Right        9:00
7-8 ½ Pivot Left, Cross Right Over Left          9:00

POINT, HOLD, ¾ MONTEREY, ‘ROCK STRUTS’
1-2 Point Left To Left, Hold
3-4 ¾ Turn Left, Stepping Left by Right           6:00
5-6 Touch Right Toe To Right, Drop Right Heel To Floor – Transfer Weight To Right
7-8 Touch Left Toe To Left, Drop Left Heel To Floor – Transfer Weight To Left
Note: Steps 5 -8 Should appear like a rocking motion

CROSS BEHIND ROCK, RECOVER, SIDE, BEHIND, ROCK, DIAGONAL LOCK STEP
1-2 Cross Rock Right Behind Left Bending Upper Body To Left, Recover On Left
3-4 Step Right To Right, Cross Left Behind Right,
5-6 Rock Right To Right, Step Left to Left Diagonal
7-8 Lock Right Behind Left, Step Forward on Left

¼ TURNING JAZZ BOX, STEP, ½ PIVOT, STEP, HOLD
1-2 Cross Right Over Left, Step Back On Left Making ¼ Turn Right         9:00
3-4 Step Right To Right, Step Forward On Left
5-6 Step Forward On Right, ½ Pivot Left        3:00
7-8 Step Forward On Right, Hold

ROCKING CHAIR, ½ TURN, TAP, ¼ TURN, STEP
1-2 Rock Forward On Left, Recover On Right
3-4 Rock Back On Left, Recover On Right
5-6 Making ½ Turn Right Step Back On Left, Tap Right In Front Of Left        9:00
7-8 Making ¼ Turn Right Step Forward On Right, Step Left To Left              12:00

CROSS ¾ UNWIND, STEP, TAP, BACK LOCK STEP, STEP
1-2 Cross Right Behind Left Unwind ¾ Turn Right Step       9:00
3-4 Forward On Left, Tap Right Behind Left
5-6 Step Back On Right, Lock Left Over Right
7-8 Step Back On Right, Step Back On Left

ROCK STEPS, STEP, CROSS
1-2 Rock Back On Right, Recover On Left
3-4 Rock Right To Right, Recover On Left
5-6 Rock Forward On Right, Recover On Left
7-8 Step Right To Right, Cross Left Over Right

MONTEREY TURNS, ROCK RECOVER
1-2 Point Right To Right, Make ½ Turn Right, Stepping Right By Left - Crouching Down                3:00
3-4 Point Left To Left, Step Left By Right
5-6 Point Right To Right, Make ½ Turn Right, Stepping Right By Left - Crouching Down                3:00
7-8 Rock Left To Left, Recover On Right

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