Creative but Simple

This is a Step pattern from www.turnstep.com. (pattern 5294)

This is a 64 count routine with the step facing west-east and using cross-phrasing techniques. I have adapted it from a recent Marcus Irwin workshop in Australia. All combos can be used stand alone, but put it all together and it works out to be a fun, tapless and creative, self-reversing routine. If you choose to add the combos together and teach as one routine, disregard what I've written for the lead legs and directions as these will change.

Combo 1

How to teach:
  1. Set up with 2 x V-steps and 2 x single alternating knees
  2. After the first alternating knee add 4 x marches/jogs on the step then step down.
  3. Layer the marches with pendulums. It feels great!

Combo 2

How to teach:
  1. Set up with an L shape on each end of the step
  2. Layer L shape with 3 hops to the side
  3. Add hips and groovy arms

Combo 3

How to teach:
  1. Set up with triple knee repeaters on each end of step
  2. Increase to 4 knee repeaters and 4 step touches repeat other side
  3. Layer step touches with hop claps
  4. Add direction to hop claps, turning fully to reach the back of the step - repeat combo on back of step with opposite leg.

Combo 4

*Six point mambo:
Stomp step right lead left corner of step, march left-right on floor
Stomp step left lead right corner of step, march right-left on floor

How to teach:

  1. Set up with 4 basic steps
  2. Reduce to 1 basic step 6 marches on floor 2 repeater kicks
  3. Layer 6 point mambo over march
  4. Layer over the top with basic march

Please feel free to email me if you have any questions. Hope you have fun with the routine.


Added by ??? at 10:41 AM on Thursday, August 12, 1999 EDT. Add to favorites (view favorites)
(Email: burgoyne@primus.com.au)
From: Melbourne (Australia)
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