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WEST TEXAS WALTZ

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Music:
"West Texas Waltz" by Joni Harms
Album: "After All"
Original Position: Feet together, Weight on Left
Choreographer: Terry Hogan (Brisbane, Qld, Australia)   May, 2002
Difficulty Rating: Intermediate  -  48 count   2 wall waltz   Start with lyrics after 24 beats

BEATS
         
        STEPS
 
FWD, ROCK FWD, REPLACE, 1/4 L CROSS, HOLD
1 - 3 STEP RIGHT FORWARD, ROCK-STEP LEFT FORWARD, ROCK BACKWARD ONTO RIGHT
4 - 6 MAKE 1/4 TURN LEFT AND STEP LEFT TO THE SIDE, RIGHT ACROSS LEFT, HOLD
 
SIDE, CROSS, SIDE, CROSS ROCK, REPLACE, 1/4R FWD, 1/2R BACK
& 7 - 8 STEP LEFT TO THE SIDE, STEP RIGHT ACROSS LEFT, STEP LEFT TO THE SIDE
9 - 10 CROSS-ROCK RIGHT OVER LEFT, REPLACE WEIGHT BACKWARD ONTO LEFT
11 - 12 MAKE 1/4 TURN RIGHT AND STEP RIGHT FORWARD, MAKE 1/2 TURN RIGHT AND STEP L BACK
 
R COASTER, FWD SWAY, BACK SWAY, FWD SWAY
13 - 15 STEP RIGHT BACKWARD, STEP LEFT BESIDE RIGHT, STEP RIGHT FORWARD
16 ROCK-STEP LEFT FORWARD PUSHING HIPS FORWARD
17 - 18 PUSH/ROCK HIPS BACK, PUSH/ROCK HIPS FORWARD TAKING WEIGHT ONTO LEFT
 
FWD, 1/4L, CROSS, SIDE, TOGETHER, CROSS
19 - 20 STEP RIGHT FORWARD, MAKE 1/4 PIVOT TURN LEFT TAKING WEIGHT ONTO LEFT
21 - 22 STEP RIGHT ACROSS LEFT, STEP LEFT TO THE SIDE - face left diagonal
23 - 24 STEP RIGHT BESIDE LEFT, STEP LEFT ACROSS RIGHT - face right diagonal
 
SIDE, 1/4L, DRAG, HOLD, FWD, FWD, 1/4L
25 LONG STEP TO THE SIDE ON RIGHT - squaring up to face 3 o'clock wall
26 - 27 MAKE 1/4 TURN LEFT WHILE DRAGGING LEFT TOE BACK TOWARD RIGHT FOOT, HOLD
28 - 30 STEP FORWARD LEFT, RIGHT, MAKE 1/4 PIVOT TURN LEFT ONTO LEFT FOOT
 
CROSS, HOLD, UNWIND 1/2L, BACK, FWD 1/2R, TOGETHER
31 - 33 STEP RIGHT ACROSS LEFT, HOLD, UNWIND 1/2 TURN LEFT TAKING WEIGHT ONTO RIGHT
34 - 36 ROCK-STEP LEFT BACKWARD, ROCK FORWARD ONTO RIGHT MAKING 1/2 TURN RIGHT,
  STEP LEFT BESIDE RIGHT FOOT
 
ROCK BACK, FWD 1/4L, DIAGONAL BACK - SIDE, BEHIND, SIDE, CROSS
37 - 39 ROCK-STEP RIGHT BACKWARD, ROCK FORWARD ONTO LEFT MAKING 1/4 TURN LEFT,
  STEP RIGHT TO THE SIDE AND SLIGHTLY BACKWARD (toward right diagonal)
40 - 42 STEP LEFT ACROSS BEHIND RIGHT, STEP RIGHT TO THE SIDE AND SLIGHTLY BACKWARD,
  STEP LEFT ACROSS RIGHT - these three steps should continue toward right rear diagonal
 
SIDE, DRAG, HOLD, 1/2L, 1/2L, FWD
43 - 45 LONG STEP TO THE SIDE ON RIGHT, SLIDE LEFT BESIDE RIGHT, HOLD
46 - 47 MOVING TO THE LEFT SIDE STEP LEFT, RIGHT MAKING A FULL TURN LEFT
48 STEP LEFT SLIGHTLY FORWARD

48

START AGAIN

Tag:
1 - 3     Stride-step forward Right, slide Left foot beside Right, step Left foot down.

* There is one restart and one tag, both easy to hear I think and