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Brushin' The Hardwood
Choreographer: Jim & Julie Krywko of The J-Team Dancers
801 Hastings Court, Newark, Delaware 19702
EMAIL: PHONE: (302)836-3496

32 Count - couples mixer
Preferred Music: "Old Pop In An Oak" by Rednex
Alternate: "Rodeo Rock" by Jimmy Collins
Practice: "If Wishes Were Horses" by Kimber Clayton

This is a couples mixer. Dancers begin facing each other,
men's right hand to lady's left and men's left hand to lady's right
Dancers are in a circle, men facing away from center.

Man's Footwork: (Lady is on opposite footwork)

Left-Right-Turn-Scuff-Cross-Scuff-Shuffle - 1234 56 7&8
Step left to left(1), Cross right behind left(2), (release forward hand)
1/4 turn left while stepping forward on left(3), Scuff right foot forward(4)
Cross right foot over left(5), Scuff right foot forward(6),
Shuffle right forward R-L-R(7&8)

[Notes: On 1/4 turn release forward hand and go into side-by-side position, now facing LOD]

Shuffle-Heel-Cross-Heel-Step-Tap-Tap - 1&2 34 5678
Shuffle left forward L-R-L(1&2),
Tap right heel forward(3), Cross right foot over left(4),
Tap right heel forward(5), Step right foot in place(6),
Tap left toe to left(7), Tap left toe to partnerŐs right in front(8)

[Notes: Release hands on toe taps]

Step-Turn(clap)-Step-Turn(clap)-Step-Turn(clap)-Step-Touch(Slap) - 12 34 56 78
Step left to left side while turning 1/4 turn left while touching right next to left(1-2), [CLAP]
Step right to right while turning 1/4 turn left, Touch left next to right(3-4), [CLAP]
Step left to left side while turning 1/4 turn left while touching right next to left(6), [CLAP]
Step right foot forward(7), Touch left next to right(8), [SLAP]

[Notes: Step away from each other, on return, men stagger yourself so you are in between your
current partner and one lady back -- Clap on first three touch steps, slap partners hands on
forth - SOFTLY! - by clapping the left of current partner and the right of new partner, these are
the ladies you are in between. The 1/4 turns are not in stone, you are making a complete turn
so you are then facing the women.]

Shuffle-Rock-Step-Shuffle-Rock-Step - 1&2 34 5&6 78
Shuffle left forward L-R-L(1&2), [passing new lady on your right]
Rock forward & to the right, on right foot, turn slightly left(3),
Step back on left, with new lady on your left(4)
Shuffle right back R-L-R(5&6), [ passing new lady on your left],
Rock back & to the left, on left foot(7),
Step forward on right foot joing hands of new partner(8)

[In this section you are using the shuffle & rock step pattern to circle your new partner.
During the shuffles cross in between ladies and with final rock step position yourself with
your new partner one lady back, join hands facing outside of the circle.]

Dance is over begin again with new partner in vine pattern!

JEK REV 3, 10/26/98 Please distribute freely, please send questions or comments to Jim.