A BETTER LIFE

Choreographer: Bill Larson

Song: ‘Better Life’ by Keith Urban

Start on main vocals

4 Wall 48 Count Intermediate

 

bill_larson@hotmail.com   www.hop.to/lonestar

 

 

 

 

Steps

Actual Footwork

Direction

Calling Suggestion

 

 

Section 1

1&2

3&4

5,6

7

&8

 

Shuffle fwd: RLR, LRL, Fwd Rock 1&1/2 Turn

Shuffle fwd toward 11:00 o’clock: Stepping R L R, Shuffle fwd towards 1:00 o’clock: Stepping L R L

Step R fwd, Recover onto L

with 1/2 turn R Step R fwd

completing a full turn R Step fwd L R

 

 

Forward

 

Turning R

Forward

 

 

Right shuffle fwd

Left shuffle fwd

Forward Rock

1/2 Turn R

Full turn R

 

Section 2

&1

&2

3,4

5

6

7&8

 

Weave Turn, Back Full Turn, 1/2 Turn Shuffle

Turning a 1/4 R Step L to side, Step R behind L

Step L to side, Cross R over L

Step L to side with 1/4 L, Recover weight onto R

Turning a 1/2 L Step L fwd

Turning a 1/2 L Step R back

Turning a 1/2 L Shuffle fwd L R L

 

 

Left

 

Turning L

 

 

Forward

 

 

Side Behind

Side Cross

Step Rock

Turn

Turn

Turn Shuffle

 

Section 3

1&2

3&4

5,6

7&8

 

Cross Samba, Cross Samba, 3/4 Unwind Sailor

Cross R over L, Step L to side, Recover onto R

Cross L over R, Step R to side, Recover onto L

Cross R over L, Unwind 3/4 L (weight on R)

Step L behind R, Step R to side, Recover onto L

 

 

Forward

 

Turning R

On the spot

 

 

Right Samba

Left Samba

Cross Unwind

Left Sailor

 

Section 4

1&2

3,4

5&6

7,8

 

Shuffle R, Cross Rock, Shuffle L, Cross Rock

Shuffling R to side: Stepping R L R

Cross L over R, Recover onto R

Shuffling L to side: Stepping L R L

Cross R over L, Recover onto L

 

 

Right

On the spot

Left

On the spot

 

 

Shuffle Right

Cross Rock

Shuffle Left

Cross Rock

 

Section 5

 

&1,2

&3

&4

5,6

&7

&8

 

Ball Step Behind Out Out Ball Cross, Step Behind Out Out Ball Cross

Step R beside L, Step L to side, Step R behind L

Step L to side, Step R to side (feet slightly apart)

Step L beside R, Cross R over L

Step L to side, Step R behind L

Step L to side, Step R to side (feet slightly apart)

Step L beside R, Cross R over L

 

 

 

Left

On the spot

Left

Left

On the spot

Left

 

 

 

Side Behind

Out Out

Ball Cross

Side Behind

Out Out

Ball Cross

 

Section 6

1,2

3&4

5,6

7,8

 

Side Rock Shuffle, Step Pivot Step Turn Step

Step L to side, Recover weight onto R

hinge turn a 3/4 L Shuffle fwd on L: L R L

Step R fwd, Pivot 1/2 turn L

Step fwd on R, turning a 3/4 L Step L fwd

 

 

 

On the spot

Turning L

On the spot

Turning Left

 

 

Side Rock

Hinge turn Shuffle

Step Pivot

Step Turn Step