MY BETTER HALF

 

Choreographer: Bill Larson

Song: ‘You’re my Better Half’ by Keith Urban

Start on main vocals

2 Wall 64 Count Intermediate

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

Sunshine Coast, Qld, Australia

 

Steps

Actual Footwork

Direction

Calling Suggestion

 

 

Section 1

1,2

3&4

5,6

7&8

 

Step Pivot, Shuffle Fwd, Walk Walk, Shuffle Fwd

Step R fwd, Pivot 1/2 Turn L

Shuffle fwd: R, L, R

Walk fwd: L, R

Shuffle fwd: L, R, L

 

 

On the spot

Forward

 

 

Step Pivot

Shuffle

Walk Walk

Shuffle

 

Section 2

 

&1,2

3&4

5,6

7&8

 

Ball Step Turn, Shuffle Fwd, Rock Turn, Triple Step

Step R beside L, Step L fwd, Recover onto R

turning 1/2 L  Shuffle fwd: L, R, L

Step R fwd, Recover onto L

turning 3/4 R Triple step: R, L, R

 

 

 

On the spot

Turning Left

On the Spot

Turning R

 

 

Ball Step Rock

Turning Shuffle

Fwd Rock

Turning Shuffle

 

Section 3

1,2

3&4

5&6

7&8

 

Fwd Recover, Coaster, Cross Samba, Sailor Step

Step L fwd, Recover onto R

Step L back, Step R beside L, Step L fwd

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

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

 

 

On the spot

 

 

 

Fwd Rock

Left Back Coaster step

Right Cross Samba

Left Sailor Step

 

Section 4

 

1,2

3&4

5&6

7,8

 

Touch Unwind, Cross Samba, Sailor Step, Touch Unwind

Touch R behind L, Unwind 3/4 turn R

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

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

Touch L behind R, Unwind 1/2 turn L

 

 

 

Turning R

On the spot

 

Turning L

 

 

 

Touch Unwind

Left Cross Samba

Right Sailor Step

Touch Unwind

 

Section 5

1&2

3&4

5,6

7,8

 

Kick Ball Step, Shuffle, Walk Walk Step Pivot 3/4

Kick R fwd, Step R beside L, Step L fwd

Shuffle fwd: R, L, R

Walk fwd: L, R

Step L fwd, Pivot turn 3/4 R

 

 

Forward

 

 

Turning R

 

 

Kick Ball Step

Shuffle Fwd

Walk Walk

Step Pivot

 

Section 6

1&2

3&4

5&6

7&

8

 

Shuffle Side, Sailor, Sailor, Kick Ball Cross

Shuffle to left side: L, R, L

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

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

Kick R across in front of L, Step R beside L

Cross L over R

 

 

Left

On the Spot

 

 

Shuffle Side

R Sailor Step

L Sailor Step

Cross Kick Ball Cross

 

Section 7

1,2

&3,4

5,6

7,8

 

Turn Hold, Ball Step Recover, Turn Turn Turn

turning 1/4 R Step R fwd, Hold

Step L beside R, Step R fwd, Step L fwd

Recover onto R, turning 1/2 L Step L fwd

turning 1/2 L  Step R back, turning 1/2 L Step L fwd

 

 

Turning R

Forward

Turning L

 

 

Turn/Step Hold

Ball Step Step

Recover Turn

Turn Turn

 

Section 8

1&2

3,4

5,6

7&8

 

Shuffle, Fwd Recover, Turning Shuffle, Step Pivot

Shuffle fwd: R, L, R

Step L fwd, Recover onto R

turning 1/2 L Shuffle fwd: L, R, L

Step R fwd, Pivot 1/2 Turn L

 

 

Forward

On the spot

Turning L

 

 

 

Shuffle fwd

Fwd Rock

1/2 Shuffle

Step Pivot

 

Restart:

Wall 3 facing 12:00

Wall 6 facing 12.00

 

 

 

Dance Section 1, (8 counts) then restart the dance facing 6:00

Dance Sections 1 - 5 substituting the last turn in section 5 (count 8) from a 3/4 Pivot to a 1/2 Pivot, then add a shuffle fwd : L, R, L and restart dance facing 12:00 (total 42 counts)