A BETTER LIFE

song:                                    Better Life

artist:                                 Keith Urban

counts:                               48 count  4 Wall Intermediate Line Dance

choreographerS:             Bill Larson            Sunshine Coast, Australia              November 2004

 

BEATS          STEPS

( 1 - 8)               CROSS SHUFFLE FWD: RLR, LRL, FWD ROCK 1&1/2 ROLLING TURN BACK

1&2,3&4            Shuffle fwd toward 11:00 o’clock: Stepping R L R, Shuffle fwd towards 1:00 o’clock: Stepping L R L

5,6,7&8             Step R fwd, Recover weight onto L with 1/2 turn R, completing a full turn R Step fwd R L R

( 9 - 16)             TURN WEAVE TURN ROCK BACK FULL TURN, 1/2 TURN SHUFFLE

1&2&                Turning a 1/4 R Step L to side, Step R behind L, Step L to side, Cross R over L

3,4                    Step L to side with 1/4 L, Recover weight onto R

5,6, 7&8            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

( 17 - 24)            CROSS SAMBA, CROSS SAMBA, CROSS 1/2 UNWIND SAILOR 

1&2                  Cross R over L, Step L to side, Recover weight onto R

3&4                  Cross L over R, Step R to side, Recover weight onto L

5,6                    Cross R over L, Unwind 3/4 L (weight on R)

7&8                  Step L behind R, Step R to side, Recover weight onto L              

( 25 - 32)            SHUFFLE R SIDE, CROSS ROCK, SHUFFLE L SIDE CROSS ROCK

1&2,3,4             Shuffling R to side: Stepping R L R, Cross L over R, Recover weight onto R

5&6,7,8             Shuffling L to side: Stepping L R L, Cross R over L, Recover weight onto L

( 33 - 40)            BALL-STEP BEHIND OUT OUT BALL CROSS, STEP BEHIND OUT OUT BALL CROSS

&                      Step R beside L

1,2&3                Step L to side, Step R behind L, Step L to side, Step R to side (feet shoulder width apart)

&4                    Step L beside R, Cross R over L

5,6&7                Step L to side, Step R behind L, Step L to side, Step R to side (feet shoulder width apart)

&8                    Step L beside R, Cross R over L

( 41 - 48)            SIDE ROCK-TURN SHUFFLE, STEP PIVOT STEP TURN-STEP

1,2,3&4             Step L to side, Recover weight onto R, hinge turn a 3/4 L Shuffle fwd on L: L R L

5,6,7,8              Step R fwd, Pivot 1/2 turn L, Step fwd on R, turning a 3/4 LStep L fwd