ROLLERCOASTER

Song:                                         LIFE IS A ROLLERCOASTER
Artist:                                        RONAN KEATING
Counts:                                     64 count 2 Wall Intermediate Line Dance, 1 (40 Count) Restart

Choreographers:                     (listed in sequence of 8 count contributions)
                Bill Larson, Sue Butcher, Cilla Smith, Jeanette Beattie, Sue Shipman, Rita Burgess, Gaye Harris, Cheryl Forster. 

Sunshine Coast, Australia Oct.2000

BEATS          STEPS

( 1 - 8 )     CROSS ROCK, TOUCH UNWIND, STEP HOLD, STEP R L ( TURN TURN )
1 – 4     Step right across in front of left, rock back onto left, step right behind left, unwind ¾ turn right (9.00)
5 – 8     Step forward onto left foot, hold, step forward right, left completing a full turn right 
( 9 - 16 ) STEP HOLD, ROCK HOLD, STEP TURN STEP, STEP HOLD
1 – 2  Stepping forward at 45’ right onto right foot sway / rock hips forward, hold
3 – 4   Rocking back onto left foot sway / rock hips back, hold
5 & 6  Step forward onto ball of right foot, rock back onto left foot with ½ turn right, step forward on right
7 – 8  Step forward onto left, hold (facing 3 o’clock)
( 17 - 24 ) ROLLERCOASTER ¼ TURN, ROLLERCOASTER ½ TURN
1          Step forward on right foot at 45’ right pushing hips fwd,
&          Roll / swing hips counter clockwise, while turning ¼ turn left on both feet (weight fwd over left foot)
2          Continuing the roll of hips counter clockwise return weight back onto the right foot (facing 12)
3 & 4  Step back onto left foot, step right beside left, step left foot forward (coaster)
5         Step forward on right foot in front of the left foot
&         Roll / swing hips fwd then counter clockwise, while turning ½ turn left on both feet
6         Continuing the roll of hips counter clockwise return weight back onto the right foot (facing 6 o’clock)
7 & 8  Step back onto left foot, step right beside left, step left foot forward (coaster)
( 25 – 32) STEP ROCK BEHIND SIDE, SIDE BEHIND MONTERAY TURN
1 – 4  Step right to side, rock onto left, step right behind left, step left to side
5 – 6  Step right to side, step left behind right
7 & 8 Touch right to side, turn ½ turn right on left foot hitching right foot (facing 12 o’clock)
( 33 - 40)
1 – 4  Step right foot forward at 45’ right bump right hip forward twice, bump hips back twice
5 – 8  Bump hips forward, back, forward, step forward onto left
( 41 – 48 ) OUT OUT TURN, COASTER STEP, FWD ROCK, TURN TURN
& 1     Jump forward right to side, left to side (feet slightly apart)
2          Bending at the knees, dip down and up as you turn on both feet ¼ left, (weight finishes on right)
3 & 4  Step back onto left, step right beside left, step forward onto left (coaster step)
5 – 6   Step forward onto right, rock back onto left
& 7 8  Turning half turn right step forward on right, turning half turn right step back on left 
(49 – 56 ) TURN STEP, CROSS SHUFFLE, SIDE ROCK, CROSS SHUFFLE
1 – 4   Turning ¾ turn right step onto right, step left to left side, cross shuffle to left side (R L R)
5 – 8   Step left to side, rock onto right, cross shuffle to right (L R L)
( 57 – 64 ) TURN TOGETHER, TURN HEEL, TURN TOGETHER, TURN SCUFF
1 – 2  Step right foot to right side with ¼ turn right, step left beside right 
3 – 4  Step right foot to right side with ¼ turn right, tap left heel at 45’ left (completing ½ turn right)
5 – 6  Step left foot to left side with ¼ turn left, step right beside left
7 – 8  Step left foot to left side with ½ turn left, scuff left heel forward (completing ½ turn left)
There is a 40 count restart after the 4th wall (facing the front), the sequence should go…

64, 64, 64, 64, 40, 64, 48

Suggested finish is to dance the last wall out to count 48 replacing the second half turn right with a ¼ turn right to complete a ¾ turn right in total to face the front wall