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River of Dreams

Choreographed by Charlotte Skeeters CA
2-Wall, 48 Count, Intermediate Line Dance

Music: "The River of Dreams" by 'Billy Joel'

Note: Start after 48 counts, counted in half-time.

Round 1: Do full set (Step 1 to 48) then tag (2 counts)

Round 2: Do  full set (Step 1 to 48) then tag (4 counts)

Round 3: Short wall (Step 1 to 32). No tag

Round 4: Do  full set (Step 1 to 48) then tag (6 counts)

Round 5: full set, no tag

Round 6: Full set, end with tag, slowly swing arms from left to right making a half circle as you snap fingers

 

1-8               FORWARD & SIDE & CROSS & SIDE - FORWARD & SIDE & CROSS & SIDE

1&                     Right forward on ball of foot, recover weight center on left
2&                     Right side right on ball of foot, recover weight center on left
3&4                   Right cross slightly behind left on ball of foot, recover weight center on left, right step side right
5&                     Left forward on ball of foot, recover weight center on right
6&                     Left side left on ball of foot, recover weight center on right
7&8                   Left cross slightly behind right on ball of foot, recover weight center on right, left step side left
 

9-16             1/4 TURN SHUFFLE, 1/2 TURN SHUFFLE, 1/4 TURN SHUFFLE, 1/2 TURN SHUFFLE

&1&2                Execute 1/4 turn right as you cross-hitch right over left, shuffle forward right, left, right
&3&4                Execute 1/2 turn left as you cross-hitch left over right, shuffle forward left, right, left
&5&6                Execute 1/4 turn right as you cross-hitch right over left, shuffle forward right, left, right
&7&8                Execute 1/2 turn left as you cross-hitch left over right, shuffle forward left, right, left
 

17-24           SIDE, BEHIND, SIDE, FRONT, SIDE & CROSS - SIDE, BEHIND, SIDE, FRONT, SIDE & CROSS

1&2&                Right step side right, left cross behind, right step side right, left cross over right
3&4                   Right rock-step side right, recover weight center on left, right cross step over left
5&6&                Left step side left, right cross behind left, left step side left, right cross over left
7&8                   Left rock-step side left, recover weight center on right, left cross step over right
 

25-32           1/4 TURN BACK, CROSS, BACK, 1/4 TURN SHUFFLE, 1/4 TURN BACK, CROSS, BACK, 1/4 TURN SHUFFLE

1&2                   Execute 1/4 turn left as you step back onto right, left cross over right, right step back
3&4                   Execute 1/4 turn left as you step forward onto left, right step next to left, left step forward
5&6                   Execute 1/4 turn left as you step back onto right, left cross over right, right step back
7&8                   Execute 1/4 turn left as you step forward onto left, right step next to left, left step forward
 

33-40           SKATE, SKATE, SHUFFLE, SKATE, SKATE, SHUFFLE

1-2                     Skate forward right, skate forward left
3&4                   Shuffle forward right, left, right
5-6                     Skate forward left, skate forward right
7&8                   Shuffle forward left, right, left
 

41-48           FORWARD & TURN, FORWARD, PIVOT, FORWARD, FORWARD & BACK & FORWARD & SIDE &

1&2                   Right step forward, recover weight back on left, spin 1/2 turn right as you step forward right
3&4                   Left step forward, pivot 1/2 turn right, left step forward
5&6&                Right forward on ball of foot, recover center on left, right back on ball of foot, recover center on left
7&8&                Right forward on ball of foot, recover center on left, right side right on ball of foot, recover center left.

TAG

9    Right cross touch behind left as you point both arms to left & snap fingers with attitude.
 

From count 9 do the following (in three places):

9-10                   First time at end of first round - hold for 2 counts and snap fingers 2 times
9-10-11-12         Second time at end of second round - hold for 4 counts and snap fingers 4 times
9-10-11-12-13-14Third time at end of fourth round - hold for 6 counts and snap fingers 6 times.
 
START AGAIN AND ENJOY!