P.O. Box 2012

Walla Walla, WA 99362

http://www.steppincountry.com

CURLY TOP POLKA
CHOREOGRAPHER: Paula Frohn & Michael Silva (11/06)
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COUNT: 32
TYPE: Partner Pattern Dance
MUSIC: Coalmine by Sara Evans-110 BPM (Country Promo Only June 2006)
Ring Of Fire by Kimberly Clayton-109 BPM
Are There Any More Like You (Where You Came From) by Becky Hobbs-110 BPM
Hillbilly Shoes by Montgomery Gentry-116 BPM (CDX 207)
Cajun Moon by Ricky Skaggs-120 BPM
Hummingbird by Ricky Skaggs
Any Polka Range Between 108-120
   
Starting Position: Face OLOD, man behind lady, hands attached at shoulder level
   
SHUFFLE TO LOD, WINDMILL, SHUFFLE
Release left hands and raise right hands over lady's head
1&2 Turn 1/4 left toward LOD and shuffle forward Left, Right, Left
3&4 Turning 1/2 left shuffle back Right, Left, Right
Pick up the left hands and release the right hands
5&6 Turning 1/2 left shuffle forward Left, Right, Left
Pick up right hands
7&8 Shuffle forward Right, Left, Right
   
MAN: TURN LADY TO FACE WHILE STEPPING IN PLACE, LEAD LADY BEHIND TO LEFT SIDE
LADY: OUTSIDE TURN TO FACE MAN, TRAVEL BEHIND TO MAN'S LEFT SIDE
Man
Raise left hands over lady's head
9-11 Turn 1/4 right to face lady stepping in place Left, Right, Left
12 Touch right heel forward
Now facing lady in crossarm position to OLOD
Raise left hands over his head, right hands at waist level
13 Turning 1/4 left step Right to right side
14-16 Step Left next to Right, step Right to right side, touch left heel forward
Now facing LOD
   
Lady
9-11 Turn 3/4 right to face man stepping Left, Right, Left
12 Touch right heel forward
13-15 Walk Right, Left, Right behind man to his left side
16 Touch left heel forward
Now facing LOD
   
MAN: LEAD LADY BEHIND TO RIGHT SIDE THEN INTO AN INSIDE TURN
LADY: TRAVEL BEHIND TO MAN'S RIGHT SIDE, INSIDE TURN
Man
Keep left hands at waist level and raise right hands
17 Step Left to left side
18-19 Step Right next to Left, step Left to left side
20 Touch right heel forward
Drop left hands
21-23 Walk forward Right, Left, Right
24 Scuff Left forward
Pick up left hands
   
Lady
17-19 Step Left behind Right, step Right to right side, step Left next to Right
20 Touch right heel forward
Drop left hands
21 Turning 1/2 left step Right back
22-23 Turning 1/2 left step Left forward, step Right forward
24 Scuff Left forward
Pick up left hands
   
BOTH: TURN 1/4 RIGHT INTO VINE WITH 1/2 TURN LEFT, BRUSH, VINE WITH 1/2 TURN RIGHT, BRUSH
25-27 Turning 1/4 right step Left to left side, step Right behind Left, step 1/4 turn left with Right
Drop left hands and raise right hands over her head
28 Turn 1/4 left and brush Right next to Left
29-30 Step Right to right side, step Left behind Right
Raise right hands over lady's head
31 Turn 1/4 right and step Right forward
32 Turn 1/4 right and scuff Left next to Right
   
START OVER!
   
Variation for Steps 25-32:
25& Turning 1/4 right step Left to left side, step Right next to Left
26& Step Left to left side, step Right next to Left
27&28 Step Left to left side, step Right next to Left, step Left to left side
Drop left hands and raise right hands over her head
& Keeping weight on Left hitch right knee and turn 1/2 left
29& Step Right to right side, step Left next to Right
30& Step Right to right side, step Left next to Right
31&32 Step Right to right side, step Left next to Right, step right to right side
Raise right hands over lady's head
& Keeping weight on Right hitch left knee and turn 1/2 right
   
From: jusgotta@megahits.com