Stars and Stripes

Choreographed by Amber Blavin at DanceBecauseYouCan.com

Description: 72 count, 1 wall, stage performance beginner level line dance (can be done in contra back to back)
Music: Where the Stars and Stripes  by Aaron Tippin 100BPM

Start on lyrics after 32 beats of music intro

Traveling Side touches starts on lyrics “If you ask me where I come from?”

1-2 Right touch to side, Right steps forward

3-4 Left touch to side, Left steps forward

5-6 Right touch to side, Right steps forward

7-8 Left touch to side Left steps forward

 

½ pivot shuffle steps ½ pivot

1-Right step forward ½ Left pivot, 2 step left

3&4- 3 Right step forward, & Left small step, Right step forward

5&6 3 Left step forward & Right small step, Left step forward

7-8 Right step forward ½ Left pivot, 8 step Left

 

Right side rock recover left syncopated behind vine

1-2 Right side rock recover Left step

3&4 Right behind cross step, Left side step, Right cross in front

5-6 Left side rock recover Right step

7&8 Left behind cross step, Right side step, Left cross in front

 

Jazz box stationary side touches

1-4 Right crosses in front of Left, Left steps behind Right side step Left in step

5-6 Right side touch Right in step

7-8 Left side touch Left in step

 

Kick ball change around wall 1  

1&2 Right kicks right diagonal, Right step, Left step

3&4 Right kicks forward, Right step, Left step

5&6 Right kicks Left diagonal Right step, Left step

7&8 Right kicks forward, Right step, Left step

 

Diagonal step claps

1-2 Right diagonal forward Left side touch

3-4 Left diagonal forward Right side touch

5-6 Right diagonal backward Left side touch

7-8 Left diagonal backward Right side touch

 

Kick forward Kick side coaster steps (alternating sides)

1-2 Right kicks forward, Right to kicks side

3&4 Right steps back, Left back, Right forward

5-6 Left kicks forward, Left kicks side

7&8 Left back, Right back, Left forward

 

Hips single single syncopated hips (alternating sides)

1-2 Small step Right while Sway to Right hip, Sway to Left hip

3&4 small step Left while Left bump Left hip/ rock to Right hip/ small step Left while Left hip bump(cha cha hips)

5-6 Sway to Left hip, Sway to Right hip

7&8 small step Right while right hip bump/rock to Left hip/ small step Right while right hip bump (cha cha hips)

 

½ Pivot sway steps slap Hi 5 ½ Pivot

1-2 Right step forward ½ Left pivot, 2 step left

3-4- Right step forward, Left Step forward

5-6 Right step forward Left step forward,

7-8 Right step forward ½ left pivot, 8 step left

 

Repeat from beginning

Start off in contra 2 rows back to back if in a parade facing both sides of street, back to back, OR in a Parade after 72 counts are completeShuffle travel down line of parade movement or walk.  Throw candies and favors (optional)Shuffle travel down line of parade movement.  Throw candies and favors (optional)