ACROSS THE WATER

CHOREOGRAPHER: Lana Harvey Wilson (June 6, 2006) Tucson, AZ, USA
		keedance@juno.com, www.tucsondancer.com
COUNT: 32
TYPE: 4 Wall Line Dance with 8 count tag
LEVEL: Intermediate
MUSIC: The Water Is Wide by David Wilkie & Cowboy Celtic-97 bpm (16 intro) (CD: Cowboy Ceilidh)
	When A Woman's In Love by Lee Greenwood-97 bpm (16 intro) (CD: Stronger Than Time)
	Most chas or sway type music with flowing rhythm will work

BACK ROCK, RECOVER, FULL FORWARD TURN, 1/4 PIVOT, CROSS, 1/4 TURN

1-2	Rock back on Left, recover on Right
3-4	Turn 1/2 right stepping back on Left, turn 1/2 right stepping forward on Right (12:00)
5-6	Step Left forward, pivot 1/4 right (weight ending on Right) (3:00)
7-8	Cross Left over Right, step Right back turning 1/4 left (12:00)
	Easier option for counts 3-4: Walk forward Left, Right

1/4 TURN, HOLD, CROSS ROCK, RECOVER, SIDE, HOLD & 1/4 TURN, FORWARD ROCK

9-10	Step Left to left side turning 1/4 left, hold (9:00)
11-12	Cross rock Right over Left, recover on Left
13-14	Step Right to right side, hold
&15	Step Left next to Right, step Right 1/4 right (12:00)
16	Rock forward on Left

RECOVER, BACK COASTER, FORWARD LOCK, ANGLED FORWARD ROCK, RECOVER, CROSS BEHIND

17	Recover back on Right
18&19	Step back on Left, step Right next to Left, step forward on Left
20&21	Step Right forward, step Left forward and to outside of Right, step Right forward
22-24	Rock Left forward at left 45 angle, recover Right,
	cross step Left behind Right straightening to front

1/4 TURN, 1/2 PIVOT, FORWARD, 1/2 PIVOT, 1/2 TURN SHUFFLE

25	Step Right forward turning 1/4 right (3:00)
26-27	Step Left forward, pivot 1/2 right (weight ending on Right) (9:00)
28	Step Left forward
29-30	Step Right forward, pivot 1/2 left (weight on Left) (3:00)
31&32	Shuffle Right, Left, Right in place turning 1/2 left (9:00)

BEGIN AGAIN

TAG:

Wilkie: After 2nd, 4th, 6th and 8th patterns; Greenwood: 1 time only after 4th pattern:

BACK ROCK, RECOVER, 1/2 TURN SHUFFLE x2

1-2	Rock back on Left, recover on Right
3&4	Shuffle Left, Right, Left in place turning 1/2 right
5-6	Rock back on Right, recover on Left
7&8	Shuffle Right, Left, Right in place turning 1/2 left

Optional ending (on front wall):

Wilkie: Last tag slows down. Slow down with it, finish the tag, step back on Left and hold
Greenwood: Dance through count 16 (stepping Left forward),
pivot 1/2 right facing front weight on Right....

Dance pattern:

Wilkie: 16 Intro, 32, 32, Tag, 32, 32, Tag, 32, 32, Tag, 32,32, Tag slowing, then step back Left
Greenwood: 16 intro, 32, 32, 32, 32, Tag, 32, 32, 32, 32, 32, 32, 16 then pivot 1/2 right

Music Note: Celidgh (pronounced Kay-lee) is celtic and is a gathering with song,
drink, dancing and good times

From: keedance@juno.com

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