ALI BABA

CHOREOGRAPHER: Derrick Goh
COUNT: 64
TYPE: 4 Wall Line Dance
LEVEL: Intermediate
MUSIC: Senor Ali Baba by Los Garcia (Dance starts on vocals)

#Dedicated to SRC Students and WESTERN FANTASY Dancers

2-WALKS FORWARD TOWARD LEFT DIAGONAL, CROSS-SAMBA RIGHT,
2-WALKS FORWARD TOWARD RIGHT DIAGONAL, CROSS-SAMBA LEFT

1-2	Turn 1/8 left and walk forward right, left
3&4	Cross right over left, step left to left side, step right to right side
	(facing right diagonal)
5-6	Still on right diagonal walk forward left, right
7&8	Cross left over right, step right to right side, step left to left side

CROSS-SAMBA RIGHT, CROSS-SAMBA LEFT, SYNCOPATED FULL-PADDLE TURNS RIGHT

1&2	Cross right over left, step left to left side, step right to right side
3&4	Cross left over right, step right to right side, step left to left side
5	Step right 1/4 turn right
&6	Step forward on left, turning 1/4 right replace weight on right
&7	Step forward on left, turning 1/4 right replace weight on right
&8	Step forward on left, turning 1/4 right replace weight on right,
	completing full-paddle turn

SIDE ROCK-RECOVER, CROSS BEHIND-SIDE TOUCH WITH CLAPS X2, LEFT SAILOR WITH 1/4 TURN LEFT

1-2	Rock left to left side, recover weight to right
3-4	Cross left behind right, touch right toe to right side and clap
5-6	Cross right behind left, touch left toe to left side and clap
7&8	Cross left behind right, turning 1/4 left step right to right side, step left to left side

RIGHT CROSS OVER HOLD, BALL CROSS HOLD, SIDE ROCK-RECOVER, CROSS-SHUFFLE

1-2	Cross right over left, hold
&3-4	Step left to left side, cross right over left, hold
5-6	Rock left to left side, recover weight to right
7&8	Cross left over right, step right to right side, cross left over right

RIGHT AND LEFT SIDE ROCKS, RECOVER, CROSSES, VINE RIGHT WITH TOUCH

1&2	Rock right to right side, recover weight to left, cross right over left
3&4	Rock left to left side, recover weight to right, cross left over right
5-6	Step right to right side, cross left behind right
7-8	Step right to right side, touch left toe next to right and
	place right hand behind back of head, left hand on side of left hip
	(hold position for next 4 counts)

HIP-CIRCLE COUNTER-CLOCKWISE, KNEE-ROLL LEFT THEN RIGHT WITH 1/4 TURN LEFT

1-2	Roll hips forward, left side, backward, right side over 2 counts
3-4	Roll hips forward, left side, backward, right side over 2 counts
5-6	Roll left knee to left followed by right knee into 1/4 turn left
7-8	Roll left knee to left followed by right knee into 1/4 turn left
	(counts 5-8: roll hands in front of body in circular motion)

SIDE RIGHT-SHIMMY, STEP TOGETHER WITH CLAPS X 2

1-2	Step right to right side and shimmy shoulders for 2 counts
3-4	Step left next to right and clap
5-6	Step right to right side and shimmy shoulders for 2 counts
7-8	Step left next to right and clap

STEP FORWARD, PIVOT 1/2 TURN LEFT, RIGHT-SHUFFLE FORWARD, STEP FORWARD,
PIVOT 1/2 TURN RIGHT, STEP FORWARD WITH 2 HIP-BUMPS FORWARD

1-2	Step forward on right, pivot 1/2 turn left (weight on left)
3&4	Step forward on right, step left beside right, step forward on right
5-6	Step forward on left, pivot 1/2 turn right (weight on right)
7&8	Stepping forward on left bump left hip forward twice

REPEAT

RESTART On wall 3 after completing counts 1-4
4 hip-circles end weight on left (facing 3:00),
restart the dance from the beginning

From: jenloh@pacific.net.sg (Derrick Goh)

Reformatted for display on web site
Dancing Deep In the Heart of Texas
by Don & Patti Brown
http://members.aol.com/CactusStar/home.htm


Step sheet presentation copyright 2002 by Don & Patti Brown. All rights reserved. Copyright for the dance remains with the original choreographer. This step sheet may be copied, however, please retain all copyright credits.