ALI'S SPIRITED HAIR RAISER

CHOREOGRAPHER: Alison Smith & Wild Winnie
COUNT: 32 + 32 count intro
TYPE: 4 Wall Line Dance
LEVEL: Easy Intermediate
MUSIC: Spirit In The Sky by Gareth Gates

Introduction starts after first 32 counts of music.

INTRODUCTION (performed before the vocals)

HIP BUMPS, SIDE ROCKS, SIDE TOUCH, KNEE HITCH

1	Hands on hips, bump hip to right as you pop left knee forward
2	Hands on hips, bump hip to right as you pop left knee forward
3	Hands on hips, bump hip to right as you pop left knee forward
4	Hands on hips, bump hip to right as you pop left knee forward
5-8	Keep bumping hips to right with right hand on hip,
	push heel of left hand across body (waist height) toward right
	(in time to hip bumps)
9	Large step right on right, as you step, place hands together in prayer position
10	Step right in next to left (keep hands in prayer)
11	Large step left on left (hand still in prayer)
12	Step left in next to right (hands in prayer)
13	Touch right to right side
	(placing left hand behind head with elbow pointing out to side)
14	Hitch right knee up and inwards across body
	(bring left elbow across body towards right knee)
15	Return right foot to touch at right side (left elbow back to side)
16	Hitch right knee up and inwards across body
	(bring left elbow across body towards right knee)

HIP BUMPS, SIDE ROCKS, SIDE TOUCH, KNEE HITCH

1	Hands on hips, bump hip to right as you pop left knee forward
2	Hands on hips, bump hip to right as you pop left knee forward
3	Hands on hips, bump hip to right as you pop left knee forward
4	Hands on hips, bump hip to right as you pop left knee forward
5-8	Keep bumping hips to right with right hand on hip,
	push heel of left hand across body (waist height) toward right
	(in time to hip bumps)
9	Large step right on right, as you step, place hands together in prayer position
10	Step right in next to left (keep hands in prayer)
11	Large step left on left (hand still in prayer)
12	Step left in next to right (hands in prayer)
13	Touch right to right side
	(placing left hand behind head with elbow pointing out to side)
14	Hitch right knee up and inwards across body
	(bring left elbow across body towards right knee)
15	Return right foot to touch at right side (left elbow back to side)
16	Hitch right knee up and inwards across body
	(bring left elbow across body towards right knee)

THE DANCE
(danced after intro, also insert the 16 count intro as a tag at the end of walls 2, 4 & 5)

TOE TOUCHES, KICK, GRAPEVINE INTO 1/4 TURN LEFT HITCHING KNEE

1-2	Touch right to right side, Touch right across body diagonally to left
3-4	Touch right to right side, Kick right across body diagonally to left
5-6	Step right to right side, Cross left behind right
7-8	Step right to right side, Turn 1/4 left on right hitching left knee forward

WALK FORWARD, KICK & CLAP, SIDE TOUCH, 1/4 TURN RIGHT HITCHING KNEE, COASTER STEP

9-12	Walk forward left, right, left, Kick right forward clapping hands once
13-14	Touch right to right side, Turn 1/4 right on left hitching right knee forward
15&16	Step back right, Step left beside right, Step forward right

ROLLING FULL TURNS LEFT & RIGHT WITH CLAPS

17-18	Step left 1/4 turn left, On ball of left turn 1/4 left stepping right to right side
19	On ball of right turn 1/2 left stepping left to left side
20	Touch right beside left and clap
21-22	Step right 1/4 turn right, On ball of right turn 1/4 right stepping left to left side
23	On ball of left turn 1/2 right stepping right to right side
24	Touch left beside right and clap

SIDE ROCK & CROSS X2, TOE TOUCH, 1/4 TURN HITCHING KNEE, COASTER STEP

25&26	Rock left to left side, Rock onto right in place, Cross left over right
27&28	Rock right to right side, Rock onto left in place, Cross right over left
29-30	Touch left to left side, Turn 1/4 left on right hitching left knee forward
31-32	Step back left, Step right beside left, Step forward left

Repeat "The Dance" using the 16-count intro as a tag after walls 2, 4 and 5.

ENDING
The dance ends on the rolling turns (counts 17-24, 9:00 wall, slow down with the music).
To finish facing the front wall make the right rolling turn 1 1/4 turns to right,
bring feet together and place hands in prayer looking up to the sky.

From: coolagarry 

Reformatted for display on web site
Dancing Deep In the Heart of Texas
by Don & Patti Brown
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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.