AMERICAN LIFE

CHOREOGRAPHER: Zandra Varnham (May 03) England
COUNT: 32
TYPE: 4 Wall Line Dance
LEVEL: Intermediate
MUSIC: American Life by Madonna-102 BPM (Single and Album)

Tag: Starts after walls 1,2 and 4 only

WALKS ROCK RECOVER 1/2 TURNS x2

1-2	Walk forward right, Walk forward left
3&	Rock forward on right, step back on left
4&	Step back on right, 1/2 turn over left shoulder stepping forward on left
5-6	Walk forward right, Walk forward left
7&	Rock forward on right, step back on left
8&	Step back on right, 1/2 turn over left shoulder stepping forward on left

WALKS 3/4 TURN, COASTER STEP, RIGHT SHUFFLE

1-2	Walk forward right, Walk forward left
3&	Step forward right, 1/2 turn left stepping forward on left
4&	1/4 turn left stepping right slightly to the right side
5&6	Step back left, step right next to left to meet, step forward on left
7&8	Step forward on right, bring left next to right to meet, step forward on right

STEP, SLIDE CHASSE x2

1-2	Large step left to left side, Slide right into meet left
3&4	Step right to right side, bring left next to right, step right to right side
5-6	Large step left to left side, Slide right into meet left
7&8	Step right to right side, bring left next to right, step right to right side

KICK, CROSS, ROCK CROSS, CHASSE, KICK BALL CHANGE

1&2	Low kick left to left diagonal, step down onto left, cross right over left and take weight
3&4	Rock left to left side, step down on right, cross left over right
5&6	Step right to right side, step left next to right, Step right to right side
7&8&	Kick Left forward, step forward on left, step forward on right, Step forward on left

TAG

STEP 1/2 TURN SHUFFLE x2 ROCK, RECOVER, COASTER STEP

1-2	Step forward on Right, 1/2 turn over left shoulder
3&4	Step right forward, Bring Left up next to right, Step forward on right
5-6	Step forward on Left, 1/2 turn over right shoulder
7&8	Step left forward, Bring right up next to left, Step forward on left
1-2	Rock forward onto right, Recover weight back onto left
3&4	Step back on right, bring left next to right, Step forward on right
&	Step forward on left

From: "cowgirl_zelda" 

Reformatted for display on web site
Dancing Deep In the Heart of Texas
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