ASHES BY NOW

CHOREOGRAPHER: David J. McDonagh (February 2001) (UK)
COUNT: 48
TYPE: 2 Wall Line Dance
LEVEL: Intermediate
MUSIC: Ashes By Now by Lee Ann Womack-108 bpm (Start on vocals) (CD: I Hope You Dance)

1-8	CROSS ROCK, SIDE CHASSE [1/4-L], MODIFIED JAZZ BOX into a SIDE CHASSE

1-2	Cross-rock left over right, rock weight back onto right
3&4	Step left to left side, step right beside left, step left to left side with 1/4 turn left
5-6	Cross-step right over left, step back on left
7&8	Step right to right side, step left beside right, step right to right side

9-16	FRONT SAILOR STEPS x2, CROSS ROCK, WALKS [1/4-L]

	Note: During the next (4) counts travel forward slightly
1&2	Cross-step left over right, step right to right side, step left in place
3&4	Cross-step right over left, step left to left side, step right in place
5-6	Cross-rock left over right, rock weight back onto right
7-8	Turn 1/4 left stepping forward on left, walk forward on right

17-24	BIG SLIDE, HIP BUMPS, KICK BALL CROSS x2

1-2	Step left LARGE step to left side, slide right beside left
3&4	Bump hips left, right, left
	Note: During the next (4) counts travel to right side slightly
5&6	Low kick right forward, step right beside left, cross-step left over right
7&8	Low kick right forward, step right beside left, cross-step left over right

25-32	BIG SLIDE, HIP BUMPS, WALKS or ROLL [1/4-L]

1-2	Step right LARGE step to right side, slide left beside right
3&4	Bump hips right, left, right
5	Turn 1/4 left stepping forward onto left
6-8	Walk forward right, left, right
	Option: During counts (5-8) complete an extra full turn over left shoulder

33-40	ROCK STEP, BACK-LOCK-BACK, STOMP [1/2-R], HOLD, BACK-LOCK-BACK

1-2	Rock forward onto left, rock weight back onto right
3&4	Step back on left, cross-step right over left, step back on left
5	On ball of left pivot 1/2 turn over right shoulder up-stomping right forward
	(weight on left)
6	Hold (weight still on left)
7&8	Step back on right, cross-step left over right, step back on right

41-48	TOUCH PIVOT [1/4-L], BACK-LOCK-BACK, TOUCH PIVOT [1/2-R], TRIPLE STEP [1/2-R]

1	Touch left toe back
2	On ball of right pivot 1/4 turn over left shoulder (weight on right)
3&4	Step back on left, cross-step right over left, step back on left
5	Touch right toe back
6	On ball of left pivot 1/2 turn over right shoulder (weight on left)
7&8	Triple step right, left, right on the spot completing 1/2 turn over right shoulder

START AGAIN AND ENJOY!

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