CHILL (slightly revised from the original version)
Description: 4-Wall Line Dance, 32 Counts, Intermediate Level
Choreographer: Bill Bader firstname.lastname@example.org www.billbader.com
"Shoorah, Shoorah" by Betty Wright (disco oldie) (122 bpm)
"My Girl" by Alabama on CD: Dancin On The Boulevard (semi-country) (106 bpm)
"I Heard It Through The Grapevine" by Marvin Gaye (Motown oldie) (122 bpm)
- This was the song that inspired the dance, from the soundtrack of THE BIG CHILL.
"Love Didn't Do It" by Linda Davis (slow country rock) (100 bpm)
Styling & Mood of the dance: Prepare to become a member of a Motown group like the Temptations.
Any time you feel like clicking your fingers, go for it, especially on the touches.
SIDE, TOUCH, TURN 1/4 LEFT, SIDE, TOUCH, SIDE, TOUCH, TURN 1/4 RIGHT, SIDE, TOUCH
In the first 8 moves form an "L"-shaped pattern to the left and return:
1-2 Step L to left side, Touch R beside L (without weight)
& Turn 1/4 left on L (9:00)
3-4 Step R to right side, Touch L beside Right
5-6 Step L to left side, Touch R beside Left
& Turn 1/4 right on L (12:00)
7-8 Step R to right side, Touch L beside Right
SLIDE LEFT BACK, RETURN, SLIDE RIGHT FORWARD, RETURN
In the second 8 counts (9-16), you will stay in place:
9 Bending R knee Slide L toe back without weight. (Upper body remains over R foot.)
10 Return: Slide L toe forward and step L beside R
11 Slide R toe forward
12 Return: Slide R back and step R beside L
REVERSE 1/2 PIVOT, FORWARD 1/2 PIVOT
13 Touch ball of L back. Now, leave the L foot where it is for the next 3 moves.
14 Pivot Turn 1/2 left shifting weight onto L (6:00)
15 Step R forward
16 Pivot Turn 1/2 left shifting weight onto L (12:00)
SIDE, TOUCH, TURN 1/4 RIGHT, SIDE, TOUCH, 2 BUMPS RIGHT, 2 BUMPS LEFT
In the first 4 counts here (17-20), you will form a "L"-shaped pattern to the right..
17-18 Step R to the right side, Touch L beside R
& Turn 1/4 right on R (3:00)
19-20 Step L to left side, Touch R foot beside L
21-22 Bump Hips right twice
23-24 Bump Hips left twice (Option for 21-24: Roll Hips CCW twice: right, left, right, left)
SIDE, TOUCH, ROLLING FULL TURN LEFT, TOUCH, SIDE, TOUCH
In the last 8 count (26-32) stay oriented to the 3:00 wall...
25-26 Step RIGHT to right side, Touch LEFT toe/ball beside Right
Start and end the following rolling full turn facing 3:00:
27 Step L to left side turning 1/4 left
28 Step R forward turning 1/2 left
29 Step L back turning 1/4 left
30 Touch R beside L
31 Step R to right side
32 Touch L toe/ball beside R
End of pattern. Begin again...
This step description was written June 6, 2001 by the choreographer. Photocopying for classes and
competitions is permitted. All of Bill's dances and videos are at www.billbader.com