Two Minute Waltz
Description: 2 Wall Line Dance Waltz, 48 Counts, Upper Beginner Level
This is a 2004 extension of my older dance Minute Waltz (24 counts).
Choreographers: Bill Bader 604-684-2455 email@example.com http://www.billbader.com
Jan Wyllie firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.members.iinet.net.au/~janwyllie
Music: What If I Said Goodbye by Vince Gill 116 bpm. Intro: 12 counts.
Music available on Good Old Line Dance Music CD 18 from Jan Wyllie's
website above. Also on Vince Gill's CDs "I Never Knew Lonely" (ASIN:
B000002WHN) and "Vince Gill & Friends" (ASIN: B00000JCES)
BACK DIAGONAL, TOGETHER, TOGETHER, BACK DIAGONAL, TOGETHER, TOGETHER
1 Step L back on left diagonal keeping toe toward front wall (12:00).
2,3 Step R beside L. Step L beside R.
4 Stride R back on right diagonal keeping toe toward front wall (12:00).
5,6 Step L beside R. Step R beside L.
BACK, DRAW, CLOSE, FORWARD, SPIN, FORWARD
Note: This entire section (7-12) is done facing your original 12:00 wall.
7 Keeping R toe/ball on floor pointing forward and face toward 12:00, take a Large Step
straight back on L behind R with L toe turned approx. 1/4 left so that feet are now almost in a
"T" shape with R toe toward 12:00 and with L toe approx. toward 9:00. Important: The upper
body turns left, but the face remains forward toward 12:00.
8,9 Slide R toe back toward L instep for 2 counts gradually lifting R heel. Weight remains on L.
Face and toe of R foot remain forward toward 12:00. OPTION: For men (or women!) wearing
a cowboy hat, it is nice styling to tip your hat and lower your chin as you do this slide.
10,11,12 Step R forward (12:00), Step L forward spinning a full turn right, Step R forward
WALTZ BASIC: FORWARD, TOGETHER, TOGETHER, BACK, TOGETHER, TOGETHER
13,14,15 Step L forward, Step R beside L, Step L beside R
16,17,18 Step R back, Step L beside R, Step R beside L
QUARTER LEFT, FORWARD, 1/2 PIVOT, FORWARD, TOUCH, HOLD
19,20,21 Step L to left side turning 1/4 left (9:00), Step R fwd, Pivot Turn 1/2 left weight onto L (3:00)
22,23,24 Stride (Large Step) R forward. Touch L beside R, Hold
BASIC WALTZ FORWARD, BASIC WALTZ BACK
25,26,27 Step L forward, Step R beside L, Step L beside R
28,29,30 Step R back, Step L beside R, Step R beside L
WALTZ FORWARD 1/2 TURN LEFT, WALTZ BACK 1/4 TURN LEFT
31,32,33 Waltz forward L,R,L while making 1/2 turn left
34,35,36 Waltz back R,L,R while making 1/4 turn left
WALTZ FWD, STEP BACK, SLIDE, HOLD
37,38,39 Step L forward, Step R beside L, Step L beside R
40,41,42 Step back on on R, Slide L to a touch position beside R, Hold
STEP BACK, ROCK RETURN, STEP SLIDE HOLD
43,44,45 Step back on L, Rock/step back on R, Rock/return weight forward onto L
46,47,48 Big step forward on R, Slide L to a touch position beside R, Hold
The first 24 counts is Bills 24-count line dance Minute Waltz. By adding 24 counts to this dance to match phrasing of "What If I Said Goodbye", we two choreographers have created Two Minute Waltz.
The song, by Vince Gill, is beautiful and we hope you enjoy both the song and the dance.