Better Times


Count: 32 Wall: 4 Level: Improver
Choreographer: Pat Stott & Vikki Morris (Nov 2013)
Music: Better Times A Comin’ – Derek Ryan. Album: Country Soul


Start: 34 counts on the vocals

Right Heel Hitch x2, Right Behind Left Side Cross Right, Left Heel Hitch x2, Left Behind Right Side Cross Left
1&2&Dig Right heel to the Right diagonal, Hitch Right, Dig Right heel to the Right diagonal, Hitch Right
(Slap hand on knee when you hitch)
3&4Cross Right behind Left, Step Left to Left side, Cross Right over Left
5&6&Dig Left heel to the Left diagonal, Hitch Left, Dig Left heel to the Left diagonal, Hitch Left
(Slap hand on knee when you hitch)
7&8Cross Left behind Right, Step Right to Right side, Cross Left over Right

Chasse ¼ Right, Step ¼ Pivot Right, Left Cross & Left Heel Dig, Right Heel Dig & Left Stomp
1&2Step Right to Right side, Step Left next to Right, Turn ¼ turn Right stepping forward Right (3 o clock)
3 4Step forward Left, Pivot ¼ turn Right (6 o clock)
5&6Cross Left over Right, Step back slightly Right, Dig Left Heel forward
&7&8Step Left in place, Dig Right heel forward, Step Right in Place, Stomp Left forward
*Tag & Restart wall 5*

Chasse Right, Left Cross Rock Recover, Chasse ¼ Left, Left Full Turn Forward
1&2Step Right to Right side, step Left next to Right, Step Right to Right side
3 4Cross rock Left over Right, Recover on Right (optional whoo! On the cross)
5&6Step Left to Left side, Step Right next to Left, Turn ¼ turn Left stepping forward Left
7 8Turn ½ turn Left stepping back Right, Turn ½ turn Left stepping forward Left (3 o clock)

Right Mambo, Hitch Back Left, Hitch Back Right, Left Coaster Step, Scuff Stomp Heels Splits
1&2Rock forward Right, Recover on Left, Step back Right
&3&4Hitch Left, Step back Left, Hitch Right, Step back Right
5&6Step back Left, Step Right next to Left, Step forward Left
&7&8Scuff Right forward, Stomp Right to Right side, Twist Heels out, Twist heels in (weight on Left to start again)

TAG at the end of wall 2 (6 o clock) and after 16 counts wall 5 (6 o clock)
Right Stomp Clap, Left Stomp Clap
1&Stomp forward Right, Clap hands
2&Stomp forward Left, Clap hands

Start again and SMILE

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