Choreographer
Jo Thompson Szymanski for her mom Rita updated Sept 2014

Waltz line / Partner dance   24 Count   4 Wall

Music
"Somebody Loves You" - Scooter Lee

By Jo Thompson Szymanski for her mom Rita updated Sept 2014





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RITA'S WALTZ Stepsheet


“What The World Needs Now”, "Love Lifted Me"
“Let There Be Peace On Earth”, “Someone Must Feel Like A Fool Tonight”.
“Waltz Across Texas”, “East of Jerusalem”, “Rock and Roll Waltz” all by Scooter Lee
“Stars Over Texas” by Tracy Lawrence, “Tucson Too Soon” by Tracy Byrd
“Sweet Memories” by Jason Cassidy

[1-6] WALTZ BALANCE – FORWARD, BACK
1-3Step L forward, Step R beside L, Step L in place
4-6Step R back, Step L beside R, Step R in place

[7-12] REPEAT WALTZ BALANCE – FORWARD, BACK
1-3Step L forward, Step R beside L, Step L in place
4-6Step R back, Step L beside R, Step R in place

[13-18] LEFT TWINKLE, RIGHT TWINKLE
1-3Step L across R, Step R to right, Step L to left
4-6Step R across L, Step L to left, Step R to right

[19-24] LEFT TWINKLE, RIGHT TWINKLE with 3/4 TURN RIGHT (or 1/4 TURN LEFT)
1-3Step L across R, Step R to right, Step L to left
4Step R across L
5Turn 1/4 right step L back
6Turn 1/2 right step R forward
Note: Easier variation for the ¾ turn on counts 22-24:
4 Turn 1/4 left step R forward
5 Step L forward
6 Step R forward

BEGIN AGAIN!

One Wall Version: For a one wall version of Rita’s Waltz: Counts 19-24 should be an exact repeat of counts 13-18, thus omitting the turn. Square up to the 12:00 wall to start again with the Waltz Balance.