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EL PASO

Name: El Paso

CHOREOGRAPHER: Unknown
     COUNT: 28
     TYPE: Couples Dance
     MUSIC: NEON MOON, BROOKS & DUNN-103 BPM
            MargaritaVille - Jimmy Buffet
            I Wanna Dance With You - George Strait

Dance begins in cape position

HEEL, HOOK, TRIPLE STEP

1   Touch right heel forward        
2   Hook right leg across left
3&4 Step in place right, left, right

ROCK, RECOVER, TRIPLE STEP

5   Rock forward on left 
6   Recover back onto right 
7&8 Step in place left, right, left

ROCK, RECOVER, TRIPLE STEP

9     Rock back on right 
10    Recover forward onto left 
11&12 Step in place right, left, right

STEP, PIVOT 1/2, TRIPLE STEP

13    Step forward on left 
14    Pivot 1/2  right    
15&16 Step in place left, right, left (reverse cape)

TURN 1/4 LEFT, ROCK HIPS
                                  		
17-20 Turn 1/4 left and swivel hips 4 counts
                       
SHUFFLE FORWARD FOUR TIMES
(As you begin the polka steps turn to face Line Of  Dance)
(resume cape position)

21&22  Shuffle forward right
23&24  Shuffle forward left    
25&26  Shuffle forward right       
27&28  Shuffle forward left

REPEAT
            		


EL PASO VARIATION Choreographer: Tricia & Rich Dolph HEEL, TOE BACK, POLKA 1 Touch right heel forward (cape position) 2 Touch right toe back 3&4 Shuffle forward right, left, right ROCK, RECOVER, POLKA 5 Rock forward on left (release left hands) 6 Recover back onto right (place left hand at waist) 7&8 Shuffle backward left, right, left, making 1/2 turn (raise right hands) ROCK, RECOVER, POLKA 9 Rock forward on right 10 Recover back onto left 11&12 Shuffle backward right, left, right, making 1/2 turn right (raise right hands) ROCK, RECOVER, POLKA, WOMEN WITH FULL TURN 13 Rock forward on left 14 Recover back onto right MEN: (with right hands raised) 15&16 Step left, right, left in place WOMEN: (with right hands raised) 15&16 Step left, right, left, making full turn left STEP, PIVOT 1/2, WINDMILL TYPE TURNS 17 Step forward on right (lower right arms extended forward) 18 Pivot 1/2 left (extend left arms, release right hands at thighs, clasp left hands) 19 Step forward on right (raise left hands over head) 20 Pivot 1/2 left (bring left hands to chest, resume cape with right hands at shoulders) FOUR POLKAS 21&22 Shuffle forward right, left, right 23&24 Shuffle forward left, right, left 25&26 Shuffle forward right, left, right 27&28 Shuffle forward left, right, left REPEAT