After Dark

Choreographed by: Merju Hiir

Music: Morning After Dark by Timbaland, Nelly Furtado

Description: 64 counts – 4 wall - 3 restarts – intermediate level

Restarts: on the walls: 2,4 &7

Start dance wiht lyrics


CROSS, SIDE ROCK, CROSS, SIDE ROCK, 4 WALKS TURN ¾ R

1&2 Cross LF over RF, Rock RF to R Side, recover weight onto LF

3&4 Cross RF over LF, Rock LF to L Side, recover weight onto RF

5,6,7,8 Walking around ¾ to R with 4 walks LF,RF,LF,RF


CROSS ROCK, SIDE, CROSS ROCK , FULL VINE TURN R & TOUCH

1,2& Cross Rock LF over RF, recover weight onto RF, step LF to L side

3,4& Cross Rock RF over L, recover weight onto LF, step RF to L side

5,6,7,8 Turn ¼ L stepping LF fwd, Turn ½ L stepping RF back, Turn ¼ L stepping LF to L side and touch RF beside to LF

Restart: in the 7th wall restart the dance from here, but the count 16 you have to Step not touch beside the LF!


ROCK FWD, COASTER STEP, OUT-OUT, IN-IN

1,2 Step RF fwd, recover weight back onto LF

3&4 Step RF back, step LF beside RF, step RF fwd

5,6 Step LF diagonally L fwd, Step RF diagonally to R fwd

7,8 Step LF back to center, step RF beside LF


STEP, PIVOT ½, STEP, PIVOT ¼, WEAVE TO R & SIDE TOUCH

1,2 Step LF fwd, turn ½ R recovering weight onto RF

3,4 Step LF fwd, turn ¼ R, recovering weight onto RF

5,6 Step LF across RF, Step RF to R side

7,8 Step LF behind RF, touch R toe to right side


STEP BACK, KNEE POP, STEP BACK, KNEE POP, STEP BACK, KNEE POP WITH BODY TURN ¼ R & BACK.

1,2& Step RF back(1), popping LF knee in (2) & out (&)

3,4& Step LF back(3), popping RF knee in (4) & out (&)

5,6& Step RF back(5), popping LF knee in turning your body ¼ to R(6) and back ¼ to L (&)

7,8 Step LF fwd, Touch RF beside LF

optional:

5,6& Instead of stepping back you may go down on your R knee (5), turn your body ¼ to R (6)

Turn your body back ¼ to L (&)

7,8 Stand up stepping LF fwd, Touch RF beside LF


SIDE ROCK, CROSS SHUFFLE, STEP SIDE, TOUCH BEHIND, HOLD, SLOW UNWIND 3/4 R

1,2 Step RF to R Side, recover weight onto LF

3&4 Step RF over LF, step LF to L side, Step RF over LF

5&6 Step LF to L side, touch RF cross behind LF, Hold

7,8 Slow unwind 3/4 turn to R (weight goes to RF)

Restarts: in the 2 (6:00) and 4 (12:00) wall, restart the dance from here





ROCK FWD, SHUFFLE ½ L, KICK OUT-OUT, HIPS L&R

1,2 Step LF fwd, recover weight back onto RF

3&4 Turn ¼ L stepping LF to L side, Step RF beside LF, Turn ¼ to L stepping LF fwd

5&6 Kick RF fwd, Step RF to R side, Step LF out to L side

7,8 Move your hips to L & R (when you moving hips from L to R roll through front)


STEP BESIDE, ROCK FWD & STEP BESIDE, ROCK FWD & STEP BESIDE, WALK, TURN ½ R STEP BACK, COASTER STEP

&1&2 Step LF beside RF, step RF fwd, recover weight onto LF, step RF beside LF

3&4 Step LF fwd, recover weight onto RF, step LF beside RF

5,6 Step RF fwd, turn ½ to R stepping LF back

7&8 Step RF back, step LF beside RF, step RF fwd


Just Enjoy and all the variations are allowed in this dance :)