Hangin' On
TYPE: 4 Wall Line DanceRATING: Intermediate
COUNT:48STEPS:52
CHOREOGRAPHED BY:Gloria Johnson & Linda James
MUSIC: You Keep Me Hangin' On (Album version) by Reba McEntire (125 bpm)
You Keep Me Hangin' On (Classic Paradise Mix) by Reba McEntire (125 bpm)
For teaching, try the Retro Rock CD: Kiss You All Over by Exile (104 bpm)
NOTE: 

Dance was written for the Classic Paradise Mix but may work with the album version. Try to remember the vocal groups of the 60's like the Temptations and the choreographed moves they did on stage...

STEP DESCRIPTION

JAZZ BOX, SCUFF LEFT, STEP, SLIDE, STEP, SCUFF
1,2      Step RIGHT across Left; Step back on LEFT
3,4      Step RIGHT to right; Scuff LEFT beside Right
5,6      Step forward on LEFT; Slide RIGHT next to Left
7,8      Step forward on LEFT; Scuff RIGHT forward

JAZZ BOX WITH RIGHT HALF TURN, MONTEREY SPIN
9,10    Step RIGHT across Left; Step back on LEFT
11       Swing-step RIGHT 1/2 turn to right placing weight on Right foot
12       Scuff LEFT forward
13,14  Cross-step LEFT over Right; Touch RIGHT toe to right side
15,16  Swing-step RIGHT 1/2 turn right placing weight on Right; Touch LEFT toe to left side

MONTEREY SPIN
17,18  Cross-step LEFT over Right; Touch RIGHT toe to right side
19,20  Swing-step RIGHT 1/2 turn right placing weight on Right; Touch LEFT toe to left side

BACK SHUFFLES
(Roll your shoulders to the left on steps 21 - 22 and 25-26, and to the right on 23 - 24 and 27 - 28 as if you were doing a backstroke in the swimming pool - Remember the 60's dance called The Swim?)

21&22 Shuffle back on LEFT, RIGHT, LEFT
23&24 Shuffle back on RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT
25&26 Shuffle back on LEFT, RIGHT, LEFT
27&28 Shuffle back on RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT

STEP, SLIDE, STEP, SLIDE
29,30   Step forward on LEFT; Slide RIGHT next to Left
31,32   Step forward on LEFT; Slide RIGHT next to Left

LONG STEP LEFT, LONG STEP RIGHT
33        Hop-step onto LEFT to left side with a long step (3 feet plus) and extend Right arm out to right
34-36   Slide RIGHT next to Left using three beats of music and sweeping Right arm down and across in front
            of body
37        Hop-step onto RIGHT to right side with a long step (3 feet plus) and extend Left arm out to the left
38-40   Slide LEFT next to Right using three beats of music and sweeping Left arm down and across in front
            of body

LEFT HEEL TAP AND ARM SWEEP
41        Place LEFT slightly ahead of Right at 11:00 o'clock (keep weight on Right, touch toe of Left first,
           then drop heel)
and extend Left arm straight out in front with palm facing front and fingers upraised
           (pointed up)

42-44   Tap LEFT heel three more times as you sweep Left arm across and to the left (turn head to the left as
            you sweep the arm left)

RIGHT HEEL TAP AND "THE SUPREMES" SWEEP
45        Switch feet, placing RIGHT slightly ahead of Left at 11:00 o'clock
           (weight now on Left, touch toe of Right first, then drop heel) and extend
           Right arm straight out in front with palm facing front & fingers upraised
46-48  Tap RIGHT heel three more times as you sweep Right arm across and
           to the right (turn head to the right as you sweep the arm right)

BEGIN DANCE AGAIN
ADDED TO THE ARCHIVES:    17 MAY 1996
Gloria Johnson  (Updated 10 APR 2013)
Phone:(386) 218-4228
Address:Country Time Dance Lines; 2403 Lake Tiny Road, Deltona, FL 32738
Email: gloriaj@country-time.com    OR  gloriaj@cfl.rr.com
Website: http://www.gloriajohnson.us  AND www.country-time.com

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