Life Goes On

TYPE: 2 Wall line danceRATING: Intermediate
COUNT:56STEPS:66
CHOREOGRAPHED BY: Gloria Johnson
MUSIC:Land Of The Living by Pam Tillis (119 bpm)
NOTE:Originally written as Sunflowers, the dance was just "not quite right" for Gloria and her dancers, so it was rewritten and renamed Life Goes On. The first 16 steps and the last 8 of the original dance remain, everything else was changed.

STEP DESCRIPTION:

TOE-HEEL TOUCHES; IN-IN, HOLD; OUT-OUT, HOLD

1,2       Touch RIGHT toe beside Left in-step; Touch RIGHT heel beside Left in-step

3,4       Touch RIGHT toe beside Left in-step; Touch RIGHT heel beside Left in-step

&5,6    Step RIGHT in toward Left; Step LEFT in toward Right; Hold

&7,8    Step RIGHT out to RIGHT side; Step LEFT out to LEFT side; Hold

KNEE POPS; TURNING SHUFFLES

9,10     Raise both heels causing knees to bend; Lower heels to floor

11,12   Raise both heels causing knees to bend; Lower heels to floor

13&14 Shuffle RIGHT-LEFT-RIGHT turning right

15&16 Shuffle LEFT-RIGHT-LEFT turning right (steps 13-16 equal a turn)

(Put some attitude into the "knee-pop" movement by bending and raising arms and pulling them towards to body when heels are lowered or if this is not comfortable, snap fingers on both hands as heels are lowered.)

KICK, KICK, STOMP, STOMP; TURNING SHUFFLES

17,18   Kick RIGHT forward twice

19,20   Stomp RIGHT; Stomp LEFT

21&22 Shuffle RIGHT-LEFT-RIGHT turning right

23&24 Shuffle LEFT-RIGHT-LEFT turning right (steps 21-24 equal a turn)

KICK, KICK, STOMP, STOMP; RIGHT SCUFFS FORWARD, STOMP

25,26   Kick RIGHT forward twice

27,28   Stomp RIGHT; Stomp LEFT

29,30   Scuff RIGHT forward; Scuff RIGHT back across Left leg (hook)

31,32   Scuff RIGHT forward; Stomp RIGHT beside Left

LEFT SCUFF; TURNING SHUFFLE; ROCK STEP

33,34   Scuff LEFT forward; Scuff LEFT back across Right leg (hook)

35,36   Scuff LEFT forward; Scuff LEFT back beside Right

37&38 Turning left, shuffle LEFT-RIGHT-LEFT

39,40   Rock-step forward on RIGHT; Step back on LEFT

TURNING SHUFFLE; ROCK STEP; KICK-BALL-STEP; KICK-BALL-STEP

41&42 Turning right, shuffle RIGHT-LEFT-RIGHT

43,44   Rock-step forward on LEFT; Step back on RIGHT

45&46 Kick LEFT forward; Step LEFT slightly left; Step RIGHT slightly left

47&48 Kick LEFT forward; Step LEFT slightly LEFT; Step RIGHT slightly left

(Dancers should travel slightly left in steps 45-48)

SIDE TOUCHES; CROSS-STEPS; ROCK STEP

49,50   Touch LEFT toe to left side; Cross-step LEFT over Right

51,52   Touch RIGHT toe to right side; Cross-step RIGHT behind Left

53,54   Touch LEFT toe to left side; Cross-step LEFT behind Right

55,56   Rock step back on RIGHT; Step forward onto LEFT

BEGIN DANCE AGAIN
ADDED TO THE ARCHIVES:   9 MAY 1998
Dance Copyright remains with choreographer named above. Step description layout Copyright 1994 - 2016 CrackerBilly LLC dba Country Time Dance Lines. Permission is given by Country Time Dance Lines to copy and teach as long as nothing is altered.
CHOREOGRAPHER CONTACT INFORMATION:
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