Man Handler
TYPE: 2 Wall line danceRATING: Advanced Intermediate
COUNT:72STEPS:92
CHOREOGRAPHED BY: Gloria Johnson
MUSIC:

128 BPM "I Took Your Man" by Auburn
The 4 member group Auburn is a British all-girl line dance group. Their music is available in the UK through Tiger Music Promotions. Call +44(0)1625 260292 or email BandAUBURN@aol.com for information on how to order their music.

NOTE:

This is a 72 count dance made up of two 36 count sections. Steps 1-36 begin with a Right foot lead. Steps 37-72 are the reverse of the first 36 counts and begin with a Left foot lead. Ladies... feel free to put your own "personality" into the dance!

STEP DESCRIPTION:

& JUMP, BACK, HOLD, & JUMP, BACK, HOLD, SHUFFLE, STEP, 1/2 PIVOT
&1,2     Jump back onto RIGHT, LEFT; Hold
&3,4     Jump back onto RIGHT, LEFT, Hold
5&6      Shuffle forward with big steps on RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT
7,8       Step LEFT forward; Pivot 1/2 turn right onto RIGHT foot

SHUFFLE, STEP, 1/4 PIVOT, SYNCOPATED HIP BUMPS
9&10    Shuffle forward with big steps on LEFT, RIGHT, LEFT
11,12   Step RIGHT forward; Pivot 1/4 turn left onto LEFT foot
13&14  Stepping RIGHT forward, bump hips forward, back, forward
15&16  Stepping LEFT forward, bump hips forward, back, forward

JAZZ BOX WITH 1/4 TURN
17,18   Cross step RIGHT over Left; Step LEFT back
19,20   Turning 1/4 right, step on RIGHT; Step LEFT beside Right

SLOW VAUDEVILLE STEPS
21,22   Step RIGHT to right side; Cross step LEFT over Right
23,24   Step RIGHT diagonally back right; Tap LEFT heel forward
25,26   Step LEFT to left side; Cross step RIGHT over Left
27,28   Step LEFT to left side; Tap RIGHT heel forward

SYNCOPATED VAUDEVILLE STEPS
&29      Step RIGHT to right side; Cross-step LEFT over Right
&30      Step RIGHT to right and slightly back; Tap LEFT heel forward
&31      Step LEFT to left side; Cross-step RIGHT over Left
&32      Step LEFT to left and slightly back; Tap RIGHT heel forward

STOMP, STOMP, STOMP, HOLD
33,34   Stomp RIGHT forward; Stomp LEFT forward
35,36   Stomp RIGHT forward; Hold

& JUMP, BACK, HOLD, & JUMP, BACK, HOLD, SHUFFLE, STEP, 1/2 PIVOT
&37,38 Jump back onto LEFT, RIGHT; Hold
&39,40 Jump back onto LEFT, RIGHT, Hold
41&42  Shuffle forward with big steps on LEFT, RIGHT, LEFT
43,44   Step RIGHT forward; Pivot 1/2 turn left onto LEFT foot

SHUFFLE, STEP, 1/4 PIVOT, SYNCOPATED HIP BUMPS
45&46  Shuffle forward with big steps on RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT
47,48   Step LEFT forward; Pivot 1/4 turn right onto RIGHT foot
49&50  Stepping LEFT forward, bump hips forward, back, forward
51&52  Stepping RIGHT forward, bump hips forward, back, forward

JAZZ BOX WITH 1/4 TURN
53,54   Cross step LEFT over Right; Step RIGHT back
55,56   Turning 1/4 left, step on LEFT; Step RIGHT beside Left

SLOW VAUDEVILLE STEPS
57,58   Step LEFT to left side; Cross step RIGHT over LEFT
59,60   Step LEFT diagonally back left; Tap RIGHT heel forward
61,62   Step RIGHT to right side; Cross step LEFT over Right
63,64   Step RIGHT to right side; Tap LEFT heel forward

SYNCOPATED VAUDEVILLE STEPS
&65     Step LEFT to left side; Cross-step RIGHT over Left
&66     Step LEFT to left and slightly back; Tap RIGHT heel forward
&67     Step RIGHT to right side; Cross-step LEFT over Right
&68     Step RIGHT to right and slightly back; Tap LEFT heel forward

STOMP, STOMP, STOMP, HOLD
69,70  Stomp LEFT forward; Stomp RIGHT forward
71,72  Stomp LEFT forward; Hold

BEGIN DANCE AGAIN
ADDED TO THE ARCHIVES:   9 JUL 2001
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