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Caliente - Country Line Dance Step Sheet


This is just one of the many fun line dances we do each week at the Big Apple Ranch. Print it out to learn on your own or come on down to the Ranch every Saturday night for a lesson!


Choreographed by Jennifer Pasley-Smith
Description: 32 count, 4 wall, intermediate line/partner dance
Music: "Born To Hand Jive" - Sha Na Na

PIVOT RIGHT, SHUFFLE FORWARD (LEFT-RIGHT-LEFT), 2-COUNT FULL TURN TO LEFT, SHUFFLE FORWARD (RIGHT-LEFT-RIGHT)
1 Step forward on left foot
2 Pivot ½ turn to right, shifting weight to right
3&4 Shuffle forward (left, right, left)
5 Step forward on right foot into ¼ turn to left
6 Complete full turn to left by sweeping left leg behind, ending by stepping forward onto left foot
7&8 Shuffle forward (right-left-right)

Partner Instructions: To partner this dance, begin with the lead to the right and slightly behind the follow, right hands joined in front of the lead. On counts 1 and 2, the lead raises the follow's right arm as he passes through during pivot. On 3&4 (shuffle), drop right hands and join left hands. (On the shuffle step, the the lead should modify his shuffle to allow the the follow to progress slightly forward of him.) On 5 and 6, the lead raises left arms for left full turn. On 7&8, keep left hands joined.

MAMBO LEFT WITH ½ TURN LEFT, MAMBO RIGHT, MAMBO LEFT WITH ½ TURN LEFT, MAMBO RIGHT
9 Step left foot to left side
& Step right foot in place while pivoting ½ turn to left
10 Step left foot beside right
11 Step right foot to right side
& Step left foot in place
12 Step right foot beside left
13-16 Repeat steps 9-12

Partner Instructions: On counts 9&10, the lead lifts the follow's hand and passes under arms during turn. (the lead should be slightly forward of the follow after turn.) On 11&12, the lead moves left hands to the follow's left shoulder while joining right hands in front of the lead. (the follow will be to left of and slightly behind the lead.) On counts 13&14, hands remain in the same position. On counts 15&16, (during turn), the lead moves right hands onto the follow's waist and moves left hands from the follow's left shoulder to in front of the lead.

CROSS LEFT FRONT, STEP, SAILOR SHUFFLE, CROSS RIGHT FRONT, STEP, SAILOR SHUFFLE
17 Step left foot across in front of right
18 Step right foot to right side
19 Step left foot across behind right
& Step right foot to right
20 Step left foot to left (ball-change)
21 Step right foot across in front of left
22 Step left foot to left
23 Step right foot across behind left
& Step left to left
24 Step right foot to right (ball-change)

Partner Instructions: Leave right hands joined at the follow's right waist, left hands joined in front of the lead.

CROSS LEFT FRONT, HOLD, HIP ROCK LEFT, THEN RIGHT, SAILOR SHUFFLE, ¼ TURN RIGHT INTO COASTER STEP
25 Step left foot across in front of right
26 Hold position
& Step right foot to right
27 Step left foot to left and rock hips to left
28 Rock hips to right (shifting weight to right foot)
29 Step left foot behind right
& Step right foot out to right
30 Step left foot to left
31 Swing right foot into ¼ turn to right and step right foot back
& Step left foot back beside right
32 Step forward of right foot

Partner Instructions: Leave hands joined as in preceding steps during counts 25-30. During counts 31-32, hands remain joined as ¼ turn positions the lead to the right of and behind the follow.

REPEAT


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