Angels on the Moon

Choreographed by: Guyton Mundy (Feb 2009)

32 counts, 2 walls, intermediate-advanced, w/ 2 restarts

Music: “Angels on the Moon” by Thriving Ivory, available on iTunes

Dance starts 12 counts from start of track on the word “dream”

 

 

1-8        L side, behind, cross, L full sweep, weave with 1/4, behind 1/4 forward, 1/4 side with

              Knee pops

 1-2 &   Step big step L (1), step R behind L (2), cross L over R (&),

 3          step R to R with slightly bent knee sweep full turn L on R (3)

 4&5     step L to L (4), cross R behind L (&), make a 1/4 turn to L stepping forward on L (5),

 6&       make a 1/4 turn to L stepping R to R side (6), step L behind R (&),

 7&       make 1/4 turn to R stepping forward on R (7), make a 1/4 turn to R stepping L to L side, while you press onto the ball of the right foot and pop R knee out to R (&),

 8&        Pop R knee in (8), pop R knee out (&) [12:00]

 

 

 9-16      knee pop with 1/4 kick , back, 1/2, 3/8, back, 1/2, step, rocks, recovers            

 1            While popping R knee in, make a 1/4 turn to L while kicking L fwd with flexed foot

2&3       Step back on L (2), step back on R (&), make a 1/2 over L stepping forward on L,(3)                                                  4&5       make a 3/8 of a turn over L stepping back on R, (10:30) step back on L, step back on R
6            Turn 1/2 L stepping fwd on L (6),
7&8&    Step fwd R (7), rock fwd L (&), recover back on R (8), step back on L (&),

 

17-24     1/2, 3/4 sweep , back, 1/2 cross, unwind, back, 1/2 , press , body

               Pulse X2,

1                      Make a 1/2 turn to R stepping forward on R, as soon as you weight the right foot, sweep L 3/4 turn over R shoulder (1) [7:30]

2&3       Step back on L (2), step back on R (&), step back on L (3),

4& 5      1/2 turn R stepping fwd on R (4), cross L over R (&), unwind full turn (5) [weight R]

6&7       step back on L (6), step back R (&), step back L (7)

8            Make a 1/2 turn over R pressing forward on ball of R foot while slightly throwing

               Shoulders forward as your elbows come up and forward and out away from your body

&            slightly throw shoulders forward again as you let your arms follow from elbow to hand

               In a ripple effect forward out from your body

 

 

25-32     Kick R, behind , 1/8,1/4 forward, cross, back 1/8 , side L,  weave with 1/4, 1/8, 1/8

 1             Taking weight on L, push off of R into a low R kick forward (1)

 2&3          Step back on R (2), turn 1/8 L to L side (&), make a 1/4 turn to L stepping fwd on R (3)

 4&5          Cross L over R (4), make an 1/8 of a turn to L while stepping back on R (&), step back on L (5)

6                Step R behind L

7               Make 1/8 turn to L stepping L to L side

&8&         Make 1/4 turn to L stepping R to R side (&), make 1/8 turn to L stepping back on L (8),

                  Step back on R (&). When starting dance over, you will make another 1/8 turn to L

                  Taking a big side step to your L for count 1, centering up either to front or back wall.

 

 

Restarts

1st Restart: Wall 6. Wall six starts on the back wall. Dance the first three sets of eight then restart. You will be facing 1:30 when it happens, having just done your pulses for counts 8&.

On that last & count, have your weight on your R, then center up to the front wall and take a

big step L to restart.

 

2nd Restart: Wall 7. Wall seven starts on the front wall. The restart will occur midway through

The last set of eight. The counts will be 1, 2&3, 4&…. 1 (restart).  After counts 4&, center up to front wall with a big step L to restart.