Step of the Week: Sailor Step


Step count:
2 ½ counts (1&2)

Step/cross foot A behind foot B (weigh on foot A), step foot B to side B side (weight on foot B), step foot A to forward to A side
Example: cross right behind left, step left to left side, step right forward/right to original spot

Dances featuring this move:
Metamorphasized; Giddy On Up, Mmm Bop

Tips for this move:
You are intended to look like a “drunken sailor” as you do this move. On the first move, your weight will be on the ball of Foot A. Don’t turn yourself into a human pretzel trying to put weight on the full foot. 😉 Triple step is often used as a beginner’s substitute for this move.

Right Sailor Step-large

Published by LineDance4You

LineDance4You, LLC has been providing line dance lessons in Northern Virginia since 2005. We have taught at numerous locations in the DC Metro area and currently provide line dance classes in Northern Virginia. Lessons are primarily focused toward beginners and intermediate dancers.

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