Disco Dance Steps

What you'll learn here is to dance this basic line dance,

the California Hustle

(the Bus Stop!)

A 16 beats sequence

Beginning with the right foot, take three steps backwards, right, left, right.
Hit the left foot against the right foot (don't do this too hard!) and clap your hands.

Starting with the left foot, take three steps forward, left, right, left.
Hit the right foot against the left foot and clap again.

REPEAT - Once !

Step to the side with the left foot.
Cross the right foot behind the left foot.
Step the the side with the left foot again.
Hit your right foot against the left foot and clap.

Step to the side with the right foot.
Cross the left foot behind the right foot.
Step the the side with the right foot again.
Hit your left foot against the right foot and clap.




OK, Now it's time for your Saturday Night Fever sequence...

the Night Fever Line Hustle

A 46 beats sequence

Beat 1, begin with the right foot into a 4 beat turn to the right.
Beat 2, continue the right turn by pivoting on your right foot while moving your left foot. You should now be facing in the opposite direction.
Beat 3, swing right foot behind while pivoting on the left foot.
Beat 4, bring left foot around to meet the right. You should now be facing forward again.

Beat 5, now reverse direction - turning to the left. Step left with left foot.
Beat 6, continue the left turn by pivoting on left foot while moving your right foot.
Beat 7, swing left foot behind while pivoting on right.
Beat 8, bring right foot around to meet left. You have now made a full turn.

Beat 9, begin to walk backwards, starting with you right foot.
Beat 10, continue backwards with your left foot.
Beat 11, step back with right again.
Beat 12, stop moving backwards by holding your left foot extended in front. Do not step on it.

Beat 13, start moving forward with your left foot.
Beat 14, continue forward with right foot.
Beat 15, froward with left.
Beat 16, finish by touching right foot in front and holding it this beat.

REPEAT beats 9 - 16 Once (beats 17-24) !
Except in the last beat, where you bring right foot together to left.

Beat 25, kick right foot out in front.
Beat 25, quickly return right next ot left and put weight on right foot.
Beat 26, quickly move weight back to left again.
Beat 27, repeat beat 25.
Beat 27, repeat beat 25.
Beat 28, repeat beat 26.

Stand with your both feet still
during these following beats 29 - 40.
Move only your hips left - right...

Beat 29, point your right arm straight up.
Beat 29, start bringing you arm down.
Beat 30, point right arm down left, while crossing left arm over at the elbow.
Beat 31, repeat beat 29.
Beat 31, repeat beat 29.
Beat 32, repeat beat 30.

REPEAT beats 29 - 32 Once (beats 33-36) !

Beat 37, keep standing in place moving your hips left - right... and roll you arms around each other.
Beat 38, keep rolling your arms and movin your hips.
Beat 39, keep rolling your arms and movin your hips.
Beat 40, keep rolling your arms and movin your hips.

Beat 41, click heels together and do a bird flap with your arms.
Beat 42, repeat beat 41.

Beat 43, just touch right toe to the front, remaining weight on left.
Beat 44, touch right toe back.
Beat 45, touch right toe to the side and begin turning left by pivoting on your left foor.
Beat 46, finish your 1/4 turn by kicking right foot out in front.

FINISHED - Start all over again 3 more times...

Some of you might say - 'Hey, what happened to beat 47 - 48?'
since we finished on beat 46 (2nd beat, in the music)
but remember you should repeat this sequence 3 more times - total 4 times
and end up facing front again !


For you who still want to learn more - try this
Hustle instructions DVD...



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IF you want to learn how to Hustle with a partner,
I recommend you to buy this book
Saturday Night Forever

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in which you'll find the basic rutines for
the New York Hustle, the Latin Hustle
and others.

Get inspired to Disco Dance by Cherie Blair

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