the cactus club

Alannah Myles
Defying Gravity

Black Velvet (aka Ski Bumpis)

Count:40, Wall:1

Level: Beginner - contra line is possible

Choreographer: Linda De Ford

Music: Black Velvet by Robin Lee. But we often do much faster as Ski Bumpis was meant to be - try Defying Gravity


TOUCH, TOGETHER (4 TIMES)
1-2 Touch right foot out to right side, step right together
3-4 Touch left foot out to left side, step left together
5-6 Touch right foot out to right side, step right together
7-8 Touch left foot out to left side, step left together

KICK-BALL-CHANGE, KICK-BALL-CHANGE, STEP-PIVOT 1/2
9&10 Kick right foot forward, step right ball beside left foot, step left foot beside right (weight stays on left foot)
11&12 Kick right foot forward, step right ball beside left foot, step left foot beside rightt (weight stays on left foot)
13-14 Step right forward, turn 1/2 turn to the left moving weight to left foot

KICK-BALL-CHANGE, KICK-BALL-CHANGE, STEP-PIVOT 1/2
15&16 Kick right foot forward, step right ball beside left foot, step left foot beside rightt (weight stays on left foot)
17&18 Kick right foot forward, step right ball beside left foot, step left foot beside rightt (weight stays on left foot)
19-20 Step right forward, turn 1/2 turn to the left moving weight to left foot

SHUFFLE FORWARD, SHUFFLE FORWARD STEP-PIVOT1/2, SHUFFLE FORWARD, SHUFFLE FORWARD, STEP, PIVOT 1/2
21&22 Shuffle starting with right foot angle body 45 degrees to left (right, left, right)*
23&24 Shuffle starting with left foot angle body 45 degrees to right (left, right, left)
25-26 Step right forward, turn 1/2 turn to the left moving weight to left foot

SHUFFLE FORWARD, SHUFFLE FORWARD STEP-PIVOT1/2, SHUFFLE FORWARD, SHUFFLE FORWARD, STEP, PIVOT 1/2
27&28 Shuffle starting with right foot angle body 45 degrees to left (right, left, right)
29&30 Shuffle starting with left foot angle body 45 degrees to right (left, right, left)
31-32 Step right forward, turn 1/2 turn to the left moving weight to left foot

JAZZ BOX X2
33-36 Cross right over left, step left back, Step to the right side with right foot, step left forward
37-40 Cross right over left, step left back. Step to the right side with right foot, step left forward

* this helps if done in contra line