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Achy Breaky Heart
32 count line dance
Choreographer Melanie Greenwood
(USA)
Choreographed To
Achy Breaky Heart by Billy Ray Cyrus

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VINE TO THE RIGHT AND HOLD
1 Right foot step to the right

2 Left foot step behind right leg to the right

3 Right foot step to the right

4 Hold  HIPS ROCK AND HOLD

5 Hips rock left

6 Hips rock right

7 Hips rock left

8 Hold STAR TURN

9 Right toe touches backward

10 Right toe touches to the right front

11 Right foot step in front of the left leg to the left while pivoting 1/4 turn counterclockwise on the ball of the left foot

12 Left foot pivots 1/2 turn counterclockwise, weight is fully on the left leg as you push backward with the ball of the left leg and then step down on the right foot

13 Left foot step backward

14 Right foot step backward

15 Left leg lifts until the thigh is parallel to the dance floor and pivot on the ball of the right foot 1/4 turn counterclockwise

16 Left foot close to right foot

17 Right foot step backward

18 Left foot step backward

19 Right foot step backward

20 Left foot stomp to close to the right foot HIPS ROCK AND HOLD

21 Left foot step to the left and rock hips left

22 Rock hips right

23 Rock hips left

24 Hold   1/4 TURN, STOMP, AND 1/2 TURN

25 Right foot step 1/4 turn clockwise

26 Left foot stomp to close to the right foot

27 Left foot step 1/2 turn counterclockwise

28 Right foot stomp to close to the left foot
VINE TO THE RIGHT WITH STOMP/CLAP

29 Right foot step to the right

30 Left foot step behind right leg to the right

31 Right foot step to the right

32 Left foot close to the right with a stomp and clap hands  REPEAT

OPTION

Substitute a full turn clockwise for Counts 1-4 when repeating the dance.
FULL TURN CLOCKWISE AND HOLD

The floor movement is in a straight line to the right.

1 Right foot step 1/3 turn clockwise

2 Left foot step 1/3 turn clockwise

3 Right foot step 1/3 turn clockwise

4 Hold, leaving feet apart with body weight over   right foot, right leg straight, left knee slightly bent
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