500 Reasons

Choreographer: Alison Biggs & Peter Metelnick; TheDanceFactoryUK,
Count: 40 Wall: 4 Level: Improver
Music: 500 Reasons - Now & Then - Damien Leith

#32 count intro - start on vocal - [110bpm - 3mins 26secs]

[1-8] L Box fwd, R Touch Out-in-side Step, L Behind-Side-Cross, 1/2 L Hinge Cross
1&2 Step L side, step R together, step L forward
3&4 Touch R side, touch R together, step R side
5&6 Cross step L behind R, step R side, cross step L over R

BIG ENDING during wall 8: Dance to count 6 & add the following:
Turning 1/4 left step R back, turning 1/2 left step L forward, walk forward R, L, R

7&8 Turning 1/4 left step R back, turning 1/4 left step L side, cross step R over L (6 o'clock)

[9-16] L Step Touch, R Kick, R Back, L Cross Strut, R Side Strut, L Back Rock/Recover/Side, R Back Rock/Recover/Side
1&2& Step L side, touch R together, kick R on right diagonal, step R back
3&4& Cross touch L toes over R, step L heel down, touch R toes side, step R heel down
5&6 Rock L back, recover weight on R, step L side
7&8 Rock R back, recover weight on L, step R side

[17-24] L Behind-Side-Cross, R Complete Box Back, 1/2 L Chase Turn
1&2 Cross step L behind R, step R side, cross step L over R
3&4 Step R side, step L together, step R back
5&6 Step L side, step R together, step L forward
7&8 Step R forward, pivot 1/2 left, step R forward (12 o'clock)

[25-32] L fwd, 1/4 R Pivot Turn, Cross L over R, R & L Mambos Without Hesitation, 1/4 R Monterey, R Side Touch, Step R to R Diagonal
1&2 Step L forward, pivot 1/4 right, cross step L over R (3 o'clock)
3&4& Rock R side, recover weight on L, step R together, rock L side
5&6& Recover weight on R, step L together, touch R side, turning 1/4 right step R together (6 o'clock)
7&8& Touch L side, step L together, touch R side, step R towards right diagonal

[33-40] L & R fwd Sambas, 1/2 R Chase Turn, 3/4 L Turn, R Cross Step
1&2 Cross step L over R, rock R side, recover weight on L (slightly forward in line of dance)
3&4 Cross step R over L, rock L side, recover weight on R (slightly forward in line of dance)
5&6 Step L forward, pivot 1/2 right, step L forward (12 o'clock)
7&8 Turning 1/2 left step R back, turning 1/4 left step L side, cross step R over L (3 o'clock)
Easier option 7&8: Turn 1/4 right: Cross step R over L, step L side, cross step R over L

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