Stand Back John

Choreographer: Gaye Teather (UK)
Description 32 Count 4 Wall Improver Line Dance + tag*
Music: The Size I Wear - Hope On the Rocks (Deluxe Edition) by Toby Keith (122 bpm. 54 count intro. Start on vocals)

Dance rotates in CW direction

Right Side Rock. Cross Shuffle. Quarter Turn Right. Side. Shuffle Forward
1 - 2 Rock Right to Right side. Recover onto Left
3&4 Cross Right over Left. Step Left to Left side. Cross Right over Left
5 - 6 Quarter turn Right stepping back on Left. Step Right to Right side (Facing 3 o’clock)
7&8 Step forward on Left. Step Right beside Left. Step forward on Left

Full Turn Left (Travelling Forward). Shuffle. Step. Pivot Half Turn Right X 2
1 - 2 Half turn Left stepping back on Right. Half turn Left stepping forward on Left
Option for counts 1 - 2: Walk forward Right. Left
3 & 4 Step forward on Right. Step Left beside Right. Step forward on Right
5 - 6 Step forward on Left. Pivot half turn Right
7 - 8 Step forward on Left. Pivot half turn Right (Facing 3 o’clock)
Option for counts 5 - 8: Left Rocking chair

Left Side Rock. Behind Side Cross. Right Side Rock. Right Forward Rock
1 - 2 Rock Left to Left side. Recover onto Right
3 & 4 Cross Left behind Right. Step Right to Right side. Cross Left over Right
5 - 6 Rock Right to Right side. Recover onto Left
7 - 8 Rock forward on Right. Recover onto Left

Diagonal Back. Touch Clap. Diagonal Back. Touch Clap. Forward Diagonal Toe Strut. Cross Toe Strut
1 - 2 Long step back on Right to Right diagonal. Touch Left beside Right and clap hands at Right shoulder level
3 - 4 Step Left back to Left diagonal. Touch Right beside Left and clap hands at Left shoulder level
5 - 6 Step Right toe diagonally forward Right. Drop Right heel to floor
7 - 8 Cross Left toe slightly forward and across Right. Drop Left heel to floor

Start again

*Tag At the end of wall 3 (Facing 9 o’clock) dance the following 16 count tag then start dance again facing front

Right Side Rock. Cross Shuffle. Left Side Rock. Cross Shuffle
1 - 2 Rock Right to Right side. Recover onto Left
3 & 4 Cross Right over Left. Step Left to Left side. Cross Right over Left
5 - 6 Rock Left to Left side. Recover onto Right
7 & 8 Cross Left over Right. Step Right to Right side. Cross Left over Right


Quarter Monterey turn Right. Jazz box cross
1 - 2 Touch Right toe to Right side. Quarter turn Right stepping Right beside Left
3 - 4 Touch Left toe to Left side. Step Left beside Right
5 - 8 Cross Right over Left. Step back on Left. Step Right to Right side. Cross Left over Right