ISLANDS IN THE STREAM (Couple version)
Couples Slot Dance in Sweetheart position           

              MENS STEPS                                             LADIES STEPS

 

  1-  4     RIGHT FOOT STEP BACK (1);                  RIGHT FOOT STEP BACK (1);

              LEFT FOOT ROCK FORWARD (2)           LEFT FOOT ROCK FORWARD (2);

              CHASEE RIGHT (Right foot step to            CHASEE RIGHT (Right foot step to

              right, left foot close beside and right            right, left foot close beside and right

              foot step to right  (3 & 4)                              foot step to right (3 & 4)

                                                   (Drop left hands)

   5- 8     LEFT FOOT STEP BACK (5);                    LEFT FOOT TURN ½ RIGHT (5)

              RIGHT FOOT STEP BACK (1);                  RIGHT FOOT TURN ½ RIGHT (6)

                                (Lady is now behind man and rejoin hands at waist level)

              CHASEE LEFT  (Left foot step to                CHASEE LEFT (Left  foot step to

              Left , right foot close beside, and left           left, right foot close beside, and left,

              foot step to left   (7 & 8)                                foot step left  (7 & 8)

 

  9-12     RIGHT FOOT ROCK BEHIND LEFT (9);    RIGHT FOOT ROCK BEHIND LEFT (9);

  LEFT FOOT ROCK FORWARD (10);        LEFT FOOT ROCK FORWARD (10);

  RIGHT KICK DIAGONALLY RIGHT,             RIGHT KICK DIAGONALLY RIGHT,

  RIGHT STEP BACK ON BALL OF              RIGHT STEP BACK ON BALL OF

  RIGHT, AND LEFT CROSS OVER             RIGHT, AND LEFT CROSS OVER

  RIGHT (11 & 12).                                          RIGHT (11 & 12)

 

13-16        RIGHT FOOT ROCK TO RIGHT (13);          RIGHT FOOT ROCK TO RIGHT (13);

  LEFT FOOT ROCK IN PLACE (14);            LEFT FOOT ROCK IN PLACE (14)

  RIGHT CROSS BEHIND LEFT, LEFT         RIGHT CROSS BEHIND LEFT, LEFT

  STEP TO LEFT, AND RIGHT FOOT           STEP TO LEFT, AND RIGHT FOOT

  STEP TO PLACE (15 & 16).                        STEP TO PLACE (15 & 16).

 

17-20        LEFT FOOT CROSS BEHIND RIGHT,         LEFT FOOT CROSS BEHIND RIGHT,

  RIGHT FOOT STEP ¼ TURN LEFT,           RIGHT FOOT STEP ¼ TURN LEFT

  AND LEFT FOOT STEP BACK (17 & 18);   AND LEFT FOOT STEP BACK (17 & 18)

               (Man right hand is now behind his back holding ladies right)

  RIGHT SHUFFLE (Right foot step forward,   RIGHT SHUFFLE (Right foot step forward,

  left close beside right, and right step             left close beside right, and right step

  forward)  (19 & 20)                                         forward)  (19 & 20)

 

                                                          (Drop left hands)

 

21-24         ON BALL OF RIGHT PIVOT ½ TURN          ON BALL OF RIGHT PIVOT ½ TURN

  RIGHT WHILST STEPPING BACK ON        RIGHT WHILST STEPPING BACK ON

  LEFT (21);                                                     LEFT (21)

  HOLD FOR ONE BEAT (22);                       HOLD FOR ONE BEAT (22);

  (Whilst carrying out steps 21 and 20 lift right hand across front and back over

   ladies head and resume Sweetheart position)

  RIGHT FOOT ROCK BACK (23);                 RIGHT FOOT ROCK BACK (23);

  LEFT FOOT ROCK FORWARD  (24).         LEFT FOOT ROCK FORWARD (24)

 

              PAGE TWO

              

              MENS STEPS                                               LADIES STEPS

 

25-28      RIGHT FOOT STEP ACROSS LEFT           RIGHT FOOT STEP ACROSS LEFT

     ANGLINGING BODY TO LEFT (25);             ANGLING BODY TO LEFT (25);

     LEFT FOOT STEP ACROSS RIGHT           LEFT FOOT STEP ACROSS RIGHT

     ANGLING BODY TO RIGHT (26);                 ANGLING BODY TO LEFT (26);

     RIGHT CROSS OVER LEFT, LEFT             RIGHT CROSS OVER LEFT, LEFT STEP

     STEP TO LEFT, AND RIGHT FOOT            TO LEFT, AND RIGHT FOOT STEP TO

     STEP TO PLACE (27 & 28)                          PLACE (27 & 28)

 

29-32         LEFT CROSS OVER RIGHT (29);                LEFT FOOT CROSS OVER RIGHT (29)

  RIGHT FOOT STEP BACK (30);                  RIGHT FOOT STEP BACK (30);

  LEFT FOOT STEP SLIGHTLY BACK,          LEFT FOOT STEP SLIGTHLY BACK, 

  RIGHT CROSS OVER LEFT, AND               RIGHT CROSS OVER LEFT, AND

  LEFT FOOT STEP TO LEFT  (31 & 32).      LEFT FOOT STEP TO LEFT (31 & 32).

 

 

                                        *    START  OVER  AGAIN   *****

 

        SUGGESTED MUSIC FOR THIS DANCE:

 

               ISLANDS IN THE STREAM            - Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton  (102 BPM)