Formation: No Partners. All start facing the same direction in loose lines.
Music: “California Strut” on Eric 2024, or “A Fifth of Beethoven” on Eric 2023
Download RTF file: California Strut
25-32 – – – -; (with left) Forward 3 and Touch;
1-8 – Back 3 and Touch; – – Repeat;
9-16 – – – -; – – Rock 4;
17-24 – – Roll Left and Clap; – – Rock 4;
25-32 – – Roll Right and Clap; – Forward 3 and Touch;
1-4 Dancers take three steps forward starting with their left foot (L, R, L) and touch the right toe to the floor beside the left foot.
5-8 Dancers take three steps backward starting with their right foot (R, L, R) and touch the left toe to the floor beside the right foot.
9-16 Repeat counts 1-8.
17-20 Dancers rock diagonally left and forward while stepping on the left foot. They then rock back on their right. This is repeated one more time. (Rock, Rock, Rock, Rock)
21-24 Dancers roll to their left one complete turn in three steps (L, R, L) and touch their right foot next to their left foot on the fourth count while also clapping their hands together.
25-28 Dancers rock diagonally right and forward while stepping on the right foot. They then rock back on their left. This is repeated once more time.
29-32 Dancers roll to their right one complete turn in three steps (R, L, R) and touch their left foot next to their right foot on the fourth count while again clapping their hands together.
Choreography by: Ken Kernen
Source: Printed in Dancing For Busy People, page 280
Usage: This is a 32 beat, one wall line dance.
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