Formation: Solo dance, dancers scattered around the floor all facing the same wall.
Music: “Elvira” by The Oak Ridge Boys on MCA 53546
Download RTF file: Elvira
12-16 Right, Behind, Right, Brush;
1-4 Left, Behind, Left, Brush;
5-8 Back, 2, 3, Brush;
9-12 Rock, 2, Turn, Knee;
13-16 Right, Behind, Right, Brush;
1 Dancers step sideways with their right foot.
2 Dancers cross the left foot behind the right and change weight to the left foot.
3 Dancers step sideways to the right again.
4 Dancers brush kick the floor with their left heel.
5 Dancers step sideways with their left foot.
6 Dancers cross the right foot behind the left and change weight to the right foot.
7 Dancers step sideways to the left again.
8 Dancers brush kick the floor with their right heel.
9-12 Dancers begin with their right foot and take three step backwards, then brush kick the floor with their left heel.
13-16 Dancers rock forward on their left foot, rock backward on their right foot, then step forward on their left foot turning one quarter left face. On the final beat the dancers raise their right knee keeping their right foot close to their left leg.
Choreography by: (Unknown)
Source: Cue sheet with the “Elvira” record.
Usage: This is a classic simple line dance. See The Freeze and Texas Hustle (Raunchy) for two similar and simpler dances.
This page from http://dances.callerlab.org (CALLERLAB Dance Resource).