Florida Stroll

Choreographed by Jim & Dawn Arkerson

Description: 32 count, intermediate partner dance

Music: Button Off My Shirt by Ronnie Milsap [ 96 bpm ]

Start Position:   Begin in Skaters (Sweetheart) position, holding left hands extended out to the left and holding right hands placed at the lady's waist on the right side   

VINE RIGHT (TURNING TO LEFT SLIGHTLY)

1          Right foot step to right   

2          Left foot step to right, crossing behind right foot   

3          Right foot step to right   

 

VINE LEFT (TURNING TO RIGHT SLIGHTLY), REPEAT

4          Left foot step to left       

5          Right foot step to left, crossing behind left foot     

6          Left foot step to left       

 

VINE RIGHT (TURNING TO LEFT SLIGHTLY)

7          Right foot step to right   

8          Left foot step to right, crossing behind right foot   

9          Right foot step to right   

 

VINE LEFT (TURNING TO RIGHT SLIGHTLY), REPEAT

10         Left foot step to left       

11         Right foot step to left, crossing behind left foot     

12         Left foot step to left       

This makes four three step vines, with the couple turning slightly left and right of the line of dance on each.

 

JAZZ BOX

13         Step forward on right foot           

14         Step left foot across in front of right foot  

15         Step back with right foot            

16         Step left foot beside right foot     

 

BALANCING TURNS

17         Touch right toe behind left foot, turning slightly to the left  

18         Return right foot to position beside left foot          

19         Touch left toe behind right foot, turning slightly to the right            

20         Return left foot to position beside right foot          

21         Touch right toe behind left foot, turning slightly to the left  

22         Return right foot to position beside left foot          

23         Touch left toe behind right foot, turning slightly to the right            

24         Return left foot to position beside right foot          

This makes four balancing steps, with the couple turning slightly right and left of the line of dance on each.

 

DOUBLE PIVOT

25         Drop right hands, raise left arms, step forward with right foot         

26         Pivot turn to the left transferring weight to the left foot (left hands pass over man's head)  

27         Step forward with right foot under the raised left arms       

28         Pivot turn to the left transferring weight to the left foot (left hands pass over lady's head)  

Rejoin right hands. Couple will be back in the sweetheart position, facing the line of dance

 

JAZZ BOX

29         Step forward on right foot           

30         Step left foot across in front of right foot  

31         Step back with right foot            

32         Step left foot beside right foot     

 

REPEAT