Sweet Tea

Choreographed by Dan Albro
Description: 56 count, beginner/intermediate partner dance
Music: Good Directions by Billy Currington (124bpm)
Position: Lady facing RLOD, men facing LOD, closed social position. Opposite footwork. Man's footwork shown

STEP, TOUCH, STEP, TOUCH, SIDE, TOGETHER, SIDE, TOUCH
1-2-3-4 Step side left, touch right to left, turn right stepping on right, touch left next to right
5-6-7-8 Traveling LOD step side left, step right next to left, step side left, touch right next to left

STEP, TOUCH, STEP, TOUCH, TURN LADY INTO TWO HAND HOLD, TOUCH
1-2-3-4 Step side right, touch left next to right, step side left, touch right next to left
5-6-7-8 LADY: Turns a full turn left stepping left, right, left, touch right
MAN: Step side right, step left next to right, step side right, touch left next to right
Hands: man turns lady with his left hand and picks up her right hand

STEP, TOUCH, STEP, TOUCH, TURN LADY LOD, BRUSH
1-2-3-4 Step side left, touch right next to left, step side right, touch left next to right
5-6-7-8 LADY: Turns 1 turns right stepping right, left, right, brush left
MAN: Turn left and walks LOD stepping left, right, left, brush right
Hands: man turns lady with his right hand releasing his left hand

STEP, LOCK, STEP, BRUSH, STEP, LOCK, STEP, BRUSH
1-2-3-4 Step forward right, slide left behind right, step forward right, brush left
5-6-7-8 Step forward left, slide right behind left, step forward left, brush right

STEP FORWARD, TOUCH, STEP BACK, TOUCH, SIDE, TOGETHER, SIDE, TOUCH
1-2-3-4 Step forward right, touch left next to right, step back left, touch right next to left
5-6-7-8 Step side right, step left next to right, step side right, touch left
Hands: man releases his right hand and picks up Lady's right hand in his left
On 5,6,7,8 partners change sides with the lady passing in front of man

TURN, KICK, STEP BACK, TOGETHER, STEP, KICK, STEP BACK, TOGETHER
1-2-3-4 Turn left on left to face partner, kick angle forward right, step back right, step left next to right
5-6-7-8 Step forward right, kick angle forward left, step back left, step right next to left
Hands: two hand hold
Lady kicks between man's legs as man kicks to outside

LADY TURNS BACK INTO CLOSED POSITION
1-8 MAN: Turns right stepping in place left, hold, right, hold, left, hold, right, hold
1-2-3-4 LADY: Steps angle forward left on right, hold, step forward left, hold
5-6-7-8 LADY: Turn left stepping forward right, hold, pivot left on right stepping side left, hold
Hands: man drops Lady's left hand, brings his left hand over her head to start position

REPEAT