Boots&Hat Easy Step Sheet

The Picnic Polka

1
1 2 3&4 5 6 7&8
Toe Heel cha cha Toe Heel cha cha
(R) (R) R - L - R (L) (L) L - R - L
2
1&2 3&4 5&6 7&8
Shuffle forwd Shuffle forwd Shuffle back Shuffle back
R - L - R L - R - L R - L - R L - R - L
3
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
side T() T() T() stomp clap side T() T() T() stomp clap
R L R (L) L R L (R)
4
1&2 3&4 5 6 7 8
kick ball change kick ball change step T() step T()
(R) - R - L (R) - R - L R L R L
5
1 2 3 4 5&6 7&8
stomp clap clap clap XIF- side- XIF T() shuffle forwd
R - - - L - R - L R - L - R
6
1&2 3&4 5 6 7 8
T() shuffle side T() shuffle back walk walk walk stomp
L - R - L R - L - R L R L (R)

Last update '01/10/27 --> '17/3/6

The Picnic Polka


Choreographed by David Paden
Description: 48 count, 4 wall line/partner dance
Position: When danced as a partner dance, start in Side-By-Side Position
Music: Cowboy Sweetheart by LeAnn Rimes



 RIGHT TOE/HEEL, CHA-CHA-CHA

1   Touch right toe to left instep
2   Touch right heel to left instep
3&4 Shuffle in place right-left-right


 LEFT TOE/HEEL, CHA, CHA, CHA

5   Touch left toe to right instep
6   Touch left heel to right instep
7&8 Shuffle in place left-right-left


 SHUFFLE FORWARD AND BACK

1&2 Shuffle forward right-left-right
3&4 Shuffle forward left-right-left
5&6 Shuffle backward right-left-right
7&8 Shuffle backward left-right-left


 VINES & STOMPS

1-4 Rolling vine to right, stomp and clap on count 4
5-8 Rolling vine to left, stomp and clap on count 8

When danced as a partner dance, change that to
1-3 MAN: Man vines right
    LADY: Lady rolls left
4   BOTH: Stomp and clap
5-7 MAN: Man vines left
    LADY: Lady rolls right
8   BOTH: Stomp and clap


 TWO RIGHT KICK-BALL-CHANGES/TWO 1/2 TURN PIVOTS LEFT

1&-2 Right kick-ball-change
3&-4 Right kick-ball-change
5-6  1/2 turn pivot to left
7-8  1/2 turn pivot to left


 STOMP, CLAPS

1   Stomp right foot
2-4 Clap hands three times (keep weight on right foot)

When danced as a partner dance, change that to
1   Stomp right foot, turn to face each other
2-4 Clap lady's right hand to man's, clap lady's left hand to man's, 
    clap right hands and hold onto it


 SHUFFLES

5&6 Cross left foot over right and shuffle to right (left-right-left)
7&8 Turn 1/4 right and shuffle forward (right-left-right)
1&2 Turn 1/4 right and side shuffle to left (left-right-left)
3&4 Turn 1/4 right and shuffle backwards (right-left-right)

When danced as a partner dance, change that to
5&6 Lady begins shuffling around man while man shuffles slightly forward
7&8 Lady continues shuffling around man while man shuffles slightly forward
1&2 Lady continues shuffling around man while man shuffles slightly forward
3&4 LADY: Finish shuffling all the way around the man
    MAN: Shuffle slightly forward and turn 14 left to face LOD
    Now in Side-By-Side Position again


 WALK FORWARD WITH STOMP

5-7 Walk forward left-right-left
8   Stomp right foot home



REPEAT


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