Baby, Iím Ready

Choreographed by

Rick & Deborah Bates (219) 365-8319 ~ bates@netnitco.net 
Description 32 Count - Progressive Partner Dance
Starting Position: Back to Back. Man facing ILOD and Lady facing OLOD.
Partners on opposite footwork.
Music Baby, Iím Ready - Ricky Van Shelton

MAN  LADY
Turning Steps with Holds and Finger Movements
Note On counts 1-8, raise Manís Right hand with index finger raised and Ladyís Left hand with index finger
raised and shake hand rapidly while executing turning steps.
1-2 Step a 1/4 turn to the left on LEFT; Hold Step a 1/4 turn to the right on RIGHT; Hold
Partners now facing RLOD. Step LEFT next to Right; Hold
3-4 Step RIGHT next to Left; Hold  Step a 1/4 turn to the right on RIGHT; Hold
5-6 Step a 1/4 turn to the left on LEFT; Hold 
Partners now facing each other. Man facing OLOD and Lady facing ILOD.
7-8 Step RIGHT next to Left; Hold  Step LEFT next to Right; Hold
Partners join hands in the Double Hand Hold Position.

Weave, Touch
9-10 Step to the left on LEFT; Cross RIGHT
behind Left and step 
Step to the right on RIGHT; Cross LEFT
behind Right and step
11-12 Step to the left on LEFT; Cross RIGHT 
over Left and step
Step to the right on RIGHT; Cross LEFT
over Right and step
13-14 Step to the left on LEFT; Cross RIGHT 
behind Left and step
Step to the right on RIGHT; Cross LEFT
behind Right and step
15-16 Step to the left on LEFT; Touch RIGHT 
next to Left 
Step to the right on RIGHT; Touch LEFT
next to Right

Toe Touches, Holds, Modified Monterey Turn
17-18 Touch RIGHT toe to the right; Hold  Touch LEFT toe to the left; Hold
19-20 Touch RIGHT next to Left; Hold  Touch LEFT next to Right; Hold
21-22  Touch RIGHT toe to the right; Hold  Touch LEFT toe to the left; Hold
Release hands.
23-24  Pivot 1/2 CW on ball of Left and step 
RIGHT next to Left; Hold
Pivot 1/2 CCW on ball of Right and step 
LEFT next to Right; Hold
Head Turns with Knee Pops and Hand Movements
25-26  Pop (bend) Right knee slightly, shifting weight
to LEFT and with arm bent at elbow, 
swing Left hand with palm up to the left
while turning head to the left looking back
over Left shoulder at partner; Hold
Pop (bend) Left knee slightly, shifting weight
to RIGHT and with arm bent at elbow,
swing Right hand with palm up to the right
while turning head to the right looking back
over Right shoulder at partner; Hold
27-28 Straighten Right knee and turn head to the
right and face forward, bringing Left hand 
down to side; Hold
Straighten Left knee and turn head to the
left and face forward, bringing Right hand
down to side; Hold
29-30  Pop (bend) Left knee slightly, shifting weight 
to RIGHT and with arm bent at elbow, 
swing Right hand with palm up to the right while
turning head to the right looking back over
Right shoulder at partner; Hold 
Pop (bend) Right knee slightly, shifting weight
to LEFT and with arm bent at elbow,
swing Left hand with palm up to the left while
turning head to the left looking back over
Left shoulder at partner; Hold
31-32  Straighten Lt knee and turn head to the Lt and 
face fwd, bringing Rt hand down to side; Hold 
Straighten Rt knee and turn head to the Rt and 
face fwd, bringing Lt hand down to side; Hold

 

Every effort has been made to ensure these cue Sheets are accurate, Should you find any errors,
Please let me know via e-mail thank you...... Robert
http://www.arjjazedance.free-online.co.uk January  2007