Twirl Me Around

Choreographed by Dan Testa dancele16@yahoo.com  [518] 272-4205
Description  48 Count, beginner / intermediate partner dance in Closed Western position [man facing LOD]
Music Only a Dream Mary Chapin Carpenter
Natural S Club 7
Quit playing Games [with my heart] Backstreet Boys
He Drinks Tequila Sammy Kershaw / Lorrie Morgan

Note The Choreographer wishes to thank Sue Halliday for her assistance with this dance.
The dance was originally choreographed to Only a Dream Mary Chapin Carpenter


Half boxes
1-2 Step left-to-left, Slide right together Step right to right, Slide left together
3-4 Step forward on Left, Hold Step back on right, Hold
5-6 Step right to right, Slide left together Step left to left, Slide right together
7-8 Step forward on right, Hold Step back on Left, Hold
Rocking Chair, Step Touches
9-10 Rock forward on left, recover onto right Rock back on right, recover onto left
11-12 Rock back on Left, recover onto right Rock forward onto right, recover onto left
13-14 Step left to left, Touch right next to left Step right to right, Touch left next to right
15-16 Step right to right, Touch left next to right Step left to left, Touch right next to left
Cha Cha Basic
17-18 Rock forward left, rock back on right Rock back right, rock forward left
19&20  Cha-cha back Left-right-left Cha-cha forward right-left-right
21-22  Rock back right, rock forward left Rock forward left, rock back on right
23&24 Cha-cha forward right-left-right
  Lady turns [Progressive Cha-Chas]
25-26  Walk forward Left, Right Step back right & turn 1/2 turn to right,Step forward on left & turn 1/2 turn right
This will be a full outside turn in two steps. The man should release the right hand and lift 
his left arm for the lady to turn under
27&28  Cha-cha forward Left-right-left Cha-cha back right-left-right
29-30  Walk forward right, left Step back on left & turn 1/2 turn to left Step forward on right & turn 1/2 turn to left
This will be as full inside turn in two steps. The man will lead the turn through he middle
31&32  Cha-cha forward right-left-right Cha-cha back Left-right left

The Couple will return to closed western position during these counts

Four Additional Cha-chas
33&34  Cha-cha forward Left-right-left Cha-cha back right-left-right
35&36  Cha-cha forward right-left-right Cha-cha back Left-right-left
37-40  Repeat Counts 33-36
Double Turn and Two Additional Cha-chas
41-42  Walk forward Left, Right Step back right & turn 1/2 turn to right, Step forward on left & turn 1/2 turn right
43-44  Walk forward Left, Right Step back right & turn 1/2 turn to right, Step forward on left & turn 1/2 turn right
This will be two full outside turns in four steps. The man should release his right hand and lift 
his left arm for the lady to turn under
45&46  Cha-cha forward Left-right-left Cha-cha back Right-left-right
47&48  Cha-cha forward right-left-right Cha-cha back left-right-left
Repeat