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Country Line Dance:
Charleston Bump
 
 
Pairs around the room, progressing counter-clockwise. Man stands on inside, woman on outside. Both face line-of-dance. Man's left hand holds woman's right hand.

Note: The man's and woman's parts are done with opposite feet and are listed separately.

MEN:

1. bump right hip against lady's left hip
2. bump right hip against lady's left hip
3. bump left hip out (away from partner)
4. bump left hip out (away from partner)
5. bump right hip against lady's left hip
6. bump left hip out (away from partner)

let go hands

7. right foot steps forward putting weight on this foot
8. pivot on right foot turning 1/2 turn to left bringing weight down on left foot
9. right foot steps forward putting weight on this foot
10. pivot on right foot turning 1/2 turn to left bringing weight down on left foot

pick up hands

11. shuffle (polka) forward right-left ...
12. shuffle (polka) forward ... right
13. shuffle (polka) facing partner left-right ...
14. shuffle (polka) facing partner ... left
15. shuffle (polka) forward right-left ...
16. shuffle (polka) forward ... right

grapevine facing partner (going down line of dance)

17. left foot steps to left
18. right foot steps to left behind left leg
19. left foot steps to left
20. kick with right foot, pivoting 1/4 turn to left to face line of dance
21. right foot steps back
22. left foot steps back
23. right foot steps back
24. stomp left foot
25. left foot crosses in front touching heel to heel with lady's right
26. stomp left foot
27. left foot crosses in back touching heel to heel with lady's right
28. stomp left foot

LADIES:

1. bump left hip against man's right hip
2. bump left hip against man's right hip
3. bump right hip out (away from partner)
4. bump right hip out (away from partner)
5. bump left hip against man's right hip
6. bump right hip out (away from partner)

let go hands

7. left foot steps forward putting weight on this foot
8. pivot on left foot turning 1/2 turn to right bringing weight down on right foot
9. left foot steps forward putting weight on this foot
10. pivot on left foot turning 1/2 turn to right bringing weight down on right foot

pick up hands

11. shuffle (polka) forward left-right ...
12. shuffle (polka) forward ... left
13. shuffle (polka) facing partner right-left ...
14. shuffle (polka) facing partner ... right
15. shuffle (polka) forward left-right ...
16. shuffle (polka) forward ... left

grapevine facing partner (going down line of dance)

17. right foot steps to right
18. left foot steps to right behind right leg
19. right foot steps to right
20. kick with left foot, pivoting 1/4 turn to right to face line of dance
21. left foot steps back
22. right foot steps back
23. left foot steps back
24. stomp right foot
25. right foot crosses in front touching heel to heel with lady's left
26. stomp right foot
27. right foot crosses in back touching heel to heel with lady's left
28. stomp right foot

Dance begins again...  

 
 
 
Submitted by:
Andrew Wild
Pennsylvania
 

 

 
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