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Baby, I'm Ready
Choreographed by Rick & Deborah Bates
Description:32 count, intermediate partner dance
Music:Baby, I'm Ready by Ricky Van Shelton [161 bpm / Wild Eyed Dream]
Position:Back to Back. Man facing ILOD and Lady facing OLOD. Partners on opposite footwork
 Start dancing on lyrics
MAN
TURNING STEPS WITH HOLDS AND FINGER MOVEMENTS
On counts 1-8, raise man's right hand with index finger raised and lady's left hand with index finger raised and shake hand rapidly while executing turning steps
1-2Step a ¼ turn to the left on left foot; hold
Partners now facing RLOD
3-4Step right together, hold
5-6Step a ¼ turn to the left on left foot; hold
Partners now facing each other. Man facing OLOD and lady facing ILOD
7-8Step right together, hold
Partners join hands in the double hand hold position
WEAVE, TOUCH
9-10Step left side, cross right behind
11-12Step left side, cross right over
13-14Step left side, cross right behind
15-16Step left side, touch right together
TOE TOUCHES, HOLDS, MODIFIED MONTEREY TURN
17-18Touch right side, hold
19-20Touch right together, hold
21-22Touch right side, hold
Release hands
23-24Pivot ½ to the right on ball of left foot and step right foot next to left; hold
HEAD TURNS WITH KNEE POPS AND HAND MOVEMENTS
25-26 pop (bend) right knee slightly, shifting weight to left foot 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
27-28Straighten right knee and turn head to the right and face forward, bringing left hand down to side, hold
29-30Pop (bend) left knee slightly, shifting weight to right foot 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
31-32Straighten left knee and turn head to the left and face forward, bringing right hand down to side, hold
REPEAT
LADY
TURNING STEPS WITH HOLDS AND FINGER MOVEMENTS
On counts 1-8, raise man's right hand with index finger raised and lady's left hand with index finger raised and shake hand rapidly while executing turning steps
1-2Step a ¼ turn to the right on right foot; hold
Partners now facing RLOD
3-4Step left together, hold
5-6Step a ¼ turn to the right on right foot; hold
Partners now facing each other. Man facing OLOD and lady facing ILOD
7-8Step left together, hold
Partners join hands in the double hand hold position
WEAVE, TOUCH
9-10Step right side, cross left behind
11-12Step right side, cross left over
13-14Step right side, cross left behind
15-16Step right side, touch left together
TOE TOUCHES, HOLDS, MODIFIED MONTEREY TURN
17-18Touch left side, hold
19-20Touch left together, hold
21-22Touch left side, hold
Release hands
23-24Pivot ½ to the left on ball of right foot and step left foot next to right; hold
HEAD TURNS WITH KNEE POPS AND HAND MOVEMENTS
25-26Pop (bend) left knee slightly, shifting weight to right foot 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
27-28Straighten left knee and turn head to the left and face forward, bringing right hand down to side, hold
29-30Pop (bend) right knee slightly, shifting weight to left foot 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
31-32Straighten right knee and turn head to the right and face forward, bringing left hand down to side, hold
REPEAT
Choreographer Contact Information:
Rick BatesRick Bates | [EMail] | [Website] | Address: St. John, IN 46373 | Phone: (+1)(219) 365-8319 (USA)

Deborah BatesDeborah Bates | [EMail] | [Website] | Address: St. John, IN 46373 | Phone: (+1)(219) 365-8319 (USA)

Rick Bates | EMail: bates5678@comcast.net | Website: http://www.rickbates.com
Address: St. John, IN 46373 | Phone: (+1)(219) 365-8319 (USA)

Deborah Bates | EMail: bates5678@comcast.net | Website: http://www.rickbates.com
Address: St. John, IN 46373 | Phone: (+1)(219) 365-8319 (USA)

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