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Watermelon Crawl – Country Line Dance

Are you ready to get your Watermelon Crawl on? Whether you are new to country line dances or are a seasoned pro the Watermelon crawl is an essential country line dance everyone should know. 

How to dance the Watermelon Crawl

Song

The Watermelon Crawl is danced to the song “Watermelon Crawl” by Tracy Byrd.

Footwork:

Toe – Heel – Cha Cha Cha with right foot: With the weight on your left foot and your right foot free you are going to twist in with your right leg tapping your toe on the ground. Next twist your right leg out and tap your heel on the ground. Step on your right foot, step on your left foot and then step on your right foot. Make sure change weight each time.

Toe – Heel – Cha Cha Cha with left foot: You will repeat the same steps, but this time you have your left foot free. With the weight on your right foot and your left foot free you are going to twist in with your left leg tapping your toe on the ground. Next twist your left leg out and tap your heel on the ground. Step on your left foot, step on your right foot and then step on your left foot. Make sure change weight each time.

Step forward and Clap Once: Step forward with your right leg and then lift your left leg off the floor and clap your hands once.

Step back and clap twice: Take a step back with your left leg and step together with your right leg and clap 2 times.

Repeat: Step forward and Step back with claps

Grapevine to the Right: Step right foot to the side, left foot step crossing behind, right foot to the side and close left foot to right foot.

Grapevine to the Left: Step left foot to the side, right foot step crossing behind, left foot to the side. This time instead of closing your feet together you are going to scuff the floor with your right foot as you turn to the left 1/4 of a turn.

Slide forward/side to the right: With your right foot slide forward and then shake, shake for 2 counts.

Slide backward/side to the left: With your left foot slide back and to the side and hold for 2 counts. In that position you will then shake your body for 4 counts.

Right foot foward and turn left: Finally you will take a step forward with your right foot and then turn a 1/2 a turn to the left. After turning step forward left, step forward right and then turn another 1/2 turn to the left.

That is the end of the sequence. You will continue to repeat this sequence until the end of the song.

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