Saturday, December 29, 2012

Friday, December 28, 2012

MALAYSIA'S MOST POPULAR LINE DANCES & CHOREOGRAPHERS OF THE YEAR 2012


The most popular line dance of the year has to be one that is danced by most line dancers and the most popular choreographer has to be the one whose dances are enjoyed by thousands of line dancers. So where to find these information, if not from the dance lists of all major line dance carnivals, jams or parties that are available on-line in websites or social media like Facebook while a few were submitted privately to the author. A total of  18 dance lists were collected from parties which were well attended by line dancers. One list with inadequate information was left out.

The 18 line dance carnivals, jams and parties are:

LET'S DANCE FOR CHARITY 24.4.12
SOLIDARITY JAM 29.4.12
ESPLANADE LINE DANCE JAMBOREE 7.7.12
KCS LINE DANCE CARNIVAL 14.7.12
LET'S DANCE AGAIN 11.8.12
TAIPING SENTRAL LINE DANCE JAM 23.9.12
PARIT BUNTAR LINE DANCE JAM 7.10.12
SPS LINE DANCE JAM 14.10.12
IPOH RITZ GARDEN LINE DANCE JAM 21.10.12
STARDUST LINE DANCE JAM 10.11.12
5TH GOLD LINE DANCE CARNIVAL 18.11.12
BUKIT KULIM CHARITY LINE DANCE JAM 25.11.12
10TH UNITY XMAS LINE DANCE PARTY 2.12.12
DANCE FOR GOOD HEALTH, PEACE AND JOY 9.12.12
KG BARU LINE DANCE JAM 11.12.12
CHRISTMAS LINE DANCE EXTRAVAGANZA 23.12.12
NDNL COME DANCE WITH ME X-MAS LINE DANCE PARTY 23.12.12
CHRISTMAS LINE DANCE GET TOGETHER 24.12.12

After weeks of tabulation and counter-checking, the results are as follows:

MALAYSIA’S MOST POPULAR LINE DANCE FOR 2012

      Domino by Rachael McEnaney

MALAYSIA’S MOST POPULAR FOREIGN CHOREOGRAPHER FOR 2012

                        Rachael McEnaney

MOST POPULAR MALAYSIAN LINE DANCE FOR 2012

                        Gan Jit Pui by BM Leong

MOST POPULAR MALAYSIAN CHOREOGRAPHER FOR 2012

                        BM Leong

ME & MY BOY ann kristin sandberg


SHATTERED DREAMS karl harry winson


Monday, December 24, 2012

Saturday, December 22, 2012

Friday, December 21, 2012

RUDOLF THE RED-NOSED REINDEER bm leong



Danced by the Leling Line Dance Group of Kuala Trengganu. Thank-you, Mr. GS Tan.

LOVE YA INSIDE OUT peter jones & anna lockwood

WHEN MY LITTLE GIRL IS SMILING bob francis

CHOTTO MATTE KUDASAI bm leong

Thursday, December 20, 2012

Saturday, December 15, 2012

RULE THE WORLD rachael mcenaney


LET'S DO THE SHAKE gs ang


Danced by the No Dancing No Life group. Thank-you.

RUDOLF THE RED-NOSED REINDEER bm leong



Taught and danced by Tina Chen and her class of students. Thank-you.

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

RUDOLF THE RED-NOSED REINDEER bm leong


Choreographed by BM Leong ( 121212 )
Phrased, 4 walls, easy intermediate line dance
Song : Rudolf The Red-nosed Reindeer by Christmas Party Allstars
SOD : AAB/AAAB/AAAB/AA(8)
Start the dance after 32 counts on the word ‘Rudolf’ of lyrics “ Rudolf the red-nosed reindeer….”





ALONG THE JOURNEY mary frances chua


Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Monday, December 10, 2012

NEW DANCE: CHOTTO MATTE KUDASAI


Choreographed by BM Leong ( Dec. 2012 )
32 counts, 4 walls, intermediate line dance
Song: Chotto Matte Kudasai by The Sandpipers
Start the dance after 32 counts.

RHUMBA BASICS
1-2           Step left to left side dragging right along, hold
3-4           Step right beside left, step left in place
5-6           Step right to right side dragging left along, hold
7-8           Step left beside right, step right in place

FORWARD STEP,HOLD, FULL TURN LEFT, HALF FORWARD RHUMBA BOX, HOLD
1-2           Step left forward, hold
3-4           Turning 1/2 left step right back , turning 1/2 left step left forward
5-6           Step right to right side, step left together
7-8           Step right forward, hold

CROSS, FLICK, CROSS, FLICK, CROSS, SIDE, CROSS, HOLD
1-2           Cross left over right, flick right to right side
3-4           Cross right over left, flick left to left side
5-6           Cross left over right, small step right to right side
7-8           Cross left over right, hold

HIP SWAYS RLR, HOLD, 3/4 TURN LEFT, BACK ROCK.
1-2           Sway hips right, sway hips left
3-4           Sway hips right, hold
5-6           Turning 1/4 left step left forward, turning 1/2 left step right back
7-8           Rock left back, recover onto right

FEEL THE SAMBA larry bass


HOME SWEET HOME vivienne scott, larry bass & fred buckley


Wednesday, December 05, 2012

Monday, December 03, 2012

Friday, November 30, 2012

FUNNY FACE ira weisburd

JINGLE BELLS bm leong

ZHU LIAN bm leong 初戀



I love watching this video. I don't know why but it gives me peace of mind and total relaxation of the body.

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Monday, November 26, 2012

Saturday, November 24, 2012

Thursday, November 22, 2012

CHIC AND PRETTY gs ang 你瀟灑我漂亮

JINGLE BELLS bm leong




JINGLE BELLS
Choreographed by BM Leong ( Nov. 2012 )
32 counts, 4 walls, beginner line dance
Song: Jingle Bells – unknown
Start the dance on vocal after 10 counts.

RIGHT & LEFT DIAGONAL FORWARD CHA CHA, FORWARD ROCK, COASTER STEP
1&2         Cha cha forward along right diagonal on RLR
3&4         Cha cha forward along left diagonal on LRL
5-6           Rock right forward, recover onto left
7&8         Coaster step on RLR

LEFT ROLLING VINE, TOUCH, SIDE, BEHIND, 1/4 TURN RIGHT, SCUFF
1-3           Left rolling vine on LRL
4              Touch right together
5-6           Step right to right side, cross left behind right
7-8           Turning 1/4 right step right forward, scuff left forward

LEFT & RIGHT DIAGONAL FORWARD CHA CHA, FORWARD ROCK, TRIPLE 1/2 TURN LEFT
1&2         Cha cha forward along left diagonal on LRL
3&4         Cha cha forward along right diagonal on RLR
5-6           Rock left forward, recover onto right
7&8         Triple 1/2 turn left on LRL

ROCKING CHAIR, JUMP, HOLD, JUMP, HOLD
1-2           Rock right forward, recover onto left
3-4           Rock right back, recover onto left
5-6           Jump forward on both feet, hold
7-8           Jump forward on both feet, hold



Monday, November 19, 2012

5TH GOLD LINE DANCE CARNIVAL 18.11.2012 videos

ELLA'S WALTZ - Hayley Wheatley

MINI BARREL - Niels Poulsen

WAKE ME UP AND STAY - Helen Reeson

5TH GOLD LINE DANCE CARNIVAL 18.11.2012 videos

TEARDROPS IN MY HEART - Sally Hung

SHE'S NOT YOU - William Sevone

Saturday, November 17, 2012

COMO HAN PASADO LOS ANOS rarayanti

LOVE IS A WORD maggie gallagher




JINGLE BELLS yeo yu puay

SILVER BELLS yeo yu puay



CHRISTMAS is just slightly more than a month away. It is the time of the year where every Christian is busy preparing for that joyous occasion - shopping for new clothes and foodstuff, making cakes and cookies, etc, etc. Similarly, instructors are looking for new christmas line dances to teach.

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

TAMAN SRI RAMBAI line dance videos


A FLOWER GIRL - Tina Chen


                                         

CHA CHA ESPANA - Ira Weisburd



BLANK PAGE francien sittrop


NO TRESPASSING gloria stone


Sunday, November 11, 2012

SUNDAY EVERYDAY rep ghazali


DARK LATIN GROOVE clive stevens


TIAN YA KERK new video


Stage presentation by the Tan Lili Modern Dance Studio instructor and students at the Let's Dance For Peace on 10.11.2012 @ Auto City, Juru, Penang.

GAN JIT PUI latest video from Taiwan


DANCING GIRL gs ang 舞女



Choreographed by GS Ang  ( Nov. 2012 )
56 counts, 4 walls, low intermediate line dance
Song used: Wu Nu by Han Bao Yi  舞女 - 韩宝仪
Sequence of dance:  48/56/38/48/56/tag/48/56/16
Start the dance on vocal after 38 counts.

RIGHT & LEFT DIAGONAL FORWARD CHA CHA, FORWARD ROCK, TRIPLE 1/2 TURN RIGHT
1&2         Right diagonal forward cha cha on RLR
3&4         Left diagonal forward cha cha on LRL
5-6           Rock right forward, recover onto left
7&8         Triple 1/2 turn right on RLR

LEFT & RIGHT DIAGONAL FORWARD CHA CHA, FORWARD ROCK, TRIPLE 1/2 TURN LEFT
1&2         Left diagonal forward cha cha on LRL
3&4         Right diagonal forward cha cha on RLR
5-6           Rock left forward, recover onto right
7&8         Triple 1/2 turn left on LRL

HIP BUMPS RRLL, RIGHT ROLLING VINE, TOUCH
1-2           Bump hips to the right twice
3-4           Bump hips to the left twice
5-7           Right rolling vine on RLR
8              Touch left together

HIP BUMPS LLRR, LEFT ROLLING VINE, TOUCH
1-2           Bump hips to the left twice
3-4           Bump hips to the right twice
5-7           Left rolling vine on LRL
8              Touch right together

ROCKING CHAIR, PADDLE 1/4 TURN LEFT X 2
1-2           Rock right forward, recover onto left
3-4           Rock right back, recover onto left
5-6           Step right forward, pivot 1/4 turn left 
7-8           Step right forward, pivot 1/4 turn left

LEFT NEW YORKER, RIGHT NEW YORKER 1/4 TURN LEFT
1-2           Cross right over left, recover onto left
3&4         Cha cha to right side on RLR
5-6           Cross left over right, recover onto right
7&8         Cha cha to left side turning 1/4 left on LRL

BASIC BACK AND FORWARD CHA CHA
1-2           Rock right forward, recover onto left
3&4         Cha cha backward on RLR
5-6           Rock left back, recover onto right
7&8         Cha cha forward on LRL

TAG: 1-2   Sway hips right, sway hips left.

Friday, November 09, 2012

Friday, November 02, 2012

HELLO DARLING bm leong






HELLO DARLING
Choreographed by BM Leong ( Nov. 2012 )
24 counts, 4 walls, low intermediate line dance
Song: Hello Darling by Michael Twitty
Start on vocal after 6 counts.

TWINKLE TO LEFT, TWINKLE TO RIGHT
1-3          Cross right over left, step left to L side, step right in place
4-6          Cross left over right, step right to R side, step left in place

CROSS, HALF TURN RIGHT, CROSS, RECOVER, SIDE
1-3          Cross right over left, 1/4 turn R step left back, 1/4 turn R step right to R side
4-6          Cross left over right bending knees, recover onto right, big step left to L side dragging right along

BEHIND, SIDE, STEP, FORWARD TWINKLE
1-3          Cross right behind left, step left to L side, step right forward
4-6          Step left forward, step right beside left, step left in place

CROSS, UNWIND 3/4 LEFT, HOLD, COASTER STEP
1-3          Cross right over left, unwind 3/4 turn L, hold ( transfer weight onto right )
4-6          Step left back, step right beside left, step left forward

Restart during wall 1 after 18 counts facing the back wall.

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Saturday, October 27, 2012

Thursday, October 25, 2012

I WANNA ( DANCE ) Gerard Murphy, Michael Barr & Frank Trace.

SPS LINE DANCE COMPETITION team category ( videos )

COOLEST ETHNIC by Kong Qin Ling

COFFEE HOUSE ROMANCE by Mary Frances Chua


SAMBALERO by Ira Weisburd

Wednesday, October 24, 2012