Aces and Eights

Choreographed by Karl-Harry Winson (UK) February 2018

Description: 64 count, 4 wall, Improver line dance
Music: Full House. Empty Heart by Derek Ryan

Intro: 32 counts (Start on Vocals)

S1: Right Forward Rumba Box (with Holds).
1–4 Step Right to Right side. Close Left beside Right. Step Right forward. Hold.
5–8 Step Left to Left side. Close Right beside Left. Step back on Left. Hold.

S2: Triple Full Turn. Hold. Run Forward X3. Hold.
1–4 Triple Full turn Right (on the spot) stepping Right, Left, Right. Hold.
5–8 Run Forward: Left, Right, Left. Hold.
*Non Turning Option Counts 1 – 4: Right Coaster Step. Hold.

S3: Monterey 1/4 Turn Right. Right Heel Dig. Left Heel Dig.
1–2 Point Right toe to Right side. Turn 1/4 Right stepping Right beside Left.
3–4 Point Left toe to Left side. Close Left beside Right.
5–6 Dig Right heel Forward. Step Right beside Left.
7–8 Dig Left heel Forward. Step Left beside Right.

S4: Monterey 1/4 Turn Right. Heel Hook. Heel Flick.
1–2 Point Right toe to Right side. Turn 1/4 Right stepping Right beside Left.
3–4 Point Left toe to Left side. Close Left beside Right.
5–6 Dig Right heel Forward. Hook Right foot across Left.
7–8 Dig Right heel Forward. Flick Right foot back and out to Right.

S5: Right Lock Step. Hold. Step 1/4 Cross. Hold.
1–4 Step Right forward. Lock Left behind Right. Step Right forward. Hold.
**For Dance Ending, See below

5–8 Step Left forward. Pivot 1/4 Turn Right. Cross Left over Right. Hold.

S6: Right Side. Touch. Point Left. Together. Left Side. Touch. Point Right. Together.
1–2 Step Right to Right side. Touch Left beside Right.
3–4 Point Left out to Left side. Touch Left beside Right.
5–6 Step Left to Left side. Touch Right beside Left.
7–8 Point Right out to Right side. Touch Right beside Left.

S7: 1/2 Rumba Box Forward. Hold. Forward Rock. 1/2 Turn Left. Hitch.
1–4 Step Right to Right side. Close Left beside Right. Step Right forward. Hold.
4–8 Rock forward on Left. Recover weight on Right. Turn 1/2 Left stepping Left forward, Hitch Right knee.

S8: 1/2 Turn. Left Hitch. Half Turn. Right Hitch. Forward Rock. Together. Hold.
1–2 Turn 1/2 Left stepping Right back. Hitch Left knee up.
3–4 Turn 1/2 Left stepping Let forward. Hitch Right knee up.
5–6 Rock forward on Right. Recover weight back on Left.
7–8 Step Right beside Left. Hold (make sure weight is on Left foot to start again). .

**Ending: On Wall 7 (start facing 6.00) dance up to the Right Lockstep forward (Section 5) and replace the step 1/4 Cross with a Step Full Turn Right to end the dance facing 12.00 Wall.
Right Lock Step. Hold. Step. Pivot Full Turn Right.
1–4 Step Right forward. Lock Left behind Right. Step Right forward. Hold.
5–8 Step Left forward. Pivot 1/2 Right. Turn 1/2 Right stepping back on Left. BIG FINISH!!