Leaving Venus

Choreographed by Gaye Teather

Description: 32 count, 4 wall, beginner/intermediate line dance
Music: Slow Goodbye by Verlon Thompson
           Venus by Frankie Avalon
           Any Medium Tempo Rumba

SIDE, SLIDE, CROSS ROCK, SIDE, HOLD, CROSS UNWIND FULL TURN
1-2 Step right to right side, (long step) slide left to touch beside right
3-4 Cross rock left over right, recover onto right
5-6 Step left to left side, (long step) hold
7-8 Cross right over left, unwind full turn left (weight ends on left)
Steps 7-8 can be replaced with a right rock back, recover onto left

VINE RIGHT, CROSS ROCK, SIDE, CROSS, SIDE
9-11 Step right to right side, cross left behind right, step right to right
12-13 Cross rock left over right, recover onto right
14-16 Step left to left side, cross right over left, step left to left side

BACK ROCK, ¼ TURN RIGHT, HOLD, STEP, ½ TURN RIGHT, STEP, HOLD
17-18 Rock back on right foot, recover onto left
19-20 Step right foot ¼ turn right, hold
21-22 Step forward on left, pivot ½ turn right
23-24 Step forward on left, hold

SIDE CLOSE BACK, TOUCH, FULL ROLLING TURN LEFT
25-28 Step right to right side, close left beside right, step back on right, touch left beside right
29-30 Step left ¼ turn left, make ½ turn left stepping back on right
31-32 Turn ¼ left stepping left to left side, touch right beside left

REPEAT