Swamp Thang
(a.k.a. Heart Like A Wheel, Swamp Thing)

Choreographed by Max Perry

Description: 40 count, 4 wall, low intermediate line dance
Music: Swamp Thing by The Grid [135 bpm]
           The Wheel Of Love by Rick Tippe [107 bpm]
           Some Things Aren't Meant To Be by Linda Davis [96 bpm]
           Any song with similar rhythm

Start dancing on lyrics

TWO SETS - ROCK STEP, COASTER STEP
1-2 Rock left forward, recover to right
3&4 Step left back, step right together, step left forward
5-6 Rock right forward, recover to left
7&8 Step right back, step left together, step right forward

TWO SETS - ROCK SIDEWAYS AND CHA-CHA STEPS IN PLACE
9-10 Rock left side, recover to right
11-12 Step left together, step right in place, step left in place
13-14 Rock right side, recover to left
15-16 Step right together, step left in place, step right in place
On the side-rocks-triples-in-place, you may want to do a full spin during the triple in place. The first spin would be to the right and the second spin to the left. You should start spinning as you recover from the rock step

VINE LEFT WITH A FULL TURN LEFT, SHUFFLE SIDE AND ROCK
17-18 Step left side, cross right behind
19-20 Turn ¼ left and step left forward, turn ¼ left and step right together
21&22 Turn ½ left and chassé side left-right-left
23-24 Rock right back, recover to left
The vine may be danced as a weave without bringing the feet together on count 20. You may step to the side instead. This is how it is usually danced

VINE RIGHT WITH A FULL TURN RIGHT, SHUFFLE SIDE AND ROCK
25-26 Step right side, cross left behind
27-28 Turn ¼ right and step right forward, turn ¼ right and step left together
29&30 Turn ½ right and chassé side right-left-right
31-32 Rock left back, recover to right
The vine may be danced as a weave without bringing the feet together on count 28. You may step to the side instead. This is how it is usually danced

SYNCOPATED SIDE TOUCHES, ¾ WALK-AROUND
33-34& Step left side, clap, step right together
35-36& Step left side, clap, step right together
37-38 Turn ¼ left and step left forward, step right forward
39-40 Turn ½ left (weight to left), step right together
Option: Stomp together on count 40

REPEAT