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YOU NEED TO CALM DOWN
Count: 48. Wall: 2. Level: Intermediate
Choreographer: Adrian Lefebour (AUS) & Jessica Lamb (AUS) - July 2019
Music: You Need To Calm Down by Taylor Swift. Album: Lover


INTRO: 16 count from the start of the song. Start on vocals

CROSS ROCK, RECOVER-&-CROSS ROCK, RECOVER-&-STEP,
PIVOT 1/2 LEFT-&-STEP, PIVOT 1/2 RIGHT-&-

1,2&   Cross Rock R over L, Rocover onto L, Step R to right
3,4&   Cross Rock L over R, Recover onto R, Step L to left
5,6&   Step R forward, Pivot ½ left, Step R beside L [6:00]
7,8&   Step L forward, Pivot ½ right, Step L beside R [12:00]

BACK/KNEE POP, TRIPLE, ROCK BACK, RECOVER, STEP-LOCK-STEP, STEP
1        Step R back pop L knee
2&3    Step L back pop R knee, Step R beside L, Step L beside R pop R knee
4,5     Rock R back, Recover onto L
6&7    Step R forward, Lock L behind R, Step R forward
8        Step L forward

SIDE/GLIDE, 1/4 LEFT/GLIDE-&-STEP-&-ROCK FORWARD, RECOVER,
1/2 LEFT-1/4 LEFT ROCK-RECOVER, CROSS-1/4 RIGHT-1/4 RIGHT

1        Step R to right draging L towards R
2&3    Turn ¼ left step L to left draging R towards L, Step R beside L, Step L forward [9:00]
&4,5   Step R beside L, Rock L forward, Recover onto R
6&7    Turn ½ left step L forward [3:00], Turn ¼ left rock R to right, Recover onto L [12:00]
8&1    Cross R over L, Turn ¼ right step L back [3:00], Turn ¼ right step R to right [6:00]
STYLING: on count 1 (step to right)- Push R palm forward

SWIVEL IN-HEEL-TOE-HEEL, CHASSE RIGHT, ROLL LEFT-1/4,1/2,1/4
2&3    Swivel R heel in, Swivel R toe in, Swivel R heel in (weight on L)
4&5    Step R to right, Step L beside R, Step R to right
6-8     Turn ¼ left step L forward, Turn ½ left step R back, Turn ¼ left step L to left [6:00] ENDING: Wall 5 – see below

CROSS-SIDE-BEHIND-1/4 LEFT-STEP-PIVOT 1/4 LEFT-CROSS-SIDE-BEHIND-1/4 LEFT-
STEP-PIVOT 1/4 LEFT-CROSS-SIDE-ROCK BACK-RECOVER-

1&2&  Cross R over L, Step L to left, Step R behind L, Turn ¼ left step L forward [9:00]
3&      Step R forward, Pivot ¼ left [12:00]
4&5&  Cross R over L, Step L to left, Step R behind L, Turn ¼ left step L forward [3:00]
6&      Step R forward, Pivot ¼ left [6:00]
7&      Cross R over L, Step L to left
RESTART: Wall 2 – see below
8&      Rock R back, Recover onto L

SIDE/DRAG, ROCK BACK-RECOVER-SIDE/DRAG, ROCK BACK-RECOVER-
V STEP-CROSS-SIDE-FLICK

1,2&   Step R to right dragging L towards L, Rock L back, Recover onto R
3,4&   Step L to left dragging R towards R, Rock R back, Recover onto L
5&6&  Step R forward 45° right, Step L forward 45° left, Step R back to centre, Step L beside R
7&8    Cross R over L, Step L to left, Flick R back [6:00]

64      REPEAT

RESTART: Wall 2 – Start wall at 6.00 - Dance to count 39& then:
8&      STEP R BEHIND L, STEP L SLIGHTLY TO LEFT and start dance facing 12.00

ENDING: Wall 5 - Dance to count 32, then
HITCH 1/2 LEFT, STEP R TO RIGHT and push hand forward to finish at front.

Last Update - 10 July 2019