Habibi Min Zaman

by Candace Aldridge Sanchez,
November 30th, 2010

Habibi Min Zaman
~ Choreography by Candace Aldridge Sanchez ~
4 cts Wait on stage facing away from audience (Cue when we’re going to start is when the man says…1 2 3 4)
2 cts Right Hip Drops with snap of Right hand on 2,4,6,8 & 2,4, then with shimmy turn right to face front
~ Repeat 1
4 cts Moving Left w/ a Shimmy x 4, start w/ left foot, stepping in w/ right foot, arms are diagonal w/ line of the body, left arm up & right down & out, ending with a clap of hands on 8 with right foot stepping in (1)
Moving Right with a Shimmy x 2, start with right foot, stepping in with left foot, arms are diagonal w/ line of the body, right arm up & left arm down & out, then shimmy on the spot, hands push down the sides of body starting shldr height (1)
** Repeat this except this time start by moving to the Right (2 cts) on last shimmy you will rise your arms/hands up sides of body and end up over head ~
4 cts Move diagonally to left corner, Hip Thrust forward Right/Left/Right/Left (1)
        Hip Drop backwards Right/Left/Right/Left (1) (to prep and move to the right corner, step across w/ left foot on 8)
        Move diagonally to right corner, Hip Thrust forward Right/Left/Right/Left (1)
        Hip Drop backwards Right/Left/Right/Left (1)
~ Repeat 2
4 cts Figure 8’s back to front, DB R stationary (1)
         Figure 8’s back to front DB R moving forward (1)
         Figure 8’s front to back DB L stationary (1)
         Figure 8’s front to back DB L moving backwards (1)

3 cts Hip Shimmy (1-4), Shoulder Shimmy (5-8)
         Snake Arm Right/Left, Right/Left (1)
         Shoulder Shimmy (1-4), Hip Shimmy (5-8) **Clap hands together on 8 ~
Repeat 1
4 cts Moving Left w/ a Shimmy x 4, start w/ left foot, stepping in w/ right foot, arms are diagonal w/ line of the body, left arm up & right down & out, ending with a clap of hands on 8 with right foot stepping in (1)
Moving Right with a Shimmy x 2, start with right foot, stepping in with left foot, arms are diagonal w/ line of the body, right arm up & left arm down & out, then shimmy on the spot, hands push down the sides of body starting shldr height (1)
** Repeat this except this time start by moving to the Right (2 cts) on last shimmy you will rise your arms/hands up sides of body and end up over head ~
2 cts Pelvic Drops on angle x 8 (1) Left hand at side of head, Right down and out
        Chest Drops x 8 (1) Arms down and out
1 ct Right foot crosses over Left, turn left to face front – arms come up front centre & then slow down as you face front, sinking into bent knees arms end up overhead
2 cts Double Hips start right moving forward (1)
        Double Hips start right stationary (1)
1 ct Hips alternating, DB RU - Fulltime
1 ct Hip Twist, DB RFwd, Fulltime for 4 then level down/up for 4
1 ct Interior Hip Circles Right, DB Left Clockwise x 4 (1)
1 ct Chest Circles Left, DB Right Counter Clockwise x 4 (1)
1 ct Shimmy, Arms going up the side of the body ending up overhead
1 ct Undulation Up to Down (1-4), Undulation Down to Up (5-8)
1 ct Pause, Turn to left performance angle, both arm up over head, then right down in front of face/body and left behind head then down side of body
Repeat 2
4 cts Figure 8’s back to front, DB R stationary (1)
         Figure 8’s back to front DB R moving forward (1)
         Figure 8’s front to back DB L stationary (1)
         Figure 8’s front to back DB L moving backwards (1)
3 cts Hip Shimmy (1-4), Shoulder Shimmy (5-8)
         Snake Arm Right/Left, Right/Left (1)
         Shoulder Shimmy (1-4), Hip Shimmy (5-8) **Clap hands together on 8
Repeat 1
4 cts Moving Left w/ a Shimmy x 4, start w/ left foot, stepping in w/ right foot, arms are diagonal w/ line of the body, left arm up & right down & out, ending with a clap of hands on 8 with right foot stepping in (1)
Moving Right with a Shimmy x 2, start with right foot, stepping in with left foot, arms are diagonal w/ line of the body, right arm up & left arm down & out, then shimmy on the spot, hands push down the sides of body starting shldr height (1)
** Repeat this except this time start by moving to the Right (2 cts) on last shimmy you will rise your arms/hands up sides of body and end up over head ~
4 cts Thrusts with arms up overhead
         Thrusts moving forward, arms out at second
         Hip Drops w/ right hip, left arm overhead, right arm down, hand framing hip
         Hip Drops w/ a kick, arms the same
1 ct Right foot crosses over Left, turn left to face front – arms come up front centre & then slow down as you face front, sinking into bent knees arms end up overhead

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