Don't Stop the Dance

Choreographed by Betty Robinson
Description 64 count, beginner partner/circle dance
Start in side-by-side position; footwork is the same for both men and ladies;
Music Just What I Do - Trick Pony
Party Of One - Trick Pony
Don't Stop The Music - Lionel Richie


1&2
3&4
5-8


1&2
3&4
5-8


1-4
5-6
7&8


1-4
5-6
7&8




1-4
5-6
7&8




1-4
5-6
7&8






1-2
3-4
5-8






1-4
5-8
SHUFFLE FORWARD RIGHT & LEFT, JAZZ BOX, TOUCH LEFT
Step right forward, slide left up to right, step right forward
Step left forward, slide right up to left, step left forward
Cross right over left, step back left, step right to side, touch left beside right

SHUFFLE FORWARD LEFT & RIGHT, JAZZ BOX, TOUCH RIGHT
Step left forward, slide right up to left, step left forward
Step right forward, slide left up to right, step right forward
Cross left over right, step back right, step left to side, touch right beside left

CROSSOVER TOE STRUTS (MOVING TO THE LEFT), CROSS ROCK, RIGHT SIDE SHUFFLE
Cross right toe over left foot, put right heel down, step left toe to left, put left heel down
Cross rock right over left, recover to left
Step right foot to right side, slide left to meet right, step right foot to right side

CROSSOVER TOE STRUTS (MOVING TO THE RIGHT), CROSS ROCK, LEFT SIDE SHUFFLE
Cross left toe over right foot, put left heel down, step right toe to right, put right heel down
Cross rock left over right, recover to right
Step left to left side, slide right to meet left, step left to left side

ROCK FORWARD RIGHT, RECOVER LEFT, ROCK BACK RIGHT, RECOVER LEFT,
STEP FORWARD RIGHT PIVOT TURN LEFT(KEEP WEIGHT. ON RIGHT)
HOOK LEFT ACROSS RIGHT LEG, SHUFFLE FORWARD LEFT, RIGHT, LEFT

Rock forward on right, recover weight to left, rock back on right, recover weight to left
Step forward right and swivel turn to left (weight. On right.), hook left foot across right leg
Step left forward, slide right up to left, step left forward
Hand movements on the pivot turn: man raises the right hand over the lady's head, releases left hands 
and turns left. Pick up left hand in front at lady's waist. Keep right hands connected at man's back

REPEAT THE ABOVE 8 COUNTS (FACING REVERSE LINE OF DANCE)
Rock forward on right, recover weight to left, rock back on right, recover weight to left
Step forward right and swivel turn to left (weight. On right.), hook left foot across right leg
Step left forward, slide right up to left, step left forward
Hand movements on the pivot turn: release right hand, raise left hand over lady's head for the turn 
left and pick up right hand on shoulder.

STEP FORWARD RIGHT TURN LEFT, HIP SWAYS RIGHT, LEFT, HIP BUMPS RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT, LEFT 
(THIS WILL BE IN SHADOW POSITION WITH MAN IN FRONT)-
BOTH FACING INSIDE THE CIRCLE, HOLDING HANDS DOWN BY SIDES)

Step forward right and turn turn left, transfer weight to right as bump (sway) hips to right (takes 2 counts)
Step left to left side as bump (sway) hips to the left (weight on left) (should take 2 counts)
Bump hips right, left, right, left (weight. On left)
Hand movement on the turn left: raise right hand over lady's head. Man will be facing away from lady 
(a turn left) and holding hands down by sides

RIGHT VINE, TURN RIGHT, LEFT KICK FORWARD, WALK BACK,
TOUCH RIGHT (VINE WILL BE DONE MOVING TO THE RIGHT DOWN THE LOD,
TURN RIGHT TO FACE LOD AGAIN)

Step right to right, cross & step left behind right, step right to right & make a turn right, kick left forward
Step back left, right, left, touch right beside left

REPEAT
Every effort has been made to ensure these cue Sheets are accurate, Should you find any errors,
Please let me know via e-mail thank you...... Robert
http://www.arjjazedance.free-online.co.uk June 2005