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Past Present &Future It's ALL About DANCE!!!

DON'T STOP MOVIN'

Choreographer:
Alan G Birchall (April 2001)
Proof Reader: Carol Clements

Level:
Intermediate/Advanced
Dance: Phrased Sequence: A,A,A,B,A,A,B,C,A,B,B,C (Read Notes At End of Script)
Steps/Count: 32 In Verse - 52 In Chorus - 16 In Tag
Music: Don't Stop Movin' - S CLUB 7  BPM: 120  Start: On Lyrics!

PART A
(Verse)

LUNGE RIGHT, SLIDE, SAILOR STEPS
1 Step Right to Right Into Lunge
2-4 Slide Right To Left (Weight Returns to Left Foot)
5&6 Cross Right Behind Left, Step Left To Left, Step Right By Left
7&8 Cross Left Behind Right, Step Right To Right, Step Left By Right
Note: Optional Arms For Lunge, Link Hands By Interlocking Fingers At Shoulder Height Close to Chest

SYNCOPATED VINE RIGHT, ROCK, RECOVER, CROSS BEHIND, STEP, CROSS IN FRONT
&9 Step Right To Right, Cross Left Behind Right
&10 Step Right To Right, Cross Left Over Right
&11 Step Right To Right, Cross Left Behind Right
&12 Step Right To Right, Cross Left Over Right
13-14 Rock Right To Right, Recover On Left
15&16 Cross Right Behind Left, Step Left To Left, Cross Right Over Left
Option for Syncopated Vine: Ordinary Vine

WEAVE LEFT, ROCK, RECOVER, 1/4 SAILOR TURN
17-18 Step Left To Left, Cross Right Behind Left
19-20 Step Left To Left, Cross Right Over Left
21-22 Rock Left To Left, Recover On Right
23&24 Cross Left Behind Right, Making 1/4 Turn Right Step Right To Right, Step Forward On Left

STEP 1/2 PIVOT, SHUFFLE, ROCK, RECOVER, COASTER STEP
25-26 Step Forward On Right, Make 1/2 Pivot Left
27&28 Step Forward On Right, Step Left Next to Right, Step Forward On Right
29-30 Rock Forward on Left, Recover On Right
31&32 Step Back On Left, Step Right Next To Left, Step Forward On Left

PART B (Chorus)

STOMP, SCOOT, STEP, HOLD, MOONWALKS
1 Stomp Forward on Right NOTE: ALWAYS performed on the word DON'T
2 Scoot Back On Right, Whilst Hitching Left NOTE: ALWAYS performed on the word STOP
3-4 Step Back On Left, Hold NOTE: ALWAYS performed on the word MOVIN'
5-6 Slide Right Foot Back Whilst Popping Left Knee Out, Slide Left Foot Back Whilst Popping Right Knee Out (Moonwalks)
7-8 Slide Right Foot Back Whilst Popping Left Knee Out, Slide Left Foot Back Whilst Popping Right Knee Out (Moonwalks)

SKATES FORWARD, 1/4 HINGE TURN, HOLD, 1/2 HINGE TURN, HOLD
9-10 Skate Forward on Right, Skate Forward on Left
11-12 Skate Forward on Right, Skate Forward on Left
13-14 On Ball Of Left Foot Make 1/4 Turn Left Stepping Right To Right, Hold (Weight Is On Left)
15-16 On Ball Of Right Foot Make 1/2 Turn Left, Hold
Note: You Will Have Made 3/4 turn left

STOMP, SCOOT, STEP, HOLD, MOONWALKS
17 Stomp Forward on Right NOTE: ALWAYS performed on the word DON'T
18 Scoot Back On Right, Whilst Hitching Left NOTE: ALWAYS performed on the word STOP
19-20 Step Back On Left, Hold NOTE: ALWAYS performed on the word MOVIN'
21-22 Slide Right Foot Back Whilst Popping Left Knee Out, Slide Left Foot Back Whilst Popping Right Knee Out (Moonwalks)
23-24 Slide Right Foot Back Whilst Popping Left Knee Out, Slide Left Foot Back Whilst Popping Right Knee Out (Moonwalks)

SKATES FORWARD, 1/4 TURN, HOLD, 1/2 HINGE TURN, HOLD
25-26 Skate Forward on Right, Skate Forward on Left
27-28 Skate Forward on Right, Skate Forward on Left
29-30 On Ball Of Left Foot Stepping Forward On Right Make 1/4 Turn Left, Hold (Weight Is On Left)
31-32 On Ball Of Right Foot Make 1/2 Turn Left, Hold
Note: You Will Have Made 3/4 turn left

TOUCHES, HEELS, BOUNCE TURN
33& Touch Right To Right, Step Right Next To Left
34& Touch Left To Left, Step Left Next To Right
35& Touch Right Heel Forward, Step Right Next to Left
36 Step Back On Ball Of Left Foot (Heel Will Be Slightly Raised)
37-40 Make 1/2 Turn Left (Anti - Clockwise) Bouncing Heels 4 Times During Turn

TOUCHES, HEELS, BOUNCE TURN
41&  Touch Right To Right, Step Right Next To Left
42& Touch Left To Left, Step Left Next To Right
43& Touch Right Heel Forward, Step Right Next to Left
44 Step Back On Ball Of Left Foot (Heel Will Be Slightly Raised)
45-48 Make 1/2 Turn Left (Anti - Clockwise) Bouncing Heels 4 Times During Turn

TOE TOUCHES
49& Touch Right To Right, Step Right Next To Left
50& Touch Left To Left, Step Left Next To Right
51& Touch Right To Right, Step Right Next To Left
52& Touch Left To Left, Step Left Next To Right

START AGAIN
   
Optional Hand Movements for PART B (Chorus Section):
On The Word DON'T Both arms are outstretched down at 45 degrees to floor, palms at 90 degrees parallel with floor and fingers out stretched
The Palms of your hands should be roughly hip height
On the Word STOP Arms are at shoulder level, elbows bent at 90 degrees,
forearms and palms parallel with body, fingers outstretched (Scarecrow Fashion)
On the word MOVIN' Arms are outstretched in front of you parallel with floor,
Palms at 90 Degrees parallel with body fingers outstretched (As If You Are Pushing Against A Wall!!)

PART C
TAG: Performed On 2nd and 4th Repeat Of PART B Only!! FROM STEP 52!!
1/4 BALL SWIVEL ON LEFT, 1/4 BALL SWIVEL ON RIGHT, HIP THRUSTS, SHUFFLE, STEP 1/4 PIVOT
1 On Ball Of Left Foot ONLY Swivel Left HEEL OUT 1/4 Left (weight is on right foot),
2 On Ball Of Right Foot ONLY Swivel Right HEEL 1/4 Left You Will ONLY Have Made 1/4 TURN RIGHT (weight should be on the left foot)
&3&4 Thrust Hips Forward, Back, Forward, Back (Weight Stays On Left)
5&6 Step Forward On Right, Step Left By Right, Step Forward On Right
7-8 Step Forward On Left 1/4 Pivot Right (Weight Ends On Left)
1/4 BALL SWIVEL ON RIGHT, 1/4 BALL SWIVEL ON LEFT, HIP THRUSTS, SHUFFLE, FORWARD MAMBO STEP
9 On Ball Of Right Foot ONLY Swivel Right HEEL 1/4 Left (weight is on Left foot),
10 On Ball Of Left Foot ONLY Swivel Left HEEL OUT 1/4 Left You Will ONLY Have Made 1/4 TURN RIGHT (weight should be on the left foot)
Option: 1/2 Pivot (&), Hold (9)
&11&12 Thrust Hips Forward, Back Forward, Back (Weight Stays On Left)
13&14 Step Forward On Right, Step Left By Right, Step Forward On Right
15&16 Rock Forward On Left, Rock Back On Right, Step Left By Right

READ THESE NOTES:
The Chorus Section (PART B) is repeated twice at the end, the first time the section finishes at STEP 32
AT THIS POINT start the chorus section (PART B) as normal and dance right through including the Tag section
you will end the dance facing the home wall, on the Shuffle forward (steps 13&14)
to finish just cross left over right clicking fingers at shoulder height