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AIN’T MISBEHAVIN’
Count: 48. Wall: 4. Level: Intermediate
Choreographer: Guyton Mundy, Jo Thompson Szymanski & Amy Glass - Nov. 2015
Music: Misbehavin’ by Pentatonix (3:43) iTunes and amazon


INTRO: 8 count - No Restarts or Tags

KICK, BALL, STEP, DRAG, BALL, STEP, "SAMBA" DIAMOND 1/4 TURN RIGHT
1&2     Kick R forward, Step ball of R beside L, Large step L forward
3          Hold as R drags up toward L foot
&4       Small step forward with ball of R, Step L forward
5&6     Cross R over L, Step L to left, Turn ⅛ right step R back [1:30]
7&8     Step L back, Turn ⅛ right step R to right, Cross L over R [3:00]

SLOW STEP SIDE WITH HIP, SIDE, ROCK, CROSS, STEP 3/4 RIGHT, TRIPLE FORWARD
1,2      Leading with R hip place R toe to right, Slowly lower R heel
3&4     Rock L to left, Recover onto R, Cross L over R
5,6      Step R to right taking 2 counts to turn ¾ right allowing L knee to bend slightly with L foot close to R ankle [12:00]
7&8     Step L forward, Step R beside L heel, Step L forward [12:00]

ROCKING CHAIR, STEP, HITCH/HIP BUMP X2, HIP PUSHES (total of 1/2 turn right during counts 4-8)
1&2&  Rock R forward, Recover onto L, Rock R back, Recover onto L
3         Step R forward
4,5      Hitch L knee lifting L hip up twice turning ⅛ right [1:30]
6-8      Turn ⅛ right stepping L to left pushing hips left, Step R to right pushing hips right, Turn ¼ right shifting weight back to L [6:00]

BACK LOCKING TRIPLES X2, TOUCHES MOVING BACK (2 SLOW, 4 QUICK OR 4 BATUCADAS)
1&2     Step R back, Lock L over R, Step R back
3&4     Step L back, Lock R over L, Step L back
Note: There are several options for counts 5-8: 2 slow touches with holds, 4 quick touches or 4 Batucadas.
Option: 2 Slow Touches with Holds

&5,6    Step R back, Touch ball of L beside R, Hold
&7,8    Step L back, Touch ball of R beside L, Hold [6:00]
Option: 4 Quick Touches
&5&6  Step R back, Touch ball of L beside R, Step L back, Touch ball of R beside L
&7&8  Step R back, Touch ball of L beside R, Step L back, Touch ball of R beside L [6:00]
Option: Batucadas
5&a     Step R back, Press ball of L forward, Recover onto R
6&a     Step L back, Press ball of R forward, Recover onto L
7&a     Step R back, Press ball of L forward, Recover onto R
8         Step L back [6:00]

BALL, WALK, WALK, 1/4 LEFT, SIDE, TOGETHER, DIAGONAL TOE STRUT X2
&1,2    Step ball of R beside L, Step L forward, Step R forward
3&4     Step L forward turning ¼ left, Step R to right (body angled to left), Step L beside R [1:30]
5,6      Step R toe forward toward 1:30, Drop R heel
7,8      Step L toe forward toward 1:30, Drop L heel [1:30]

MAKING (almost) A FULL CIRCLE LEFT:
KNEE POP WALK X2, TRIPLE, KNEE POP WALK X2, TRIPLE
Note: The next 8 counts will circle around to the left to end up facing 3:00 - so, almost a full circle.

1,2      In an arc: Step R forward popping L knee forward, Step L forward popping R knee forward
3&4     In an arc: Step R forward, Step L beside R, Step R forward
5,6      In an arc: Step L forward popping R knee forward, Step R forward popping L knee forward
7&8     In an arc: Step L forward, Step R beside L, Step L forward [3:00]

48       REPEAT

Last Update - 12 Dec 2015