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WHY DON’T WE JUST DANCE
Count: 64. Wall: 2. Level: Intermediate
Choreographer: Peter & Alison, TheDanceFactoryUK (Aug 09)
Music: Why Don’t We Just Dance by Josh Turner (CD: Haywire [122bpm])


Start 16 counts after the heavy beat kicks in

SIDE, TOGETHER, KICK, BALL, CROSS, SIDE, TOGETHER, KICK, BALL, CROSS
1,2      Step R to right, Step L beside R
3&4    Kick R forward, Step R back, Cross L over R
5,6      Step R to right, Step L beside R
7&8    Kick R forward, Step ball of L beside R, Cross L over R
ENDING: see below

ROCK RIGHT, RECOVER, BEHIND, 1/4 LEFT, FORWARD, STEP, HOLD, BALL, WALK, WALK
1,2      Rock R to right, Recover onto L
3&4    Step R behind L, Turn ¼ left step L forward, Step R forward [9:00]
5,6&   Step L forward, Hold, Step R beside L
7,8      Step L forward, Step R forward

ROCK FORWARD, RECOVER, TOGETHER, TOUCH SIDE, TOGETHER, TOUCH SIDE
TOUCH BACK, UNWIND 1/2 LEFT, SHUFFLE

1,2&   Rock L forward, Recover onto R, Step L beside R
3&4    Touch R to right, Step R beside L, Touch L to left
5,6      Touch L back, Unwind ½ left (weight on L) [3:00]
7&8    Step R forward, Step L beside R, Step R forward

ROCK FORWARD, RECOVER, TOGETHER, STEP, PIVOT 1/4 LEFT, CROSS SHUFFLE, SIDE, HOLD
1,2&   Rock L forward, Recover onto R, Step L beside R
3,4      Step R forward, Pivot ¼ left [12:00]
5&6    Cross R over L, Step L to left, Cross R over L
7,8      Step L to left, Hold

TOGETHER, 1/4 LEFT, HOLD, DOROTHY, DOROTHY, ROCK FORWARD, RECOVER
&1,2   Step R beside L, Turn ¼ left step L forward, Hold [9:00]
3,4&   Step R forward 45° right, Lock L behind R, Step R slightly forward
5,6&   Step L forward 45° left, Lock R behind L, Step L slightly forward
7,8      Rock R forward, Recover onto L

FULL TURN BACK, COASTER CROSS, SIDE, TOGETHER, SHUFFLE
1,2      Turn ½ right step R forward, Turn ½ right step L back [9:00]
3&4    Step R back, Step L beside R, Cross R over L
5,6      Step L to left, Step R beside L
7&8    Step L forward, Step R beside L, Step L forward

CHASSE RIGHT, 1/4 LEFT CHASSE LEFT, SHUFFLE, ROCK FORWARD, RECOVER
1&2    Step R to right, Step L beside R, Step R to right
3&4    Turn ¼ left step L to left, Step R beside L, Step L to left [6:00]
5&6    Step R forward, Step L beside R, Step R forward
7,8      Rock L forward, Recover onto R

SHUFFLE 1/2 LEFT, SHUFFLE 1/2 LEFT, COASTER BACK, KICK, BALL, CROSS
1&2    Turn ½ left step L forward, Step R beside L, Step L forward
3&4    Turn ½ left step R back, Step L beside R, Step R back [6:00]
5&6    Step L back, Step R beside L, Step L forward
7&8    Kick R forward, Step ball of R back, Cross L over R

64       REPEAT

TAG: End of Wall 4, Add the following 8 count tag: (you will be facing front wall)
ROCK RIGHT, RECOVER, BEHIND, SIDE, CROSS
ROCK LEFT, RECOVER, BEHIND, SIDE, CROSS

1,2      Rock R to right, Recover onto L
3&4    Step R behind L, Step L to left, Cross R over L
5,6      fsRock L to left, Recover onto R
7&8    Step L behind R, Step R to right, Cross L over R

ENDING: During Wall 6 (facing back wall) dance the first 8 counts. Unwind ½ left to finish facing front wall