Don't Start Now

Count:
32
Wall:
4
Level:
Improver
Choreographer:
Niels Poulsen (Denmark) December 2019
Music:
Don't start now by Dua Lipa. Track length: 3:03. Buy on iTunes, etc.
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Intro: 16 counts (app. 10 secs. into track). Start with weight on L foot

**2 easy restarts:
(1st) - On wall 2 (starts facing 9:00), after 16 counts, still facing 9:00
(2nd) - On wall 6 (starts facing 12:00), after 16 counts, still facing 12:00

Ending: Wall 11 is your last wall, starts facing 9:00.
Do up to count 29, facing 9:00 again. Then turn ½ L stepping L fwd, step R fwd, and lastly turn ¼ L onto L foot to finish at the front wall.

[1 – 8] Slow back sweep, behind side, slow cross sweep in front
1 – 2Step back on R starting to sweep L to L side (1), sweep L behind R (2) 12:00
3 – 4Cross L behind R (3), step R to R side (4) 12:00
5 – 6Cross L over R starting to sweep R to R side (5), sweep R forward (6) 12:00
7 – 8Cross R over L (7), step L to L side (8) 12:00

[9 – 16] R back rock, shuffle ½ L, L back rock, shuffle ½ R
1 – 2Rock back on R (1), recover fwd onto L (2) 12:00
3&4Turn ¼ L stepping R to R side (3), turn ¼ L stepping back on L (&), step back on R (4) 6:00
5 – 6Rock back on L (5), recover fwd onto R (6) 6:00
7&8Turn ¼ R stepping L to L side (7), turn ¼ R stepping back on R (&), step back on L (8) 12:00

[17 – 24] ¼ R side, knee pop, cross shuffle, R side rock ¼ L, R kick ball change
1&2Turn ¼ R stepping R to R side (1), pop knees forward (&), step down on heels again (2) … (OR just do a Hold on count 2) 3:00
3&4Cross L over R (3), step R to R side (&), cross L over R (4) 3:00
5 – 6Rock R to R side (5), turn ¼ L when recovering onto L (6) 12:00
7&8Kick R fwd (7), step R next to L (&), change weight to L (8) 12:00

[25 – 32] Step R fwd, Hold, L shuffle fwd, step ¼ L, cross, side
1 – 2Step fwd on R (1), HOLD (2) 12:00
3&4Step L fwd (3), step R behind L (&), step L fwd (4) 12:00
5 – 6Step R fwd (5), turn ¼ L onto L (6) 9:00
7 – 8Cross R over L (8), step L to L side (8) 9:00

START AGAIN

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Last Update - 5 Jan 2020 - R2