Don't Stop the Party

Count:
104
Wall:
1
Level:
Phrased Intermediate
Choreographer:
Kerri Lessard - August 2013
Music:
Don't Stop the Party by Pitbull
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Dance pattern: 32 count intro, drums, A-B-C-drums, A-B-C-drums, A-Tag-drums, A-A-A-drums.

After 32 count into with rappy talking, there will be a 4 count drum solo. When you hear the drums, jump out with both feet (shoulder width apart) and raise your arms (point fingers) for 4 cts, until they are straight out in front of you (like you are pointing at the audience). Shimmy hips at the same time (opt).
Then say (with Pitbull) “Ya’ll havin’ a good time out there?” Repeat this each time you hear the drums.

Part – A - 32 counts
A-1: Step-sweep, step-sweep, rock-recover, triple ½ turn R
1-2Step R fwd, sweep L around from back to front
3-4Step L fwd, sweep R around from back to front
5-6Rock fwd on R, recover back on L
7&8Triple step R-L-R making a ½ turn right …6:00

A-2: ¼ Pivot right, crossing triple, big step right, drag L foot in
1-2Step L fwd, pivot ¼ turn right (wt ending on R)
3&4Cross L over R, step ball of R foot to R side, cross L over R
5-6-7-8Big step right with R foot (5). Drag L foot in slowly next to R (6-7-8) ...9:00

A-3: Weave left, rock-recover, sailor ¼ turn
1-2-3-4Step L to L side, cross R behind L, step L to L side, cross R over L
5-6Rock L out to L side, recover on to R
7&8Sweep L around ¼ turn L stepping L behind R, step ball of R to R side, step L fwd…6:00

A-4: Step-point, step-point, step-hitch with ½ turn
1-2-3-4Step R fwd, point L to L side, step L fwd, point R to R side
5-6-7-8Step R fwd & hitch L(5), make ½ turn right (6-7), step down on L(8) …12:00

Part – B - 44 counts
B-1: R heel fwd-side, coaster step, L heel fwd-side, coaster step
1-2Tap R heel fwd, tap R heel to R side
3&4Step R foot back, step ball of L foot beside R, step R foot fwd
5-6Tap L heel fwd, tap L heel to L side
7&8Step L foot back, step ball of R foot beside L, step L foot fwd …12:00

B-2: ½ Monterey, kick & point, ¼ turn step-point
1-2Point R to R side, swivel on ball of L foot & make a ½ turn R
3-4Point L to L side, step L foot next to R
5&6Kick R fwd, step R next to L, point L to L side
7-8Make a ¼ turn L as you step on L, point R to R side …3:00

B-3: Rock-revover, triple ½ turn, rock-recover, ¼ turn-touch
1-2Rock R fwd, recover back on L
3&4Triple R-L-R ½ turn to the right
5-6Rock L fwd, recover back on R
7&8¼ turn left, stepping on L, touch R toe next to L …6:00

B-4: Jazz-box, out-out, hold & snap, in-in, hold & snap
1-2-3-4Cross R over L, step L back, step R to R side, step L slightly fwd
&5-6Jump feet out R-L, hold & snap fingers
&7-8Jump feet back in R-L, bring hands back down to sides, hold & snap …12:00

B-5: Step feet out, cross wrists in front, flutter hands & shimmy, step-kick, step back-touch
&1Jump out to sides, R-L. Cross fisted hands at the wrist straight in front of you.
2&3&4Shimmy hips & shoulders while you separate & flutter hands (approx 24”apart)
This move matches the words: “all the pretty women here the hooka” the first time you dance part B and “zig-a-zig-a-zig-a-zig-a-zow” the second time you dance part B
5-6-7-8Step fwd R, kick fwd L, step back L, touch back R …6:00

B-6: ½ Turn R, hold, hitch L, hold
1-2Turn R ½ turn bringing weight to R foot, hold.
3-4Hitch L knee, hold.
(styling note: On the hitch count,(3) turn head sharply to the left when Pitbull says the word “Blao”. This happens on 2nd part-B rotation) …12:00

Part – C - 28 counts
C-1: Knee hitches x 3, rock back-recover
1Step L back while hitching R knee at the same time
&Step R back while hitching L knee at the same time
2Step L back while hitching R knee at the same time

3Step R back while hitching L knee at the same time
&Step L back while hitching R knee at the same time
4Step R back while hitching L knee at the same time

5&6‘Repeat steps 1&2’
7-8Rock back on R foot, recover fwd on L … 12:00

C-2: Pivot ½ turn, pivot ½ turn, (funky boogie walk) out-out, in-touch
1-2-3-4Step R foot fwd, turn ½ left - step R foot fwd, turn ½ left
5-6Step R out fwd & to right diagonal, step L out fwd & to L diagonal
7-8Step R foot back in to center, touch L foot next to R …12:00

C-3: Knee hitches x 3, rock back-recover
1-8“Repeat steps 1 through 8 as in section C-1”

C-4: Pivot ½ turn, pivot ½ turn
1-2-3-4Step R foot fwd, turn ½ left – step R foot fwd, turn ½ left …12:00
5-6-7-8Jump out with both feet (shoulder width apart) shimmy & point to the drum solo.

TAG: (26 counts) Happens to 12:00 wall. Rappy talking section -lyrics: “I’m a give it to ya – ah ah, now give it to me – ah ah”
&1Jump out to the right & step L next to R
2-3Pop shoulders up/down (to lyrics ah-ah)
&1Jump out to the left (slight diagonal back) & step R next to L
2-3Pop shoulders up/down
&1Jump out to the right (slight diagonal back) & step L next to R
2-3Pop shoulders up/down .. . . . . . . .

(Continue this pattern until you have done counts “ &1,2-3” a total of 6 times, taking care not to jump back too far each time)

Do these next 8 counts when he sings: “Get funky-get funky”
1-2Step R foot to R side - tap L heel to L side and snap fingers
3-4Step L foot to L side - tap R heel to R side and snap fingers
5-8Repeat steps 1-4
Styling: make it funky with side body roll or whatever you like.

* Dance part A 3 more times.
Last drum solo happens during last 4 counts. Shimmy shoulders, and/or hips, while sweeping left foot around or step on L & shimmy shoulders while doing a slow ½ turn right.

Contact: kerrilessard@att.net