Ohhh Behave

Choreographed by Michele Burton
Description: 32 count, 4 wall, intermediate line dance
Music: Think by Aretha Franklin (142bpm - Blues Brothers Soundtrack)
Whatcha Gonna Do With A Cowboy by Chris LeDoux (132bpm Polka - 20 Greatest Hit)


SHOWY ARM INTRO
Arm movements begin on count 17 of the introduction, on the word "Think"
Hip movement: Beginning to the right, weight shifts from right hip to left hip on every odd count
1-4 Right hand/arm up to high "V", hold, repeat with left arm, hold
5-6 Bring arms in, cross wrists at chest level, right arm over left (hands in fists), hold
7-10 Right arm out to low "V" (palms flashed at audience), hold, repeat with left arm, hold
11-14 Punch right arm across to left diagonal (chest level), hold, punch left arm across to right diagonal, hold
15-16 Body roll left (weight left foot on count 16)

BEGIN DANCE
TOUCH STEP, TOUCH STEP, TOUCH & TOUCH & TOUCH STEP FORWARD
The touch steps are done with hip action by pushing hip forward. Raise hands up from sides of body (palms down) for counts 5-8, or try "raising the roof"
1-4 Touch right toe forward, step down on right foot, touch left toe forward, step down on left foot
5&6& Touch right toe forward, sit back on left hip, touch right toe forward, sit back on left hip
7&8 Touch right toe forward, sit back on left hip, step forward on right foot

STEP PIVOT, PONY LEFT, PONY RIGHT, PONY LEFT
Add "swim" arms if you like on counts 3-8. Counts 3-8 move forward due to counts 3, 5, & 7
1-2 Step forward on left foot, pivot right, transferring weight to right foot
3&4 Left foot step forward left diagonal, step right beside left, step left beside right
5&6 Right foot step forward right diagonal, step left beside right, step right beside left
7&8 Left foot step forward left diagonal, step right beside left, step left beside right

STEP, BALL STEP, BALL STEP, BALL STEP, PUSH STEP, WALK BACK, BACK, BACK
Counts 1-4 include shoulder shimmies leaning forward OR try rib contractions with arms in "stick 'em up" position (elbows at armpit height)
1&2& Step forward on right foot, return weight to ball of left foot, step forward onto right foot, return weight to ball of left
3&4 Step forward onto right foot, return weight to ball of left foot, step forward onto right foot
5&6 Step forward onto left foot, push back onto right foot, step back on left foot
7-8 Walk back on right foot, walk back on left foot

TOUCH STEP, TOUCH STEP, CHUG & CHUG & CHUG & CHUG
The arm action for counts 5-8 is hands in fists, arms in "W". Using torso, bring right elbow down as right hip comes up (alternate action for counts 5-8
1-2 Touch right toe to right (bend left support leg), right foot step forward
3-4 Touch left toe to left (bend right support leg), left foot step forward
5& Touch right toe to right (pushing right hip to right and turning 1/16 left on ball of left foot), sit on left hip
6&7&8& Repeat count 5 three more times to complete a turn left on ball of right foot
It is important to have the right foot touching directly to the right at the end of count 8

REPEAT
BIG FINISH OPTION
The big finish comes on the 12th wall, after counts 17-24
1-2 Step forward on right foot, pivot left (throw arms into high "V")
You are now facing the audience (front wall)