United
Choreographed by Hot Pepper

Description: 48 count, beginner/intermediate partner/circle dance
Position: Partners start side by side facing LOD, Couples in Sweetheart Position
Music: Where The Stars And Stripes And The Eagle Fly by Aaron Tippin

STEP, SLIDE, STEP, TOGETHER DIAGONALLY FORWARD AND TO THE RIGHT, SWIVEL HEELS, TOES, HEELS, TOES TO THE LEFT
1-4 Step diagonally right forward on right, slide left up next to right, step diagonally right forward on right, stomp left next to right
5-8 Swivel heels left, toes left, heels left, toes left
9-16 Repeat counts 1-8

STEP FORWARD RIGHT, TOUCH LEFT, STEP BACK LEFT, TOUCH RIGHT, STEP BACK RIGHT, TOUCH LEFT, STEP FORWARD LEFT, SCUFF RIGHT
17-18 Step diagonally right forward on right, touch left next to right
19-20 Step diagonally left back on left, touch right next to left
21-22 Step diagonally right back on right, touch left next to right
23-24 Step diagonally left forward on left, scuff right

FORWARD RIGHT SHUFFLE, LEFT SHUFFLE WITH TURN RIGHT, RIGHT SHUFFLE BACK, LEFT SHUFFLE WITH TURN LEFT
25&26 Shuffle forward right, left, right
27&28 Make turn to right as you shuffle left, right, left
29&30 Shuffle backwards right, left, right
31&32 Make turn to left as you shuffle left, right, left
All shuffles go in the direction of line of dance (LOD)
Couples never let go of hands. On counts 27&28 left hands go to ladies hip and right hands go up (reverse sweetheart). On counts 31&32 return arms to Sweetheart Position.

WALK FORWARD, KICK, WALK BACK 2, LEFT COASTER STEP
33-36 Walk forward right, left, right, kick left forward
37-38 Walk back left, right
39&40 Step back left, step together right, step forward left
Option: Couples can drop left hands and raise right hands over heads as ladies or both partners make a full right turn on counts 33-35 then kick forward on count 36 returning into Sweetheart Position

STEP FORWARD RIGHT, PIVOT LEFT, RIGHT SHUFFLE WITH TURN TO LEFT, ROCK BACK, REPLACE, STEP LEFT, SCUFF RIGHT
41-42 Step forward onto right, make turn to left (weight on left)
43&44 Make turn left shuffling right, left, right
45-46 Rock back onto left, replace weight forward onto right
47-48 Step forward left, scuff right
Couples drop left hands and raise right hands over heads on counts 41-44 to make turns.

REPEAT