(The) King & I

Choreographed by Christy Fox

Description: 48 count, 4 wall, beginner line dance 
Music: I Got Stung by Elvis Presley

TOE TOUCH FORWARD, SIDE, BACK SLAP, TOUCH SIDE, FORWARD, SIDE, BACK SLAP, SCUFF
1-2 Right toe touch forward, right toe touch side
3-4 Cross right leg behind left knee and hit your boot with left hand, right toe touch side
5-6 Right toe touch forward, right toe touch side
7-8 Cross right leg behind left knee and hit your boot with left hand, scuff right heel forward

TOE STRUT FORWARD RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT, LEFT
1-2 Touch right toe forward, drop right heel to take weight
3-4 Touch left toe forward, drop left heel to take weight
5-6 Touch right toe forward, drop right heel to take weight
7-8 Touch left toe forward, drop left heel to take weight

ON A SLIGHT DIAGONAL, STEP TO RIGHT SIDE, CROSS LEFT BEHIND, 3X ENDING WITH TOUCH LEFT BESIDE RIGHT
1-2 On a diagonal, step right to right side, cross left behind right
3-4 On a diagonal, step right to right side, cross left behind right
5-6 On a diagonal, step right to right side, cross left behind right
7-8 On a diagonal, step right to right side, touch left beside right

¼ TURN, HOLD, ¼ TURN HOLD, HEEL SWIVELS RIGHT, CENTER, RIGHT, CENTER
1-2 Turn ¼ left and step left forward, hold
3-4 Turn ¼ left and step right beside left, hold
5-6 Swivel both heels to the right, swivel both heels back to center
7-8 Swivel both heels to the right, swivel both heels back to center

KICK, BALL STEP FORWARD, 2X
1-2 Kick right forward, step right together beside left
3-4 Step left forward, hold
5-6 Kick right forward, step right together beside left
7-8 Step left forward, hold

STEP, ¼ TURN, STEP, ½ TURN
1-2 Step right forward, hold
3-4 Turn ¼ left and transfer weight to left, hold
5-6 Step right forward, hold
7-8 Turn ½ left and transfer weight to left, hold

REPEAT

Start dance at words "I Got Stung By A Sweet Honey Bee"

Optional start to the dance, on the introduction
STEP, ¼ TURN, STEP, ¼ TURN, STEP, ¼ TURN, STEP, ¼ TURN
1-4 Step right forward, hold, turn ¼ left shifting weight to left, hold
5-16 Repeat counts 1-4 three more times