Right Turning Basic

Right Turning Basic (w/ Lady's Roll)

This online reference gives a detailed description of the dance figure, including timing, foot positions, movement and technique.


Step Timing Feet PositionsAmount of Turn Note
1SLF to side Normal basic
2QRF crosses behind LF  
3QLF rocks in place 
4SRF to side Start prepping. Opening lady slightly to her R. 
5QLF replaces weight

6QRF replace, slightly forwardStart turning to R
7SLF back, slightly to sideContinue to turn to R, 90 degree turned. After turning, stepping LF back, slightly to sideOptionally, lead Lady's to an Outside (Right) Roll by raising L arm, leading Lady's R arm over her head to her R.
8QRF to side, slightly back(optionally turn another half turn to R)Travel to Man's right side.
9QLF crosses in front of RF
Next step is RF to side on S.


StepTimingFeet PositionsAmount of TurnNote
1SRF to side Normal basic
2QLF steps behind RF 
3QRF rocks in place 
4SLF to side Man opens Lady to her R, into PP, prep.
6QRF crosses in back of LF 
6QLF replaces weightBody start turning to RBody turning to R, next  step is going to be a forward step.
7SRF fwd, in between Man's feetBody turning to RTurned 90 to R from beginning.

Optionally, if Man raises his L arm to lead Lady into Outside (Right) Turn, Lady completes a full turn over QQ, traveling to left, Man's right side.
8QLF to side(optionally continue to turn another half turn)Travel to Lady's left side
9QRF crosses in front of LF Next step is LF to side on S.