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Two Step

Table of Contents

 

Contents

  1. 1 1.      Basic Open & Closed
  2. 2 2.      Release to Underarm Turn Right/Alternate Underarm Turn
  3. 3 3.      Close Body Basic
  4. 4 4.      Left Turning Basic
  5. 5 5.      Lady’s Inside Turn
  6. 6 6.      Open Underarm Turn Left
  7. 7 7.      Cuddle
  8. 8 8.      Peek A Boo
  9. 9 9.      Twist
  10. 10 10.   Right Turning Basic with Lady’s Roll
  11. 11 11.   Change of Places
  12. 12 12.   Flirtation Roll
  13. 13 13.   One Hand Cuddle
  14. 14 14.   Spin Whip
  15. 15 15.   Sweetheart
  16. 16 16.   Checked Left & Right Turning Basics
  17. 17 17.   Around the World
  18. 18 18.   Around the World with Lady’s Right Turn/Free Spins
  19. 19 19.   Figure 8
  20. 20 20.   Back Spot Release/Flip Flops
  21. 21 21.   Traveling Right Turn (with and without Pivot)
  22. 22 22.   Arm Check
  23. 23 23.   Simple Wrap
  24. 24 24.   Back Track Progressive Right Turn
  25. 25 25.   Half Nelson to Cuddle
  26. 26 26.   Turkish Towel to Wrap Around Turn
  27. 27 27.   Inside Turn to Sweetheart/Check/Underarm Turn Right
  28. 28 28.   Turkish Towel to Wrap Around and Shadow Wrap Around
  29. 29 29.   Catapult Catch & Spin
  30. 30 30.   Catch to Free Spin/Waist Spin
  31. 31 31.   Check & Reverse:
  32. 32 32.   Combination Spot Turns/with Release
  33. 33 33.   Flip flops with Man’s Left Turn
  34. 34 34.   Arm Check to Turning Face Loops
  35. 35 35.   Back Spot Release to Passing Twinkles
  36. 36 36.   Double Pivot to Lady’s Roll
  37. 37 37.   Wrap to Face Loops
  38. 38 38.   Left Shoulder Wrap
  39. 39 39.   Overhead Wrap to Neck Tunnel
  40. 40 40.   Combination Wrap & Tunnel
  41. 41 41.   Arm Lock & Wheel (Buddy)
  42. 42 42.   Promenade to Back Spot Turn and Pivot (Buddy)
  43. 43 43.   Continuous Right Turn with Lady’s Right (Outside) Turn (Buddy)
  44. 44 44.   Circling Right Turn (Buddy)
  45. 45 45.   Left Turn with Man’s Left Underarm (Inside) Turn (Buddy)
  46. 46 46.   Hip Lead (Buddy)
  47. 47 47.   Big Runaround (Buddy)
  48. 48 48.   Body Wrap (Buddy)
  49. 49 49.   Left Free Spin/Dip
  50. 50 50.   Cross Body Spin with Continuous Neck Wrap (Optional: Man’s Hook & Spin)
  51. 51 51.   Triple Traveler
  52. 52 52.   Triple Traveler with Shoulder Turn
  53. 53 53.   Sweetheart Check with Left Turn and Explosion (SR)
  54. 54 54.   Man’s Cuddle to Lady’s Cuddle, Check and Inside Turn (SR)
  55. 55 55.   Right Spot Turns with Fans
  56. 56 56.   Circle & Man’s Neck Roll
  57. 57 57.   Throwout to Lady’s Continuous Right Turn
  58. 58 58.   Right Turning Basic to Rope Spin
  59. 59 59.   Back Spot Turn with Man’s Underarm Turn Left
  60. 60 60.   Right Turning Basic, Rope Spin, Back Spot, Man’s Underarm Turn and Lady’s Roll
  61. 61 61.   Continuous Circle
  62. 62 62.   Continuous Flip Flops
  63. 63 63.   Progressive Right Turn with Lady’s Outside Turn (In and Out Spins?)

1.      Basic Open & Closed

 

Step

Timing

Feet Positions

Amount of Turn

Note

1

S

RF to side

 

Hold the count, do not rush to Q.

2

Q

LF steps behind RF

 

 

3

Q

RF rocks in place

 

 

4

S

LF to side

 

 

5

Q

RF steps behind LF

 

 

6

Q

LF rocks in place

 

 

 

 

Note: 

  • Could be dance with open (lady’s left hand and man’s right hand are free) or close position.
  • Commit weight on rocking foot, but not too much.
  • Add body sway (from rib cage) for styling.

 

 

 

 


2.      Release to Underarm Turn Right/Alternate Underarm Turn

 

Step

Timing

Feet Positions

Amount of Turn

Note

1

S

RF to side

 

 

2

Q

LF steps behind RF

 

 

3

Q

RF rocks

 

 

4

S

LF to side

 

Release to open position

5

Q

RF steps behind RF, to open position

 

 

6

Q

LF rocks

 

 

7

S

RF to side

 

Left shoulder keep flat, not tilted

8

Q

LF crosses in front of RF, turn right

full turn between step 8 and 9.

See note

9

Q

RF in place rock, keep turning right

 

 

10

S

LF to side

 

 

11

Q

RF behind LF

 

 

12

Q

LF rocks

 

back to closed position

 

 

Note:

  • About the turn:
    • Head position relative to neck/shoulder does not change, do not spot when turning, make the turn smooth, not sharp.
    • Keep left shoulder flat, not tilted.
  • Alternate Underarm Turn: step 10 –12, man does an underarm turn left, then lady does another underarm turn right.

 

 


3.      Close Body Basic

 

Step

Timing

Feet Positions

Amount of Turn

Note

1

S

RF to side

 

Dance in very close position

2

Q

LF closes to RF, hip movement, both knees straight

 

 

3

Q

Hip, both knees bent

 

 

4

S

LF to side

 

 

5

Q

RF closes to LF, hip movement. Both knees straight

 

 

6

Q

Hip, both knees bent

 

 

 

 

Note:

 

 


4.      Left Turning Basic

 

Step

Timing

Feet Positions

Amount of Turn

Note

1

S

RF to side

 

From closed position

2

Q

LF steps behind RF

 

 

3

Q

RF rocks

 

 

4

S

LF to side

 

 

5

Q

RF behind LF, man open up 90, prepare lady to turn

 

lady look along the right hand direction

6

Q

LF rocks

 

 

7

S

RF forward turning left

180 to L.

 

8

Q

LF to left side, face partner now

 

contra P.P. look along left hand direction

9

Q

RF crosses in front of LF

 

contra P.P.

10

S

LF to side

 

back to closed position

11

Q

RF behind LF

 

 

12

Q

LF rocks

 

 

 

 

Note:

 


5.      Lady’s Inside Turn

 

Step

Timing

Feet Positions

Amount of Turn

Note

1

S

RF to side

 

From closed position

2

Q

LF steps behind RF

 

 

3

Q

RF rocks

 

 

4

S

LF to side

 

 

5

Q

RF behind LF, open break

 

Open up

6

Q

LF rocks

 

 

7

S

RF forward to man’s R, under R arm turn, face partner already

180 to L.

Spiral position fee

8

Q

LF to left side

 

Side cross basic

9

Q

RF crosses in front of LF

 

 

10

S

LF to side

 

 

11

Q

RF behind LF

 

 

12

Q

LF rocks

 

 

 

 

Note:

 


6.      Open Underarm Turn Left

 

Step

Timing

Feet Positions

Amount of Turn

Note

1

S

RF to side

 

 

2

Q

LF steps behind RF

 

 

3

Q

RF rocks

 

 

4

S

LF to side

 

 

5

Q

RF behind LF, guy open up 90, prepare for turn

 

look along the right hand direction

6

Q

LF rocks

 

 

7

S

RF forward turning left, then face partner again

180 to L

Raise R. arm

8

Q

Turning L, LF to side

180 to L

Keep going one direction

9

Q

RF to side, turning L, same direction

180 to L

Keep L arm and elbow high below chin, so it’s easy to put on man’s arm at the end.

10

S

LF to side

 

Back to basic

11

Q

RF behind LF

 

 

12

Q

LF rocks

 

 

 

 

Note:

  • different from left turning basic. More turn, more like progressive right turn.
  • Step 8-10, could also just do regular side-cross-side ending instead of turning left.

 

 

 


7.      Cuddle

 

Step

Timing

Feet Positions

Amount of Turn

Note

1

S

RF to side

 

start with basic

2

Q

LF steps behind RF

 

 

3

Q

RF rocks

 

 

4

S

LF to side

 

to two-hand hold position

5

Q

RF steps behind RF

 

 

6

Q

LF rocks

 

 

7

S

RF forward, pivot, raise R. arm, crosses left cheek, lands on top of L. arm around waist.

180 to left

start cuddle  position

8

Q

LF back

 

could point RF for styling

9

Q

RF rocks in place

 

 

10

S

LF forward, pivot, raise R. arm, back to two-hand hold position

180 to right

 

11

Q

RF back

 

 

12

Q

LF rocks in place

 

after this, could repeat 7 to 12 again

13

S

RF forward, pivot

180? to left

finish with left turning box

14

Q

LF to side

 

 

15

Q

RF crosses in front LF

 

 

16

S

LF to side

 

 

17

Q

RF behind LF

 

 

18

Q

LF rocks

 

 

 

 

Note:  could also finish with underarm turn right starting at step 13.

 

 

 


8.      Peek A Boo

 

Step

Timing

Feet Positions

Amount of Turn

Note

1

S

RF to side

 

start with basic to open position

2

Q

LF steps behind RF

 

 

3

Q

RF rocks

 

 

4

S

LF to side

 

 

5

Q

RF steps behind RF, to open position

 

lady’s left hand is free

6

Q

LF rocks

 

 

7

S

RF forward, pivot, raise R. arm, crosses left cheek, lands around waist

180 to left

start Peek A Boo

8

Q

LF back, L. arm inside R. arm, all the way straight up for styling, not half bent in front of man’s face.

 

Finish the rotation, shoulder parallel to man’s. could point RF for styling

9

Q

RF rocks in place, keep L. arm position

 

 

10

S

LF forward, pivot, raise R. arm, lower L. arm, back to open position

180 to right

 

11

Q

RF back

 

 

12

Q

LF rocks in place

 

after this, could repeat 7 to 12 again

13

S

RF forward, pivot

180? to left

finish with left turning box

14

Q

LF to side

 

 

15

Q

RF crosses in front LF

 

 

16

S

LF to side

 

 

17

Q

RF behind LF

 

 

18

Q

LF rocks

 

 

 

 

Note:

  • Compared with Cuddle, in Peek-A-Boo, left hand is open.

 

 


9.      Twist

 

Step

Timing

Feet Positions

Amount of Turn

Note

1

S

LF to side

 

Precede with underarm turn right

2

Q

RF rocks behind LF

 

 

3

Q

LF replace

 

Two hand-hold: lady’s RH over LH at waist level

4

S

RF to side, turning body to L

90 to L

Line up with man

5

Q

LF rocks behind RF

 

 

6

Q

RF replace

 

 

7

S

LF forward, turning body to R

180 to R

 

8

Q

RF rocks behind LF

 

 

9

Q

LF replace

 

Could repeat more

10

S

RF forward, turning body to L, RH over man’s head to shoulder

180 to L

Now closing

11

Q

LF rocks behind RF

 

 

12

Q

RF replace

 

 

13

S

LF forward, turning body to R, LH over man’s head then to shoulder

 

 

14

Q

RF rocks behind LF

 

 

15

Q

LF replace

 

Continue with basic

 

 

Note:

  • Hand position: lady’s RH over LH.

10.   Right Turning Basic with Lady’s Roll

 

Step

Timing

Feet Positions

Amount of Turn

Note

1

S

RF to side

 

start with a basic

2

Q

LF steps behind RF

 

 

3

Q

RF rocks in place

 

 

4

S

LF to side

 

 

5

Q

RF steps behind LF

90 to R

Man should open up lady to her right 90

6

Q

LF rocks in place

 

 

7

S

RF forward, turning right

90 to R

start regular right turning basic

8

Q

LF to side

 

 

9

Q

RF crosses in front LF

 

 

10

S

LF to side

 

 

11

Q

RF steps behind LF

90 to R

Open up lady

12

Q

LF rocks in place

 

 

13

S

RF forward in between partner’s legs, then partners clears way, turn right

90 to R

start right turning basic with lady’s roll

14

Q

LF steps to side, turning right

180 to right

 

15

Q

RF steps to the side, turning right, face partner now

180 to right

end up facing opposite direction from starting point

16

S

LF to side

 

 

17

Q

RF behind LF

 

 

18

Q

LF rocks

 

 

 

 

Note: 

  • Use right turning basic to get to open break position.

11.   Change of Places

 

Step

Timing

Feet Positions

Amount of Turn

Note

1

S

LF to side

 

Two hand-hold: LH above RH

2

Q

RF rocks behind LF

 

 

3

Q

LF replace

 

 

4

S

RF forward, turning L

180 to L

Both hands above head

5

Q

LF rocks behind RF

 

 

6

Q

RF replace

 

 

7

S

LF forward, turning R

180 to R

Both hands above head

8

Q

RF rocks behind LF

 

 

9

Q

LF replace

 

 

10

S

RF to side

 

Finish with underarm turn right

11

Q

LF crosses RF, turning R

180 to R

 

12

Q

RF steps, turning R

180 to R

Face partner

13

S

LF to side

 

 

14

Q

RF rocks behind LF

 

 

15

Q

LF replace

 

 

 

Different ending after doing a couple of change of places:

4

S

RF forward, turning L

180 to L

Both hands above head

5

Q

LF rocks behind RF

 

 

6

Q

RF replace

 

 

7

S

LF forward, turning R, Raise L arm to sweetheart/shadow position

180 to R

Man doing side step instead of going forward.

8

Q

RF rocks behind LF, check step, LH to his LH extends to L. RH to his RH on shoulder

 

Lady is to man’s R in front of man, Both facing same direction.

9

Q

LF replace

 

 

10

S

RF forward

 

Finish with R turn

11

Q

LF forward

180 to R

 

12

Q

RF steps, turning R

180 to R

 

13

S

LF to side

180 to R

Face partner, back to basic

14

Q

RF rocks behind LF

 

 

15

Q

LF replace

 

 

 

 

Note:


12.   Flirtation Roll

 

Step

Timing

Feet Positions

Amount of Turn

Note

1

S

LF to side

 

Two hand-hold: LH to man’s RH, no crossing

2

Q

RF rocks behind LF

 

 

3

Q

LF replace

 

 

4

S

RF forward, turning L

L

Raise R arm before face to cuddle position, R arm above L arm

5

Q

LF back

 

Unroll here?

6

Q

RF back, turning R

R

Unroll here

7

S

LF to side

 

Left LH go free

8

Q

RF rocks behind LF

 

 

9

Q

LF replace

 

 

 

Another ending:

Step

Timing

Feet Positions

Amount of Turn

Note

1

S

RF forward, turning L

L

Raise R arm before face to cuddle position, R arm above L arm

2

Q

LF back

 

 

3

Q

RF back, turning R

R

 

4

S

LF back

 

 

5

Q

RF back

 

 

6

Q

LF back

 

 

7

S

RF back, ready to unroll, turning R

180 to R

Total one and a half turn

8

Q

LF to side, small step, keep turning R

180 to R

 

9

Q

RF to side, small step, keep turning R

180 to R

 

10

S

LF to side, ready to go back to basic

 

 

11

Q

RF rocks behind LF

 

 

12

Q

LF replace

 

 

 

 

Note:


13.   One Hand Cuddle

 

Steve:

Step

Timing

Feet Positions

Amount of Turn

Note

1

S

LF to side

 

RH free, LH to man’s RH

2

Q

RF rocks behind LF

 

 

3

Q

LF replace

 

 

4

S

RF forward, turning L

L

Raise R arm before upper body to cuddle position, R arm above L arm

5

Q

LF back

 

 

6

Q

RF back, turning R

R

Unroll here

7

S

LF to side

 

Left LH go free

8

Q

RF rocks behind LF

 

 

9

Q

LF replace

 

 

 

Maybe:

Step

Timing

Feet Positions

Amount of Turn

Note

1

S

LF to side

 

RH to man’s RH

2

Q

RF rocks behind LF

 

 

3

Q

LF replace

 

 

4

S

RF forward, pivot to L

180 to L

RH behind back, LH free, extend out

5

Q

LF back

 

 

6

Q

RF replace

 

 

7

S

LF forward, turning R to unroll

180 to R

 

8

Q

RF rocks behind LF

 

 

9

Q

LF replace

 

Continue with underarm turn right

 

Note:

  • Similar to flirtation roll, difference is keep right hand free.

14.   Spin Whip

 

Step

Timing

Feet Positions

Amount of Turn

Note

1

S

LF to side

 

basic

2

Q

RF steps behind LF

 

 

3

Q

LF rocks in place

 

 

4

S

RF forward in between partner’s legs, then partners clears way, turn right

 

See notes for hand position

5

Q

LF forward, turning R

180 to R

 

6

Q

RF back, turning R

180 to R

 

7

S

Turning R, LF to side

90 to R

basic

8

Q

RF behind LF

 

 

9

Q

LF rocks

 

 

 

 

Note:

  • Footwork is much like progressive right turn, just that hand position is different.
  • Hand position to step 4 - 6:
    • partner first draws lady’s R arm forward, then lower it to put it behind lady’s back. Lady needs to lift L elbow to clear way for partner to pick up lady’s R hand from behind the back. Lift L arm in front of chest, do not leave upper L arm on the side of body.

 


15.   Sweetheart

 

Step

Timing

Feet Positions

Amount of Turn

Note

1

S

LF to side

 

Two hand-hold: LH above RH

2

Q

RF rocks behind LF

 

 

3

Q

LF replace

 

 

4

S

RF forward, turning L

180 to L

Both hands above head

5

Q

LF rocks behind RF

 

 

6

Q

RF replace

 

 

7

S

LF forward, turning R

180 to R

Both hands above head

8

Q

RF rocks behind LF

 

 

9

Q

LF replace

 

 

10

S

RF to side

 

Finish with underarm turn right

11

Q

LF crosses RF, turning R

180 to R

 

12

Q

RF steps, turning R

180 to R

Face partner

13

S

LF to side

 

 

14

Q

RF rocks behind LF

 

 

15

Q

LF replace

 

 

 

 

Note:

 


16.   Checked Left & Right Turning Basics

 

Checked Left Turning Basic:

Step

Timing

Feet Positions

Amount of Turn

Note

1

S

RF to side

 

start with a checked basic

2

Q

LF steps behind RF

 

 

3

Q

RF rocks in place

 

 

4

S

LF to side

 

 

5

Q

RF steps behind LF as in basic closed position, do not open up much

 

man is doing the check: man’s L. leg stays in place instead of rocking behind

6

Q

LF rocks in place

 

 

7

S

RF forward, turning left

L.

start regular left turning basic

8

Q

LF to side, turning left

L. total 180

 

9

Q

RF crosses in front LF

 

 

10

S

LF to side

 

 

11

Q

RF steps behind LF

 

 

12

Q

LF rocks in place

 

 

 

Checked Right Turning Basic:

Step

Timing

Feet Positions

Amount of Turn

Note

1

S

RF to side

 

start with a checked basic

2

Q

LF steps behind RF

 

 

3

Q

RF rocks in place

 

 

4

S

LF to side

 

 

5

Q

RF steps behind LF as in basic closed position, do not open up much

 

man is doing the check: man’s L. leg stays in place instead of rocking behind

6

Q

LF rocks in place

 

 

7

S

RF forward, turning right

R.

start regular right turning basic

8

Q

LF to side, turning right

R. total 180

 

9

Q

RF crosses in front LF

 

 

10

S

LF to side

 

 

11

Q

RF steps behind LF

 

 

12

Q

LF rocks in place

 

 

 

Note: 


17.   Around the World

 

Step

Timing

Feet Positions

Amount of Turn

Note

1

S

RF to side

 

 

2

Q

LF steps behind RF

 

 

3

Q

RF rocks in place

 

 

4

S

LF to side, open left hand

 

open break

5

Q

RF steps behind LF

 

 

6

Q

LF rocks in place

 

 

7

S

RF to side

 

 

8

Q

LF crosses RF, turning right

180 to right

underarm turn

9

Q

RF steps, offset with partner

180 to right

visual track partner, partner’s hand behind lady’s back

10

S

LF forward, turning right around partner

R

 

11

Q

RF forward, around partner

R

 

12

Q

LF to left side, finally facing partner

R, total 180 from step 10

to partner’s right side

13

S

RF crosses in front of LF to left (or RF stepping forward)

 

 

14

Q

LF to side

 

 

15

Q

RF crosses in front of LF

 

basic ending

16

S

LF to side

 

 

17

Q

RF steps behind LF

 

 

18

Q

LF rocks in place

 

 

 

 

Note: 


18.   Around the World with Lady’s Right Turn/Free Spins

 

Step

Timing

Feet Positions

Amount of Turn

Note

1

S

RF to side

 

 

2

Q

LF steps behind RF

 

 

3

Q

RF rocks in place

 

 

4

S

LF to side, open left hand

 

 

5

Q

RF steps behind LF

 

 

6

Q

LF rocks in place

 

 

7

S

RF to side

 

 

8

Q

LF crosses RF, turning right

180 to right

 

9

Q

RF steps, offset with partner

180 to right

visual track partner, partner’s hand behind lady’s back

10

S

LF forward, turning right around partner

R

 

11

Q

RF forward, around partner

R

 

12

Q

LF to left side, finally facing partner

R

to partner’s right side

13

S

RF crosses in front of LF to left, initiate right turn

R, total 180 from step 9

either underarm turn (where partner Keeps lady’s RH up), or lady’s free spins or both turns

14

Q

LF moving to same direction (left), turning right

180 to right

 

15

Q

RF moving to same direction, turning right

180 to right

face partner

16

S

LF to side

 

 

17

Q

RF steps behind LF

 

 

18

Q

LF rocks in place

 

 

 

 

Note: 

·       Different endings for Around the World:

o    regular side-cross-side basic

o    lady’s underarm turn right (man keeps R. hand up)

o    lady’s free spin (R. hand low)

o    both turning at the same time

·       Chaotic world: for lady’s: the steps are the same as around the world. Man starts turning when lady starts doing first underarm turn (step 7 to step 12). Man does one and a half turn.

 


19.   Figure 8

 

Step

Timing

Feet Positions

Amount of Turn

Note

1

S

RF to side

 

 

2

Q

LF steps behind RF

 

 

3

Q

RF rocks in place

 

 

4

S

LF to side, open left hand or stay closed

 

 

5

Q

RF steps behind LF

 

 

6

Q

LF rocks in place

 

 

7

S

RF to side

 

 

8

Q

LF crosses RF, turning right

90 to R

Small steps

9

Q

RF rocks in place

180 to R

 

10

S

LF forward, looking straight forward

 

 

11

Q

RF forward, turning left

180 to left

 

12

Q

LF steps in place

 

 

13

S

RF forward straight, looking straight

 

 

14

Q

LF forward, turning right

180 to right

 

15

Q

RF steps in place

 

 

16

S

LF forward, turning right around partner.

270 turn from step 16 to 19

start around the world ending, could finish with a basic here too with LF to the side turning 90 to right.

17

Q

RF forward, around partner

R

 

18

Q

LF to left side, finally facing partner

R

to partner’s right side

19

S

RF crosses in front of LF to left

R

Face partner

20

Q

LF to side

 

 

21

Q

RF crosses in front of LF

 

 

22

S

LF to side

 

 

23

Q

RF steps behind LF

 

 

24

Q

LF rocks in place

 

 

 

 

Note: 

  • Shown above is Figure 8 combined with “Around the World”. Could end with a basic underarm turn right, too.
  • Figure 8:
    • both left and right side, can overturn a little, may look at partner. It’s not a ballroom dance, relax, don’t be stiff.
    • Keep arm to waist side.

 


20.   Back Spot Release/Flip Flops

 

Step

Timing

Feet Positions

Amount of Turn

Note

1

S

RF to side

 

from basic to open break (or use other patterns to get to open position)

2

Q

LF steps behind RF

 

 

3

Q

RF rocks in place

 

 

4

S

LF to side, open left hand

 

Open break

5

Q

RF steps behind LF

 

 

6

Q

LF rocks in place

 

in open position now

7

S

RF forward in between man’s legs, start back spot turn

 

start back spot turn

8

Q

LF around man to the side

 

 

9

Q

RF steps in place in between man’s legs

 

For styling, collect RF to LF and then step out

10

S

LF around man to the side, open up again

 

 

11

Q

RF rocks back, facing man again

 

 

12

Q

LF rocks in place

 

 

13

S

RF forward in between man’s legs, start back spot turn

 

repeat back spot turn

14

Q

LF around man to the side

 

 

15

Q

RF steps in place in between man’s legs

 

Or collect RF first before stepping out

16

S

LF around man to the side, keep closed

 

 

17

Q

RF rocks back, to flip flop. Man’s LF step to 9 o’clock

 

flip flop, could open up R. hand

18

Q

LF rocks in place

 

 

19

S

RF forward and turning left

180 to left

Keep in front of man

20

Q

LF rocks back, open up L. hand

 

 

21

Q

RF rocks in place

 

 

22

S

LF forward, to the side, turning right

180 to right

 

23

Q

RF rocks back, flip flop, man LF step to 9 o’clock

 

 

24

Q

LF rocks in place

 

continue with Left Turning Basic to finish

25

S

RF forward and turn L

180 to L

Man turning 90 to L to face lady

26

Q

LF to side

 

Could add inside turn

27

Q

RF crosses LF to left side

 

 

18

S

LF to side

 

 

 

Note:  Flip-flop: do not over turn head, look pretty much straight and a little to the right.

 


21.   Traveling Right Turn (with and without Pivot)

Lou’s version:

Step

Timing

Feet Positions

Amount of Turn

Note

1

S

LF to the side

 

 

2

Q

RF rocks back, turning to the R. flip flop. man LF steps to 9 o’clock

 

do one flip flop, keep R. hand connected

3

Q

LF rocks in place

 

 

4

S

RF forward in between man’s legs, man closes up

 

start the turn (can do a couple of them)

5

Q

LF forward to man’s R. side, goes to outside partner

 

 

6

Q

RF forward, outside partner

 

 

7

S

LF forward, outside partner, swivel to right to P.P. on flat LF

180? to right

not like Waltz twinkle, do not collect RF to LF.

8

Q

RF forward in P.P.

 

traveling

9

Q

LF forward in P.P.

 

traveling

10

S

RF forward , swivel to left to outside partner position

L

traveling to a different direction

11

Q

LF forward (almost in place)

 

 

12

Q

RF forward

 

 

13

S

LF forward, swivel to right

R

 

14

Q

RF forward in P.P.

 

traveling

15

Q

LF forward in P.P.

 

traveling

16

S

RF forward, man cuts in front prepare for pivot

 

with the pivot (this is optional)

17

Q

LF to side, around man, pivot, R. leg in contact with man

 

do not retrieve R. leg

18

Q

RF steps down in between man’s legs

 

 

19

S

LF steps around the man, man opens up lady’s R. side

 

Do flip flop to end

20

Q

RF rocks back

 

 

21

Q

LF rocks in place

 

continue with a Left Turning Basic etc.

Roger’s version:

1

S

LF to the side, turning to R to P.P. man is on lady’s L

 

Can get here from back spot or basic

2

Q

RF forward, small

 

 

3

Q

LF forward, small

 

 

4

S

RF forward, big and turning to R

180 to R

 

5

Q

Turning to R, LF side, small

90 to R

 

6

Q

RF closes to LF (or cross behind)

 

 

7

S

LF to side

 

Repeat with or without pivot

 

Note: 


22.   Arm Check

 

Lady start position: BLOD (can start in other directions)

 

Step

Timing

Feet Positions

Amount of Turn

Note

1

S

RF to side

 

one basic

2

Q

LF steps behind RF

 

 

3

Q

RF rocks in place

 

 

4

S

LF to side

 

 

5

Q

RF steps behind LF

 

 

6

Q

LF rocks in place

 

 

7

S

RF forward, start to turn R

R

arm check, partner pushes on R. wrist to signal R. turn, partner doing “J” lead.

8

Q

turning to R, LF steps, weight on LF

180 to R

Feet open

9

Q

RF steps, turning R to face partner

180 to R,

Feet close

10

S

LF to side/back

180 to R, total one and a half

Feet open. normal basic, or side cross side basic

11

Q

RF steps behind LF

 

 

12

Q

LF rocks in place

 

 

 

End position: LOD

 

Note: 

·  Amount of turn: another option:

o    step 7: not much turn

o    step 8: 270 to R

o    step 9: 270 to R.

 


23.   Simple Wrap

 

Lady start position: FC (can start in other directions)

 

Step

Timing

Feet Positions

Amount of Turn

Note

1

S

LF to side

 

last half of basic

2

Q

RF steps behind LF

 

 

3

Q

LF replace

 

 

4

S

RF forward, slightly turning R

 

starting the wrap, partner doing inside turn

5

Q

turning R, LF forward around partner

 

 

6

Q

RF crosses LF, finish the turn

total 180 to L

end of  the wrap, face W.

7

S

LF to side

 

continue with lady’s inside turn

8

Q

RF steps behind LF

 

 

9

Q

LF replace

 

 

10

S

RF forward, turning L

 

 

11

Q

turning L, LF to side

 

 

12

Q

RF crosses LF

total 270 to L

BLOD

13

S

LF to side

 

finish with basic

14

Q

RF steps behind LF

 

 

15

Q

LF replace

 

 

 

End position: BLOD

 

Note: 

 

 


24.   Back Track Progressive Right Turn

 

Lady start position: LOD (can start in other directions)

 

Step

Timing

Feet Positions

Amount of Turn

Note

1

S

LF to side

 

basic

2

Q

RF steps behind LF

 

 

3

Q

LF rocks in place

 

 

4

S

RF forward in between partner’s legs, then partners clears way, turn right

~90 to R.

partner is doing “J” lead so lady steps forward first, then underarm turn R. Partner is turning 90 total, backtracking.

5

Q

LF steps to side, turning R

180 to R

 

6

Q

RF steps to the side, turning right, face partner now

180 to R (total 360+90 to R)

 

7

S

LF to side

 

basic

8

Q

RF behind LF

 

 

9

Q

LF rocks

 

 

 

End position: FW

 

Note: 

·  Similar to Right Turning Basic with Lady’s Roll. Difference is that for man, the amount of turn is 90 instead of 180 and man is going backward.

·  Variation: (direction is for lady)

o    Basic: FW -> FW

o    Left Turning Basic:  FW -> FC

o    Simple Wrap: FC -> BLOD

o    Arm Check: BLOD -> LOD

o    Back Track Progressive Right Turn: LOD -> FW (same as started)

 


25.   Half Nelson to Cuddle

 

Lady start position:  LOD (can start in other directions)

Step

Timing

Feet Positions

Amount of Turn

Note

1

S

LF to side

 

two hand hold, RH to LH. Lady’s LH is low. enter half nelson using back track progressive right turn.

2

Q

RF steps behind LF

 

 

3

Q

LF rocks in place

 

 

4

S

RF forward in between partner’s legs, then partners clears way, turn right

~90 to R.

partner is doing “J” lead so lady steps forward first, then underarm turn R.

5

Q

LF steps to side, turning R

~180 to R

 

6

Q

RF steps to the side, turning right, face partner now, one full turn total.

~90 to R (total 360 to R)

position: lady’s RH up with partner’s LH, lady’s LH behind back above hip, palm out, touching man’s RH.

7

S

LF to side, small step, face partner, to the side, but body still overlaps a little, not too far apart to the side.

 

 

8

Q

RF behind LF

 

ready to get into cuddle, LOD

9

Q

LF replace

 

 

10

S

RF forward, and pivot turning to L, keep thigh closed, till can not turn

180 to L

partner walking around lady, BLOD

11

Q

turning L, steps on LF

90 to L

FW

12

Q

steps on RF (behind LF)

 

depend on man, maybe more turn

13

S

LF back

 

 

14

Q

turn to R a little, check step, RF back steps behind LF

slightly R

man keeps the momentum turning to R a little, check step, stop the turn/wind up

15

Q

LF replace

 

 

16

S

RF forward, rotating to L a little

slightly L

 

17

Q

LF forward, partner giving a little pressure on hip, turning to R

270 to R

Right underarm turn, LOD

18

Q

RF steps

180 to R

total 360 + 90 to R

19

S

LF to side

 

BLOD, basic

End position: BLOD

 

Note: 

·  Half nelson can be done at the same place as in underarm turn except with two hand hold.

·  Half nelson position: lady should rotate enough so that shoulder is parallel to partner.


26.   Turkish Towel to Wrap Around Turn

 

Step

Timing

Feet Positions

Amount of Turn

Note

1

Q

RF rocks behind LF

 

from underarm turn right or arm check go to RH to RH position, lady’s RH on top

2

Q

LF replace

 

 

3

S

RF to side, LH connects to partner’s LH below RH

 

just like underarm turn right

4

Q

LF crosses RF, turning R

180 to R

dropping RH, raise LH

5

Q

RF steps

180 to R

RH at partner’s back-waist level

LH extended forward

6

S

LF forward/side

90 to R

 

7

Q

RF forward rock

 

can do a Turkish towel here or end directly

8

Q

LF replace

 

 

9

S

RF retrieve to right side behind partner

 

 

10

Q

LF forward rock

 

 

11

Q

RF replace

 

 

12

S

LF retrieve to left side behind partner

 

wrap around ending

13

Q

RF forward walk around partner

 

 

14

Q

LF forward walk around partner

 

 

15

S

RF forward walk around partner

 

 

16

Q

LF forward turning R

R

free spin to right ending, partner could be leading with RH with him spinning too, or leading with LH

17

Q

RF steps

R (total 360?)

 

18

S

LF to side

 

 

19

Q

RF rocks behind LF

 

 

20

Q

LF replace

 

 

 

Note: 


27.   Inside Turn to Sweetheart/Check/Underarm Turn Right

 

Step

Timing

Feet Positions

Amount of Turn

Note

1

Q

RF rocks behind LF

 

from underarm turn right or arm check go to RH to RH position

2

Q

LF replace

 

 

3

S

RF forward, turning 180 to L, raise R. arm to left cheek

180 to L

 

4

Q

turning 180 to L, LF step side, lower R arm to shoulder level

180 to L

 

5

Q

turning 180 to L, RF side,

180 to L

facing same direction as partner, sweetheart

6

S

LF back, connect LH to partner’s LH

 

 

7

Q

RF back turning R a little to do the check

 

 

8

Q

LF replace

 

 

9

S

RF forward, turning L a little, wind up

 

 

10

Q

LF forward turning R

R

let RH go, raise L arm doing under L arm turn right

11

Q

RF steps

R (total 180+360)

 

12

S

LF steps side

 

face partner again

13

Q

RF rocks behind LF

 

 

14

Q

LF replace

 

LH to partner’s LH, RH is open

 

Note: 

·  Could be followed by:

o    Turkish Towel: connect RH to partner’s RH above LH

o    Face Loop: connect RH to partner’s RH below LH, then doing inside turn with face loop (side cross side).

 


28.   Turkish Towel to Wrap Around and Shadow Wrap Around

 

Step

Timing

Feet Positions

Amount of Turn

Note

1

Q

RF rocks behind LF

 

from underarm turn right or arm check go to RH to RH position, lady’s RH on top

2

Q

LF replace

 

 

3

S

RF to side, LH connects to partner’s LH below RH

 

just like underarm turn right

4

Q

LF crosses RF, turning R

180 to R

dropping RH, raise LH

5

Q

RF steps

180 to R

RH at partner’s back-waist level

LH extended forward

6

S

LF forward/side

90 to R

 

7

Q

RF forward walk around partner

 

Lady’s RH to partner’s RH on his R shoulder, LH to LH extend out to L.

8

Q

LF forward walk around partner

 

Lady’s body behind partner’s on his L

9

S

RF forward walk around partner

 

 

10

Q

LF forward walk around partner

 

 

11

Q

RF forward walk around partner

 

 

12

S

LF forward walk around partner

 

 

13

Q

RF forward walk around partner, start turning R

R

Get into shadow position.

14

Q

LF forward, swivel to R

R (total 360)

 

15

S

RF back, walk around partner

 

Lady in front man to his R. LH to his LH, RH open, extend to R.

16

Q

LF back, walk around partner

 

 

17

Q

RF back, walk around partner

 

 

18

S

LF back, walk around partner

 

 

19

Q

RF back, check

 

 

20

Q

LF replace, check

 

 

21

S

RF forward, turning to L to face partner

L

 

22

Q

LF to side

 

Side cross basic

23

Q

RF crosses LF

 

 

24

S

LF to side

 

 

25

Q

RF rocks behind LF

 

 

26

Q

LF replace

 

 

Note: 

 


29.   Catapult Catch & Spin

 

Step

Timing

Feet Positions

Amount of Turn

Note

1

S

LF to side

 

From open break position, lady’s R arm to man’s R arm.

2

Q

RF rocks back

 

 

3

Q

LF replaces

 

 

4

S

RF forward (to man’s R side) and turn left

180 to L

Raise R arm and turn, goes to man’s back

5

Q

LF back

 

Now lady is behind man

6

Q

RF crosses LF

 

RH to man’s RH, LH to LH

7

S

LF to side, small step, either right behind man or slightly to man’s L side

 

 

8

Q

RF rocks back (man is rocking forward)

 

catapult

9

Q

LF rocks in place

 

 

10

S

RF forward (from man’s L side)

 

 

11

Q

LF forward, turning R

180 to R

spin

12

Q

RF steps in place, turning R

180 to R

 

13

S

LF steps, turning R

180 to R

 

14

Q

RF rocks behind

 

 

15

Q

LF replace

 

 

16

S

RF to side

 

 

 

 

Note: 


30.   Catch to Free Spin/Waist Spin

Roger’s version: (like Salsa)

Step

Timing

Feet Positions

Amount of Turn

Note

1

S

LF to side

 

From progressive right turn

2

Q

RF rocks behind

 

 

3

Q

LF replace

 

 

4

S

RF forward, man doing “J” lead

 

Progressive Right Turn

5

Q

LF forward, turning to R

180 to R

 

6

Q

RF steps, turning to R

180 to R

 

7

S

LF steps, turning to R

180 to R

Man catches lady’s LH with his RH

8

Q

RF rocks behind

 

 

9

Q

LF replace

 

 

10

S

RF forward

 

 

11

Q

LF forward, turning to L

180 to L

Free spin

12

Q

RF steps, turning to L

180 to L

 

13

S

LF steps, turning to L

90 to L?

 

14

Q

RF rocks behind

 

 

15

Q

LF replaces

 

Continue with a waist spin

16

S

RF forward

 

Man catching waist

17

Q

LF forward, turning to L

180 to L

 

18

Q

RF steps, turning to L

180 to L

 

19

S

Turning to L, LF to side

90 to L?

Face partner

 

Steve/Lou’s version: (start turning on S, step 10)

7

S

LF steps, turning to R

180 to R

Man catches lady’s LH with his RH

8

Q

RF rocks behind

 

 

9

Q

LF replace

 

 

10

S

RF forward, start turning to L

180 to L

Both arms up above head, free spin

11

Q

LF back, turning to L

180 to L

Free spin

12

Q

RF forward, turning to L

90 to L

Face partner

13

S

LF to side

 

To basic

 

Note:


 

 

31.   Check & Reverse:

Lady start position:

 

Step

Timing

Feet Positions

Amount of Turn

Note

1

S

LF to side

 

 

2

Q

RF steps behind LF

 

 

3

Q

LF rocks in place

 

 

4

S

RF forward in between man’s legs

 

Do back spot

5

Q

LF side/forward, around man

 

 

6

Q

RF brushes LF, out in between man’s legs

 

 

7

S

LF side/forward

 

Prepare for check & reverse

8

Q

RF forward

 

 

9

Q

LF forward & check (pause), then ready to turn at the end

 

 

10

S

(sharp?)Turning L, RF back

90 to L

Face partner

11

Q

LF to side

 

 

12

Q

RF crosses LF in front

 

 

13

S

LF to side

 

 

 

End position:

 

Note: 


32.   Combination Spot Turns/with Release

 

Step

Timing

Feet Positions

Amount of Turn

Note

1

S

LF to side

 

From open break

2

Q

RF rocks behind

 

 

3

Q

LF replace

 

 

4

S

RF forward, in between man’s legs

 

Back spot

5

Q

LF forward, around man

 

 

6

Q

RF brushes LF, out in between man’s legs

 

 

7

S

LF forward/side

 

Release to open break

8

Q

RF rock back

 

 

9

Q

LF replace

 

 

10

S

RF to side

 

Forward spot

11

Q

LF cross in the back of RF

 

 

12

Q

RF to side

 

 

13

S

LF to side

 

Release, continue with back spot

14

Q

RF rocks behind

 

 

15

Q

LF replace

 

 

16

S

RF forward, in between man’s legs

 

 

17

Q

LF forward, around man

 

 

18

Q

RF brushes LF, out in between man’s legs

 

 

19

S

LF forward/side

 

Release to open break, continue with underarm turn

 

Note:

  • Could start from 5th, forward spot, back spot

33.   Flip flops with Man’s Left Turn

 

Step

Timing

Feet Positions

Amount of Turn

Note

1

S

LF to side

 

From open break

2

Q

RF rocks behind

 

 

3

Q

LF replace

 

 

4

S

RF forward, in between man’s legs

 

Back spot

5

Q

LF forward, around man

 

 

6

Q

RF brushes LF, out in between man’s legs

 

 

7

S

LF forward/side, keep in closed position.

 

Man open up, 90 degree with lady

8

Q

RF rock back

 

 

9

Q

LF replace

 

 

10

S

RF forward and turn 180 to L

180 to L

Flip flops

11

Q

LF rock back

 

 

12

Q

RF replace

 

 

13

S

LF forward, turn 180 to R

180 to R

Man can do left turn

14

Q

RF rock back

 

repeat

15

Q

LF replace

 

 

16

S

RF forward and turn 180 to L

180 to L

 

17

Q

LF rock back

 

 

18

Q

RF replace

 

 

19

S

LF forward, turn 180 to R

180 to R

 

20

Q

RF rock back

 

Finish with underarm turn left

21

Q

LF replace

 

 

22

S

RF forward and underarm turn 180 to L

180 to L

After turning face partner

23

Q

LF to side, turning L

180 to L

Do side cross side finish, or anther turn

24

Q

RF to side, turning L

180 to L

Face partner again

25

S

LF to side

 

Continue with basic

 

Note:


34.   Arm Check to Turning Face Loops

 

Step

Timing

Feet Positions

Amount of Turn

Note

1

S

LF to side

 

From open break

2

Q

RF rock back

 

 

3

Q

LF replace

 

 

4

S

RF forward, to man’s R

 

 

5

Q

LF forward, turning 180 to R

180 to R

Man does arm check, pushing R wrist

6

Q

RF steps in place (very small step), turning R

180 to R

 

7

S

LF forward, turning R

180 to R

 

8

Q

RF rock back

 

Can directly go to face loop, or add a change of places here

9

Q

LF replace

 

 

10

S

RF forward to man’s R, turning to L

180 to L

Change of places, could be only one hand if not enough time to connection LH to man’s LH

11

Q

LF rock back

 

Man could be stopping lady by pushing his hand on lady’s L shoulder

12

Q

RF replace

 

 

13

S

LF forward, turning to R

180 to R

Now connect both hands (cross), lady’s LH on top of her RH

14

Q

RF rock back

 

 

15

Q

LF replace

 

Turning face loops

16

S

RF forward to man’s R, turning to L

180 to L

Lady’s RH behind man’s head, brush

17

Q

LF to side

 

Lady’s LH behind man’s head, brush again

18

Q

RF crosses LF in front

 

 

19

S

LF to side

 

Back to dance hold in closed position

 

Note:

 


35.   Back Spot Release to Passing Twinkles

 

Step

Timing

Feet Positions

Amount of Turn

Note

1

S

LF to side

 

From open break

2

Q

RF rocks behind

 

 

3

Q

LF replace

 

 

4

S

RF forward, in between man’s legs

 

Back spot

5

Q

LF forward, around man

 

 

6

Q

RF brushes LF, out in between man’s legs

 

 

7

S

LF forward/side

 

Open up 90 with man, in P.P. man in on lady’s L

8

Q

RF locks/steps forward, small

 

Man passing first

9

Q

LF in place

 

 

10

S

RF forward, prepare for lady passing

 

 

11

Q

LF forward, big, turning to R

90 to R

Man in on lady’s R, Lady passing

12

Q

RF forward/cross, turning to R

90 to R

 

13

S

LF to side/forward, turning to R

90 to R

Man is on lady’s L, repeat, man passing

14

Q

RF could lock back, or just step small in place

90 to R

 

15

Q

LF to side

 

 

16

S

RF forward, prepare for lady passing

 

Lady passing

17

Q

LF forward, big, turning to R

 

 

18

Q

RF forward/cross, turning to R

 

 

19

S

LF to side/forward, turning to R

 

Finish with 5th

20

Q

RF rock back, 5th

 

 

21

Q

LF replace

 

Continue with lady’s inside turn

 

Note:


36.   Double Pivot to Lady’s Roll

 

Step

Timing

Feet Positions

Amount of Turn

Note

1

Q

RF steps forward, small

 

From back spot, to passing twinkle

2

Q

LF in place/small step forward

 

 

3

S

RF forward, prepare for lady passing

 

 

4

Q

LF forward, big, turning to R

90 to R

Man in on lady’s R, Lady passing

5

Q

RF forward/cross, turning to R

90 to R

 

6

S

LF to side/forward, turning to R

90 to R

Man is on lady’s L, repeat, man passing

7

Q

RF could lock back, or just step small in place

90 to R

No rise

8

Q

LF to side

 

 

9

S

RF forward, man cut in front with turning momentum, prepare for pivot

 

Thighs touch, ready for pivot

10

Q

LF rocks, turning to R

R

Keep thighs touch, pivot in place

11

Q

RF rocks, turning to R

R

 

12

S

LF rocks, turning to R

R

 

13

Q

RF rocks, turning to R

R

 

14

Q

LF rocks, turning to R

R

 

15

S

RF rocks, turning to R

R

Start lady’s roll – outside turn to right

16

Q

LF steps/side

180 to R

Keep the momentum going, outside turn

17

Q

RF to side

180 to R

 

18

S

LF to side

 

Face partner again, back to basic or L underarm turn

 

Note:

  • When doing passing twinkle: make sure there is no rise like Waltz.
  • Pivot: thigh contact, weight a bit forward, not leaning back.

37.   Wrap to Face Loops

 

Step

Timing

Feet Positions

Amount of Turn

Note

1

S

LF to side

 

From open break, double hand hold, RH to LH

2

Q

RF rocks behind

 

 

3

Q

LF replace

 

Ready for wrap

4

S

RF forward, pivot turning to R

R

Raise L arm (connected with man’s R arm), cross man’s face, L arm above man’s head, R arm keeps to man’s side

5

Q

LF to side, turning to R

R

Man turns 90

6

Q

RF forward, turning to R

R, total 360

Man let arms go, back to double hand hold, RH to LH

7

S

LF to side

 

 

8

Q

RF rocks behind

 

 

9

Q

LF replace

 

 

10

S

RF forward, turning 180 to L

180 to L

Underarm Left turn

11

Q

LF side

 

 

12

Q

RF cross LF

 

 

13

S

LF to side

 

Changing hand hold to lady’s RH to man’s RH over LH (handshake)

14

Q

RF rocks behind

 

 

15

Q

LF replace

 

 

16

S

RF to side, lady’s R arm above and over man’s head

 

Face loops: hair brush

17

Q

LF rocks behind

 

 

18

Q

RF replace

 

 

19

S

LF to side, lady’s L arm do man’s hair brush

 

 

20

Q

RF rocks behind

 

 

21

Q

LF replace

 

 

22

S

RF to side/forward, turning L

L

 

23

Q

LF side

 

 

24

Q

RF crosses LF

 

 

25

S

LF to side

 

Back to basic

 

Note:

 


38.   Left Shoulder Wrap

 

Step

Timing

Feet Positions

Amount of Turn

Note

1

S

LF to side

 

From open break, double hand hold

2

Q

RF rocks behind

 

 

3

Q

LF replace

 

 

4

S

RF forward, turning to R

90 to R

Raise L arm (connected with man’s R arm), cross man’s face, L arm above man’s head, R arm keeps to man’s side

5

Q

LF to side, turning to R

90 to R

Man turns 90

6

Q

RF crosses LF in front, turning to R

90 to R (total 270)

Man let go hands and when facing lady, catch both hands again

7

S

LF to side

 

Face partner

8

Q

RF rock back

 

 

9

Q

LF replace

 

 

 

Note:

 


39.   Overhead Wrap to Neck Tunnel

 

Step

Timing

Feet Positions

Amount of Turn

Note

1

S

LF to side

 

From open break, double hand hold

2

Q

RF rocks behind

 

 

3

Q

LF replace

 

 

4

S

RF forward, turning to R

90 to R

Raise L arm (connected with man’s R arm), cross man’s face, L arm above man’s head first,

5

Q

LF to side, turning to R

90 to R

then R arm goes above man’s head, man turns 90

6

Q

RF crosses LF, turning to R

90 to R

 

7

S

LF to side

 

Face partner now, hands ends up in crossed position, lady’s RH above LH

8

Q

RF rock back

 

 

9

Q

LF replace

 

 

10

S

RF forward, turning to R

R

Traveling right turn to unwrap, man does “J” lead

11

Q

LF steps in place, turning R

R

Both arms above lady’s head to unwrap

12

Q

RF steps in place, turning R

R

 

13

S

LF to side

 

To regular double hand hold position (no crossing)

14

Q

RF rock back

 

 

15

Q

LF replace

 

 

 

Note:

 


40.   Combination Wrap & Tunnel

 

Combined with Overhead Wrap to Neck Tunnel, do it in reverse order (traveling right turn first, then overhead wrap):

Step

Timing

Feet Positions

Amount of Turn

Note

1

S

LF to side

 

From open break, double hand hold (no crossing)

2

Q

RF rocks behind

 

 

3

Q

LF replace

 

 

4

S

RF forward, turning to R

R

Traveling right turn first, man does “J” lead

5

Q

LF steps in place, turning R

R

Both arms above lady’s head to wrap

6

Q

RF steps in place, turning R

R

 

7

S

LF to side

 

Hands crossing: lady’s LH above RH

8

Q

RF rock back

 

 

9

Q

LF replace

 

Do wrap to unwind arm

10

S

RF forward, turning to R

90 to R

Raise L arm, cross man’s face, above man’s head first,

11

Q

LF to side, turning to R

90 to R

then R arm goes above man’s head, man turns 90

12

Q

RF crosses LF, turning to R

90 to R

 

13

S

LF to side

 

Face partner now, back to regular double hand hold, no crossing, lady’s RH to man’s LH

14

Q

RF rock back

 

 

15

Q

LF replace

 

 

 

Note:

 

 


41.   Arm Lock & Wheel (Buddy)

 

Step

Timing

Feet Positions

Amount of Turn

Note

1

Q

RF forward

 

From P.P.

2

Q

LF forward

 

 

3

S

RF forward (in between partner’s legs?) change arm to lock position.

 

Man on lady’s right side, lady’s R arm behind man’s waist/back. Man’s L arm behind lady’s arm, lock.

4

Q

LF forward, around the man

 

wheel

5

Q

RF forward, around the man

 

 

6

S

LF forward, around the man

 

 

7

Q

RF forward, around the man

 

Another one

8

Q

LF forward, around the man

 

 

9

S

RF forward, around the man

 

 

10

Q

LF forward, around the man

 

 

11

Q

RF forward, around the man

 

 

12

S

LF forward to side, turning slight to R, back to P.P.

 

Finish with L turning basic

13

Q

RF rock back

 

 

14

Q

LF replace

 

 

15

S

RF forward and turn L

L

 

 

Note: 


42.   Promenade to Back Spot Turn and Pivot (Buddy)

 

Step

Timing

Feet Positions

Amount of Turn

Note

1

Q

RF rock back

 

Basic to P.P. (could also get to P.P. from left turning basic)

2

Q

LF replace

 

 

3

S

RF to side

 

 

4

Q

LF rock back

 

 

5

Q

RF replace

 

 

6

S

LF forward to the side, body turning to R to P.P.

R

 

7

Q

RF forward

 

 

8

Q

LF forward

 

 

9

S

RF forward (in between man’s legs)

 

One back spot turn

10

Q

LF forward outside man

 

 

11

Q

RF brushes LF and step out in between man’s legs

 

 

12

S

LF side forward, around the man

 

 

13

Q

RF rocks, R thigh touching

R

Pivot, thigh keep touching

14

Q

LF side/forward

R

 

15

S

RF rocks

 

 

16

Q

LF side/forward

 

 

17

Q

RF rocks

 

 

18

S

LF side/forward, open up to R, P.P.

 

 

19

Q

RF forward

 

Progressive right turn

20

Q

LF forward

 

 

21

S

RF forward

 

 

 

Note: 


43.   Continuous Right Turn with Lady’s Right (Outside) Turn (Buddy)

 

Step

Timing

Feet Positions

Amount of Turn

Note

1

Q

RF rock back

 

Basic

2

Q

LF replace

 

 

3

S

RF to side

 

 

4

Q

LF rock back

 

 

5

Q

RF replace

 

 

6

S

LF forward to the side, body turning to R to P.P.

R

P.P.

7

Q

RF forward

 

P.P.

8

Q

LF forward

 

 

9

S

RF forward in between man’s legs

 

Back spot

10

Q

LF side/forward around man

R

 

11

Q

RF brushes LF, step out in between man’s legs

R

 

12

S

LF side/forward, body slightly to R to P.P.

R (total 270)

Face another wall

13

Q

RF forward

 

P.P.

14

Q

LF forward

 

 

15

S

RF forward in between man’s legs

 

Lady’s Right Turn (could do basic back spot as well)

16

Q

LF side/forward around man, turning R

180 to R

Underarm Right turn

17

Q

RF steps, keep turning R

> 180 to R

 

18

S

Turning R, LF side/forward, body slightly to R to P.P.

R

Face another wall

19

Q

RF forward

 

P.P.

20

Q

LF forward

 

 

21

S

RF forward in between man’s legs

 

Back spot

22

Q

LF side/forward around man

R

 

23

Q

RF brushes LF, step out in between man’s legs

R

 

24

S

LF side/forward, body slightly to R to P.P.

R (total 270)

Face another wall

25

Q

RF forward

 

P.P.

26

Q

LF forward

 

 

27

S

RF forward in between man’s legs

 

Lady’s Right Turn (could do basic back spot as well)

28

Q

LF side/forward around man, turning R

180 to R

Underarm right turn

29

Q

RF steps, keep turning R

R

 

30

S

Turning R, LF side/forward, face partner again

R (total 270)

Back to starting wall – 90

31

Q

RF rocks back

 

Basic or continue with Hip Lead

Note: 


44.   Circling Right Turn (Buddy)

 

Step

Timing

Feet Positions

Amount of Turn

Note

1

Q

RF crosses from behind LF

 

Circling action around the man

2

Q

LF side

 

 

3

S

RF crosses in front of LF

 

 

4

Q

LF side

 

 

5

Q

RF crosses in front of LF

 

 

6

S

LF side

 

 

7

Q

RF crosses from behind LF

 

Another cycle

8

Q

LF side

 

 

9

S

RF crosses in front of LF

 

 

10

Q

LF side

 

 

11

Q

RF crosses in front of LF

 

 

12

S

LF side

 

Continue with left turning basic

13

Q

RF rocks back

 

 

14

Q

LF replace

 

 

15

S

RF forward and turning L

 

 

 

Note: 


45.   Left Turn with Man’s Left Underarm (Inside) Turn (Buddy)

 

Step

Timing

Feet Positions

Amount of Turn

Note

1

Q

RF rocks back

 

 

2

Q

LF replace

 

 

3

S

RF forward

180 to L

 

4

Q

LF to side

 

Man is doing his underarm left turn

5

Q

RF crosses in front of LF

 

 

6

S

LF to side

 

 

 

Note: 


46.   Hip Lead (Buddy)

 

Step

Timing

Feet Positions

Amount of Turn

Note

1

S

LF to side, for styling, L arm on man’s shoulder near his ear. R arm streamline with L arm. Look at man

 

Both arms up. Man’s hands on lady’s hip.

2

Q

RF rocks back, 5th

 

Man can lower, shift weight with lady

3

Q

LF replace

 

 

4

S

RF to side. R arm on man’s L shoulder, L arm streamline

 

 

5

Q

LF rocks back

 

 

6

Q

RF replace

 

 

7

S

LF to side

 

Can do another set or finish with left turning basic

8

Q

RF rocks behind, RH to man’s LH

 

 

9

Q

LF replace

 

 

10

S

RF forward and turn L

180 to L

 

11

Q

LF to side

 

 

12

Q

RF crosses LF in front

 

 

13

S

LF to side

 

 

 

Note: 


47.   Big Runaround (Buddy)

 

Step

Timing

Feet Positions

Amount of Turn

Note

1

Q

RF rock back, small step

 

RH to man’s LH, let go of lady’s LH

2

Q

LF replace, starting turning to R

 

 

3

S

RF forward around the man, turning R

180 to R

Raise R arm

4

Q

LF forward, around the man

R

 

5

Q

RF forward, around the man

R

 

6

S

LF forward, around the man

R, full turn now

Or more than full turn, depending on man

7

Q

RF forward, around the man

R

Lady’s RH to man’s RH on his shoulder, lady’s LH to man’s LH to the side

8

Q

LF forward, around the man

R

 

9

S

RF forward, around the man

R,

Should be facing partner

10

Q

LF to side, turning to R (underarm)

R

 

11

Q

RF steps, turning to R

R

 

12

S

LF to side, face partner again

R, 360 from step 10

 

 

Note: 


48.   Body Wrap (Buddy)

 

Step

Timing

Feet Positions

Amount of Turn

Note

1

Q

RF rocks back

 

Face partner, LH over RH

2

Q

LF replace

 

 

3

S

RF forward to man’s left side

180 to L

Raise L arm, then raise R arm

4

Q

LF back, Keep turning L

180 to L

 

5

Q

RF forward, small

 

R arm above L arm on tummy

6

S

LF forward, small

 

 

7

Q

Let R hand go, RF forward, turning R

R

 

8

Q

LF back

R

 

9

S

RF forward

R

 

10

Q

LF back

R

 

11

Q

RF forward

90 to R

 

12

S

LF to side

 

Back to P.P or closed position

 

Note: 


49.   Left Free Spin/Dip

 

Step

Timing

Feet Positions

Amount of Turn

Note

1

Q

RF rock back

 

From flip flop, LH on man’s shoulder, R arm open

2

Q

LF replace

 

 

3

S

RF forward, turning L to face partner

L

Partner leas lady’s R arm up high to indicate Left free spin

4

Q

Turning L, LF small forward

180 to L

Both arms up straight, do not cross hands at top.

5

Q

Turning L, RF small back

180 to L

Face partner again

6

S

LF to side, to close position

 

Both arms down, prepare for dip

7

Q

RF to side, dip

 

See note

8

Q

dip

 

 

9

S

Body up, weight back on LF

 

 

10

Q

Body sway to right, weight on RF

 

Body side sway/rock in closed position

11

Q

Body sway to left, weight on LF

 

 

12

S

Body sway to right, weight on RF, go to basic

 

 

13

Q

LF rocks back

 

Or another in place rock/sway

14

Q

RF replace

 

 

 

Note:

  • Dip: weight on RF, totally support own weight. Shoulder and hip should align, not twisted. Hip opens up to left. Head looking to left and up.

50.   Cross Body Spin with Continuous Neck Wrap (Optional: Man’s Hook & Spin)

 

Step

Timing

Feet Positions

Amount of Turn

Note

1

Q

LF to side

 

Right after a left turning basic with Lady’s inside turn

2

Q

RF cross LF

 

 

3

S

LF to side

 

Change hand to RH-to-RH hold

4

Q

RF forward

 

Cross body spin

5

Q

LF forward

 

Instead of rocking back, go forward

6

S

RF forward

 

Like arm check. For Neck Wrap, connect LH-to-LH under RH

7

Q

LF forward, turning to R

180 to R

Optionally, man can do hook & spin without hands

8

Q

RF almost in place, turning to R

180 to R

 

9

S

LF forward, turning to R

180 to R

Face partner again

10

Q

RF rock back

 

Two hand cross hold, lady’s LH on top

11

Q

LF replace

 

 

12

S

RF forward, turning L under arm

180 to L

Raise LH, ready for neck wrap

13

Q

LF to side, raise RH above man’s head,

 

brush his hair using RH

14

Q

RF crosses LF

 

 

15

S

LF to side, raise LH above his head

 

Brush his hair using LH when stepping LF on S

16

Q

RF rock back

 

Continuous Neck wrap, repeat

17

Q

LF replace

 

 

18

S

RF to side, raise RH above his head, can rotate to R and open up body to left a little

 

brush his hair using RH, when stepping RF on S

19

Q

LF rock back

 

 

20

Q

RF replace

 

 

21

S

Rotating to L, LF to side, open up body to R, raise LH

 

Brush his hair using LH

22

Q

RF rock back

 

 

23

Q

LF replace

 

Could finish using left turning basic

 

Note:

  • Neck wrap: brushing hair could alternative, brushing either man’s or lady’s hair.

51.   Triple Traveler

 

Step

Timing

Feet Positions

Amount of Turn

Note

1

S

RF to side

 

Start from lady’s inside turn

2

Q

LF rock behind RF

 

 

3

Q

RF replace

 

 

4

S

LF to side, man open up, 90 degree to man

 

Man open up 90 to his R

5

Q

RF rock behind

 

Man LF rock behind RF

6

Q

LF replace

 

Man: RF replace

7

S

RF forward, turn 180 to L, face partner

180 to L

Man: LF forward, turn 90 to L.

8

Q

LF to side, turning L, underarm

180 to L

Man: RF to side

9

Q

RF to side, turning L

180 to L

Man: LF crosses in front of RF

10

S

LF to side

 

Man: RF to side, spiral to his L ~270

11

Q

RF crosses in front of LF