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Chasse Reverse Turn

Quickstep Chasse Reverse Turn

The Quickstep Chasse Reverse Turn is a Newcomer level figure. This online reference gives a detailed description of the dance steps, including timing, footwork, alignment, and movement; steps diagram; a list of figures that may precede or follow the pattern; and videos providing instruction and demonstration of the figure, techniques and practice routines that include it.

Leader

Step Timing Movement
Alignment
Footwork    Turn  Sway
CBM
Rise & Fall
Notes
1
S
LF fwd
FDC
HT
Starts to turn L
S
CBM
start to rise e/o 1

2
Q
RF to side
BDW
T
1/4 between 1-2
L

Up

3
Q
LF closes to RF
BLOD
TH
1/8 between 2-3
L

Up, lower e/o 3


Follower

Step Timing Movement
Alignment
Footwork    Turn  Sway
CBM
Rise & Fall
Notes
1
S
RF back
BDC
TH
Starts to turn L
S
CBM
start to rise e/o 1, NFR

2
Q
LF to side
PLOD
T
3/8 to L, body turns less
R

Up

3
Q
RF closes to LF
FLOD
TH
body completes trun
R

Up, lower e/o 3


Technique Notes:
  • If Natural Pivot with Hesitation ends in LOD, turn 1/on step 1 in this Chasse Reverse Turn.

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