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Cross Swivel

QuickStep Cross Swivel

The QuickStep Cross Swivel is a Gold 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 Facing DW H start to turn L S CBM --
2
S RF closes (or nearly closes) to LF slightly back w/o weight Facing DC pressure on T of LF with foot flat and pressure on IE of T of RF 1/4 to L between 1-2 L -- -- Alternatively for styling, RF to side, knees inward
3
S
RF fwd in CBMP, OP Facing DC H -- S CBM --


Follower

Step Timing Movement 
Alignment Footwork Turn Sway CBM Rise & Fall
Notes
1
S RF back BDW TH start to turn L S CBM
Heel of RF does not lower until the turn is completed.
2
S LF closes to RF slightly fwd w/o weight Backing DC H then IE of T 1/4 between 1-2 R --
Alternatively for styling, LF to side, knee inward
3
S
LF back in CBMP Backing DC T -- S CBM

Connecting Figures