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Natural Spin Turn

Quickstep Natural Spin Turn

The Quickstep Natural Spin 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.

The footwork is the same as Waltz Natural Spin Turn. Timing: SQQSSS.

Leader

StepTimingMovement 
AlignmentFootworkTurnSwayCBMRise & Fall
Notes
1
SRF fwd
FDW
HT
Start to turn R
S
CBMStart to rise at end of 1
2
QLF to side
BDC
T
1/4 between 1-2
R

Cont to rise on 2 and 3 
* Rise on toes, it will help to bring the feet together on 3rd step.
* Have continuous swing of the leg through the step.
3
QRF closes to LF
BLOD
TH
1/8 between 2-3
R

Lower at end of 3

SLF back
BLOD, toe turned in
THT
1/2 to R (pivot)
S
CBMNo rise.

5SRF fwd in CBMP
FLOD
HT
Cont to turn
S
CBM
Rise e/o 5

6SLF to side and slightly back
BDC
TH
3/8 between 5-6
S

Up, Lower e/o 6

Follower

StepTimingMovement 
AlignmentFootworkTurnSwayCBM
Rise & Fall
Notes
1
SLF back
BDW
TH
Starts to turn R
S
CBM
Start to rise e/o 1, NFR

2
QRF to side
PLOD
T
3/8 between 1-2, body turns less
L

Cont to rise on 2 and 3

3
QLF closes to RF
FLOD
TH
body completes turn
L

Lower e/o 3

4SRF fwd
FLOD
HT
1/2 to R (pivot)
S
CBM
No rise

5SLF back and slightly side
BLOD
T
Cont to turn
S

Rise e/o 5

6
SRF diagonally fwd after brushing to LF
FDC
TH
3/8 between 5-6
S

Up. Lower e/o 6


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