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Passing Natural Turn

Quickstep Passing Natural Turn

The Quickstep Passing Natural 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

StepTimingMovement 
Alignment
Footwork   Turn Sway
CBM 
Rise & Fall 
Notes
1
SRF fwd, CBMP in PPPointing DW,
Body Facing Wall
HT



Starting in Promenade Position.
2
Q
LF to side, slightly backBLODT
turning to R
 
Drive off R leg, L leg swing ahead of body, allow diagonal stretch
3
Q
RF back, R shoulder leadingBLODTH

 Man changing track from lane 1 (in step 1) to lane 3 (step 3)

Follower

StepTimingMovement 
Alignment
Footwork   Turn Sway
CBM 
Rise & Fall 
Notes
1
SLF across fwd, in CBMP, in PPMoving DW, pointing LODHT



Starting in Promenade Position.
2
Q
RF fwd small step, in between partner's feetLODT

 
Stay on Man's R side when he changes lanes. Small step, do not block Man. 

Keep head weight left, axis. 

Swing R side. Body dance to the right, leave head behind, do not let head weight join R side of body.
3
Q
LF fwd, L shoulder leading, prepare for stepping OP in CBMPLODTH