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Continuous Hip Twists

Rumba Continuous Hip Twists

Rumba Continuous Hip Twists is a Gold Level figure. This online reference gives a detailed description of the different variation of the dance steps, including timing, and movement; 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
Turn Notes
1 2 3 2 3 4 1
As Advanced Hip Twist
Commence in Closed Position.
4 2 RF diag back with part weight Body completes turn to L At end of previous beat, extend L arm slightly fwd at normal level and retain tone in arms
5 3 Transfer weight to LF Slight body turn to R Retain tone
6 4 1
RF fwd in line with LF, towards Lady's R side 1/4 to R. Body turns slightly more Arms to normal position

Follower

Step Timing Movement 
Turn Notes
1 2 3 2 3 4 1
As Advanced Hip Twist
Commence in Closed Position.
4 2 LF fwd and across 3/8 to R turn at end of previous beat. turn is initiated from hips. Hips turn more than upper body.
Flexible turn.
5 3 RF fwd and across towards Man's R side 3/8 to L turn at end of previous beat. turn is initiated from hips. Hips turn more than upper body.
Flexible turn.
6 4 1
LF fwd in line with RF, then turn to end side and slightly fwd 1/8 to R, then a further 1/4 to R

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