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Rumba Curl

Curl is a Silver 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.


Commence in Open Position

Step Timing Movement
Turn Notes
1 2
LF fwd

2 3
Transfer weight to RF

3 4 1
Close LF to RF

4 2 RF back

Continue with steps 4-6 of Spiral. Finish in Fan.
5 3 Transfer weight to LF
1/8 to L over step 5 and 6
6 4 1
RF to side to Fan Position


Step Timing Movement
Turn Notes
1 2
RF back
No turn

2 3
Transfer weight to LF

3 4 1
RF fwd, then turn allowing LF to cross loosely in front without weight (Spiral Turn)

Turn is made on ball of RF with foot flat (T of LF)
LF fwd

Fan finish.
RF fwd and slightly across, then turn to end RF back

4 1
LF back in Fan Position