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Curl

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.

Leader

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


Follower

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)
4
2
LF fwd

Fan finish.
5
3
RF fwd and slightly across, then turn to end RF back


6
4 1
LF back in Fan Position