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Opening Out From Reverse Top

Rumba Opening Out From Reverse Top

This 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

Step Timing Movement
Turn Notes
1 2
RF to side and slightly fwd
1/8 to L

2 3
LF in front of RF (Cuban Cross)
1/8 to L
Increase ton in L arm. Release R hand hold.
3 4 1
RF to side in Fan Position
1/8 to L

Follower

Step Timing Movement
Turn Notes
1 2
LF behind RF (Cuban Cross)
5/8 to L over 1-3

2 3
RF back and slightly to side


3 4 1
LF back in Fan Position