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Reverse Roll

Samba Reverse Roll

The Samba Reverse Roll is a Gold Level figure. This online reference gives a detailed description of the dance steps, including timing, and movement, technique; 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.

This figure starts in Contact Position. No Bounce. The characteristics roll of the body is created from the waist.

Leader

Step Timing Movement 
Turn
 Footwork Notes
1
S LF Fwd

Prepare for roll by inclining body R on last 1/4 beat of previous step.
Body inclination on step 1 is fast and Man's L arm and Lady's R arm is lowered.
2
Q Fwd and to L

Arms return to normal position over steps 2 and 3.
3
Q To L


4 S Back and to L

Arms raised again over steps 4-5.
5 Q Back


6 Q Back and to R



Follower


Step Timing Movement 
Turn
 Footwork Notes
1
S RF back

Prepare for roll by inclining body to L on last 1/4 beat of previous step.
2
Q LF back and to R


3
Q To R


4 S Fwd and to R


5 Q Fwd


6 Q Fwd and to L




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