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Shadow Circular Volta

Samba Shadow Circular Volta

The Samba Shadow Circular Volta is a Silver 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.

Shadow Circular Volta is danced in R shadow position, Man and Lady using the same foot.

It may start with RF, moving to left, circling up to a complete turn to R over steps 1-7; or start with LF, moving to right, circling up to a compete turn to L.

Shadow Circular Volta may be danced for one or two additional bars of music.

Timing: 1 a 2 a 3 a 4 a 5 a 6 a 8.

The last 2 steps may be replaced by Bota Fogo. (7 a 8)

  • Incline to the center of the circle. Head, looking toward the direction of the foot movement.
  • Person in the inside use smaller steps.