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Curved Feather from Promenade Position

Foxtrot Curved Feather from Promenade Position

The Foxtrot Curved Feather from Promenade Position is a Gold Level figure. This online reference gives a detailed description of the dance steps, including timing, footwork, alignment, and movement; steps diagram; 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

StepTimingMovement 
AlignmentFootworkTurnSwayCBMRise & Fall
Notes
1
S
RF fwd across CBMP in Promenade PositionDWHTSCBMRise e/o 1Start in Promenade Position
2QLF diag fwd, preparing to step OP, L side leadingWallT1/8 between 2-3R
Up
3QRF fwd in CBMP, OPBLODTH
RCBMUp. Lower e/o 3

Follower

StepTimingMovement 
AlignmentFootworkTurnSwayCBMRise & Fall
Notes
1
S
LF fwd in CBMP in PPFacing DCTHSCBMStay behind Man's hip. Poised upward position. Do not anticipate the curve.
Man will slowly bring across.
2QRF to side slightly back, R side leadingLODT1/8 between 2-3L

Use left leg and hip to push to right. sending arm across the body.
Very strong upward curve for right side.
Stretching does not mean turning shoulder to right. It's R side upward stretch. 
3QLF back in CBMPFacing LODTHLCBMSmall step.
Do not allow stomach to relax. R side lengthen.
Keep individual balance.