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Curved Three Step

Foxtrot Curved Three Step

Foxtrot Curved Three Step is 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
1SLF fwdFacing LODHT     
2QRF fwd, R shoulder leading
CenterTTotal 1/2 turn to L between 2-3L

rise e/o 1

3QLF fwd
Facing Against LOD
TH

L

up, lower e/o 2

Follower

StepTimingMovement
AlignmentFootworkTurnSwayCBM
Rise & Fall
Notes
1
SRF back
BLOD
TH

R

rise e/o 1, NFR
More rotation, travels less.

Follow the Man's center. Lower R shoulder to R ship.
Avoid turning shoulder to L, which pulls away from Man and cross his tie line.
2
Q
LF back, L shoulder leading
Wall
TH
1/2 turn to L between 2-3R

up, NFR, lower e/o 2
With shaping, head can open to R. But pay attention to not cross the tie line.
(can keep head L as well)
3
QRF back
Backing Against LOD
T

S
CBM--