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Hover Feather

Foxtrot Hover Feather 

(Taken after a Heel Pull)

The Hover Feather is a Silver 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

CBM
Step Timing Movement 
Alignment Footwork Turn Sway CBM Rise & Fall
Notes
1
Q LF diag fwd preparing to step OP, L side leading
Facing DC
T
--
L
Rise e/o preceding Heel Pull. Up Compress right side, change angle through diagonal, allow head to prepare to go outside partner.
2
Q
RF fwd in CBMP, OP
Facing DC
TH
--
S
Up. Lower e/o 2

3
S LF fwd
Facing DC H --
S CBM --

Note -- Body will overturn slightly to R on preceding Heel Pull. the footwork of the Heel Pull will be: 1. TH; 2 H; IE of foot, whole foot, then T of RF and pressure on IE of T of LF

Follower

Step Timing Movement 
Alignment Footwork Turn Sway CBM 
Rise & Fall
Notes
1
Q RF diag back, R side leading
Backing DC
TH
--
R
Rise e/o Brush step. Up Feel the left hip is dancing across inside edge of left foot. Hold diagonal shape for the 2 steps.

Keep head left, feel like dancing rib cage across the feet, maintain the position for 2 steps.

Do not take upper body back too fast. Take everything through lower center. Lower center move faster than upper center.

Keep counter balance in the Man's arms, leave arms to Man, as you swing rigthwards. Pull center back.
2
Q
LF back in CBMP
Backing DC
TH
-- S
Up. NFR Lower e/o 2

3
S RF back
Backing DC T
-- S CBM --


Note -- Body will overturn to R on preceding Brush step. The Lady will rise from the ball of LF at the end of the Brush step. The L heel does not touch the floor.