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Natural Hover Telemark

Foxtrot Natural Hover Telemark

The Foxtrot Hover Telemark 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

Step Timing Movement 
Alignment Footwork Turn Sway CBM Rise & Fall
Notes
1
S
RF fwd Facing DW HT Start to turn R S CBM Rise e/o 1
2 Q LF to side Backing DC TH 1/4 between 1-2 R
Up. Lower e/o 2
3 Q RF to side (Heel Pull) Facing DC H, IE of foot, whole foot 1/2 between 2-3 L
Down on 3. Rise e/o 3
4 S L knee veers inwards Facing DC T (RF) with pressure on IE of T of LF Slight body turn to R L
Up.
5 Q LF diag fwd, preparing to step OP, L side leading Facing DC T - L
Up.
6 Q RF fwd in CBMP, OP Facing DC TH - S
Up. Lower e/o 6.
7 S LF fwd Facing DC H - S CBM -

Follower

Step Timing Movement 
Alignment Footwork Turn Sway CBM Rise & Fall
Notes
1
S
LF back BDW TH Start to turn R S CBM Rise e/o 1. NFR L shoulder connects down.
Body should feel fwd, don't turn shoulder back.
Diagonal stretch through body upward rightward up.
2 Q RF closes to LF (Heel Turn) LOD HT 3/8 between 1-2 L
Up. Lower e/o 2. NFR
3 Q LF to side Wall T of LF 3/8 between 2-3 R
Down on 3. Rise e/o 3 LF is really fwd step and foot ending up as a side step.
Cushion the knee. Pull stomach muscle.
Don't push tummy toward partner to try to connect.
4 S RF brushes to LF BDC IE of Toe of RF Slight body turn to R R
Up. Body shape goes to the R (can take head to R as well, or keep head L)
And then after brushing RF, change the shape to L
5 Q RF diag back R side leading BDC TH - R
Up. Changing shape to L. Feather step finish.
Swing rib cage to R. Dancing head to L.
6 Q LF back in CBMP BDC TH - S
Up. NFR. Lower e/o 6.
7 S RF back BDC TH - S CBM -

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