Reverse To Natural

Viennese Waltz Reverse to Natural

This is a Bronze figure, used when switching from Reverse Turn to Natural Turn. Man dances LF Forward Change Step and Lady dance RF Backward Change Step. 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.

Man (LF Forward Change Step)

Start with Man facing DW, turning 1/8 to step LF forward along LOD.

Step Timing Movement
Alignment Footwork Turn Sway CBM Rise & Fall
Notes
1
1
LF fwd
FLOD
HT
1/8 to L btwn preceding step and 1
S
CBM
rise e/o 1

2
2
RF diagonally fwd
FDC
T
1/8 to L btwn 1 and 2
L

up on 2

3
3
LF closes to RF
FDC
TH

L

up on 3, lower e/o 3

Lady (RF Backward Change Step)

Step Timing Movement
Alignment Footwork Turn Sway CBM Rise & Fall
Notes
1
1
RF back
BLOD
TH
1/8 to L btwn preceding step and 1
S
CBM
rise e/o1, NFR

2
2
LF diagonally back
BDC
T
1/8 to L btwn 1 and 2
R

up on 2

3
3
RF closes to LF
BDC
TH

R

up on 3, lower e/o3

Note: After the first half of a reverse turn, to change to natural turns, the man can perform the RF Backward Change Step (the Lady's part above), while the lady does the LF forward change.