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Fallaway Reverse And Slip Pivot

Waltz Fallaway Reverse And Slip Pivot

The Fallaway Reverse And Slip Pivot 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
1
LF fwd FDC HT Start to turn L Nil CBM Rise e/o 1
2 2 RF back in Fallaway, R side leading BDW, Moving down LOD T 1/4 between step 1-2 --
Up  
3 3 LF back in CBMP and Fallaway BLOD TH 1/8 between 2-3, body turns less --
Up, Lower e/o 3
4 & RF back, LF held in CBMP To center, toe turned in, end facing LOD orDW THT 1/4 between 3-4, 1/4 or 1/8 on 4 (pivot) -- CBM --

Follower

Step Timing Movement 
Alignment Footwork Turn Sway CBM Rise & Fall
Notes
1
1
RF back BDC TH -- --
Rise e/o 1 NFR
2 2 LF back in Fallaway, L side leading BDC, moving down LOD T -- --
Up  
3 3 RF back in CBMP and Fallaway (small step), LF held in CBMP BDC, end facing center T 5/8 to L on step 3 (Pivot) -- CBM Up, lower e/o 3
1 & LF fwd in CBMP, RF held in CBMP To center, end BLOD, or BDW TH 1/4 or 1/8 on 4 (pivot) -- CBM

Note
  • Timing: 1 2 3&  (1 1 1/2 1/2) OR, 1, 2 &, 3 (1 1/2 1/2 1)