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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 Keep head left the whole time to help with the turn. Similar to Double Reverse Spin.

Lower first. Center can't fall back. Hips more forward and up to Man. Stay connected. Head goes even more left, stay outside.

RF back, curve, toe turned in.
2 2 LF back in Fallaway, L side leading BDC, moving down LOD T -- --
Up Keep chest area very lifted to Man.

LF bigger step to match the first step, don't cut it short. 

Use head weight to L to help with turn. Curve. moving BDC. Suck tummy in, a little lift.
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 It feels hip is more twisted to left. Man's right hip in middle of Lady's left hip and center.
Lady keeps center lifted to Man.
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
Follow Man, don't gap.

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