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Fallaway Whisk

Waltz Fallaway Whisk

Fallaway Whisk is an additional figure at Gold Level and may be danced in Medal Tests. 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 back Backing LOD TH Start to turn R S CBM Start to rise e/o 1, NFR
2 2 RF to side and slightly back Pointing DC TH 3/8 btwn 1-2, body turns less S - Continue to rise on 2  Using "T" footwork is also correct.
3 3 LF crosses loosely behind RF in Fallaway Facing DC TH Body continues to turn R R - Lower on 3

Follower

Step Timing Movement 
Alignment Footwork Turn Sway CBM Rise & Fall
Notes
1
1
RF fwd Facing LOD HT Start to turn R S CBM Start to rise e/o 1
2 2 LF to side Backing DC TH 3/8 btwn 1-3 S - Continue to rise on 2  
3 3 RF crosses loosely behind LF in FAllaway Facing DC against LOD TH 1/4 btwn 2-3, body continues to turn R L - Lower on 3 Lady's head may be turned to L or R. Both are ok.

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