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Progressive Chassé to Right

Waltz Progressive Chassé to Right

The Waltz Progressive Chasse to Right is a Bronze 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
Facing DC
HT Start to turn L
--
yes start to rise e/o 1

2
2 RF to side
Backing Wall
T
1/8 between 1 and 2 --

continue to rise on 2 and 3
Track foot, no rondes.
3
&
LF closes to RF
Backing DW
T
1/8 between 2 and 3, body turns less --

Up, lower e/o 4


3
RF to side and slightly back Backing DW
TH
--
--

--
5
1
LF back in CBMP
Backing DW
T
--
--
CBM
   

Follower

Step Timing Movement 
Alignment Footwork Turn Sway CBM
Rise & Fall
Notes
1
1
RF back
Backing DC
TH
Begin to turn L
-
CBM
start to rise e/o 1, NFR

2
2
LF to side Pointing DW
T
1/4 between 1 and 2, body turns less -

continue to rise on 2 and 3
Track foot.
3
&
RF closes to LF
Facing DW
T
slight body turn
-

--

4 3
LF to side and slightly fwd
Facing DW
TH
--
-

-- Left shoulder is quite forward.
5
1
RF fwd in CBMP, OP
Facing DW
H
--
-
CBM    

  • Bronze: The Progressive Chassé to R could be started facing LOD and ended backing DW (3/8 turn) when the amounts of turn would be:
    • Man: 1/4 between 1-2, 1/8 between 2-3 (body turns less), no further turn
    • Lady: 3/8 between 1-2 (body turns less), slight body turn to L on 3, no further turn.
  • Silver and Gold: Started facing DC and ended backing LOD (3/8 turn), or started facing DC and ending backing DC (1/2 turn). If 1/2 turn is mad the amounts of turn will be:
    • Man: 1/4 between 1-2, 1/8 between 2-3, 1/8 between 4-5
    • Lady: 3/8 between 1-2 (body turns less). Body completes turn on 3, 1/8 between 3-4 (body turns less)