East Coast Swing
East Coast Swing Patterns
Continuous Backward Walk, Throwout with Lady's Overturn, Plait
1&2 3&4: triple steps in closed position. End opening to side by side position.
5 6 7 8: continuous backward walks.
1&2&3&4&: foot points Lady: RF fwd kick/back replace, LF kick/replace, RF, LF kicks (2nd set could be shaping backward)
1&2 3&4: triple steps to close up with partner
5 6: rock step
1&2: Man does big shape, throwout (Man's L side) . Lady does running fwd, shaping L, RF/LF crosses in front/ RF, then spiral, overturn to her L to end with her back to Man.
3&4: Lady cha-cha-cha lock step forward, then turn R to face Man
SSQQQQ: Plait, Lady start with RF pointing fwd to R (after turning to face Man from previous step).
1&2 3&4: triple step to close up with partner.
Lady's Inside Turn to Man's R, Ronde, Simple Walk out Finish or Continuous Ronde
1&2: Lady's underarm turn to L to Man's R side, Man has shaping to indicate ronde. At end of 2, prepare to ronde, starting from facing partner, turning to Lady's L when preparing ronde with Lady's L leg (Man's R leg). Overturned a little during ronde, so ronde is done side by side (not facing each other).
3&4: Lady's L leg ronde LF cross behind RF, (side by side with partner), RF together with LF, then LF fwd,
Simple walk out finish 5 6 7 8 Walk/Walk/Rock/Step - after ronde turn 1/2 to R (RF fwd walk) turning R under the arm, LF walk, then rock step RF, LF.
Continuous Ronde finish:
5: Lady turn 180 to R, RF fwd, bent knee, Step onto RF on 5, and turn on RF about 3/4 turn on & to face Man
6: Lady LF step next to RF and ronde R leg. turning body to R (about 1/4 turn to be side by side with Man)
7&8: RF crosses behind LF, LF together with RF, RF fwd. Then, repeat on the other side
1 2 3&4: 1 prep L leg, bent L knee, &:3/4 turn to L, 2: ronde 3&4 (cross back, together, fwd)
5678: Simple walk out/rock step finish.
Stationary cross swivels & circling/rotating cross swivels
Station cross swivels: rock step, in-out(heel)-cross with weight; in-out-cross with weight
Circling cross swivels (moves around a cricle instead of staying at same place):
Lady: rock step, in-out-cross with weight; (this part starts the same as stationary cross swivels), then
Lady LF in-out ( point LF and then land WF with weight on LF), twist body to R, RF heel (to side), RF toe cross LF. repeat.
Till finish with normal stationary swivel with LF for Lady (in-out-cross). Rock step finish.
Lady: rock step, triple step to prep (body/shoulder open to left to prepare) to spin. Full spin to R on RF at end of triple, then anchor triple step on LF to finish.