Lady's Inside (Left) Turn

Two Step Lady's Inside (Left) Turn

This online reference gives a detailed description of the dance figure, including timing, foot positions, movement and technique.


  • S: LF to side

  • Q: RF steps behind LF

  • Q: LF rocks in place

    • Lead Lady to open up to her L slightly. She's in Counter Promenade Position.

  • S: RF to side

    • Lead Lady to step fwd, while raising L arm, leading Lady's R arm in front of her face.

  • Q: LF steps behind RF

    • Release R arm to allow Lady to turn.

  • Q: RF rocks in place

    • R arm to Lady's back. Resume hold.


  • S: RF to side

  • Q; LF steps behind RF

  • Q: RF rocks in place

  • Man keeps Lady in slight CPP, prepare to turn.

  • S: LF fwd | Turning to L

    • Full turn in this figure.

    • As Lady is turned to her left, so this step is more of a forward step.

  • Q: RF fwd | Turning to L

    • Man leads Lady's R arm in front her face,

    • While turning, keep L arm loosely bent, wrap around body so it won't be in the way

  • Q: Replace weight onto LF | Continue to turn to face partner

    • Next step is S to right side. L arm will float on top of Man's R arm to closed hold.