Right Turning Basic

Right Turning Basic (w/ Lady's Roll)

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


  • S: LF to side

    • Normal basic

  • Q: RF crosses behind LF

  • Q: LF rocks in place

  • S: RF to side

    • Start prepping. Opening lady slightly to her R.

  • Q: LF replaces weight

  • Q: RF replace, slightly forward | Start turning to R

  • S: LF back, slightly to side | Continue to turn to R, 90 degree turned. After turning, stepping LF back, slightly to side

    • Optionally, lead Lady's to an Outside (Right) Roll by raising L arm, leading Lady's R arm over her head to her R.

  • Q: RF to side, slightly back

    • (optionally turn another half turn to R)

    • Travel to Man's right side.

  • Q: LF crosses in front of RF

    • Next step is RF to side on S.


  • S: RF to side

    • Normal basic

  • Q: LF steps behind RF

  • Q: RF rocks in place

  • S: LF to side

    • Man opens Lady to her R, into PP, prep.

  • Q: RF crosses in back of LF

  • Q: LF replaces weight | Body start turning to R

    • Body turning to R, next step is going to be a forward step.

  • S: RF fwd, in between Man's feet | Body turning to R

    • Turned 90 to R from beginning.

    • Optionally, if Man raises his L arm to lead Lady into Outside (Right) Turn, Lady completes a full turn over QQ, traveling to left, Man's right side.

  • Q: LF to side

    • (optionally continue to turn another half turn)

    • Travel to Lady's left side

  • Q: RF crosses in front of LF

    • Next step is LF to side on S.