Left Side Pass
West Coast Swing Left Side Pass
This pattern is danced in open facing position.
1: LF hook behind RF | turning L, total 1/2 L btwn step 1-5
Use L arm tone to lead lady to pass him.
Rotate head to left.
Get out of the slot.
2: RF to side | turning L
3: LF rock back | turning L
Footwork is like Throwout.
Variation: do touch step for count 34.
&: replace weight on to RF | turning L
4: LF forward | finishing turning
5&6: Chasse in place RLR
1: RF forward
Lady does the same footwork as Underarm Turn.
This time, step toward Man's left side.
2: LF forward
3: RF forward | start turning L
"Swing shift" the weight, could do a ball of foot lead
Benji Schwimmer prefers smooth movement (no turning head sharply)
Start turning here, head looking to partner.
a: LF cross in front of RF | turning L
4: RF side and back | finish 1/2 turn
5&6: Chasse in place LRL