Sugar Push

West Coast Swing Sugar Push

This pattern is in open facing position. It could end in L to R hand hold or double hande hold position.

Leader

  • 1: LF back | --

  • 2: RF side

  • 3: LF no weight

    • "compression"

  • 4: LF pretty much in place

    • "tension"

  • 5&6: Chasse in place RLR

Follower

  • 1: RF forward

    • weight in back of foot "tension"

  • 2: LF forward

    • 1st half of beat, weight in back of foot "tension" and step LF forward.

    • slight body rotation to R.

    • At end of beat "&", do "compression", upper body compress forward.

  • 3: RF tap next to LF (3rd position)

    • tap is one option. Or, do triple step here:

    • 3&4: "compression" from end of previous beat, then 3& RL in place

  • 4: RF back

    • back to "tension", anchor position.

  • 5&6: Chasse in place, LRL

    • Count "6" is settling which connects to next pattern.

    • Styling variation 1:

      • 5: weight on LF, point RF out to side and hold 6.

    • Styling variation 2:

      • 5: LF ronde and end behind RF with weight on 6.

Note:

  • Variation: adding 2 more walk steps after step 2 before doing the tap step.