Change of Places Left to Right
Jive Change of Places Left to Right
The Change of Places Left to Right is a Newcomer Level figure. This online reference gives a detailed description of the dance steps, including timing, movement, a list of figures that may precede or follow the pattern; and videos providing instruction and demonstration of the figure, techniques and practice routines that include it.
Start in Open Position.
QQ: 1-2 of Link LR | No turn
QaQ: Compact chasse LRL | 1/4 to R over 3-5
Raise L hand and start lady to do left turn.
QaQ: Fwd chasse RLR. End in Open Position | 1/8 to R btwn 5-6
lower arm and lead lady back at end of her turn.
QQ: 1-2 of Link RL | No turn
QaQ: turning chasse underarm RLR | 1/2 L over 3-5
Lady makes the most turn on step 5
QaQ: bwd chasse LRL, end in Open Position | 1/8 to L btwn 5-6
If man doesn't turn over 6-8, lady can do extra 1/8 to L.
Variation - Change of hands: 2 options
Start with R-to-R hand hold. Man leads lady to start turn L on step 3, then release R hand hold. Take L to R hand hold at the end of lady's turn.
Same as table above or option 1, except that at the end, take R-to-R hand hold.
Development: Overturned Change of Places from Left to Right
Many lowers L arm and turns lady strongly L by rotating his hand to R from wrist until palm is turned outwards, giving lady's R arm a gental twist.
Lady continues to turn an extra 1/2 on RF allowing LF to cross loosely in front of RF (Spiral action) in Tandem position in front of Man.
Lady may dance a forward lock or 3 small runs fwd.
At end of 8, Man turns lady to R to face him by rotating his hand slightly L from wrist.
Lady turns 1/4 R on LF to end in open position with LF back.
Follow with Chicken Walks, Simple spin from open position or other figures starting in open position. (Lady normally does a flick or oint ball change in place of 1-2 of Link.
American Spin (from L to R hand hold; or when Change of Places L to R is dance with change of hands)
Rolling Off the Arm (normal; or R to R hand hold, when Change of Places L to R is dance with change of hands)
Simple Spin (when Change of Places L to R is end in Open CPP)
Stalking Walks, Flicks and Break (starting in open position)
Miami Special (when Change of Places L to R is dance with change of hands)
Shoulder Spin (when Change of Places L to R is dance with change of hands)
Catapult (when Change of Places L to R is dance with change of hands)