Jive Miami Special
Miami Special is a Silver 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. Right to Right hand hold.
QQ: 1,2 of Link LR | No turn
QaQ: LF to side to chasse LRL, turning underarm. End LF back and slightly to side. | 5/8 to R over steps 3-5.
Raise R hand and circle it strongly counterclockwise over Lady's head. At end of 5, continue to circle R hand strongly over own head. Place R hand on R shoulder. At same time place L hand on Lady's L shoulder blade.
QaQ: Side chasse RLR, to end in LSP | 1/8 to R over 6-8
Release hold with R hand. Gradually slide L hand along Lady's R arm to take L to R hand hold on step 8.
QQ: 1,2 of Link L | No turn
QaQ: Chasse turning underarm, RLR | 5/8 to L over steps 3-5
QaQ: Side chasse LRL, sliding R hand down Man's L arm until hand contact is gained. End in LSP. | 1/8 to L