Jive Simple Spin
Simple Spin 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 CPP, Left to Right hand hold.
Q: Close LF to RF | 1/8 to L
Chasse on step 6-8 of preceding Change of Places L to R is danced to side, to end diagonally forward in Open CPP.Turn the normal 1/8 to R, taking the L hand down and across body to lead Lady to overturn.
Lower L hand to turn Lady to R then immediately release hold.
Q: Replace weight to RF in Open Position | 1/8 to L
Regain L to R hand hold at end of Lady's turn.
Q: Turn to R on LF, then RF fwd, small step | 1/2 to R on LF
Turn is started at end of previous beat.
The chasse on steps 6-8 of preceding Change of Places L to R is danced to side, to end diagonally forward in Open CPP, turn 3/8 to L.
Q: Turn to R on RF, then LF back and slightly side in Open Position | 1/2 to R on RF
Man: No turn on the Simple Spin. At end of preceding step, Man turns Lady to R to face him by rotating hand slightly L from wrist, retracting L arm to lead Lady fwd, immediately turning her strongly R and releasing L to R hand hold.
Lady: Turn 1/2 to R on LF at end of preceding step.
1 (Q): RF fwd, small step and turn strongly R on RF
2 (Q): Continue to turn to R on RF, and LF back and slightly side in Open Position. (1 complete turn over 2 steps.)