Stop and Go
Jive Stop and Go
Stop and Go is a Bronze 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: Fwd chasse LRL, end in RSP
raise LH and circle it counter clockwise.
On 5: place R hand on Lady's back to check her turn.
Lower L arm.
Q: RF fwd in RSP. Toe turned out
Lead lady back with L hand
Q: Replace weight to LF in RSP
Lead lady fwd with R hand
QaQ: Very small bwd chasse RLR. end in Open Position.
raise LH and circle it clockwise, releasing R hand contact.
lower arm and lead lady back at the end of her turn.
QQ: 1-2 of Link RL | no turn
QaQ: RF fwd to chasse RLR turning underarm to end RF back in RSP | 1/2 to L over 3-5
going to Man's R side
Q: LF back in RSP | no turn
L arm straight up.
Q: Replace weight to RF in RSP
L arm in and then to side.
QaQ: LF fwd to chasse LRL turning underarm, to end LF back in open position. | 1-2 to R over 8-10
It could be danced without hold during lady's turns.
Man will lead lady strongly with L hand to turn L on 3, immediately releasing hold, placing R hand on her back to check her turn on 5.
Man will lead her strongly with RH to turn R on 8, immediately releasing R hand contact, regaining L to R hand hold at the end of her turn.