Chasse Reverse Turn
Quickstep Chasse Reverse Turn
The Quickstep Chasse Reverse Turn is a Newcomer level figure. This online reference gives a detailed description of the dance steps, including timing, footwork, alignment, and movement; steps diagram; 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.
S: LF fwd | FDC | HT | Starts to turn L | Sway(S) | CBM | start to rise e/o 1
Q: RF to side | BDW | T | 1/4 between 1-2 | Sway(L) | Up
Q: LF closes to RF | BLOD | TH | 1/8 between 2-3 | Sway(L) | Up, lower e/o 3
S: RF back | BDC | TH | Starts to turn L | Sway(S) | CBM | start to rise e/o 1, NFR
Stay very left, upper body do not cross in front of Man.
Lady is inside of turn, R leg is curving out of Man's way.
Q: LF to side | PLOD | T | 3/8 to L, body turns less | Sway(R) | Up
Body turns under head, end shaping to R. But keep R side and R hip more forward to Man.
Distance between L shoulder and head decreases. Do not let head pass Man's tie line.
Q: RF closes to LF | FLOD | TH | body completes turn | Sway(R) | Up, lower e/o 3
Continue rotating arms to have arms be with Man, then prep for next step, e.g. Reverse Pivot
If Natural Pivot with Hesitation ends in LOD, turn 1/8 on step 1 in this Chasse Reverse Turn.