Heel Pivot (Quarter Turn To Left)
Quickstep Heel Pivot (Quarter Turn to Left)
The Quickstep Heel Pivot (Quarter Turn to Left) is a Newcomer level figure (listed as additional figures that may be danced in Medal Tests). 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: RF back | BDC | TH | start to turn L | Sways(S) | CBM |--
Q: LF closes towards RF | towards alignment of 3 | H | cont to turn on R heel (Heel Pivot) | Sway(R) | slight rise between 1-3, NFR
Q: LF closes to RF slightly fwd without weight | DW | H (RF) with pressure on T of LF | 1/4 between 1-3 | Sway(R) | --
S: LF fwd | DW | H | -- | Sway(S) | CBM | --
Make sure to do CBM.
S: LF fwd | FDC | HT | Start to turn L | Sway(S) | CBM | start to rise e/o 1
Q: RF to side | BW | T | 1/8 between 1-2 | Sway(L) | up
Q: LF closes to RF | BDW | TH | 1/8 between 2-3 | Sway(L) | up. Lower e/o 3
Difference from Progressive Chasse, is that Man stops moving and lower, so Lady needs to drop the heel.
S: RF back | BDW | T | -- | Sway(S) | CBM | --
Toe release on LF.
3/8 turn can be made on this figure.
This could end DC after underturned Natural Spin Turn or Closed Impetus.
Chasse Reverse Turn (when preceding figure ends DC)
Progressive Chasse To Right (when preceding figure ends DC)
Double Reverse Spin (when preceding figure ends DC)
Quick Open Reverse (when preceding figure ends DC)
Closed Telemark (when preceding figure ends DC)