Progressive Chassé to Right

Quickstep Progressive Chassé To Right

The Quickstep Progressive Chasse To Right is a Bronze 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.

Leader

  1. S: LF fwd | Facing DC | HT | Start to turn L | -- | CBM | start to rise e/o 1

  2. Q: RF to side | Backing Wall | T | 1/8 between 1 and 2 | -- | continue to rise on 2 and 3

  3. Q: LF closes to RF | Backing DW | T | 1/8 between 2 and 3, body turns less | -- | Up, lower e/o 4

  4. S: RF to side and slightly back | Backing DW | TH | -- | -- | --

  5. S: LF back in CBMP | Backing DW | T | -- | -- | CBM

    • Next step would be in Outside Partner position.

Follower

  1. S: RF back | Backing DC | TH | Begin to turn L | - | CBM | start to rise e/o 1, NFR

  2. Q: LF to side | Pointing DW | T | 1/4 between 1 and 2, body turns less | - | continue to rise on 2 and 3

  3. Q: RF closes to LF | Facing DW | T | slight body turn | - | --

    • L side is strongly projected, but do not fall to left side too quickly which will pull Man.

  4. S: LF to side and slightly fwd | Facing DW | TH | -- | - | --

  5. S: RF fwd in CBMP, OP | Facing DW | H | -- | - | CBM

Notes:

  • Bronze: The Progressive Chassé to R could be started facing LOD and ended backing DW (3/8 turn) when the amounts of turn would be:--Man: 1/4 between 1-2, 1/8 between 2-3 (body turns less), no further turn--Lady: 3/8 between 1-2 (body turns less), slight body turn to L on 3, no further turn.

  • Silver and Gold: Started facing DC and ended backing LOD (3/8 turn), or started facing DC and ending backing DC (1/2 turn). If 1/2 turn is mad the amounts of turn will be:

    • Man: 1/4 between 1-2, 1/8 between 2-3, 1/8 between 4-5

    • Lady: 3/8 between 1-2 (body turns less). Body completes turn on 3, 1/8 between 3-4 (body turns less)

Preceding Figures

  1. Change of Direction

  2. Double Reverse Spin

  3. Heel Pivot (Quarter Turn To Left)

  4. Natural Turn With Hesitation

  5. Reverse Pivot

Following Figures

  1. Closed Impetus

  2. Back Lock

  3. Tipple Chasse To Right

  4. Running Finish

  5. Four Quick Run (when preceding figure ends DC or LOD)

  6. V6 (6-12, when preceding figure ends DC or LOD)

  7. Tipsy To R

  8. Six Quick Run (when preceding figure ends DC)