Opening Out From Reverse Top

Rumba Opening Out From Reverse Top

This is a Silver Level figure. This online reference gives a detailed description of the different variation of the dance steps, including timing, and 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.


  • 2: RF to side and slightly fwd | 1/8 to L

  • 3: LF in front of RF (Cuban Cross) | 1/8 to L

    • Increase ton in L arm. Release R hand hold.

  • 4 1: RF to side in Fan Position | 1/8 to L


  • 2: LF behind RF (Cuban Cross) | 5/8 to L over 1-3

  • 3: RF back and slightly to side

  • 4 1: LF back in Fan Position

Preceding Figures

  1. Reverse Top

Following Figures

  1. Alemana

  2. Hockey Stick

  3. Sliding Doors

  4. Fencing

  5. Three Alemanas