Natural Hover Telemark
Foxtrot Natural Hover Telemark
The Foxtrot Hover Telemark is a Gold 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: RF fwd | Facing DW | HT | Start to turn R | Sway(S) | CBM | Rise e/o 1
Q: LF to side | Backing DC | TH | 1/4 between 1-2 | Sway(R) | Up. Lower e/o 2
Q: RF to side (Heel Pull) | Facing DC | H, IE of foot, whole foot | 1/2 between 2-3 | Sway(L) | Down on 3. Rise e/o 3
S: L knee veers inwards | Facing DC | T (RF) with pressure on IE of T of LF | Slight body turn to R | Sway(L) | Up.
Q: LF diag fwd, preparing to step OP, L side leading | Facing DC | T | - | Sway(L) | Up.
Q: RF fwd in CBMP, OP | Facing DC | TH | - | Sway(S) | Up. Lower e/o 6.
S: LF fwd | Facing DC | H | - | Sway(S) | CBM | -
S: LF back | BDW | TH | Start to turn R | Sway(S) | CBM | Rise e/o 1. NFR
L shoulder connects down.
Body should feel fwd, don't turn shoulder back.
Diagonal stretch through body upward rightward up.
Q: RF closes to LF (Heel Turn) | LOD | HT | 3/8 between 1-2 | Sway(L) | Up. Lower e/o 2. NFR
Q: LF to side | Wall | T of LF | 3/8 between 2-3 | Sway(R) | Down on 3. Rise e/o 3
LF is really fwd step and foot ending up as a side step.
Cushion the knee. Pull stomach muscle.
Don't push tummy toward partner to try to connect.
S: RF brushes to LF | BDC | IE of Toe of RF | Slight body turn to R | Sway(R) | Up.
Body shape goes to the R (can take head to R as well, or keep head L)
And then after brushing RF, change the shape to L
Q: RF diag back R side leading | BDC | TH | - | Sway(R) | Up.
Changing shape to L. Feather step finish.
Swing rib cage to R. Dancing head to L.
Q: LF back in CBMP | BDC | TH | - | Sway(S) | Up. NFR. Lower e/o 6.
S: RF back | BDC | TH | - | Sway(S) | CBM | -