Reverse Pivot

Foxtrot Reverse Pivot (*)

The Foxtrot Reverse Pivot is a Silver 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.

(*) This figure is not listed in the "gray book", but is often danced.


Begin Backing DC

  1. S or &: RF back in CBMP (small step), LF held in CBMP | BDC| THT | up to 1/2 to L (Pivot) | -- | CBM | --

    • Finish DW

    • Pull in ab muscle, focus on turning base. Hip creating the rotation.


Begin Facing DC

  1. S or &: LF fwd in CBMP (small step), RF held in CBMP | DC | TH | up to 1/2 to L (Pivot) | -- | CBM | --

    • Finish BDW

    • Compact small step. Body turns less. Left side positive. Body feels turned to right.