Four Step Change
Tango Four Step Change
The Four Step Change 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.
Q: LF fwd in CBMP | DW | H | 1/4 to L between 1-2 | CBM
Focus on compression in the knees, blocks of weight lined up, rotate lady.
Q: RF to side and slightly back | Facing DC | BH
Q (&): LF closes to RF | Facing DC | Whole Foot
Very quick, sharp action. Not too big steps.
The LF could close slightly fwd on this step 3
Q (S): RF back very small step | BDW against LOD | BH
Balance your weight, tail bone 90 degrees to floor, do not tip back.
Q: RF back in CBMP | BDW | BH | 1/4 turn to L between 1-2 | CBM
Allow shoulder to connect to hip joint, CBMP.
Q: LF to side and slightly fwd | Backing DC | Whole Foot
Flat action. Focus on posture.
Q (&): RF closes to LF | Backing DC | Whole foot
RF could step slightly back on this step 3
Q (S): LF fwd very small step | DW against LOD | BH
Not a strong forward step. It's Ball Heel. Not heel lead.
2 Timings are both ok:
1/2, 1/2, 1/2, 1/2
1/2, 1/4, 1/4, 1