Natural Turn

Step Beat & Rhythm  Position Alignment Turn Foot work Rise & Fall Description
Foot Body


1 1 RF fwd and across in PP and CBMP   Facing DW (Moving along LOD) - H -  
2 2 LF to side and slightly fwd   Pointing DW Body com. to turn L TH -  
3 3 RF crosses behind LF   Facing DW Body turn to L T (Man's R heel will lower as the next step is taken) -  


1 1 LF fwd and across in PP and CBMP CBM Facing DC (Moving along LOD) Com to turn L HT  
2 2 RF to side and slightly back   Backing DW 1/4 between 1-2 TH -  
3 3 LF back in CBMP   Backing LOD 1/8 between 2-3 TH -  



Foot-Work Turn Dance Positions
T=Toe Com= Commence PP= Promenade Position
H=Heel E/O= (at) end of Prom Pos= Promenade Position
B=Ball of foot Cont= Continue OP= Outside Partner
HT= Heel, then Toe R=Right PO= Partner Outside
TH= Toe, then Heel L=Left ROP= Right Outside Partner
F=  foot (flat foot) BTL= Body Turns Less LOP=  Left Outside Partner
LF= Left Foot BCT= Body Completes Turn SxS= Side-By-Side Position
RF= Right Foot Bet= Between  
W= whole (foot)    
IE= Inside Edge    


Foot Position

Body Position

LOD= Line of Dance RF= Right Foot SLT=slight
DC= Diagonal Center LF= Left Foot CBM=Contra-Body Motion
DW=Diagonal Wall SLT=slight(ly) R=Right
P= (foot) Pointing TTI= Toe Turned In L=Left
A-LOD= Against LOD TTO= Toe Turned Out CBMP= Contra-Body Motion Position

Rise & Fall


Com= Commence S=Slow,  2 beats of music.  
E/O= (at) end of Q=Quick, 1 beat of music  
Cont= Continue    
NFR= No-foot rise    
(Body Rise with heel on the ground)    
R= Rise    
L= Lower