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


1 1 LF fwd CBM Facing DC Com to turn L HT

Rise e/o 1

2 2 RF to side Sway L Almost backing LOD Just under 3/8 L bet 1&2 T Up  
3 3 LF side & slightly fwd - Pointing DW Just over 3/8 L bet 2&3, BTL TH Up, L e/o 3  
4 1 RF fwd in CBMP, OP CBM Facing DW - H - Step 4 is first step of next figure


1 1 RF back CBM Backing DC Com to turn L TH Slight R e/o 1, NFR  
2 2 LF closes to RF. Heel Turn Sway R Facing LOD 3/8 bet 1&2 HT Cont to R on 2  
3 3 RF side & slightly back - Backing DW 3/8 bet 2&3, BTL TH Up, L e/o 3  
4 1 LF back in CBMP CBM & CBMP Backing DW - T   -  
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