Natural Turn

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


1 1 LF back CBM Backing LOD Com to turn R TH -  
2 2 RF closes to LF (Heel Turn)   Facing DC 3/8 between 1-2 T Rise e/o 2  
3 3 LF diag fwd in PP, L side leading   Pointing DC, body facing LOD Slight body turn to R TH Up. Lower e/o 3  


1 1 RF fwd   Facing LOD Com to turn R HT -  
2 2 LF to side   Backing DC 3/8 between 1-2 T Rise e/o 2  
3 3 RF to side in PP, having brushed to LF   Pointing to centre (Moving DC) 3/8 between 2-3, body turns less TH Up. Lower e/o 3  



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