Natural Turn

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


1 1 LF fwd   Facing DC Com to turn L HT Rise e/o 1  
2 2 RF to side   Backing DW 1/4 between 1-2 T Up.  
3 3 LF to side and slightly back in PP   Pointing DW, body facing wall 1/2 between 2-3, body turns less TH Up. Lower e/o 3  
4 1 RF fwd and across in PP and CBMP   Pointing to LOD 1/8 between 3-4 H -  
5 2 LF com. to close to RF   Toward alignment of 6 Body turn on 5 Pressure on T of RF with foot flat, and pressure on IE of T (LF) Slightly rise on 5 and 6, NFR  
6 3 LF closes to RF without weight   Facing DC 1/8 between 5-6 -  


1 1 RF back CBM Backing DC Com to turn L TH Rise slightly e/o 1,NFR  
2 2 LF closes to RF (Heel Turn)   Facing LOD 3/8 between 1-2 HT Cont to rise on 2  
3 3 RF fwd and slightly to R in PP, R side leading   Pointing LOD Slight body turn to L TH Up. Lower e/o 3  
4 1 LF fwd in PP and CBMP CBM Facing DC 1/8 between 3-4 HT Com to rise e/o 4  
5 2 RF fwd, preparing to step OP on L   Facing centre 1/8 between 4-5 T Cont to rise on 5  
6 3 LF fwd in CBMPOP on L   Facing against LOD, cont to turn to back DC 1/4 between 5-6, then cont to turn body to back DC TH Up. Lower e/o 6  



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