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   Pointing to LOD 1/8 between 1 H -  
2 2 LF com. to close to RF   Toward alignment of 3 Body turn on 2 2 and 3 Pressure on T of RF with foot flat, and pressure on IE of T (LF) Slightly rise on 2 and 3, NFR  
3 3 LF closes to RF without weight   Facing DC 1/8 between 2-3 -  


1 1 LF fwd in PP and CBMP   Facing DC 1/8 between on 1 HT Com to rise e/o 1  
2 2 RF fwd, preparing to step OP on L   Facing centre 1/8 between 2-3 T Cont to rise on 2  
3 3 LF fwd in CBMPOP on L   Facing against LOD, cont to turn to back DC 1/4 between 2-3, then cont to turn body to back DC 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