Basic (First  Move)



(Man’s LH – Ladies RH)


(Man’s LH – Ladies RH)

1.   Guys - Use your LH to nudge the lady away as you step back on your RF. Ladies – Step back on your LF.

2.   Guys – Take your LH to LSh and place your RH on ladies hip, as you both step, in feet together /R-hip-to-R-hip.

3.   Guys - Take LH diagonally down to R-Hip and guide lady around with your RH to turn her ½ turn CW at your RHS (at same time RB on you LF). Ladies - Pivot round on your LF then RB on your RF, placing your LH onto the man’s nearest shoulder.

4.   Guys - Take your LH, diagonally back to your LSh, bringing lady back around to face. Ladies  - pivot back around on your LF taking your LH off man’s shoulder. You should both be facing each other.

5.   Guys - Raise you LH over the ladies head and turn her a full turn CW to face. Ladies - Step in and turn under man’s raised LH, keeping a loose grip.

6.    Guys - When facing your lady, lower your hand and nudge the lady away as you step back.

7.   & 8 Step in to return lady and both lower and step back, guys stepping back on your RH. Ladies stepping back on your LF.

Back, Shoulder, Hip, Shoulder, Turn & Back, Return & Back

 When taking the LH to the shoulder or hip, keep the same grip, don’t change to a ballroom grip

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