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Record: LS E-45, side B, track 1
Position: Open, woman on man's R, near hands joined, facing in
Footwork: Opposite, steps described for the man, woman doing the
1-2 POINT ACROSS, SIDE, BEHIND, PIVOT
Man points L foot across R, then points the L diagonally
forward to the L, then points directly behind R, and then
pivots on both feet, turning away from partner 3/4 to end
facing partner. Man turns L-face and woman R-face. They
end the pivot with crossed legs, man's L across in front of
R, and man's back to the center of the hall.
3-4 BALANCE RIGHT, BALANCE LEFT
Partners facing with both hands joined, they do a pas de bas
balance in RLOD and then LOD. (Man steps to the side on
R, closes with L, steps in place on R in two-step rhythm;
then he steps to the side on L, closes with R, and steps in
place on L).
5-8 SLIDE, SLIDE, SLIDE, STEP, WALK 2, 3, 4
Still facing, both hands joined, take three slides (side-
closes) in RLOD plus one more step to the side (man steps
R, close L, R, close L, R, close L, R); then they turn a
quarter to face LOD and walk four steps in LOD in open
position, starting on man's L.
9-16 REPEAT 1-8
17-24 EIGHT OPEN POSITION TWO-STEPS
Starting on outside feet, two-step back-to-back and face-to-
face for a total of 8 two-steps, swinging the joined hands
first forward and then backward.
25-32 EIGHT TURNING TWO-STEPS
Take closed dance position and do 8 right-face turning two-
There is a variation for the second half of the dance:
17-20 REPEAT 17-20 ABOVE
Four open position two-steps
21-24 SOLO TURN AWAY IN 2 TWO-STEPS, TWO-STEP
APART, TWO-STEP TOGETHER
Starting on outside feet, turn away from each other and
circle around to face in 2 two-steps; then two-step away
from each other, and two-step together to take closed dance
25-32 SEVEN TURNING TWO-STEPS, TWIRL WOMAN ON
THE LAST MEASURE
Moving in LOD, do 7 R-face turning two-steps and twirl
the woman to open position to begin again.
STYLING: This is a light, bouncy dance. Since it moves quickly,
take small steps. Remember to point the toes.
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