A waltz by Dena M. Fresh of Wichita, Kansas.
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Position: Open, facing LOD. Instructions for man, woman opp.
Introduction: 8 meas.
1-4 WAIT FOR 2 MEAS; BAL APART; BAL TOG
5-8 WALTZ OUT; WALTZ IN; BOTH SOLO TURN; ON
In open pos, on man's L, waltz out; waltz in; release hands
and solo waltz turn once around (man turn L, woman R).
End open pos, facing LOD. "Waltz out and waltz in" mean
that, while holding inside hands, both waltz fwd twd LOD
but with a slight angle away from and then twd each other.
1-4 WALTZ FWD; WOMAN TURN (« LF); BACK-UP R-
HAND STAR; ON AROUND
On man's L, waltz fwd; release hands and man take one
waltz almost in place on R, while woman does a solo L-
face turn half around to end in R-hand star pos (man face
LOD, woman face RLOD); on man's L back around one
full turn in six steps.
5-8 WALTZ FWD; MANEUVER; WALTZ (RF); WALTZ
Still in R-hand star pos, waltz fwd in LOD on L (woman
bwd on R); release hands and man maneuver his back to
LOD while woman does a solo L-face « turn on L to face
man in closed pos; man step back on LOD and take two R-
face turning waltz steps, ending in open pos, facing LOD.
9-16 REPEAT MEAS 1-8, ending in sidecar pos, man's back to
LOD (woman facing LOD)
17-20 SIDECAR, 2, 3; TURN, 2, 3; BANJO, 2, 3; TURN, TO,
Man back up in LOD on L, R, L (woman move fwd R, L,
R); turn L-face to banjo pos with three steps R, L, R; man
step fwd in LOD on L, R, L (woman back up in LOD on R,
L, R); partners turn to face with three steps R, L, R
(woman step L, R, L), both hands joined and man's back to
21-22 BALANCE APART; WOMAN TURN (WRAP)
On man's L (woman's R), balance apart, touch R to L; both
moving twd partner and keeping both hands joined, raise
man's R and woman's L high overhead and at same time
woman turn R-face to man's L side, keeping the man's L
and woman's R hands joined and place on woman's L hip
(woman's R arm across in front of her, man's L arm across
her back) step R, L, R (woman step L, R, L); end both
facing the wall.
23-24 DIP BACK, 2, 3; MANEUVER
Dip back twd COH on man's L (woman's R) keeping R
knee straight and toe pointed; release both hands, man step
R, L, R to face LOD while woman steps L, R, L,
maneuvering to the man's R side to end both facing LOD in
skirt skater's pos.
25-28 FWD WALTZ; SOLO TURN AND FACE WALL; FWD
WALTZ; SOLO TURN AND FACE RLOD
On man's L (woman's R) waltz fwd in LOD; release hands
and man turn R-face to face the wall R, L, R as woman
moves slightly RLOD in a L-face 3/4 turn to the man's R
side L, R, L to end both facing the wall in skirt skaters' pos;
repeat meas 25-26 by waltzing out to the wall; (end facing
RLOD in skirt skaters' pos).
29-32 FWD WALTZ (RLOD); WOMAN TWIRL; WALTZ (RF);
Waltz fwd in RLOD on man's L (woman's R); man waltz
slightly bwd in LOD on R and at same time give woman a
strong L hand lead to start her on a 1 « R-face solo turn in
3 steps L, R, L to end in closed pos; man step back in LOD
on L and take two turning R-face waltzes, opening out on
the second to start the dance over.
Repeat two more times. End with a twirl and bow.
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