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Change of Places Right to Left


This figure commences in Closed Position and Gentleman Facing Wall. On steps 1 and 6 Gentleman commences turn towards the end of the previous beat of music (Lady only step 1). Change of Places Right to Left may commence in Promenade Position, making no turn on 1 (Lady can make 1/8 to the right).


Newcomer: Basic in Place, Fallaway Rock, Link

Bronze: Mooch, Whip

Silver - Gold: Reverse Whip

Precedes into Steps 3-8:

Bronze - Silver: Walks

Gold: Toe Heel Swivels, Stalking Walks, Flicks and Break


Newcomer: Link, Change of Places Left to Right, Change of Hands Behind Back, Hip Bump

Bronze - Gold: American Spin (from Left to Right Hand Hold), Stop and Go

Follows if Change of Hands Used:

Newcomer: Change of Places Left to Right with Change of Hands

Bronze: American Spin

Silver: Miami Special

Gold: Shoulder Spin, Catapult



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Alternative Method 1 (Newcomer - Gold):

Lead Lady with right hand to turn to her right on step 5, then release Right Hand Hold. At the end of the Lady's turn, catch her with Right to Right Hand Hold.

Alternative Method 2 (Newcomer - Gold):

Gentleman may turn lady to the right, underarm  (as chart shows) and change to Right to Right Hand Hold  at the end of her turn.

Development (Silver - Gold):

Gentleman dances the normal steps of Change of Places Right to Left leading Lady to increase her speed of her turn on step 5, keeping his left arm raised until step 8 (Lady spins approximately 1 and 1/8 to the right on her right foot towards the end of step 5, then continues to turn a further 5/8 to the right over steps 6-8 to end left foot back in Open Position.



Foot Position

Turn Footwork
1 Q LF back 1/8 to L  
    RF back 1/4 to R  
2 Q Replace weight to RF No turn  
    Replace weight to LF Commence to turn L  
3-5 QaQ Compact Chasse LRL No turn  
    Turning Chasse Underarm RLR 1/4 to L over 2 & 3, Commence to turn R on 5  
6-8 QaQ Forward Chasse RLR, End in Open Position 1/8 to L between 5 & 6  
    Backward Chasse LRL, End in Open Position 3/4 to R over 5-8  


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