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Spanish Arms


This figure commences in Open Position, Double Hand Hold, and Gentleman Facing Wall. Gentleman and Lady may make an additional 1/8 turn to the right over steps 6-8. For the Lady when in Tandem Position on step 5 the left arm is across the front of the body at waist level. Make sure to release Right to Left Hand Hold at the beginning of the following figure where necessary.


Silver - Gold: Change of Places Left to Right, Windmill, Spanish Arms


Silver: Link, Change of Places Left to Right, Change of Hands Behind Back, Hip Bump, American Spin (Left to Right Hand Hold), Stop and Go, Windmill, Spanish Arms, Rolling off the Arm (with Double Hand Hold or releasing Left to Right Hand Hold)

Gold: Toe Heel Swivels



Spin Ending to Spanish Arms (Silver - Gold):

Gentleman - Towards end of step 5 give a stronger "pull" with right hand, then immediately release Right to Left Hand Hold. On steps 6-8 do a Compact Chasse RLR (no turn) and continuing to turn Lady to the right under the raised left arm. Lower arm at the end of the Lady's turn. Spin Ending finishes in Open Position.

Lady - Spin approximately a complete turn to the right on the right foot underarm towards the end of step 5. On steps 6-8 dance a chasse LRL, left and slightly back, turning 1/2 to the left to end with left foot back in Open Position.

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Foot Position

Turn Footwork
1 Q LF back No turn  
    RF back " "  
2 Q Replace weight to RF " "  
    Replace weight to LF " "  
3-5 QaQ LF fwd, very small step, to chasse LRL, to end LF side and slightly fwd in Tandem Postition, Lady in front, slightly to R side 1/4 to R over 3-5  
    RF fwd to chasse RLR, turning underarm. End RF side and slightly back in Tandem Position in front of Man, slightly to his R side, then turn to underarm to R on RF 1/4 to L over 4 & 5, then 1/2 to R on RF  
6-8 QaQ Fwd chasse RLR. End in Open Position with Double hand hold. 1/8 to R between 5 & 6  
    LF diag back to chasse LRL, to end LF back in Open Position with Double hand hold 1/8 to R between 5 & 6  


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