(Basic Line Dance Terminology-R)
A balanced force between two dancing partners in a framed hold.
A regular recurrence of long and short sounds as in music. A regular recurrence of body movements and step patterns.
(3 counts) step right foot to side, step left foot behind right, step right foot to side.
(4counts) step left foot across in front of right, step right to right side, step left foot back behind right, step right foot to right side.
A wave like motion starting in one part of the body and finishing in another.
1.(1 count) to transfer weight from one foot to the other.
2.A step pattern where a rocking motion is executed by transferring body weight from one foot to the other. Can be executed forward, back, side, across in front or behind.
A four- count step pattern with weight changes can be executed with either foot leading.
i.e.:- Right foot rock forward,Left foot rock in place , Right foot rock back ,Left foot rock in place ,(Can be done on counts 1,2,3,4 or 1&2& )
A 2-step move over one beat starting with either leg. i.e. (&) Scoot back on left leg raising right ,(1) Right foot cross and step behind left .
Circular movement of the hips in the direction indicated.
(3counts) (1)step right making ¼ turn right, (2)1/4 turn on the ball of right foot stepping left to left side, (3)pivot ½ turn on ball of left foot stepping right foot to right.
Can also be executed with the leg raised slightly from the floor.
1.(3 counts) (1,2)sweep right toe in front of left as you make ½ (or ¼) turn left on ball of left foot , (3) touch right toe next to left.
2.(A rounding of the leg with Sweeping action on floor) Make a circular movement of the floor as indicated i.e. Right foot move forward inscribing a ½ (or ¼) circle to return beside left foot May be executed with a body turn on the weighted foot.
(8 counts) (1)step forward on right foot, (2)touch left toe next to right,(3)step left to left side, (4)step right next to left, (5)step back on left foot, (6)touch right toe next to left, (7)step right to right side, (8)touch left toe next to right.