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Commence in Contact Shadow Hold, L to L hands joined and Man's R arm around Lady's back to have R hand on front of Lady's waist, facing DW

Man Lead Foot/Body Position Turn/Alignment Footwork Count
1 Leading Lady forward RF forward OP, commence body inclination forward in Contact Shadow Position No turn, facing DW BH 1
2 Leading Lady forward Turning to R, LF forward with R Sway, straightening body inclination in Contact Shadow Position 1/8 to R, facing wall BH &
3 Leading Lady forward Turning to R, RF forward OP with R Sway, body inclination slightly backward in Contact Shadow Position 1/8 to R, facing DW against LOD BH 2
4 Leading Lady to turn to R in place Turning to R, contract pelvic area, rising through RF, raise LF, straightening Sway, slight body inclination forward in Contact Shadow Position 1/8 to R, backing LOD T (RF), LF against R knee &
5 Leading Lady backward LF back with Lady OP, with L Sway in Contact Shadow Position No turn, backing LOD BH 1
6 Leading Lady backward Turning to R, RF back with L Sway in Contact Shadow Position 1/8 to R, backing wall BH &
7 Leading Lady backward Turning to R, LF back with Lady OP, with L Sway in Contact Shadow Position 1/8 to R, backing wall BH 2
8 Leading Lady sideways, then releasing hold Turning to R, RF to side & slightly forward, straightening Sway in Tandem Position 1/4 to R, facing LOD BH 1
9 Taking L hand to Lady's lower L arm to check her movement Turning to L, transfer weight sideways & slightly back to LF into a flexed knee, R leg extended in Tandem Position. Lunge Line 1/8 to L, facing DC, upper body remains facing LOD & Lady BH (LF), WF (RF) 2
10-12 Leading Lady to turn to L, then releasing hold RF to side into a Whisk to required Body Position and hold No turn BH
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Commence in Contact Shadow Hold, L to L hands joined and Man's R arm around Lady's back to have R hand on front of Lady's waist, facing DW

Lady Foot/Body Position Turn/Alignment Footwork Count
1 RF forward with Man OP, commence body inclination forward in Contact Shadow Position No turn, facing DW BH 1
2 Turning to R, LF forward with R Sway, straightening body inclination in Contact Shadow Position 1/8 to R, facing wall BH &
3 Turning to R, RF forward with Man OP with R Sway, body inclination slightly backward in Contact Shadow Position 1/8 to R, facing DW against LOD BH 2
4 Turning to R, contract pelvic area, rising through RF, raise LF, straightening Sway, slight body inclination forward in Contact Shadow Position 1/8 to R, backing LOD T (RF), LF against R knee &
5 LF back OP, with L Sway in Contact Shadow Position No turn, backing LOD BH 1
6 Turning to R, RF back with L Sway in Contact Shadow Position 1/8 to R, backing wall BH &
7 Turning to R, LF back OP, with L Sway in Contact Shadow Position 1/8 to R, backing wall BH 2
8 Turning to R, RF to side & slightly forward, straightening Sway in Tandem Position 1/4 to R, facing LOD BH 1
9 With L arm extended to side, hold position on RF and point LF forward without weight in Tandem Position No turn, facing LOD, upper body turns to R WF (RF), o/e of T (LF) 2
10-12 Maintaining tone in L arm, then releasing hold, turning to L, LF forward into a Three Step Turn LRL to required Body Position & hold 3/8 to L on RF, facing DC against LOD, then amount required B, foot flat (RF), then B
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