Cross Basic (Silver)

Commence in Closed Position

Man

Step_# Count Step Position Turn
1 2 LF in front of RF (Latin Cross) Closed 1/4 to L
2 3 RF back & slightly side Closed
3-5 4&1 Turning Side Chasse, LRL Closed
6 2 RF behind LF (Latin Cross) Closed 1/4 to L
7 3 Transfer weight to LF Closed
8-10 4&1 Turning Side Chasse, RLR Closed

1) The distribution of turn is left to the interpretation of the dancers
2) The Man may incline his body to the left over steps 1-2, and to the right over steps 6-7
3) (Gold) Raise the left hand on step 5 to lead the Lady to dance a Spiral Action underarm, regaining hold on step 8

Lady

Step_# Count Step Position Turn
1 2 RF behind LF (Latin Cross) Closed 1/4 to L
2 3 Transfer weight to LF Closed
3-5 4&1 Turning Side Chasse, RLR Closed
6 2 LF in front of RF (Latin Cross) Closed 1/4 to L
7 3 RF back & slightly side Closed
8-10 4&1 Turning Side Chasse, LRL Closed

1) The distribution of turn is left to the interpretation of the dancers
2) The Lady may incline her body to the right over steps 1-2, and to the left over steps 6-7
3) (Gold) Dance a Spiral Action under a raised R hand at the end of step 5, followed by a Forward Walk on step 6, and a Forward Walk Turning on step 7 to continue with the figure

Preceding Figures

Commenced in Closed Position As described in the charts above
PreBronze Closed Basic; Basic in Place; New York to RSP; Spot Turn to L (Lady R); Underarm Turn to R; R Side Shoulder to Shoulder; Hand to Hand to LSP; Three Cha Chas Forward; Side Steps to L commenced with RF; Side Steps to R commenced with RF; There and Back; Time Step
Bronze Three Cha Chas in LSP; Alemana; Natural Top
Silver Reverse Top; Aida ending 1 or 2; Rope Spinning; Cross Basic; RF Cuban Break; Split Cuban Break commenced with LF
   
Preceding Step 6 Having ended the previous figure in Closed Position, commence the Cross Basic from step 6
PreBronze 1-5 Closed Basic; 1-5 Basic in Place; New York to LSP; Spot Turn to R (Lady L); Underarm Turn to L; L Side Shoulder to Shoulder; Hand to Hand to RSP; Three Cha Chas Back; Side Steps to L commenced with LF; Side Steps to R commenced with LF; 1-5 Time Step
Bronze Three Cha Chas in RSP
Silver LF Cuban Break; Split Cuban Break commenced with RF

Following Figures

Ended in Closed Position As described in the charts above
PreBronze Closed Basic; Basic in Place; L Side Shoulder to Shoulder; Hand to Hand to RSP; Side Step to L commenced with LF; Side Step to R commenced with LF; There and Back; Time Step
Bronze Fan
Silver Reverse Top (from step 6); Cross Basic; Rope Spinning; LF Cuban Break; Split Cuban Break commenced with LF
   
Ended in Open CPP Man turns 1/8 to R (Lady to L) over steps 8-10
PreBronze New York to LSP; Spot Turn to R (Lady to L); Underarm Turn to L
Bronze Three Cha Chas in LSP (from step 4)
Silver LF Cuban Break; Split Cuban Break commenced with LF
   
Ended in Open Position Dancing steps 8-10 as a Forward Lock (Lady Back Lock)
PreBronze Open Basic; Three Cha Chas Fwd (from step 4)
Bronze Alemana
Silver Open Hip Twist; Curl; Chase
Gold Turkish Towel; Sweetheart; Follow my Leader
   
Following Step 5 Having danced only until step 5 of the Closed Basic
PreBronze Closed Basic (from step 6); Basic in Place (from step 6); Underarm Turn to R; R Side Shoulder to Shoulder; Hand to Hand to LSP; Side Step to L commenced with RF; Side Step to R commenced with RF; Time Step (from step 6)
Bronze Closed Hip Twist (from step 6)
Silver Aida; RF Cuban Break; Split Cuban Break commenced with RF
   
Following Step 5 Having danced only until step 5 of the Closed Basic, Man turns 1/8 to L (Lady to R) over steps 3-5
Ended in Open PP
PreBronze New York to RSP; Spot Turn to L (Lady to R)
Bronze Three Cha Chas in RSP (from step 4)
Silver RF Cuban Break; Split Cuban Break commenced with RF
   
Following Step 5 Man and Lady turn 1/8 to L over steps 3-5. Man ends with LF in front (Latin Cross). Lady ends with RF back & slightly to side
Turning 1/8 to L
Silver Reverse Top