Natural Top (Bronze)

Commence in Closed Position, the Man having taken the last step of the preceding figure to the side and turning slightly to the Right, and the Lady having taken the last step of the preceding figure forward between his feet

Man

Step_# Count Step Footwork Position Turn
1 2 RF behind LF (Latin Cross) T Closed Up to 3 complete turns to R over 1-12
2 3 LF to side BF Closed
3 4 RF in front of LF (Latin Cross) BF Closed
4 & LF to side B Closed
5 1 RF in front of LF (Latin Cross) BF Closed
6 2 LF to side BF Closed
7 3 RF behind LF (Latin Cross) T Closed
8-10 4 Chasse to Side, LRL, turning strongly BF, B, BF Closed
11 2 RF behind LF (Latin Cross) T Closed
12 3 LF to side BF Closed
13-15 4&1 RF fwd & across to dance Fwd Lock toward Lady's R side, RLR BF, T, BF Closed 1/8 to R over 13-15

1) The exact amount of turn made over the course of this figure may vary
2) Steps 1-10 of the Natural Top may be omitted without changing the preceding or following figures
3) (Gold) The Man may release R hand from Lady's back on step 6 to lead Lady to turn to L underarm over steps 6-7, regaining hold at the end of her turn (c.f. Lady's note 3)

Lady

Step_# Count Step Footwork Position Turn
1 2 LF to side BF Closed Up to 3 complete turns to R over 1-12
2 3 RF fwd & across BF Closed
3 4 LF to side B Closed
4 & RF fwd & across BF Closed
5 1 LF to side BF Closed
6 2 RF fwd & across BF Closed
7 3 LF to side BF Closed
8 4 RF fwd & across BF Closed
9 & LF to side B Closed
10 1 RF fwd & across BF Closed
11 2 LF to side BF Closed
12 3 RF fwd & across BF Closed
13-15 4&1 Fwd Lock toward Man's R side, LRL BF, T, BF Closed 1/8 to R over 13-15

1) The exact amount of turn made over the course of this figure may vary
2) Steps 1-10 of the Natural Top may be omitted without changing the preceding or following figures
3) (Gold) The Lady may turn to L underarm over steps 6-7, taking RF fwd to end back & slightly to side on step 6 (Fwd Walk Turning), and transferring weight to LF on step 7, regaining Closed Hold. The precise amount of turn made depends on the amount made by the Man

Preceding Figures

Commenced in Closed Position As described in the charts above
PreBronze 1-5 Closed Basic; 1-5 Open Basic; Underarm Turn to L; 1-5 Time Step; Three Cha Chas Back

Following Figures

Ended in Closed Position As described in the charts above
toward Partner's R Side
Bronze Closed Hip Twist
Silver Spiral; Rope Spinning
Gold Hip Twist Spiral
   
Ended in Closed Position Replace steps 13-15 with a Side Chasse, making no turn
to the Side
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 Cross Basic
   
Ended in Open CPP Replace steps 13-15 with a Side Chasse, Man turning 1/8 to R (Lady 1/8 to L)
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
   
Following Step 10 Dance only until step 10 of the Natural Top
Bronze Hockey Stick (from step 6)
Gold Follow My Leader (from step 6)