Toe Heel Swivels (Gold)

Commence in Open Position. Double hand hold

Man Foot Position Turn Lead Count
1.2 1.2 of Link LR No turn As 1.2 of Link Q Q
3 Swivel to R on RF to CPP and Place LF close to RF on toe, without weight 1/8 to R on RF Retain tone in arms Q
4 Swivel to L on RF to PP and place LF diag fwd on Heel, without weight 1/4 to L on RF " Q
5 Swivel to R on RF and LF fwd and across in CPP 1/4 to R on RF Weight change, retaining tone in arms Q
6 Swivel to L on LF to PP and place RF close to LF on toe, without weight 1/4 to L on LF Retain tone in arms Q
7 Swivel to R on LF to CPP and place RF diag fwd on heel, without weight 1/4 to R on LF " Q
8 Swivel to L on LF and RF fwd and across in PP 1/4 to L on LF Weight change, retaining tone in arms Q

3-8 may be repeated

Study Alignment      Commence facing wall       1 Backing centre       2 Facing wall       3 Facing DW against LOD       4 Facing DW       5 Moving against LOD, facing DW against LOD       6 Facing DW       Facing DW against LOD       Moving LOD, facing DW

Notes

1 Man arrests Lady's backward movement at the end of the preceding chasse by restricting the extension in his arms, therefore the Open Position is a little closer than usual
2 On 3-8 the upper body and arms are held as still as possible, arms well toned. The natural reaction to the swivels felt in the upper body indicates the turns for the Lady
Lady Foot Position Turn Count
1.2 1.2 of Link RL No turn Q Q
3 Swivel to L on LF to CPP and place RF close to LF on toe, without weight 1/8 to L on LF Q
4 Swivel to R on LF to PP and place RF diag fwd on heel, without weight 1/4 to R on LF Q
5 Swivel to L on LF and RF fwd and across in CPP 1/4 to L on LF Q
6 Swivel to R on RF to PP and place LF close to RF on toe, without weight 1/4 to R on RF Q
7 Swivel to L on RF to CPP and place LF diag fwd on heel, without weight 1/4 to L on RF Q
8 Swivel to R on RF and LF fwd and across in PP 1/4 to R on RF Q

3-8 may be repeated

Study Alignment      1 Backing wall       2 Facing centre       3 Facing DC against LOD       4 Facing DC       5 Moving against LOD, facing DC against LOD       6 Facing DC       7 Facing DC against LOD       8 Moving LOD, facing DC

Notes

1 In order to accept the lead, Lady retains tone in arms throughout 3-8 to match tone in Man's arms
2 On 3-8 the upper body and arms are held as still as possible

Notes to Man and Lady

1 If repeated, 1/4 turn is made on the first swivel (step 3)
2 Although a 1/4 turn is given on each swivel, the turn on the swivelling foot may be a little less

Alternative Timing

3-8 may be counted "Q Q S Q Q S"

A popular combination of the two versions is as follows:

Dance 1-8 counted "QQ QQS QQS" then repeat 3-8 counted "QQQQQQ"

Preceding Figures (Achieving Double hold toward end of previous figure where necessary)

Gold Change of Places L to R - Windmill - Spanish Arms

Following Figures

Gold 3-8 Fallaway Rock (regaining normal hold on the second chasse) - 3-8 Fallaway Throwaway - 3-8 Change of Places R to L - 3-20 Stalking Walks, Flicks and Break retaining double hold throughout

Break

Another follow, known as the Break, is danced as follows:

step Count
1 Hold the position achieved on 8 for an extra 3/4 beat (Man weight on RF, Lady LF) Q
2 Replace split weight to LF (Lady RF) in PP (Ball of Foot) 1/4 beat a
3 Replace weight to RF (Lady LF) in PP (Ball, flat) 1 beat Q

Follow this with 3-8 of Fallaway Throwaway or Change of Places R to L