Grand Circle (Bronze)

Commence in Promenade Position

Man Foot Position Alignment Turn Foot-
work
Lead & Shape Count
1 RF fwd and across if in PP, small step Moving against LOD, facing DC against LOD No turn HF or BF Maintain PP Shape and tone in arms for 1-7 1
2.3 Hold position, weight on RF " Body turn to L RF flat   2.3
4-6 Twist to L with weight on both feet, allowing feet to uncross. End with weight on LF in PP End facing DW 1/2 to L over 4-6 Pressure on balls of both feet, front foot flat   4.5
6
7 RF fwd and across in PP and CBMP Pointing LOD 2/8 to L between 6&7, body turns less HF   7
8 Close LF to RF Facing LOD Body completes turn B of both feet or BF Return to normal hold 8

Notes

1 Other commencing alignments may be used, according to preceding figure
2 Two more counts may be added to the Twist, giving a count of "1-8.1.2," then dance a Chasse to Right "count 3.4" to maintain correct phrasing
3 A little more turn may be made on the Twist
4 Steps 7 and 8 are a Promenade Close, therefore different amounts of turn may be used, Man making no turn or 1/8 to R
5 Elevation may be used on 8, rising high on toes
Lady Foot Position Alignment Turn Footwork Count
1 LF fwd in PP and CBMP Facing DW against LOD Commence to turn L HF 1
2-6 5 Basics Fwd, circling around Man in PP RLRLR End facing DC 1/2 to L over 2-6 B on 2-5, BF on 6 2
3.4
5.6
7 LF fwd in PP and CBMP Facing DC Continue to turn L HF 7
8 Close RF to LF Backing LOD 3/8 to L between 7&8 Balls of both feet 8

Notes

1 Other commencing alignments may be used, according to preceding figure
2 7 Basics may be danced when circling around the man, giving a count of "1-8.1.2," then dance a Chasse to Right "count 3.4" to maintain correct phrasing
A little more turn may be made on the Twist
4 Steps 7 and 8 are a Promenade Close, therefore different amounts of turn may be used, Lady making 1/4 or 1/8 to L between 7 and 8
5 Elevation may be used on 8, rising high on toes

Preceding Figures

Bronze Sur Place,  Basic, or Chasse to Left ended in PP - Promenade and Counter Promenade - Ecart - 1-4 Open Telemark
Gold Fallaway Reverse Turn with Open Telemark ending - Travelling Spins from PP

Following Figures

Bronze Any syllabus figure commenced with feet together, depending on alignment