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 (Pressed Back Walk) T Closed Up to 2 complete turns to R gradually over 1-9
2 3 LF to side BF Closed
3 41 RF behind LF (Pressed Back Walk) T Closed
4 2 LF to side BF Closed
5 3 RF behind LF (Pressed Back Walk) T Closed
6 41 LF to side BF Closed
7 2 RF behind LF (Pressed Back Walk) T Closed
8 3 LF to side BF Closed
9 41 RF fwd & across toward Lady's R side BF Closed

1) The exact amount of turn made over the course of this figure may vary
2) Steps 1-6 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 4 to lead Lady to turn to L underarm over steps 4-5, 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 2 complete turns to R gradually over 1-9
2 3 RF fwd & across BF Closed
3 41 LF to side BF Closed
4 2 RF fwd & across BF Closed
5 3 LF to side BF Closed
6 41 RF fwd & across BF Closed
7 2 LF to side BF Closed
8 3 RF fwd & across BF Closed
9 41 LF fwd toward Man's R side BF Closed

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 4-5, taking RF fwd to end back & slightly to side on step 4 (Fwd Walk Turning), and transferring weight to LF on step 5, 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 1-3 Closed Basic; 1-3 Alternative Basic; 1-3 Open Basic; Underarm Turn to L; Progressive Walks Back

Following Figures

Ended in Closed Position toward Partner's R Side As described in the charts above
Bronze Opening Out to R and L; Closed Hip Twist
Silver Spiral; Rope Spinning
Gold Continuous Hip Twist; Circular Hip Twist
   
Ended to Side in Closed Position Man and Lady take step 9 to side without turn
PreBronze Basic in Place; Closed Basic; Alternative Basic; LF Cucaracha; L Side Shoulder to Shoulder; Hand to Hand to RSP; Side Steps to L commenced with LF; Side Steps to R commenced with LF; LF Cuban Rock
Bronze Fan
Silver LF Syncopated Cuban Rock
   
Ended to Side in Open CPP Man and Lady take step 9 to side, Man turning 1/8 to R, Lady 1/8 to L
PreBronze New York to LSP; Spot Turn to R (Lady L); Underarm Turn to L
   
Following Step 6 Dance only until step 6 of the Natural Top
Bronze 4-6 Hockey Stick