Contra Bota Fogos (Gold)

Commence in R Contra Position. Use Bounce action

Man Foot Position Alignment Turn Foot-
work
Lead Count
1 RF fwd toward Lady's R side in R Contra Position Facing DW No turn BF Slight pressure with R hand to lead Lady fwd 1
2 LF back and slightly to side without weight. Toe turned out Toward alignment of 3 1/4 to R over 2&3 I/E of T Slightly extend hold over 2&3 a
3 Take minimal weight to LF and replace weight to RF in L Contra Position, having moved it slightly back Facing DW against LOD   BF   2
4 LF fwd toward Lady's L Side in L Contra Position " No turn BF Slight pressure with R hand to lead Lady fwd, returning arms to normal position 1
5 RF back and slightly to side without weight. Toe turned out Toward alignment of 6 1/4 to L over 5&6 I/E of T Slightly extend hold over 5&6 a
6 Take minimal weight to RF and replace weight to LF in R Contra Position, having moved it slightly back Facing DW   BF   2

1-3 or 1-6 may be repeated

Lady Foot Position Alignment Turn Footwork Count
1 RF fwd toward Man's R side in R Contra Position Facing DC against LOD No turn BF 1
2 LF back and slightly to side without weight. Toe turned out Toward alignment of 3 1/4 to R over 2&3 I/E of T a
3 Take minimal weight to LF and replace weight to RF in L Contra Position, having moved it slightly back Facing DC   BF 2
4 LF fwd toward Man's L side in L Contra Position " No turn BF 1
5 RF back and slightly to side without weight. Toe turned out Toward alignment of 6 1/4 to L over 5&6 I/E of T a
6 Take minimal weight to RF and replace weight to LF in R Contra Position, having moved it slightly back Facing DC against LOD   BF 2

1-3 or 1-6 may be repeated

Preceding Figures

Gold Foot Change 5 (from PP to R Contra Position) - Roundabout to L - "Same Foot" LF Bota Fogo from R Shadow Position to R Contra Position

Preceding Figures to 4-6

(LF Contra Bota Fogo)

Gold Roundabout to R - "Same Foot" RF Bota Fogo from R Shadow Position to L Contra Position

Following Figures

Gold Foot Change 6 (from R Contra Position to PP) - Foot Change 7 (From R Contra Position to Open CPP) - Roundabout to R

Following Figures from 1-3

RF Contra Bota Fogo

Gold Roundabout to L

Development

Contra Bota Fogo may be danced with hand changes as follows:

Commence with R to R hand hold, achieving this at the end of the preceding figure
Change to L to L hand hold on 3
Change to R to R hand hold on 6

When danced in this manner, the Contra Bota Fogos are usually repeated, regaining normal hold on the last step