Three Step Turn (Gold)

This figure is used as an entry to the Samba Locks and is preceded by 1-3 of Closed or Open Rocks or Promenade and Counter Promenade Runs

Man dances a LF Stationary Walk (count "1 a 2") turning to left to face DC. During her turn, Lady moves to Man's left side to end in Open CPP

Lead

Turn Lady to L, taking L to R hand hold, then release hold with R hand, continuing to turn her strongly to L under raised L arm during step 1. Continue to turn Lady strongly to L on 2 and 3, lowering L arm at the end of her turn
(Note: When preceded by the Closed Rocks, Man is already holding Lady's R hand in his L hand)

Lady (No bounce) Count
1 RF to side, turning L to face against LOD, then continue to turn 5/8 to L on RF to face DC (Spiral action) 1
2 LF fwd, continuing to turn L to face centre 2
3 RF to side, turning 1/4 to L to face against LOD, then continue to turn 3/8 to L on RF to face DW (Spiral action) 3
Footwork (No bounce)
1 BF, then turn on B of RF with foot flat (T of LF)
2 BF
3 BF, then turn on B of RF with foot flat (T of LF)

Note

difference in timing for Man and Lady