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Ronde Chasse (Silver)

1 Circle LF outward with toe in contact with floor toward end of preceding beat of music, then place LF crossed behind RF (Latin Cross). Hips central 4
2 RF fwd and slightly to side, small step. Right knee commences to straighten, hips slightly to right &
3 LF to side. Knees straight, hips to left 1
Footwork 1-3 Ball flat (Late lowering of heel on 1)
Silver Man may dance a Ronde Chasse in place of 3-5 of Alemana or Hockey Stick, closing LF to RF on last step
Gold Man dances a Ronde Chasse on 3-5 of Hip Twist Spiral, and he may also use it in place of 3-5 of the Closed Hip Twist. The Ronde Chasse may be danced by Man and Lady in place of 3-5 of Man's Closed Basic when in Right Side, Right Shadow, or Tandem Position, using the same foot as partner

Note about the Cha Cha Chasse

The 4th beat in each bar of music is divided into two equal parts, each part using a half beat. The first two steps of the Cha Cha Cha Chasse are taken on these two half beats (counts '4 and'), and the third step is taken on the first beat of the following bar of music (count '1')

In its basic form, this chasse is a group of three steps taken in any forward, backward, or sideways direction, with the second step moving toward (or to) the other foot

Steps 1 and 2 of all Chasses have equal weight distribution (Exception: Twist Chasse)

The chasse may also be danced in place or without turn

In the charts, for simplicity, only the foot position of the first step of each chasse is given (Example: RF forward to chasse RLR). Where the third step of each chasse is given. The type of chasse used is also given (Examples: Forward Lock, Compact Chasse, etc.)