From a Mini-Wave Box, from the "Z" obtained from a Wave after the Ends Fold,
or from an applicable T-Bone 2 x 2.
- Leaders Peel Off
as Trailers step ahead (to join inside hands with each other);
- Fan The Top.
A Mini-Wave Box or "Z" ends in a Wave.
From a Mini-Wave Box:
From a "Z":
From a T-Bone 2 x 2:
(used only at C1 or above)
The words 'step ahead' mean that the Trailers need to 1/2 Circulate if the starting formation is a
2 x 2, or (full) Circulate if the starting formation is a "Z".
At the Plus level, the standard starting position for Peel The Top is a L-H "Z" in which the Boys are
Leaders and the Girls are Trailers. This formation is usually setup from Parallel R-H Waves (Girls as Ends, Boys as
Centers) by having the Girls Fold.
From a Wave, Ends Fold followed by Peel The Top is equivalent to Spin The Top [Mainstream].
From Parallel Waves, Peel The Top can be difficult to see.
Work with the 4 dancers in your Box, not your Wave.
Fan The Top [Plus] :
From a Line or Diamond with the Centers in a Mini-Wave; or from Facing Couples,
in which case dancers first Step To A Wave.
Centers Arm Turn 3/4 as Ends walk forward in an arc, turning 90°, to move up 1/4 of
a circle around the center of the 4-dancer formation.
A Wave or Facing Couples ends in a Wave.
Peel Off [Plus] :
From an applicable 2 x 2 (usually a Mini-Wave Box or Tandem Couples) or a "Z".
As one movement, Leaders flip away (180°) from the center
of the 4-dancer formation and step forward if necessary
as the Trailers step forward if necessary and U-Turn Back by turning away
from the center of the 4-dancer formation.
A Non-T-Bone starting formation always ends in a Line.
Trail The Top [C4]:
From a Mini-Wave Box, applicable "Z", or applicable T-Bone 2 x 2.
Leaders Trail Off as Trailers step ahead (to join inside hands with each other);
Fan The Top. Trail The Top is the same as Peel The Top except that the
instead of Peel Off.