| ||Courtesy Turn -- [Basic]|
CALLERLAB - November 2009
Starting formation - couple, facing dancers. (Limited at Basic and Mainstream to couples with man on left,
woman on right.) The man (left hand dancer) takes the lady's (right hand dancer) left hand (palm down)
in his left (palm up) and places his right hand in the small of the lady's back. Working as a unit, the couple
turns around with the left hand dancer backing up and right hand dancer walking forward. Unless
otherwise specified, the couple faces the center of the set or the center of the formation in which it is
STYLING: Men, the extended left hand serves as a direction indicator and the man uses his left hand to
lead, not pull. Place the right hand in the small of the lady's back. Ladies use the right hand to work the
skirt. The call courtesy turn is limited to turning a woman on the man's right. TIMING: 4 steps.
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