Hadrian's Waltz

by  Michael and Angela Hayton (1992)

Time 3/4. 31bpm. Commence in Normal Ballroom Hold, man facing, lady backing DW.  Lady dances normal counterpart unless stated.

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Count

LEFT FOOT CLOSED CHANGE -
1 2 3 NATURAL TURN UNDERTURNED -
OUTSIDE CHANGE TO PP - QUICK WEAVE

1 LF fwd DW 1
RF to side and slightly fwd 2
LF closes to RF 3
2 RF fwd, com to turn to R 1
LF to side, backing centre 2
RF closes to LF, backing DC 3
3 LF back DC 1
RF back, com to turn to L 2
LF to side and slightly fwd DC in PP 3
4 RF fwd and across in PP, preparing to bring lady in line 1
LF fwd, com to turn to L, lady in line 2
RF to side, cont to turn to L PO &
LF back down LOD, still turning to L 3
LEFT WHISK - TWIST TURNS - BACK LOCK
5 RF back down LOD, com to turn to L 1
LF to side and slightly fwd 2
RF loosely locks behind LF in CPP, facing DW against LOD 3
6 Twist to R on both feet, end facing DC, weight on RF (Lady move fwd around partner, RF fwd, LF fwd, RF fwd, end facing DW against LOD) 1 2 & 3
7 LF fwd OP, com to turn to R (Lady loosely locks RF behind LF and then twists to R on both feet, end facing LOD on partner's R side with weight on LF, 1 2 & 3) 1
RF fwd, cont to turn to R 2
LF fwd, still turning to R &
RF fwd OP, end backing LOD 3
8 LF back in CBMP PO 1
RF back PO 2
LF crosses in front of RF &
RF back and slightly rightwards 3
CLOSED IMPETUS - HOVER CORTE -
4 5 6 WEAVE TO PP - 1 2 3 NATURAL TURN OVERTURNED
9 LF back in CBMP, turning to R PO 1
RF closes to LF, Heel Turn, cont turning to R 2
LF to side and slightly back to backing DC against LOD partner in line 3
10 RF back com to turn to L 1
LF to side and slightly fwd, pointing DC against LOD 2
Replace weight to RF to side and slightly back, end backing DW 3
11 LF back in CBMP, com to turn to L PO 1
RF back, cont to turn to L, bringing lady in line 2
LF fwd in PP, moving DW 3
12 RF fwd and across in PP, com to turn to R 1
LF to side, small step, swivel strongly to R 2
RF closes to LF with weight change, to face centre (Lady to wall) 3
SAME FOOT LUNGE - OUTSIDE SPIN -
BACK LOCK AND SLOW LOCK - 4 5 6 REVERSE TURN
13 RF to side along LOD, Lunge (Lady RF back along LOD) 1
Replace weight to LF (Lady replace weight to LF) 2
RF closes to LF, end backing DW (Lady RF closes to LF) 3
14 LF back in CBMP, small step, com to turn to R PO 1
RF fwd in CBMP OP, cont to turn to R, Pivot (Lady closes LF to RF) 2
LF to side and slightly back, backing DC 3
15 RF back, R shoulder leading PO 1
Cross LF in front of RF &
RF back. R shoulder still leading 2
LF crosses slowly in front of RF 3
16 RF back, com to turn to L 1
LF to side and slightly fwd, bringing lady in line 2
RF closes to LF, facing DW 3