Harlequin Foxtrot  

by Ken and Barbara Street (1991)

Time 4/4. Tempo 30bpm.  Commence in Normal Ballroom Hold, man facing, lady backing DC.  Man's steps described, lady dances normal counterpart unless otherwise stated.

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Timing

WALK - CHECKED FEATHER - HOVER TO PP - NATURAL ZIG ZAG

1 LF fwd DC H S
  RF fwd DC HT S
2 LF fwd DC, L shoulder leading, preparing to step OP T Q
  RF fwd in CBMP OP, Check TH Q
  Transfer weight back to LF PO (Lady RF fwd OP, com to turn to R) TH S
3 RF to side against LOD (Lady LF to side against LOD, facing centre) T Q
  LF to side along LOD in PP TH Q
  RF fwd and across in PP and CBMP, com to turn to R HT S
4 LF to side and slightly back, along LOD T Q
  RF back in CBMP PO, com to turn to L T Q
  LF to side and slightly fwd, pointing DW T Q
  RF fwd in CBMP DW OP T Q
THREE STEP - NATURAL WEAVE - WHISK
5 LF fwd DW H S
  RF fwd DW HT Q
  LF fwd DW TH Q
6 RF fwd DW, com to turn to R HT S
  LF to side, almost backing DC (Lady Heel Turn) T Q
  RF back DC, R shoulder leading T Q
7 LF back DC in CBMP PO T Q
  RF back DC, com to turn to L T Q
  LF to side and slightly fwd, pointing DW T Q
  RF fwd in CBMP DW OP TH Q
8 LF fwd DW HT S
  RF to side and slightly back, com to turn to L T Q
  Cross LF behind RF in PP, facing LOD TH Q
WING - OPEN TELEMARK - NATURAL TELEMARK WITH ROCK FINISH
9 RF fwd in CBMP and PP DC H S
  Close LF towards RF ww, com to turn to L WF Q
  Close LF to RF ww, facing DC (Lady LF fwd in CBMP OP, facing DW against LOD) WF Q
10 LF fwd DC OP, com to turn to L HT S
  RF to side (Lady Heel Turn) T Q
  LF to side and slightly fwd in PP, pointing DW TH Q
11 RF fwd in PP DW, com to turn to R HT S
  LF to side, backing DC (Lady RF fwd between partner's feet) T Q
  RF to side, small step, pointing DC T Q
12 LF diagonally fwd DC, L shoulder leading, preparing to step OP T Q
  RF fwd in CBMP DC OP T Q
  Transfer weight back to LF in CBMP PO T Q
  Transfer weight fwd to RF in CBMP OP TH Q
REVERSE WAVE - ZIG ZAG
13 LF fwd DC, com to turn to L HT S
  RF to side (Lady Heel Turn) T Q
  LF back DW TH Q
14 RF back DW, com to turn to L TH S
  LF back, still curving to L T Q
  RF back down LOD TH Q
15 LF back down LOD, com to turn to R TH S
  RF to side, small step, Heel Pull H IEH S
16 LF fwd DC, com to turn to L HT Q
  RF to side and slightly back (Lady Heel Turn) TH Q
  LF back in CBMP PO, com to turn to R TH Q
  RF to side, facing DC TH Q