Harmony Foxtrot

by  George and Janet McDonald (2001)

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

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Timing

WHISK - NATURAL WEAVE FROM PP - THREE STEP

1 LF fwd DW down LOD (Lady RF back DW down LOD, TH) HT S
  RF diagonally fwd, R shoulder leading, toe pointing down LOD, turning slightly to L (Lady LF diagonally back, L shoulder leading, no turn, T) T Q
  Cross LF in behind RF, Whisk, still turning slightly to L, facing down LOD in PP (Lady cross RF in behind LF, Whisk, turning slightly to R, to face centre in PP, TH) TH Q
2 RF fwd and across in CBMP and PP down LOD, turning to R (Lady LF fwd and across in CBMP and PP, down LOD, no turn, HT) HT S
  LF to side along LOD, still turning to R, almost square to partner (Lady RF diagonally fwd, small step, turning to R, partner almost square, T) T Q
  RF back, R shoulder leading DC down LOD, square to partner (Lady LF fwd, L shoulder leading, DC down LOD, partner square, T) T Q
3 LF back in CBMP DC down LOD, partner on R side (Lady RF fwd in CBMP DC down LOD, on partner's R side, T) T Q
  RF back DC down LOD, turning to L, partner square (Lady LF fwd DC down LOD, turning to L, square to partner, T) T Q
  LF to side and slightly fwd, toe pointing DW down LOD, turning slightly to L (Lady RF to side, backing to wall, still turning to L, TH) T Q
  RF fwd in CBMP DW down LOD, on partner's R side (Lady LF back in CBMP, DW down LOD, partner on R side, TH) TH Q
4 LF fwd DW down LOD, square to partner (Lady RF back DW down LOD, partner square, TH) H S
  RF fwd DW down LOD (Lady LF back DW down LOD, TH) HT Q
  LF fwd DW down LOD (Lady RF back DW down LOD, TH) TH Q
HOVER CROSS - 2 AND 3 LOCK STEP - OPEN TELEMARK -
1 OF NATURAL TURN FROM PP
5 RF fwd DW down LOD, turning to R (Lady LF back DW down LOD, turning to R, TH) HT S
  LF to side, backing DC down LOD, turning strongly to R (Lady close RF to LF, Heel Turn, facing down LOD, turning strongly to R, HT) T Q
  RF to side, toe pointing DW down LOD, turning slightly to R (Lady LF to side, backing down LOD, still turning to R, T) T Q
6 LF fwd in CBMP, facing DW down LOD, on partner's L side (Lady RF back in CBMP, backing DW down LOD, partner on L side, T) T Q
  Transfer weight back to RF in CBMP DC against LOD, partner on L side, turning to L (Lady transfer weight fwd to L, DC against LOD, on partner's L side, turning to L, T) T Q
  LF to side and slightly fwd, toe pointing DC down LOD, square to partner, turning slightly to L (Lady RF to side, backing down LOD, partner square, still turning to L, TH) T Q
  RF fwd in CBMP DC down LOD, on partner's R side (Lady LF back in CBMP, DC down LOD, partner on R side, TH) T Q
7 LF diagonally fwd, moving DC down LOD, square to partner (Lady RF diagonally back, moving DC down LOD, partner square, T) T Q
  Cross RF in behind LF, Lock Step (Lady cross LF in front of RF, Lock Step, TH) TH Q
  LF fwd and slightly to L, DC down LOD, turning to L (Lady RF back DC down LOD, turning to L, TH) HT S
8 RF to side, backing DW down LOD, still turning to L (Lady close LF to RF, Heel Turn, still turning to L, facing DW down LOD at end of step, HT) T Q
  LF to side, turning slightly to L to face DW against LOD in PP at end of step (Lady RF diagonally fwd, facing DW down LOD in PP, TH) TH Q
  RF fwd and across in CBMP and PP, moving to wall, still facing DW against LOD, turning to R (Lady LF fwd and across in CBMP and PP, moving to wall, still facing DW down LOD, no turn, HT) HT S
2 AND 3 NATURAL TURN FROM PP -
OUTSIDE SWIVEL - WEAVE FROM PP - 1 TO 3 REVERSE WAVE
9 LF to side, backing down LOD, still turning to R, almost square to partner (Lady RF fwd DW down LOD between man's feet, partner almost square, T) T Q
  RF back, R shoulder leading, backing DW down LOD, square to partner (Lady LF fwd, L shoulder leading, DW down LOD, partner square, TH) TH Q
  LF back in CBMP DW down LOD, turning to R, crossing RF in front of LF ww, swivelling lady strongly to R, facing down LOD in PP at end of step (Lady RF fwd in CBMP, DW down LOD, swivelling strongly to R, closing LF to RF, slightly back ww, Brush Step, facing centre in PP at end of step, HTH RF, IET LF) TH LF
T RF
S
10 RF fwd in CBMP and PP DC down LOD, no turn (Lady LF fwd and across in CBMP and PP, moving DC down LOD, toe pointing to centre, turning to L, HT) HT S
  LF fwd DC down LOD, turning to L, partner square (Lady RF to side and slightly back, backing DC down LOD, still turning to L, square to partner, T) T Q
  RF to side and slightly back, backing DW down LOD, still turning to L (Lady LF to side and slightly fwd, toe pointing down LOD, turning slightly to L, T) T Q
11 LF back in CBMP down LOD, partner on R side (Lady RF fwd in CBMP down LOD, on partner's R side, T) T Q
  RF back down LOD, partner square, turning to L (Lady LF fwd down LOD, square to partner, turning to L, T) T Q
  LF to side and slightly fwd, toe pointing DW down LOD, turning slightly to L (Lady RF to side, backing wall, still turning to L, TH) T Q
  RF fwd in CBMP DW down LOD, on partner's R side (Lady LF back in CBMP DW down LOD, partner on R side, TH) TH Q
12 LF fwd DW down LOD, square to partner, turning to L (Lady RF back DW down LOD, partner square, turning to L, TH) HT S
  RF to side, backing to wall, still turning to L (Lady close LF to RF, Heel Turn, still turning to L, facing DW down LOD at end of step, HT) T Q
  LF back, backing DW down LOD (Lady RF fwd DW down LOD, TH) TH Q
4 TO 6 REVERSE WAVE - IMPETUS TURN (UNDERTURNED) -
FEATHER FINISH - TOP SPIN
13 RF back DW down LOD, curving slightly to L (Lady LF fwd down LOD, curving slightly to L, H) TH S
  LF back, still curving slightly to L (Lady RF fwd, still curving slightly to L, HT) T Q
  RF back, backing down LOD (Lady LF fwd, facing down LOD, TH) TH Q
14 LF back down LOD, turning to R (Lady RF down LOD, turning to R, HT TH S
  Close RF to LF, Heel Turn, still turning to R (Lady LF to side, still turning to R, closing RF to LF ww, Brush Step, T) HT Q
  LF to side and slightly back, backing against LOD (Lady RF diagonally fwd, facing against LOD, TH) TH Q
15 RF back against LOD, turning to L (Lady LF fwd against LOD, turning to L, HT) TH S
  LF to side and slightly fwd, toe pointing DC against LOD, turning slightly to L (Lady RF to side, backing centre, still turning to L, T) T Q
  RF fwd in CBMP DC against LOD, on partner's R side, Check, still turning to L (Lady LF back in CBMP DC against LOD, partner on R side, Check, still turning to L, TH) TH Q
16 LF back in CBMP down LOD, partner on R side, still turning to L (Lady RF fwd in CBMP down LOD, on partner's R side, still turning to L, T) T Q
  RF back DC down LOD, partner square, still turning to L (Lady LF fwd DC down LOD, square to partner, still turning to L, T) T Q
  LF to side and slightly fwd, toe pointing DW down LOD, turning slightly to L (Lady RF to side, backing wall, still turning to L, TH) T Q
  RF fwd in CBMP DW down LOD on partner's R side, commencing position (Lady LF back in CBMP DW down LOD, partner on R side, commencing position, TH) TH Q