Headland Rumba

by Allan and Audrey Bainbridge (1994)

Time 4/4. Tempo 28bpm. Commence in Open Facing Position, man facing, lady backing LOD.  Man's steps only described, lady dances normal counterpart unless otherwise stated.  Footwork, ball flat throughout.

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Timing

FWD BASIC - FENCING LINE TO CENTRE - ROPE SPINNING

1 LF fwd down LOD 2
  Replace weight to RF 3
  LF to side to centre 4 1
2 RF fwd and across in CBMP 2
  Replace weight to LF 3
  RF to side 4 1
3 LF to side (Lady circles to R, RLR) 2
  RF in place 3
  Close LF to RF 4 1
4 RF diagonally back (Lady LF diagonally fwd) 2
  LF in place, releasing hold (Lady RF to side) 3
  Close RF to LF (Lady close LF to RF, now in Shadow Position, passing in front of man) 4 1
CUCARACHA - TWISTING WALKS - OPEN TURN - SHOULDER TO SHOULDER
5 LF to side to centre, releasing hold 2
  Replace weight to RF 3
  Close LF to RF, to facing wall and partner, taking Double Hold 4 1
6 RF fwd and across in CBMP 2
  Close LF to RF, to facing partner 3
  RF fwd and across, releasing hold 4 1
7 LF fwd, com to turn to L (Lady to R) 2
  RF to side 3
  LF to side to facing DW (Lady end backing DW) 4 1
8 RF fwd DW, RH to RH hold 2
  Replace weight to LF, turning to facing wall 3
  RF to side 4 1
SHOULDER TO SHOULDER -
7 TO 9 NATURAL TOP - SPOT TURN TO LEFT AND TO RIGHT
9 LF fwd DW, LH to LH 2
  Replace weight to RF 3
  LF to side, backing LOD 4 1
10 Taking Closed Hold, cross RF behind LF 2
  LF to side and slightly fwd 3
  RF to side, releasing hold 4 1
11 LF fwd and across, turning to R (Lady to L) 2
  RF in place 3
  LF to side 4 1
12 RF fwd and across, turning to L (Lady to R) 2
  LF in place 3
  Close RF to LF, facing DW (Lady backing DW) adopting LH to RH hold 4 1
MAN'S ALEMANA - LADY'S ALEMANA - SPIRAL TURN TO FACE LOD
13 LF fwd facing DW (Lady RF fwd DC against LOD, com to circle to end side by side on man's L side) 2
  RF to side DW against LOD 3
  LF back, backing against LOD 4 1
14 RF back, Backing DC against LOD, leading lady to turn under man's raised L arm (Lady LF fwd DW under man's R arm, turning to L) 2
  LF to side DC (Lady RF to side, still turning to L) 3
  Close RF to LF, facing wall, taking Double Hold (Lady close RF to LF to end facing centre in Double Hold) 4 1
15 LF to side (Lady RF back to centre, turning to R) 2
  RF in place (Lady replace weight to LF) 3
  Close LF to RF (Lady RF fwd, then turning to L on beat 1, allowing LF to cross in front of RF ww) 4 1
16 RF back (Lady LF fwd down LOD) 2
  LF fwd, turning to facing LOD (Lady RF fwd to end backing LOD) 3
  RF fwd, taking LH to RH hold 4 1