The Heather Waltz  

 by Iris Kempsell (1957)

Time 3/4. Tempo 46bpm.  Open Extened Hold, both facing LOD, both LF 3rd position front, man's RH to lady's LH.  Man's and lady's steps described.  On same foot for bars 1 to 10.

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Timing

REVERSE TURNING LILT - NATURAL TURNING LILT

1 LF fwd DW, across in front of RF in CBMP, com to turn body to L, com to rise to ball of foot H 1 2
  RF to side BOF WF 3
2 LF back DW against LOD, com to rise BOF WF 1 2
  Swing RF fwd to Low Aerial, 4th position front, Lilt, 1/8 turn to L on bars 1 and 2 - 3
3 RF fwd DC, rise on beat 2, body turning to R at end of step H 1 2
  LF to side BOF WF 3
4 RF back DC against LOD, rise on beat 2 BOF WF 1 2
  Swing LF fwd to Low Aerial, 4th position front, Lilt, 1/4 turn to R on bars 3 and 4 - 3
CROSS SWIVEL - STEP AND POINT
5 LF fwd DW, body turning to L H 1 2
  Close RF to LF ww, swivel on ball of LF, facing DC, 1/4 turn to L IEF 3
6 RF fwd DC, body turn to R H 1 2
  Close LF to RF ww, 1/8 turn to R, end facing LOD IEF 3
7 LF fwd down LOD H 1 2 3
8 Point RF fwd, 4th position front, headline towards point T 1 2 3
PROGRESSIVE NATURAL WALTZ TURN -
PAS GLISSE - PAS GLISSADE, LADY ALLEMANDE
9 RF fwd down LOD, turning to R H 1
  LF to side along LOD, taking LH to LH hold, toe pointing DW, RH on R hip BOF 2
  Close RF to LF, 3rd position front, facing wall, lady in front of man, approximately 1/4 turn to R BOF WF 3
10 LF to side along LOD, headline to L BOF WF 1
  Close RF to LF ww, 3rd position front BOF 2 3
11 RF to side against LOD, body turning to L to facing DW, turning lady to R under LHs (Lady Natural Progressive Waltz Turn over bar 11, RF LF RF, slightly under 1/4 to R) BOF WF 1
  Close LF to RF, 3rd position front, Glissade, end in taking Double Hold, RH to LH, LH to RH (Lady end facing DC) BOF WF 2 3
12 RF to side against LOD (Lady LF to side against LOD, BOF WF) BOF WF 1
  Close LF to RF ww, 3rd position front, Glissade (Lady close RF to LF ww, 3rd position front, Glissade) BOF 2 3
PAS GLISSADE - WALKS - NATURAL WALTZ TURN
13 LF fwd down LOD, lady turning to L to facing partner (Lady RF fwd down LOD, turning slightly more than 1/4 to L to end facing DC against LOD) H 1 2 3
14 RF fwd DW OP, R hip to R hip, body turn 1/4 to R to end facing wall, close LF to RF ww, 3rd position rear, taking Normal Ballroom Hold (Lady LF back down LOD, BOF WF) BOF 1 2 3
15 Natural Rotary Waltz, LF RF LF, 5th position (Lady Natural Rotary Walz, RF LF RF, 5th position) - 1 2 3
16 Pas de Valse, moving towards DC, RF LF RF, 3rd position, taking Open Extended Hold (Lady LF back DW, turning strongly to R on ball of foot to end facing LOD, beats 1 and 2, closing RF to LF with weight change on beat 3) - 1 2 3