Helenbrooke Waltz

by  Dorothy Moxon (1979)

Time 3/4. 30bpm. Commence in Normal Ballroom Hold.  Man facing, lady backing DW.  Man's steps described, lady dances counterpart unless otherwise stated.

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CLOSED CHANGE - NATURAL SPIN TURN -
4 TO 6 REVERSE TURN WITH CROSSING ACTION

1 LF fwd DW

1

RF to side and slightly fwd 2
RF closes to LF 3
2 RF fwd DW com to turn R 1
LF to side, still turning R 2
RF closes to LF, now backing LOD 3
3 LF back down LOD and pivot 1/2 turn R 1
RF fwd down LOD in CBMP, still turning R 2
LF to side and slightly back, now backing DC 3
4 RF back DC com to turn to L 1
  LF to side and slightly fwd, still turning L 2
  Cross RF behind LF, now facing DC 3
REVERSE TURN - WHISK - CHASSE FROM PP
5 LF fwd DC com to turn to L 1
  RF to side, still turning L 2
  LF closes to RF, now backing LOD 3
6 RF back down LOD com to turn to L 1
  LF to side, still turning L, pointing DW 2
  RF closes to LF, now facing DW 3
7 LF fwd DW 1
  RF to side and slightly fwd 2
  LF crosses behind RF, still facing DW in PP 3
8 RF fwd and across in PP and CBMP 1
LF to side and slightly fwd 2
RF closes to LF and
LF to side and slightly fwd, still facing DW 3
CURVED FEATHER - BACK LOCK - OUTSIDE CHANGE (ending in PP) -
THREE STEPS OF HOVER CROSS
9 RF fwd in CBMP com to curve to R 1
  LF diagonally fwd, L shoulder leading, preparing to step OP 2
  RF fwd in CBMP OP, facing DW against LOD 3
10 LF back DC 1
  RF back DC 2
  LF crosses in front of RF and
  RF back DC 3
11 LF back DC 1
  RF back DC com to turn to L 2
  LF to side and slightly fwd pointing DW, turning lady to PP 3
12 RF fwd and across in PP com to turn to R (Lady LF fwd and across in PP, facing DW) 1
  LF to side, still turning R, now backing DW (Lady RF fwd between partner's feet, facing DW) 2
  RF to side, now facing DC (Lady RF to side, now backing DC)  
4 TO 6 HOVER CROSS - WEAVE ENDING IN PP - 4 TO 6 CROSS HESITATION
13 LF fwd in CBMP OP on L side DC with Check action 1
  Replace weight to RF 2
  LF to side and slightly fwd facing DC 3
14 RF fwd in CBMP OP DC 1
  LF fwd, com to turn to L 2
  RF to side and slightly back, now backing LOD 3
15 LF back in CBMP PO 1
  RF back com to turn lady to PP 2
  LF to side and slightly fwd, pointing DW in PP 3
16 RF fwd and across in PP and CBMP (Lady LF fwd and across in PP and CBMP, com to turn to L) 1
  LF closes to RF ww (Lady RF to side, still turning L) 2
  Position held (Lady LF closes to RF, backing DW) 3