Highfield Waltz

by  Steven and Diane Shaw (1993)

Time 3/4. Tempo 31bpm. 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

HOVER - OPEN FINISH -
FALLAWAY - SLIP PIVOT - PROGRESSIVE CHASSE

1 LF fwd facing DW HT 1
  RF fwd DW T 2
  Replace weight to LF backing DC against LOD TH 3
2 RF back DC against LOD, com to turn to L TH 1
  LF to side, toe pointing DC down LOD T 2
  RF fwd in CBMP DC OP TH 3
3 LF fwd DC, com to turn to L, partner in line (Lady no turn) HT 1
  RF to side down LOD, prepare to lead lady into fallaway position TH 2
  LF back in CBMP and fallaway position down LOD, turning to L TH 3
4 RF back, small step, DC down LOD, cont turning to L (Lady Slip Pivot) THT 1
  LF to side and slightly fwd along LOD T 2
  Close RF to LF T &
  LF to side and slightly fwd, pointing DW, preparing to step OP TH 3
CURVED FEATHER - BACK LOCK -
OPEN IMPETUS - 1 TO 3 NATURAL TURN (OVERTURNED)
5 RF fwd in CBMP DW OP, com to turn to R HT 1
  LF fwd, L shoulder leading, cont to turn to R T 2
  RF fwd in CBMP DW against LOD TH 3
6 LF back in CBMP down LOD TH 1
  RF back down LOD, R shoulder leading T 2
  LF crosses in front of RF T &
  RF back and slightly rightwards TH 3
7 LF back in CBMP DW, com to turn to R TH 1
  RF closes to LF, Heel Turn, still turning to R, facing DC (Lady turning to R to PP) HT 2
  LF to side down LOD in PP TH 3
8 RF fwd and across in CBMP and PP, com to turn to R (Lady no turn) HT 1
  LF to side and slightly back, backing LOD (Lady in line) T 2
  Close RF to LF ww, facing centre  (Lady closes LF to RF, preparing to dance Same Foot Lunge) TH LF
T RF
3
SAME FOOT LUNGE - BACK LOCK - WING
9 RF to side along LOD, flexing R knee (Lady RF back down LOD in CBMP) TH 1
  Replace weight to LF and swivel to L to end backing DW (Lady LF fwd against LOD, swivel to L) TH 2
  Close RF to LF (Lady close RF to LF ww) WF 3
10 LF back in CBMP PO TH 1
  RF back down LOD, R shoulder leading T 2
  LF crosses in front of RF T &
  RF back and slightly rightwards TH 3
11 LF back in CBMP, com to turn to R TH 1
  RF closes to LF, Heel Turn, still turning to R HT 2
  LF fwd, L shoulder leading, in PP, moving DC TH 3
12 RF fwd and across in CBMP and PP, com to turn to L H 1
  LF closes towards RF T 2
  LF closes to RF T 3
CLOSED TELEMARK -
NATURAL SPIN TURN (UNDERTURNED) - 4 TO 6 REVERSE TURN
13 LF fwd in CBMP, moving DC, com to turn to L HT 1
  RF to side and slightly back (Lady Heel Turn) T 2
  LF to side and slightly fwd, toe pointing DW TH 3
14 RF fwd in CBMP DW, com to turn to R OP HT 1
  LF to side T 2
  RF closes to LF, backing down LOD TH 3
15 LF back down LOD, RF held in CBMP, Pivot THT 1
  RF fwd down LOD HT 2
  LF to side and slightly back, backing DC against LOD TH 3
16 RF back DC against LOD TH 1
  LF to side, moving DC, L toe pointing DW T 2
  RF closes to LF, facing DW TH 3