Intermediate Class Notes 2017

If you miss a class or would like a refresher, see below for the figures that are being taught in Intermediate. You can find videos of many of these figures online, and if you are still lost, don’t hesitate to ask a teacher or an exec.

Waltz
Long wall
  1. Left foot closed change (123)
  2. Natural turn (123, 456)
  3. Right foot closed change (123)
  4. Reverse turn (123, 456)
  5. Whisk and chasse (123, 12&3)
  6. Half natural (123) and hesitation (45-hold)
  7. Underturned reverse turn (45 degrees, finish backing diagonal wall) (123)
  8. Check (123) and basic weave (456)
  9. Natural spin turn (underturned to short wall, backing diagonal centre) (123, 456)
Short wall
  1. 456 reverse turn (123)
  2. Left foot closed change (123)
  3. Natural turn (123, 456)
  4. Right foot closed change (123)
  5. Reverse turn (123, 456)
  6. Whisk and chasse to long wall (123, 12&3)
Quickstep
Long wall
  1. Preparation step (S)
  2. Quarter turn to the right (SQQS)
  3. Progressive chasse (SQQS)
  4. Lock step (SQQS)
  5. Half natural (SQQ)
  6. Hesitation turn (SSS)
  7. Chasse Reverse Turn (SQQ)
  8. Progressive Chasse (SQQS)
  9. Natural spin turn around corner (SQQ SSS)
Short wall
  1. Progressive chasse (SQQS)
  2. Lock step (SQQS)
  3. Half natural (SQQ)
  4. Back lock (SQQS)
  5. Running finish around corner(SQQ)
Cha Cha
  1. Closed basics (4 bars)
  2. 3x New yorks (3 bars)
  3. Spot turn (1 bar)
  4. 3x Hand to hands (3 bars)
  5. Underarm turn (1 bar)
  6. Basic to fan (2 bars)
  7. Hockey stick (2 bars)
  8. Half basic and locks back (2 bars)
  9. Natural top (1 bar)
  10. Natural opening out to fan (2 bars)
  11. Hockey stick finished in CPP (2 bars)
  12. New york, sport turn to open facing position (2 bars)
  13. Alemana (2 bars)
Rumba
  1. Half open basic step (1 bar)
  2. Alemana (2 bars)
  3. New york (1 bar)
  4. Cuban rock (1 bar)
  5. New york (1 bar)
  6. Spot turn (1 bar)
  7. 3x Hand to hand (3 bars)
  8. Underarm turn (1 bar)
  9. Half basic and curving walks back (3 bars)
  10. Natural top (3 bars)
  11. 2x Opening out (2 bars)
  12. Closed hip twist to fan (2 bars)
  13. Hockey stick (2 bars)