LAMBSON WALTZ

 

CHOREOGRAPHER: Roy East roy.east@cableinet.co.uk

DANCE POSITION:            Closed Western

DIFFICULTY:                 Intermediate / Experienced

MUSIC: My favourite waltz is the “Last Cheaters Waltz” by T G Sheppard

                        This dance is perfect to “Till You Love Me” Reba Mcintre

but please do this dance to your own favourite waltz.

MAN'S STEPS

( Lady's Steps the same unless stated)

BASIC WALTZ STEPS

1-3       Step Left ft Fwd, Step Right ft next to Left, Step Left foot in place                       

4-6       Step Right ft Fwd, Step Left ft next to Right, Step Right ft in Place           

 

TURN IN INDIAN POS’, WEAVE

1-6       Step Left ft Fwd turn ¼ CW (R), Steep Right ft behind Left, Step Left ft left

            Step Right ft across Left, Step Left ft left, Step Right ft behind Left

                       

 

WINDMILL TURN X 2

1-3       Step left on Left ft turning ½ CCW (L),

let go Left hands raise Right

Step Right ft next to Left Rejoin Left hands, Step Left ft in place

4-6       Step to right on Right ft turning ½ CCW (L)

            Let go Right hands, Step Left ft next to Right

Rejoin Right hands, Step Right ft in Place

 

LADY TURN, IN PLACE

Drop Right hand

            Man                                                                             Lady

1-3       Step Left ft in place,                                                   Step left on Left ft turning ½ CCW (L),

Releasing Right hands now facing partner L shoulder to L shoulder

Step Right ft next to Left,  Step Left ft in place

4-6       Step Right ft in place, Step Left ft in place, Step Right ft in place

           

CIRCLES WITH OPEN LEFT/RIGHT PALM HOLD

1-3       Step forward on Left ft to pass partner on Left shoulder

raise Left hand (shoulder high) palm to partners palm,

Step Right ft next to Left, Step Left ft in place circling (CCW) around partner

4-6            Continue circling RLR

 

1-3            Continue with LRL

4-6       Step Right ft back, turn ½ CCW (L) (inward to face opposite direction)

Change hands palm to palm

Step Left ft next to Right, Step Right ft in Place

 
Continue circling with basic

6)         steps LRL, RLR

 

            Raise Right hands

MAN                                                                             LADY Three Step full turn CW

1-3       Step to left on Left ft turn ¼ CW (R) (to face O.L.O.D),            Step Left over Right turn 360° L,R,L

Step Right ft next to Left, Step Left ft in place                 CW (R)

To face partner hold hands (R to L, L to R)

4-6       Step Right ft in place

Step Left ft left

Step Right ft next to Left

 

CROSSOVERS  

MAN                                                                             LADY

1-3       Stride Left ft Fwd  passing partner under                Stride Left ft Fwd to walk

raised Left arm with Right hand behind waist,                 around man

Release Right hand                        Release Left hand

Step RL turning ½ CCW (L)                                                        Step RL turning ½ CW (R)

                                                Rejoin hands

4-6       Stride Right ft Fwd to walk around lady                  Stride Right ft Fwd passing

                                                                                                partner under Right arm with Left hand

                                                                                                behind waist

                                                Release Left hand                  Release Right hand               

            Step LR turning ½ CW (R)                                                        Step LR turning ½ CCW (L)

                                                            Rejoin hands

1-6       Repeat last 6 steps

 

1-3       Stride Left ft Fwd ( passing partner under                Stride Left ft Fwd to walk

raised Left arm with Right hand behind waist),                around man

Release Right hand                        Release Left hand

Step RL turning ½ CCW (L)                                                        Step RL turning ½ CW (R)       

Change hands hold Right hand to Right hand

4-6       Step Right ft over Left, Step Left ft next to Right,  Step Right ft in Place

 

CROSSOVER WALK (SWEETHEART) TURN, BACK

Man                                                                                         Lady

1-3       Step Left ft Fwd, Step Right ft Fwd                               Step Left ft Fwd. Step Right ft fwd

turning ¼ CW (R), Step Left ft slightly Fwd            turning ¼ CCW (L), Step Left ft next to Right

into sweetheart

4-6       Step back on Right ft, Step Left ft next to Right, Step Right ft in Place

 

BASIC, LADY TURN, WALK AROUND MAN SWEETHEART

Both

1-3       Step Left ft Fwd, Step Right ft next to Left, Step Left ft in place

Man                                                                                         Lady

4-6       Step Right ft in place, Step Left ft next to Right,                Starting with Right ft do a full (360°) Step Right ft in Place   CW (R) turn R,L,R

 

1-3       Step Left ft over Right, Step Right ft back,                        Step Left ft left, Step Right ft Fwd

            Step Left ft next to Right                                                Step Left ft next to Right starting a

                                                                                                Rolling turn CW (R)

4-6       Step Right ft in place, Step Left ft Fwd,                                    Continue rolling turn (to complete a

            Step Right ft next to Left                                                360° turn) R,L,R

into Sweetheart position

 

 

 

                             START OVER