Paul Walker's B+L Routines in Michaelmas 2019

Improvers Tango:

2 Walks
Quick Open Rev. (end closed)
Chassé and tap to PP
Closed Promenade
Progressive Link to PP
Promenade Turn
Rocks (inline)
Back Corté
Open Reverse Turn (end closed)
Five Step
Closed Promenade
Improvers Waltz:

Natural Turn 1st
Nat. Impetus Turn to PP
Weave from PP
Weave 2nd
Fwd check + slip pivot
Fwd Chassé to R
Weave 2nd
Natural Turn 1st
Running Spin Turn
Open Natural Turn 2
Weave 1st
Back Chassé to R + step
Improvers Quickstep:

Natural Turn 1st
Nat.Spin Turn
Prog.Chasse to centre
Step
Open Reverse Turn 1st
Progressive Chasse
Natural Turn 1st
Running Spin Turn
Back Lock
Running Finish (Open Nat.2)
Improvers Foxtrot:

Natural (Heel) Turn
Natural Impetus Turn
PP Step + Weave
Closed Telemark (Rev.Heel Turn)
Check + Weave
Three Step
Natural (Heel) Turn
Back Feather
Feather Finish
Top Spin
Three Step
Improvers Cha-cha:

... chassé into
2 Time Step bars (L + R)
Cross-Body (? + spiral) to Fan
exit with Alemana (? + L spin)
2 New Yorks (CPP + PP)
CPP Full Cuban Break
CPP New York
Grapevine turning L
Hip Twist to Fan
Overturned Hockey Stick
Walks Away, return with lock
Basic to restart
Improvers Rumba:

... basic initially
Alemana
3 Opening out on the arm
Spiral out to Fan
in from Fan with Alemana exit
2 New Yorks (CPP + PP)
2 Spot Turns
2 Hand-to-Hands
2 Chassés
Cucaracha
and repeat from Alemana
Improvers Jive:

Link & Whip
(full) Mooch
2 Flick Steps
2 Stop & Go
Link & Whip
Rock Step
2 Flick-full-change
Chassé
Break
Throwaway


Key

Steps:
R = right
L = left
F = forward/front
B = back/behind
S = side
C = close
K = lock
X = cross
D = diagonally
points, taps and brushes are without weight - ie not "steps"

Positioning:
OP = outside partner
PO = partner outside
PP = promenade position
CPP= counter-promenade
FP = fallaway position
CFP= counter-fallaway

Orientation:
LOD = line of dance
DC = diagonally to centre
DW = diagonally to wall

Timing:
S = slow
Q = quick
a = syncopated partial beat

Amount of turn sometimes given in eighths (ie 45 deg):
+ = clockwise/R
- = anticlockwise/L

Improvers Tango

start along LOD

2 Walks [SS]
* leader: LF, RF
* follow: RB, LB

Quick Open Rev.Turn 1st [QQQ] (turning L)
* leader: LF, RS, LB (PO)
* follow: RB, LS, RF (OP)

Quick Closed Rev.Turn 2nd [QQQ] (turning L)
* leader: RB, LS, RC
* follow: LF, RS, LC

Chassé and tap to PP [QQS]
* leader: LS, RC, LS tap (PP)
* follow: RS, LC, RS tap (PP)

{ added extra figures between week 1 & 2:

Closed Promenade [SQQS]
* leader: LdF, RxF, LS, RC
* follow: RdF, LxF, RS (turning left), LC

Progressive Link to PP [QQ]
* leader: LF, RS
* follow: RB, LS

}

Promenade Turn [SQQS]
* leader: LdF, RxF, LS (turn R a lot), RF
* follow: RdF, LxF, RF, (turn R) LB

Rocks (Inline) [QQ] (turning R)
* leader: LB, RF
* follow: RF, LB

Back Corte [SQQS] (slight turn L)
* leader: LB, RB, LS, RC
* follow: RF, LF, RS, LC

{ optional walks }

Open Rev.Turn 1st [QQS] (turning L)
* leader: LF, RS, LB (PO)
* follow: RB, LS, RF (OP)

Closed Rev.Turn 2nd [QQS] (turning L)
* leader: RB, LS, RC
* follow: LF, RS, LC

Five Step [QQQQS] (zigzag to L then R)
* leader: LF, RS, LB (PO), RS, - to PP
* follow: RB, LS, RF (OP), LS, turn to PP

Closed Promenade [SQQS]
* leader: LdF, RxF, LS, RC
* follow: RdF, LxF, RS (turning left), LC

Improvers Waltz

start heading into corner

Natural Turn 1 [1,2,3]
* leader: RF (OP), LS, RC
* follow: LB, RS, LC

Nat.Impetus Turn to PP [1,2,3]
* leader: LB, RC, LF
* follow: RF, LS (brush RC), RF

Weave from PP [1,2,3] (delayed turn L)
* leader: RF, LF, RS
* follow: LF, RS, LS

Weave 2 [1,2,3] (delayed turn L)
* leader: LB (PO), RB, LS
* follow: RF (OP), LF, RS

Outside Check + slip pivot [1,2,3] (turn L at end)
* leader: RF (OP), LB, RB
* follow: LB, RF, LF (inline)

Fwd Chassé to R [1,2&3] (turn L at start)
* leader: LF, RS, LC, RS
* follow: RB, LS, RC, LS

Weave 2 [1,2,3] (delayed turn L)
* leader: LB (PO), RB, LS
* follow: RF (OP), LF, RS

Natural Turn 1 [1,2,3]
* leader: RF (OP), LS, RC
* follow: LB, RS, LC

Running Spin Turn [1,2,3&]
* leader: LB, RF, LB, RB
* follow: RF, LB (brush RC), RF, LF

Open Natural Turn 2 [1,2,3] (like running finish)
* leader: LB (PO), RS, LF
* follow: RF (OP), LS, RB

Weave 2 [1,2,3] (delayed turn L)
* leader: RF (OP), LF, RS
* follow: LB (PO), RB, LS

Back Chassé to R + extra step [1,2&3&]
* leader: LB, RS, LC, RS, LF
* follow: RF, LS, RC, LS, RB

Improvers Quickstep

start heading into corner

Natural Turn 1 [SQQ] (turning R)
* leader: RF (OP, heel), LS, RC
* follow: LB, RS, LC

Natural Spin Turn [SSS] (pivoting R)
* leader: LB, RF (heel), LB
* follow: RF (heel), LB (brush RC), RF

Progressive Chassé [SQQS] (towards centre)
* leader: RB, LS, RC, LS
* follow: LF (heel), RS, LC, RS

Step + Open Reverse Turn 1 [SSQQ] (no turn then turn L)
* leader: RF (OP, heel), LF (heel), RS, LB (PO)
* follow: LB, RB, LS, RF (OP)

Progressive Chassé [SQQS] (turning L)
* leader: RB, LS, RC, LS
* follow: LF (heel), RS, LC, RS

Natural Turn 1 [SQQ] (turning R into next corner)
* leader: RF (OP, heel), LS, RC
* follow: LB, RS, LC

Running Spin Turn [SSQQ] (turning R)
* leader: LB, RF (heel), LB, RB
* follow: RF (heel), LB (brush RC), RF, LF

Back Lock [SQQS]
* leader: LB (PO), RB, LkF, RB
* follow: RF (OP, heel), LF, RkB, LF

Running Finish [SQQ] = Open Nat.Turn 2 (turn R)
* leader: LB (PO), RS, LF
* follow: RF (OP, heel), LS, RB

Improvers Foxtrot

start heading into corner with preparation sway to leader's left

Natural Heel Turn 1 [SQQ] (turning R)
* leader: RF (heel), LS, RB
* follow: LB, RC (heel turn), LF

Natural Impetus Turn to PP [SQQ] (turning R)
* leader: LB, RC, LF (PP)
* follow: RF (heel), LS (brush RC), RF (PP)

PP Step + Weave [SQQQQQQ] (turning L)
* leader: RF (heel), LF, RS, LxB (PO), RB, LS, RF (OP)
* follow: LF (heel), RS, LS, RxF (OP), LF, RS, LB

Closed Telemark (Rev.Heel Turn) [SQQ] (turning L)
* leader: LF (heel), RS, LB
* follow: RB, LC (heel turn), RF

Check + Weave [SQQQQQQ] (turning L)
* leader: RB, LF, RS, LxB (PO), RB, LS, RF (OP)
* follow: LF (heel), RB, LS, RxF (OP), LF, RS, LB

Three Step [SQQ] (all inline)
* leader: LF (heel), RF (heel), LF
* follow: RB, LB, RB

Natural Heel Turn 1 [SQQ] (turning R) {alternative restart point}
* leader: RF (heel), LS, RB
* follow: LB, RC (heel turn), LF

Back Feather [SQQ]
* leader: LB, RB, LF (PO)
* follow: RF (heel), LF, RF (OP)

Feather Finish [SQQ] (turning L)
* leader: RB, LS, RF (OP)
* follow: LF (heel), RS, LB

Top Spin [QQQQ] (turning L)
* leader: LB (PO), RB, LF, RF (OP)
* follow: RF (OP), LF, RB, LB

Three Step [SQQ] (all inline) to restart
* leader: LF (heel), RF (heel), LF
* follow: RB, LB, RB

Improvers Cha-cha

chasse into

Time Step [2,3, 4&1] (or combine both together)
* leader: LC, RC, LS Chasse
* follow: RC, LC, RS chasse

Time Step [2,3, 4&1]
* leader: RC, LC, RS chasse
* follow: LC, RC, LS Chasse

Cross Body Pass [2,3, 4&1] (or syncopated)
* leader: LF, RB (turn L), LS Chasse
* follow: RB, LF, RF Lock (+ optional spiral L)

... out to Fan and [2,3, 4&1]
* leader: RB, LF, RS Chasse or RxF LC RS
* follow: LF, RFSB (turn L), LB Lock

... in from Fan with [2,3, 4&1]
* leader: LF, RB, LS Chasse or LB RF LC
* follow: RC, LF, RF Lock

Alemana [2,3, 4&1]
* leader: RB, LF, RS Chasse
* follow: LXF (turn R), RSF (turn R), LS Chasse or L spin

CPP New York [2,3, 4&1]
* leader: (turn R) LF, RB (turn L), LS Chasse
* follow: (turn L) RF, LB (turn R), RS Chasse

PP New York [2,3, 4&1]
* leader: (turn L) RF, LB (turn R), RS Chasse
* follow: (turn R) LF, RB (turn L), LS Chasse

CPP Cuban Breaks [2&3&4&1&]
* leader: (turn R) LF, RB, LB, RF, LF, RB, LB, RF 
* follow: (turn L) RF, LB, RB, LF, RF, LB, RB, LF

CPP New York [2,3, 4&1]
* leader: (turn R) LF, RB (turn L), LS Chasse
* follow: (turn L) RF, LB (turn R), RS Chasse

Grapevine turning L [2&3, 4&1]
* leader: RB, LS, RF, LF, RS, LB
* follow: LF, RS, LB, RB, LS, RF (and twist R)

Hip Twist to Fan [2,3, 4&1]
* leader: RB, LF, RS Chasse or RxF LC RS
* follow: LF, RFSB (turn L), LB Lock

... in from Fan with [2,3, 4&1]
* leader: LF, RB, LS Chasse or LB RF LC
* follow: RC, LF, RF Lock

Overturned Hockey Stick [2,3, 4&1]
* leader: RB, LFS (turn R and turn L hand), RF Lock
* follow: LF, RFSB spiral L, LF Lock

Walks Away, return with lock [2,3, 4&1]
* leader: LF, RF (turn L hand), LC RB LB (or LB Lock)
* follow: RF, LFSB turn R, RF Lock

Basic to restart [2,3, 4&1]
* leader: RB, LF, RS Chasse
* follow: LF, RB, LS Chasse

Improvers Rumba

basic into

Alemana [2,3,4 | QQS] (underarm turn)
* leader: RB, LF, RC
* follow: (turn R) LXF, (turn R) RSF, (turn R) LS

Opening out on R arm [2,3,4 | QQS]
* leader: LS, RS, LC
* follow: (turn R) RB, LF (turn L), RS

Opening out on L arm [2,3,4 | QQS]
* leader: RS, LS, RC
* follow: (turn L) LB, RF (turn R), LS

Opening out on R arm + spiral [2,3,4 | QQS]
* leader: LS, RS, LC
* follow: (turn R) RB, LF, RF spiral turn L

... out to Fan [2,3,4 | QQS]
* leader: RB, LF, RS
* follow: LF, RFSB (turn L), LB

... in from Fan [2,3,4 | QQS]
* leader: LF, RB, LS
* follow: RC, LF, RF (start turn R)

Alemana [2,3,4 | QQS] (underarm turn)
* leader: RB, LF, RS
* follow: (turn R) LXF, (turn R) RSF, (turn R) LS

CPP New York [2,3,4 | QQS]
* leader: (turn R) LF, RB (turn L), LS
* follow: (turn L) RF, LB (turn R), RS

PP New York [2,3,4 | QQS]
* leader: (turn L) RF, LB (turn R), RS
* follow: (turn R) LF, RB (turn L), LS

Spot Turn [2,3,4 | QQS]
* leader: (turn R) LXF, (turn R) RSF, (turn R) LS
* follow: (turn L) RXF, (turn L) LSF, (turn L) RS

Spot Turn [2,3,4 | QQS]
* leader: (turn L) RXF, (turn L) LSF, (turn L) RS
* follow: (turn R) LXF, (turn R) RSF, (turn R) LS

Fallaway Hand-to-Hand [2,3,4 | QQS]
* leader: (turn L) LB, RF (turn R), LS
* follow: (turn R) RB, LF (turn L), RS

CF Hand-to-Hand [2,3,4 | QQS]
* leader: (turn R) RB, LF (turn L), RS + tap LC
* follow: (turn L) LB, RF (turn R), LS + tap RC

Chassé [2,3,4 | QQS]
* leader: LS, RC, LS
* follow: RS, LC, RS

Chassé [2,3,4 | QQS]
* leader: RC, LS, RC
* follow: LC, RS, LC

Cucaracha [2,3,4 | QQS]
* leader: LS, RS, LC
* follow: RS, LS, RC

Improvers Jive

from open position:

Link & Whip [QQ QaQ QQ QaQ] (rotation to R)
* leader: LB-RF, LS chasse, RXb-LS, RS chasse
* follow: RB-LF, RF chasse, LdF-RxF, LS chasse

(full) Mooch in Fallaway [QQ QQ QQ QQ QaQ]
* leader: (turn L) LB-RF, LF flick LC, RF flick RC, LB-RF, (turn R) LS chasse
* follow: (turn R) RB-LF, RF flick RC, LF flick LC, RB-LF, (turn L) RS chasse

and in Counter Fallaway [QQ QQ QQ QQ QaQ]
* leader: (turn R) RB-LF, RF flick RC, LF flick LC, RB-LF, (turn L) RS chasse
* follow: (turn L) LB-RF, LF flick LC, RF flick RC, LB-RF, (turn R) LS chasse

2 Flick Steps [QQ QQ] (double handhold)
* leader: LxF flick LC, RxF flick RC
* follow: RxF flick RC, LxF flick LC

2 x Stop & Go [QQ QaQ QQ QaQ] (ie repeat this)
* leader: LB-RF, LF chasse, RF-LB, RB chasse
* follow: RB-LF, RF chasse (turn L), LB-RF, LS chasse (turn R)

Link & Whip [QQ QaQ QQ QaQ] (as before)

Rock Step + 2 Flick-full-change + Chasse [QQ QaQ QaQ QaQ]
* leader: (turn L) LB-RF, LF flick LB RF, LF flick LB RF, LF chasse
* follow: (turn R) RB-LF, RF flick RB LF, RF flick RB LF, RF chasse

Break (with full-change) [S--aQ]
* leader: RF - -, LB-RF
* follow: LF - -, RB-LF

Throwaway [QaQ QaQ]
* leader: LS chasse, RS chasse
* follow: RF chasse (turn L), LB chasse