Paul Walker's DanceSport Ballroom Beginners Routines in Michaelmas 2019

Beginners Waltz:
(long wall then short wall)
Reverse Turn 2nd
Fwd Chassé to R
Weave 2nd
Natural Turn 1st
Back Chassé to R
Weave 2nd
Natural Turn 1st
Nat. Spin/Rock Turn
Reverse Turn 2nd
Fwd Chassé to R
Weave 2nd
Natural Turn 1st
Nat. Spin/Rock Turn
Beginners Quickstep:
Fwd Chassé
Back Chassé
(repeat chassés for long wall)
Forward Lock Step
Natural Turn 1st
Back Lock Step
Back Chassé to R
into Forward Lock


Waltz in week 3

start in a corner, leader facing wall

(long wall)

Reverse Turn 2nd Half [Slow Slow Slow] (turning left)
* leader: right foot back, left foot side, right foot close
* follow: left foot fwd (heel), right foot side, left foot close

Fwd Chassé to Right [Slow Quick Quick Slow] (turn left into it)
* leader: left foot fwd (heel), right foot side, left foot close, right foot side
* follow: right foot back, left foot side, right foot close, left foot side

Weave 2nd Half [SSS] (delayed turn to left)
* leader: left foot back (under self), right foot back, left foot side
* follow: right foot fwd (heel) outside partner, left foot fwd, right foot side

Natural Turn 1st Half [SSS] (turning right)
* leader: right foot fwd (heel) outside partner, left foot side, right foot close
* follow: left foot back (under self), right foot side, left foot close

Back Chassé to Right [SQQS] (turn right into it)
* leader: left foot back, right foot side, left foot close, right foot side
* follow: right foot fwd (heel), left foot side, right foot close, left foot side

Weave 2nd Half [SSS] (delayed turn to left)
* leader: left foot back (under self), right foot back, left foot side
* follow: right foot fwd (heel) outside partner, left foot fwd, right foot side

Natural Turn 1st Half [SSS] (turning right)
* leader: right foot fwd (heel) outside partner, left foot side, right foot close
* follow: left foot back (under self), right foot side, left foot close

Natural Spin/Rock Turn [SSS] (turning right)
* leader: left foot back, right foot fwd (heel), left foot back
* follow: right foot fwd (heel), left foot back, right foot fwd

(short wall)

Reverse Turn 2nd Half [SSS] (turning L)
* leader: RB, LS, RC
* follow: LF(H), RS, LC

Fwd Chassé to Right [SQQS] (turn L into it)
* leader: LF(H), RS, LC, RS
* follow: RB, LS, RC, LS

Weave 2nd Half [SSS] (delayed turn L)
* leader: LXB, RB, LS
* follow: RXF(H) (OP), LF, RS

Natural Turn 1st Half [SSS] (turning R)
* leader: RXF(H) (OP), LS, RC
* follow: LXB, RS, LC

Natural Spin/Rock Turn [SSS] (turning R)
* leader: LB, RF(H), LB
* follow: RF(H), LB, RF

Quickstep in week 3

start with leader facing wall

Fwd Chassé [SQQS]
* leader: right foot fwd (heel) outside partner, left foot side, right foot close, left foot side
* follow: left foot back (under self), right foot side, left foot close, right foot side

Back Chassé [SQQS]
* leader: right foot back, left foot side, right foot close, left foot side
* follow: left foot fwd (heel), right foot side, left foot close, right foot side

Fwd Lock Step [SQQS]
* leader: right foot fwd (heel) outside partner, left foot fwd, right foot lock behind, left foot fwd
* follow: left foot back (under self), right foot back, left foot lock in front, right foot back

Natural Turn 1st Half [SQQ] (turning right)
* leader: right foot fwd (heel) outside partner, left foot side, right foot close
* follow: left foot back (under self), right foot side, left foot close

Back Lock Step [SQQS]
* leader: left foot back (under self), right foot back, left foot lock in front, right foot back
* follow: right foot fwd (heel), left foot fwd, right foot lock behind, left foot fwd

Back Chassé to Right [SQQS] (turning right)
* leader: left foot back, right foot side, left foot close, right foot side
* follow: right foot fwd (heel), left foot side, right foot close, left foot side

into Forward Lock [QQS] (turn right into it)
* leader: left foot fwd, right foot lock behind, left foot fwd
* follow: right foot back, left foot lock in front, right foot back

Key

Steps:
R = right
L = left
F = forward/front
B = back/behind
S = side
C = close
K = lock
X = cross
D = diagonally
H = heel
T = toe/ball of foot
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