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A new dance, the Argentine Stroll, choreographed by Ross and Sue Kramer of Ballroom Moves, is gaining in popularity in Queensland and in Western Australia.



Ballroom Moves | Argentine Stroll

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Argentine Stroll

by Ross and Sue Kramer of Ballroom Moves (2011)

Time 2/4 or 4/4. Tempo 28-30bpm. Commence in Ballroom Hold, man facing, lady backing LOD.

For Argentine styling ballroom hold is relaxed with mans LH lowered to hip.

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WALKS, LOCK, CHANGE STEP, CONTRA CHECK

Timing

1

LF fwd facing LOD (Lady RF back)

S

RF fwd facing LOD (Lady LF back)

S

2

 

 

LF fwd facing LOD (Lady RF back)

Q

Cross RF behind LF (Lady cross LF in front of RF)

Q

LF fwd facing LOD (Lady RF back)

S

3

 

 

RF to side (Lady LF to side)

Q

Close LF to RF (Lady close RF to LF)

Q

RF fwd facing LOD, R shoulder leading (Lady LF back)

S

4

LF fwd contra check (Lady RF back contra check)

S

RF replace back, commencing to turn L, raising L hand (Lady replace fwd L)

S

UNDER ARM TURN, LUNGE, ARGENTINE LINE, RONDE WITH SWIVELS

5

 

 

LF to side facing centre (Lady RF fwd commencing to turn R under arm)

Q

RF fwd and across against LOD (Lady LF to side facing centre)

Q

LF to side, lunge with sway R, facing centre (Lady RF to side facing wall, lunge with sway L)

S

6

 

Close RF to LF (Lady close LF to RF)

S

LF to side small step (Lady RF to side)

S

7

Hold position and twist to L facing DC against LOD (Lady twist to L raising L knee)

S

Hold position and twist to R flexing knees to face wall (Lady LF side step & ronde RF turning to face centre)

S

8 RF to side facing wall, weight on both feet, with double hand hold leading lady to swivel (Lady RF crosses behind, LF to side facing centre) QQ
Hold position (Lady RF fwd and across against LOD, swivel to R) S
FALLAWAY VINE WITH SIDE BREAK

9

 

Hold position (Lady LF fwd and across along LOD)

S

Transfer weight to LF (Lady RF to side)

S

10

 

RF crosses behind along LOD (Lady LF crosses behind)

S

LF to side along LOD (Lady RF to side)

S

11 RF fwd and across along LOD (Lady LF fwd and across along LOD) Q
LF fwd facing LOD (Lady RF side facing centre) Q
RF fwd facing LOD taking Ballroom hold (Lady LF back backing LOD raising R knee) S
12 LF back, RF closes to LF (RF fwd, close LF) QQ

Lunge LF to side facing LOD, side by side with partner holding mans RH (Lady Lunge RF to side facing LOD)

S
SIDE TOGETHER STEP, LUNGE, NATURAL PIVOT TURN
13 Replace RF to side, close LF to RF releasing hold (Lady LF to side, close RF) QQ
RF to side, small step (Lady LF to side raising Left arm) Q
LF closes to RF ww, taking ballroom hold (Lady RF closes to LF ww, turning to left to face man Q
14 LF fwd facing LOD (Lady RF back) S
RF fwd into lunge, R shoulder leading (Lady LF back into lunge) S
15 LF back DC against LOD, commencing to turn R, pivot (Lady RF fwd, pivot) S
RF fwd against LOD, continuing to turn R, pivot (Lady LF back, pivot) S
16 LF back towards wall, continuing to turn R, pivot (Lady RF fwd, pivot) S
RF fwd along LOD (Lady LF back) S

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