Caribbean Calypso

by J. Williams (date unknown)

Time 4/4. Tempo 42/45bpm.   Commence in Normal Rumba Close Hold, man facing, lady backing LOD.  Man's and lady's steps described.  Normal Latin hip movement throughout.

Bar

FWork

Timing

FWD WALKS AND POINTS

1 LF fwd down LOD, slight turn to L (Lady RF back down LOD) BOF WF S
  Point RF fwd (Lady point LF back) T S
2 RF fwd down LOD, slight turn to R (Lady LF back down LOD) BOF WF S
  Point LF fwd (Lady point RF back) T S
3 LF fwd down LOD (Lady RF back down LOD) BOF WF S
  RF to side towards wall (Lady LF to side towards wall) BOF WF Q
  Close LF to RF (Lady close RF to LF) BOF WF Q
4 RF back against LOD (Lady LF fwd against LOD) BOF WF S
  LF to side to wards centre (Lady RF to side towards centre) BOF WF Q
  Close RF to LF (Lady close LF to RF) BOF WF Q
5-7 Repeat bars 1 to 3 (Lady natural opposite)
LF fwd - Point RF - RF fwd - Point LF
LF fwd - RF to side - Close LF to RF
   
8 RF back against LOD, slight turn to L (Lady LF fwd against LOD, slight turn to R) BOF WF S
  LF to side, toe pointing DC, turning to PP (Lady RF to side, toe pointing DC against LOD) BOF WF Q
  Close RF to LF, facing DC in PP, preparing to move square to partner (Lady close LF to RF, facing DC against LOD in PP) BOF WF Q
CALYPSO MOVEMENT
9 LF to side in PP, towards centre (Lady RF to side in PP, moving square to centre) BOF WF Q
  RF fwd in PP (Lady LF fwd in PP) BOF WF Q
  LF to side, turning to R to face DW, flick RF sideways off the floor at end of step (Lady RF to side, turning to L to face DW against LOD, flick LF sideways off the floor at end of step) BOF WF S
10 RF to side in Counter PP towards wall (Lady LF to side in Counter PP towards wall) BOF WF Q
  LF fwd in CPP (Lady RF fwd in CPP) BOF WF Q
  RF to side, turning to L to face DC, flick LF off floor (Lady LF to side, turning to R to face DC against LOD, flick RF sideways off floor) BOF WF S
11 Repeat 9th bar, LF RF LF, flick RF (Lady natural opposite) - QQS
12 RF to side in CPP towards wall  (Lady LF to side in CPP towards wall) BOF WF Q
  LF fwd, preparing to turn to L (Lady RF fwd, preparing to turn to R) BOF WF Q
  RF to side towards wall, end facing LOD, flick LF sideways off floor (Lady LF to side towards wall, end facing against LOD, flick RF sideways off floor) BOF WF S
13-14 Repeat bars 1 and 2 (Lady natural opposite)
LF fwd - Point RF - RF fwd - Point LF
   
15 LF to side towards centre, facing down LOD (Lady RF to side towards centre, backing LOD) BOF WF Q
  Close RF to LF (Lady close LF to RF) BOF WF Q
  LF to side, Drop on foot with relaxed knee action, slight sway to L, weight on outside edge of foot (Lady RF to side, drop on foot with relaxed knee action, slight sway to R, weight on outside edge of foot) OEF S
16 RF to side towards wall (Lady LF to side towards wall) BOF WF Q
  Close LF to RF (Lady close RF to LF) BOF WF Q
  RF to side, Drop on foot with relaxed knee action, sway to R (Lady LF to side, drop on foot with relaxed knee action, sway to L) BOF WF S