St Bernard's Waltz

unknown origin

Time 3/4. Tempo 48-50bpm. 32 bar routine.Commence in Normal Ballroom Hold, man facing, lady backing wall.  Man's steps only described.  Lady dances normal counterpart unless otherwise stated.

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Timing

CHASSES ALONG LOD - BACKWARD WALKS

1 LF to side along LOD 1 2
  Close RF to LF 3
2 LF to side along LOD 4 5
  Close RF to LF 6
3 LF to side along LOD 1 2
  Close RF to LF 3
4 LF to side along LOD 4 5
  Close RF to LF ww 6
5 RF to side against LOD 1 2
  Close LF to RF 3
6 RF to side against LOD 4 5
  Close LF to RF ww 6
7 LF back to centre 1 2 3
8 RF back to centre 4 5
  Close LF to RF ww 6
TWO FWD WALKS -
CHASSES DOWN LOD WITH LADY'S UNDERARM SOLO TURN -
FOUR BARS NATURAL WALTZ TURN
9 LF fwd to wall 1 2 3
10 RF fwd to wall 4 5
  Close LF to RF ww 6
11 LF to side along LOD (Lady dance two bars of Solo Waltz Turn to R, LH on L hip, moving under man's raised L arm) 1 2
  Close RF to LF, turning lady with LH, man's RH on hip 3
12 LF to side along LOD 4 5
  Close RF to LF, turning lady with LH, man's RH on hip, com to turn to R 6
13 LF back down LOD (Lady RF fwd down LOD) 1
RF to side down LOD (Lady LF to side down LOD) 2
LF closes to RF facing LOD (Lady RF closes to LF backing LOD) 3
14 RF fwd down LOD (Lady LF back down LOD) 4
LF to side down LOD (Lady RF to side down LOD) 5
RF closes to LF backing LOD (Lady LF closes to RF facing LOD) 6
15 LF back down LOD (Lady RF fwd down LOD) 1
RF to side down LOD (Lady LF to side down LOD) 2
LF closes to RF facing LOD (Lady RF closes to LF backing LOD) 3
16 RF fwd down LOD  (Lady LF back down LOD) 4
LF fwd DW moving into PP (Lady RF DW turning R, moving into PP) 5
RF closes to LF facing DW (Lady LF closes to RF facing DC) take Skater's Hold, RH to RH, LH to LH, LHs uppermost 6
WALKS AND AERIALS -
CHASSES DOWN LOD WITH LADY'S UNDERARM SOLO TURN
17 LF fwd down LOD 1 2
  RF fwd down LOD 3
18 LF fwd down LOD 4
  Swing RF fwd into Low Aerial 5 6
19 RF back against LOD 1 2
  LF back against LOD 3
20 RF back against LOD 4 5
  Cross LF in front of RF ww 6
21 LF fwd down LOD 1 2
  RF fwd down LOD 3
22 LF fwd down LOD 4
  Swing RF fwd into Low Aerial 5 6
23 RF back against LOD 1 2
  LF back against LOD, turning to R to face wall, still in Skater's Hold 3
24 RF to side turning to R to CPP 4
  Swing LF fwd against LOD into Low Aerial 5 6
25 Turning to L to face wall and partner, LF to side along LOD 1
  Cont turning to L to PP, swing RF fwd down LOD into Low Aerial 2 3
26 Turning to R to face wall and partner, RF to side against LOD 4
  Cont turning to R to CPP, swing LF fwd against LOD into Low Aerial 5 6
27 Turning to L to face wall and partner, LF to side along LOD, turning lady with LH, man's RH on R hip (Lady dance two bars of Solo Waltz Turn to R, LH on L hip, moving under man's raised L arm) 1 2
  Close RF to LF 3
28 LF to side along LOD, turning lady with LH, man's RH on R hip 4 5
  Close RF to LF taking Ballroom Hold, com to turn to R 6
FOUR BARS NATURAL WALTZ ENDING
29 LF back down LOD (Lady RF fwd down LOD) 1
RF to side down LOD (Lady LF to side down LOD) 2
LF closes to RF facing LOD (Lady RF closes to LF backing LOD) 3
30 RF fwd down LOD (Lady LF back down LOD) 4
LF to side down LOD (Lady RF to side down LOD) 5
RF closes to LF backing LOD (Lady LF closes to RF facing LOD) 6
31 LF back down LOD (Lady RF fwd down LOD) 1
RF to side down LOD (Lady LF to side down LOD) 2
LF closes to RF facing LOD (Lady RF closes to LF backing LOD) 3
32 RF fwd down LOD  (Lady LF back down LOD) 4
LF to side down LOD (Lady RF to side down LOD) 5
RF closes to LF facing wall (Lady LF closes to RF) 6