Sweet Bay Salsa

by  Ian and Sue Webster (2003)

Time 4/4. Tempo 40bpm. Commence in Normal Latin Closed Hold, man facing, lady backing wall.  Man's steps only described.  Lady dances normal counterpart unless otherwise stated.  Footwork ball flat throughout.

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Timing

BASIC MOVEMENT TO LEFT -
BASIC MOVEMENT TO RIGHT TO END IN PP WITH FLICK -
CROSSOVER RUN WITH FLICK IN CPP -
ZIG ZAG COMMENCING IN COUNTER FALLAWAY

1 LF to side, moving along LOD, facing wall and partner 1
  RF closes towards LF, facing wall and partner 2
  LF to side, moving along LOD, facing wall and partner 3
  Tap IE of ball of RF close to LF ww, moving along LOD, facing wall and partner 4
2 RF to side, moving against LOD, facing wall and partner 1
  LF closes towards RF, facing wall and partner 2
  RF to side, moving against LOD, turning 1/8 to L to PP, end facing DW 3
  Flick LF fwd down LOD ww, facing DW 4
3 LF to side in PP, moving down LOD, facing DW 1
  RF fwd and across in PP, facing DW, com to turn to R (Lady to L) 2
  LF to side and slightly back, turning 1/4 to R, end backing DC, adopting Double Hold 3
  Flick RF fwd in CPP ww, facing DW against LOD 4
4 RF back in counter fallaway, backing DC, com to turn to L (Lady to R) 1
  LF to side, pointing DW, cont turning to L 2
  RF fwd and across in PP, 1/4 turn to L, end facing DW 3
  Tap IE of ball of LF close to RF ww 4
DOUBLE HOLD WRAP (i.e. STOP AND GO) -
BASIC MOVEMENT TO LEFT - HIP TWIST
5 LF back to centre (Lady RF back to wall) 1
  Replace weight to RF, turning slightly to R to facing wall, raising L arm, leading lady to turn to L (Lady replace weight to LF, com to turn to L under raised arms) 2
  LF fwd, facing wall (Lady RF to side, completing 1/2 turn to L to end in R side by side position) 3
  Tap IE ball of RF close to LF ww, lowering L arm at end of lady's turn (Lady tap IE of ball of LF close to RF ww, lowering R arm at end of turn) 4
6 RF fwd, toe turned out, checking lady's turn in the crook of man's R arm (Lady LF back, Check!) 1
  Replace weight to LF, raising L arm, leading lady to com to turn to R (Lady RF fwd, toe turned out, com to turn to R, raising R arm) 2
  RF back (Lady LF to side) 3
  Tap IE ball of LF close to RF ww, lowering raised arm after lady's turn, facing wall (Lady tap IE ball of RF close to LF ww, completing 1/2 turn to R, end facing centre and partner) 4
7 LF to side, moving along LOD, facing wall, still in Double Hold, arms lowered to waist level 1
  RF closes towards LF, facing wall 2
  LF to side, moving along LOD, facing wall 3
  Tap IE ball of RF close to LF ww 4
8 RF back to centre (Lady turning slightly to R, LF fwd OP on L side, com to turn to L at end of step) 1
  Replace weight to LF, making 1/4 turn to L (Lady RF to side and slightly back, cont to turn to L) 2
  RF fwd (Lady LF back) 3
  Tap IE ball of LF close to RF ww, facing LOD (Lady tap IE ball of RF close to LF ww, backing LOD) 4
PROGRESSIVE BASIC MOVEMENT TO LEFT AND RIGHT -
OPEN BREAK -
BASIC MOVEMENT, TURNING TO RIGHT (LADY UNDERARM TURN)
9 Turning 1/4 to R, LF to side, moving along LOD, facing wall (Lady turning 1/4 to R, RF to side, end backing wall) 1
  RF closes towards LF, facing wall 2
  LF to side, moving along LOD, facing wall, turning 1/2 to L at end of step, to facing centre (Lady RF to side, end backing centre) 3
  Tap IE ball of RF close to LF ww (Lady tap IE ball of LF close to RF ww) 4
10 RF to side, moving along LOD, facing centre (Lady LF to side, backing centre) 1
  LF closes towards RF, facing centre 2
  RF to side, moving along LOD, facing centre, turning to R at end of step to end facing LOD and partner 3
  Tap IE ball of LF closes to RF ww 4
11 LF back against LOD (Lady RF back) 1
  Replace weight to RF (Lady replace weight onto LF, com to turn to L under raised arm) 2
  LF to side, making 1/4 turn to R, end facing wall, retaining RH to RH hold, join LH to LH under R arms, Cross Hand Hold (Lady RF to side, ending in front of man, having made 3/4 turn to L) 3
  Tap IE ball of RF close to LF ww (Lady tap IE ball of LF close to RF ww) 4
12 RF to side 1
  LF closes towards LF 2
  RF to side 3
  Tap IE ball of LF close to RF ww 4
BASIC MOVEMENT TO LEFT AND RIGHT
(LADY UNDERARM TURN TO RIGHT AND LEFT) - BOX STEP
13 LF to side, moving along LOD, facing wall, raising joined arms above head close together (Lady com to turn to R, RF fwd down LOD, com to turn under raised arms) 1
  RF closes towards LF, facing wall (Lady LF to side, cont to turn to R) 2
  LF to side, arms remain joined and above head, uncross and re-cross as lady turns (Lady RF to side, completing one turn to R) 3
  Tap IE ball of RF close to LF ww (Lady tap IE ball of LF close to RF ww) 4
14 RF to side, moving against LOD, facing wall (Lady com to turn to L, LF fwd against LOD, com to turn under raised arms) 1
  LF closes towards RF, facing wall (Lady RF to side, cont to turn to L) 2
  RF to side, allowing arms to uncross and re-cross as lady turns, adopting Closed Hold at end of lady's turn (Lady LF to side, facing centre and partner, completing one turn to L) 3
  Tap IE ball of LF close to RF ww (Lady tap IE ball of RF close to LF ww) 4
15 LF to side, moving down LOD, facing wall 1
  RF closes to LF, facing wall 2
  LF fwd, facing wall 3
  Tap IE ball of RF close to LF ww 4
16 RF to side, moving against LOD, facing wall 1
  LF closes to RF, facing wall 2
  RF back, facing wall 3
  Tap IE ball of LF close to RF ww, facing wall 4