The man and lady stand facing the same direction with the man to the left and the lady to the right. The man takes the lady's left hand (palm down) in his left (palm up) and places his right hand in the small of the lady's back. The lady's right hand is on her skirt. Working as a unit, the couple turns around with the man backing up and lady walking forward. Unless otherwise specified, the couple faces the center of the set or the center of the formation in which it is working. The couple changes from a courtesy turn handhold to a couples handhold.


Starting Position

Ending Position

Two couples

Single couple