Jive figures

modified: August 31, 2006

 

Figure

Timing

Lead

Amt. of Turn

8
9

Sugar Pushes and
Butterfly

basic, basic,
BR, 1-2-3, S

right to right - arms out
left to left - arms out
both L arms behind heads
slide your arms for 2 beats

 

10

Cuddle

BR 1-2-3 4-5-6

Manís L arm up (in front of ladyís left shoulder)
lady on manís right

lady 1/2 on 4

11

Sliding doors

BR 123 BR 4456

Man leads lady across and in front of him for 1st chasse.
Man leads lady behind for second chasse.

 

12

American Spin

BR 1-2-3 4-5-6

Man increases tone on first chasse (or puts hand up) lady does a 360 reverse turn on 4 5 6

full on 456

13

Three chasses

BR 1-2-3 4-5-6
1-2-3 1-2-3 1-2-3
4-5-6

RH to RH. Man leads underarm turn to his right and as lady crosses over to his left (behind him), he moves right. Donít let go.
Chasse left, chasse right, chasse left. American Spin