Title: Fallaway Promenade
Level: Silver (ISTD); Gold (IDTA)
Rotation: (See notes)
Amount of Turn
The ISTD lists the rotation as 1/4 to Right, then 1/8 to Left.
The IDTA lists the rotation as 3/8 to Right, then 1/4 to Left.
Fallaway Promenade into a Corner
Neither The Ballroom Technique nor The Tango and Basic Principles
mention how the Fallaway Promenade is to be performed at a corner.
Video Example 1 (14B) shows an Overturned Fallaway Promenade that
ends with Promenade facing Diagonal Center of the new
Line of Dance.
Video Example 2 shows an Underturned Fallaway Promenade that ends with
Promenade facing Diagonal Wall of the new Line of Dance.
Video Example 1
-14A shows the Fallaway Promenade with 1/4 turn to Right and 1/8
turn to Left.
-14B shows the Fallaway Promenade with 1/2 turn to Right and 1/8
turn to left performed at a corner. This could be called an
Overturned Fallaway Promenade that ends with Promenade
facing Diagonal Center of the new Line of Dance.
Video Example 2
See the annotated amalgamation here.
There is one Fallaway Promenade in this video. Note that it is
Underturned, ending with Promenade facing Diagonal Wall of
the new Line of Dance.
1. Occurs at 1:11
Entry Figure: Progressive Link
Exit Figure: Natural Twist Turn
2. Open Finish
3. Progressive Side Step
4. Progressive Link
5. Closed Promenade
6. Rock Turn
7. Open Reverse Turn,
8. Back Corté
15. Promenade Link
16. Four Step
17. Reverse Four Step
18. Back Open Promenade
19. Outside Swivel (Methods 1-2)
20. Reverse Outside Swivel
21. Fallaway Promenade
22. Four Step Change
23. Brush Tap
24. Fallaway Four Step
26. Basic Reverse Turn
27. The Chase
28. Fallaway Reverse and Slip Pivot
29. Five Step
30. Reverse Five Step
31. Contra Check
32. Reverse Pivot
33. Alternative entries to PP
Former Syllabus Figures
-Open Promenade In-line
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