Forward And Back
DEFINITION:
Each dancer steps forward 3 steps and pauses while bringing the free foot forward and touching it to the floor without transferring weight. Each steps back 3 steps beginning with the free foot and pauses while touching the free foot beside the weight-bearing foot. From facing lines of four or similar situations where eight counts are not appropriate, each dancer steps forward and pauses while bringing the other foot forward and touching it to the floor without transferring weight. Each steps back on the free foot and pauses whiles touching the other foot beside it.

STARTING FORMATION:
Single dancer.

TIMING:
Static Square all, 8 steps; heads or sides, 8 steps; rock forward and back, 4 steps; balance, 4 steps.

STYLE:
Couples have inside hands joined. As couples meet in the center, outside hands may be touched palm to palm. As the foot is brought to the touch (on the 4th and 8th counts), it should remain on the floor.