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Alphabetical Index to Dance Figures, Actions, and Issues — Q, R

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Figures, Actions, Rhythms …

Rhythms In Which Each Figure Is Described

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An Article or Photo Essay, a few Music & Video Clips

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RAL Phase Rating 

(Any figure that is only slightly altered from a standard, phased figure usually carries the same phase rating as that standard figure, even if the exact name is not listed in the RAL manual.)
Quarter Beats Tango
V — top of pg
Quarter Turns Quickstep Phase IV Smooth Figures by Stiers IV
Quarter Turns & Progressive Chasse Quickstep
IV
Quick
Glossary

Quick Cucaracha Cha

Quick Diamond 4 Foxtrot, Waltz
IV
Quick Hesitation Quickstep

Quick Lock Slow Lock Waltz
V
Quick New Yorker Cha

Quick Open Reverse Foxtrot, Quickstep, Waltz Phase V Smooth Figures by Stiers V
Quick Promenade Wing Spin
Tango

Quick Two Step Two Step
II
Quick Whirligig Tango

Quick Wing Waltz

Quickstep Rhythm
Foxtrot and Quickstep - History by Sears
Quickstep -- An Introduction by Nelson
A Few Notes On Quickstep by Finch
Quickstep by Teague
Quickstep by Fisher
Quickstep, Notes for Dance Improvement by Moore
Improving Rhythmic Definition by Moore
Let's Quickstep by Easterday
Let's Put On A Show by Sears
Music Clip

Recover Five-Count, One Step, Tango, Two Step, Waltz Glossary I — top of pg
Release Hustle

Releve Cha Glossary
Replace
Glossary
Responsiveness

Smooth Your Dancing by Sears
Restraint
Dance Small by Sears

Returning the Lady to Her Seat

Glossary
Reverse
Glossary
Reverse Barrel Roll Samba
V
Reverse Box Two Step, Waltz
I
Reverse Canter Twirl Viennese Waltz

Reverse Chasse Turn Quickstep
IV
Reverse Corte Foxtrot, Quickstep, Waltz
VI
Reverse Develope
Glossary
Reverse Fallaway American Tango, Foxtrot, Quickstep, Tango, Waltz Dance Position List by Sears
Phase III Smooth Figures by Stier
Phase V Smooth Figures by Stier
Reverse Fallaway Figures by Eum
Finding Solutions for Common Problem Figures in Smooth Dancing by Finch
IV
Reverse Fallaway from Semi
American Tango, Foxtrot, Tango
IV
Reverse Fallaway And Slip American Tango, Foxtrot, Quickstep, Tango, Waltz Reverse Fallaway Figures by Eum
Reverse Fallaway by Finch
V
Reverse Fleckerl Viennese Waltz Viennese Waltz III by Stier

Reverse Hover Corte Foxtrot

Reverse Impetus Turn Foxtrot, Waltz
V
Reverse Line And Center
Glossary
Reverse Line And Wall
Glossary
Reverse Line Of Dance
Glossary
Reverse Line Of Progression

Glossary
Reverse Loop Turn
Hustle

Reverse Ocho Argentine Tango

Reverse Opening Out Rumba

Reverse Pivot American Tango, Foxtrot, Quickstep, Tango, Waltz
VI
Reverse Riff Turns Bolero

Reverse Semi-Closed Position
Dance Position by Sears
Tim Eum Dance Position Tips
Photo Essay

Reverse Turn Argentine Tango, Foxtrot, Samba, Tango, Viennese Waltz Reverse & Natural Turns by Sears
Phase III Figures by Stiers
The Foxy Foxtrot by Rotscheid
One Figure, Three Rhythms by Finch
A Waltz Clinic by Eum & Hadley
Make It Look Easy by Sears
Dance Right Thru Her by Sears
Move Your Body First by Sears
Tango Helps & Figures by Rotscheid
Viennese Waltz I by Stier
IV
Reverse Turn Open Finish American Tango, Tango
IV
Reverse Turn Closed Finish American Tango, Tango
IV
Reverse Twirl Two Step, Waltz
II
Reverse Twirl Vine Two Step, Waltz
II
Reverse Underarm Turn Bolero, Cha, Mambo, Rumba, Slow Two Step A Few Notes on Slow Two Step by Finch III
Reverse Varsouvienne Position
Dance Position List by Sears
Reverse Wave Foxtrot Beyond Feathers - Phase IV by Stier
The Look Alikes by Stier
Movin' On UP! by Nelson
IV
Revolving Door
Cha


Rhythm
Glossary
Rhythm, Tempo, and Timing by Sears
Differences In Rhythms by Rotscheid
Dance Music, Matching Dance Styles With Music Types by Cantrell (PDF)
Rhythmic Patterns by Cantrell (PDF)
I Got Rhythm by Finch

Riff Turn Bolero A Few Bolero Figures by Eum V
Right Face
Glossary
Right Foot Basic Argentine Tango
IV
Right Foot Rock
Tango

Right Hinge
Left Hinge, Right Hinge by Sears
Viennese Waltz II by Stier

Right Lunge American Tango, Foxtrot, Tango, Waltz Picture Figures by Finch
Dancing Or Just Standing There by Sears
Squeeze the Trigger by Sears
Give Her Leg A Nudge by Sears
Tango: Go, Stop by Sears
Inching Along -- The Timing Of A Step by German (PDF)
The Right Lunge Line by McGee
Photo Essay
IV
Right Lunge Rag Doll Sways and Slip Foxtrot

Right Lunge Roll And Slip Foxtrot, Tango, Waltz The Right Lunge Line by McGee
Picture Figures by Finch
V
Right Pass Bolero A Few Bolero Figures by Eum IV
Right Side Lead
Glossary
Right Side Pass Hustle, West Coast Swing
IV
Right Turn With Outside Roll Slow Two Step
Inside & Outside Rolls In Slow Two Step by Sears
A Few Notes on Slow Two Step by Finch
IV
Right Turn With Outside Twirl
Viennese Waltz

Right Turning Basic
Hustle

Right Turning Box Two Step, Waltz
II
Right Turning Fallaway Jive, Single Swing
III
Right Turning Lock Foxtrot, Waltz Flight the Sequence by Sears
Some Waltz Figures by Eum
V
Right Turning Triple Jive
III
Right Turns Foxtrot, Viennese Waltz, Waltz A Few Turns by Eum
II, III
Ripple Chasse Foxtrot, Quickstep, Waltz Glossary
Let's Chasse by Sears
Tipple Chasse & Ripple Chasse by Blackford
Tipples, Ripples, and Body Rolls by Sears
Mini-Picture Figures by Sears
A Waltz Clinic by Eum & Hadley
V
Rise and Fall

Glossary
Rise and Fall by Sears
Rise and Fall -- How, When, and Why by Moore
Dancing Is Not Walking by Sears
Teaching (and Learning) Waltz Magic -- Rise & Fall by Fisher
Smooth Dancing by Fisher
Rise, Fall, and the Foxtrot Three Step by Sears
Finding Solutions for Common Problem Figures in Smooth Dancing by Finch
Partner Dancing by Finch
Efforts We Can Make To Improve All Our Dancing by Sears
I
Rising Lock Foxtrot, Waltz Photo Essay V
Riverboat Shuffle Jive Some Jive Tips by Eum IV
Rock American Tango, One Step, Tango, Two Step, Waltz Glossary
Photo Essay
I
Rock Recover Cha, One Step, Two Step

Rock Steps One Step, Two Step
II
Rock the Boat Jive, One Step, Two Step Some Jive Tips by Eum III
Rock Turn American Tango, Tango Tango Helps & Figures by Rotscheid
V
Rock Whip West Coast Swing
VI
Roll One StepMambo, Two Step, Waltz One Figure -- Rumba Underarm Roll by Sears II
Roll Pass Hustle

Rolling Locks Quickstep

Rolling Off the Arm Jive, Samba More Jive Tips by Eum VI
Rolling Right Lunge Foxtrot

Romantic Sways Bolero

Ronde Slow Two Step Glossary
Tim Eum Action Tip
Rondes In Slow Two Step by Sears
IV
Ronde And Slip American Tango, Foxtrot, Tango, Waltz
VI
Ronde Chasse Cha Cha Cha Cha by Sears
Alternate Chasses in Cha Cha by Moore
The Dynamic Duo [in Cha] by German (PDF)

Ronde Circle Vine
Viennese Waltz

Rooster Walks Jive Shall We Take A Walk? by Sears
Animal Figures by Sears

Rope Spin Cha, Rumba Rumba Character by Sechrist
Under She Goes by Germa (PDF)
The Look Alikes by Stier
Photo Essay
VI
Rotary Lariat
West Coast Swing

Rotation

Rotational Figures by Moore
Dance Technique: Rotation by Nelson

Round About Articles
by Roy & Phyllis Stier



Round Dancing
What Is Round Dancing? by Sears
Ballroom Dancing's Best Kept Secret by Licht

Round Of the Quarter (ROQ)
What Do We Want from Our ROQ Programs? by Woodruff
What Do I Look For In A Good ROQ Dance? by Ensten

Roundabout
Samba


Routine
Glossary
Royal Spin Foxtrot, Waltz
V
Rudolph Ronde American Tango, Foxtrot, Quickstep, Slow Two Step, Tango, Waltz Give Her Leg A Nudge by Sears
Rondes In Slow Two Step by Sears
Phase VI Smooth Figures by Stiers
VI
Rudolph Ronde And Slip American Tango, Foxtrot, Quickstep, Tango, Waltz
VI
Rumba Cross Foxtrot, Quickstep, Tango, Waltz Phase VI Smooth Figures by Stiers
Some Waltz Figures by Eum
VI
Rumba Rhythm
Rumba Styling by Ayme
Rumba Characteristics by Cantrell (PDF)
Rumba Character by Sechrist
Rumba Rhythm by McGee
Toilet Paper Tricks by German (PDF)
Rumba Tips by Eum
Music Clip

Run American Tango, One Step, Polka, Tango, Two Step Glossary
Photo Essay
I
Runaround

Unphased Figures by Stier
Running
Glossary
Running Back Locks Quickstep
IV
Running Feather To Semi Foxtrot, Waltz

Running Finish Quickstep A Few Notes On Quickstep by Finch V
Running Forward Locks Quickstep
IV
Running Hover Foxtrot, Waltz
VI
Running Open Natural Foxtrot, Waltz
V
Running Spin Foxtrot, Waltz
VI
Running Step American Tango


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