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Argentine Stroll

Arranged by Ross and Sue Kramer (2011) { Ballroom Moves }
Scripted from Sight & Notes Joan Baille (2012)
Time 2/4 or 4/4. Tempo 28 - 30bpm. Commence in Modified Ballroom Hold.  Man faces LOD,  Lady backs LOD. (Lady's steps in Italics)
Hold is relaxed towards an Argentine Tango style - Man's LH lowered to just above Hip height, Lady places LH more around partner's neck and lowers head into partner's shoulder.
Bar   Timing
WALKS - FORWARD LOCK - RF CHANGE STEP - CONTRA CHECK
1 LF fwds down LOD (Lady RF back) S
  RF fwds down LOD (Lady LF back) S
2 LF fwds down LOD (Lady RF back) Q
  RF crosses behind LF (Lady, LF crosses in front of RF) Q
  LF fwds down LOD (Lady RF back) S
3 RF to side to wall (Lady LF to side to wall) Q
  LF closes to RF (Lady RF closes to LF) Q
  RF fwds down LOD, R shoulder leading (Lady LF back) S
4 LF fwd into contra check (Lady RF back into contra check) S
  RF replace back, comm to turn L, releasing RH hold and raising LH to allow Lady to make underarm turn on next step
(Lady LF replace fwds, ready to make underarm turn to R)
S
UNDERARM TURN - LUNGE - ARGENTINE LINE - RONDE WITH SWIVELS
5 LF to side facing centre, leading Lady to turn under raised arm (Lady RF fwds comm to turn R under Man's raised arm) Q
  RF fwds and across against LOD (Lady LF to side facing center) Q
  LF to side, lunge with sway to R, facing center (Lady RF to side, lunge with sway to L, facing wall and partner) S
6 RF closes to LF, drag step to SLOW count, RH extended, return to side matching drag step
(Lady LF closes to RF, drag step to SLOW count, LH extended, return to side matching drag step)
S
  Resuming starting hold, LF to side, small step (Lady RF to side, small step) S
7 Man holds position, and twists 1/8 turn to L, to end facing DC against LOD
(Lady twists to L, raising L knee to rest on Man's R leg above the knee, and hooked slightly behind Man's R leg. [ A type of slow Gancho ] )
S
  Man again holds position, twists strongly to R, flexing knees to end facing wall (Lady LF side step, and RF aerial Ronde, pivoting on LF to face center) S
8 RF to side, facing wall, take weight on both feet, adopt Double Hand Hold while leading Lady to Swivel (Lady crosses RF behind) Q
  Man again holds position, still leading Lady in Swivels (Lady LF to side facing center) Q
  Man continues to hold position, leading Lady in Swivels (Lady RF fwds and across against LOD swivelling to R) S
FALLAWAY VINE (A type of slow zig-zag) WITH SIDE BREAK
9 Man holds position (Lady LF fwd and across down LOD) S
  Man transfers weight fully to LF, ready to step on RF next step (Lady RF to side and slightly back) S
10 Man RF crosses behind along LOD, turning slightly to R (Lady LF crosses behind turning slightly to L) S
  Man LF to side along LOD, turning slightly to L (Lady RF to side along LOD, turning slightly to R) S
11 Man RF fwds and across along LOD (Lady LF fwds and across along LOD) Q
  Man LF fwds facing down LOD (Lady RF to side facing center) Q
  Man RF fwd down LOD, resuming Starting Hold
(Lady LF back raising right knee outside Man's R leg above the knee, hooking behind and through Man's R leg [ A type of Gancho ] )
S
12 Man LF back (Lady RF fwds) Q
  Man closes RF to LF releasing hold, adopting RH to LH hold (Lady closes LF to RF) Q
  Man Lunge, LF to side to center facing LOD (Lady Lunge RF to side to wall facing LOD [ a side by side type of "X line" shaping ] ) S
SIDE TOGETHER STEP - LUNGE and RECOVER - SLOW NATURAL PIVOT TURN
13 Man replace RF to side to wall (Lady replace LF to side to center) Q
  Man closes LF to RF, releasing hold (Lady closes RF to LF) Q
  Man RF to side, small step (Lady LF to side raising L arm) Q
  Man LF closes to RF ww, resume Starting Hold (Lady RF closes to LF ww, turning to left to face against LOD and partner) Q
14 Man LF fwds down LOD (Lady RF back) S
  Man RF fwds, R shoulder leading into Lunge (Lady LF back into Lunge) S
15 Man LF back DC against LOD, comm to turn to R, pivot (Lady RF fwd pivot) S
  Man RF fwds against LOD, cont to turn R, pivot (Lady LF back, pivot) S
16 LF back towards wall, cont to turn R, pivot (Lady RF fwds, pivot) S
  Man RF fwds down LOD (Lady LF back) S

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