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Line Dance Terminology
Weight: The foot you're standing on.
Step: Place foot on floor and take weight onto it.
Diagonal: 45 degrees out from the center of the line of dance (direction).
Rock: To transfer weight from one foot to the other without changing position. This is done with the knees slightly bent.
Recover: Return the weight to the original supporting weighted foot.
Brush: A brush uses the ball of foot to brush the floor as the foot swings forward or back.
Hitch: To lift the knee.
Drag or Slide: To draw one foot next to the supporting foot.
Vine: Four steps done in any one direction. Eg: step nominated foot to the side, cross the other foot behind, step nominated foot to the side, step other foot together. Note that this is the basic vine - in many cases (at any level) a vine may have the 4th step replaced with a touch, scuff or hitch. Vines also often incorporate full or partial turns.
Touch or Tap: Touch toe or heel to ground but don’t put any weight on it.
Across: Movement of one leg in front of the other.
Weave(R): Step left foot across in front of right, step right to right side, step left foot back behind right, step right foot to right side. Alernating crossing behind and in front......
Together: To bring the one foot next to the other, with weight change.
Lock: The designated foot crossed closely in front or behind the other foot.
Twinkle: Cross lead foot over opposite foot, step opposite foot slightly to the side, 
step lead foot beside opposite.
Lunge: Transferring of weight to a bent leg with free leg extended. Can be forward, diagonal or side
Syncopated: 3 steps forwards, backwards, sideways or on the spot, executed within 2 beats of the music.
Coaster(L): Step left forward, Step right together with left, step left back. Three steps, usually syncopated.
Hold: To do no movement for a set number of beats.
Shuffle: Three steps in any direction done to two beats of the music. Step the designated foot in the designated direction, step the other foot beside the first (on the & count) and then step the first foot in the same direction again.
Chassé(pronounced shah-say): A 3 step pattern. Step to the side on first beat, bring other foot together to meet that one, then step side again on next count. Side, together, side. Can be right or left. aka side shuffle.
Jazz Box(R): (1)Step forward with right, cross left over right, step back on right, step side L.
(2) Cross right over left, step back on left, step right to right side, step left forward.
Sailor: Step right back behind left, step left to left side, step right next to left.
Mambo: Step forward on right, lift left and replace it back down on the same place, step right back next to left.
Boogie Walk: To move the free leg by lifting the hip and stepping forward.
Charleston: Step forward left, kick forward right, step back right, point the left toe back.
Flick: Sharp, quick kick backwards with a pointed toe and a flexed knee.
Foot Positions: 1st position - feet together. 2nd position - feet apart. 3rd position - heel of one foot to the instep of the other foot. 4th position - one foot passing the other either forward or backward. 5th position - toe of one foot to the heel of the other.
Spin: A 360 degree turn on one foot.
Shimmy: Alternating shoulder movements forward and backward.
Knee Pops: Lift both heels off the floor by bending the knees. Return the heels to the floor.
Hop: A spring into the air from one foot and landing on the same foot.
Toe Fan: Toe swings outward, pivoting on heel, and back.
Dip: A slight bend of the support knee to a sitting position with the free leg extended forward. (Also called a Corté)
Applejack: Step the designated foot back, step the other foot beside the first (on &), step the designated foot forward. [A coaster may be done forward, in which case it is called a "forward coaster".
Kick Ball Change: Kick lead foot forward, step ball of lead foot back to place, step other foot in place.
Mash Potato: A syncopated pattern travelling backwards: stepping back (often crossing behind the other foot) with the heel turned slightly in and then the quick swiveling of the heel on the weighted foot out, then repeating on the other foot. Eg: Step right foot back with heel turned slightly to the left (on &). Swivel right heel to the right (on 1). Step left foot back with heel turned slightly to the right (on &). Swivel left heel to the left (on 2). [A variation follows &1&2 with a repeat of &1 (ie: &3), then with feet in place, swivel both heels in (on &), out (on 4).
Monterey: Unless specified a Monterey turn is always a 1/2 turn. It may be 1/4, 3/4 or full.
Monterey 1/2 R- reverse directions for a left: Touch toes of right foot to the right side, keeping weight on the left foot (count 1). Turn 1/2 turn right and step right foot next to left taking the weight onto right foot (count 2). Touch left toes to left side (count 3). Step left foot beside right with weight on the left foot (count 4).
Cross: The free foot crosses in front of or behind the opposite foot.
Over: Crossing one foot over the other.
Twist: With weight on balls of feet, heels move freely in given direction.
Waltz Basic: Step the nominated foot forward or back, step the other foot together, step the nominated foot in place.
Vaudeville (L): Step diagonally back left on left. Cross right over left. Step diagonally back left on left & turn body diagonally to the right. Touch right heel diagonally forward to the right.
Unwind: Cross the lead foot in front of the other foot. With weight the other foot make a 1/4, 1/2 or 3/4 "unwind" turn.
Triple Step: see Shuffle.
Toe Strut: Step toe in nominated direction, drop heel to the floor. [May be done in any direction or crossing over the other foot.
Stomp: Stomp the foot on the floor to make a loud sound. Weight usually remains on the other foot.
Sugar Foot: Touch lead toe to instep of other foot. Touch heel of lead foot to instep of other foot.
Sweep: To arc pointed toe out and around from front to back or back to front. Can sometime be executed with a turn.
Spiral: Step lead foot forward, make a full pivot turn in the opposite direction ending with the weight on the lead foot and the other leg crossed over (in front).
Slap: Use of the hand to slap heel or knee...
Skate: Slide nominated foot forward at 45°, slide other foot together. A skate may also be only the first slide.
Scuff: Move the specified foot by gently sliding the ball of the foot across the floor.
Scoot: Slide/hop the weighted foot forward, backward or sideways whilst the other foot is hitched.
Rondé: The unweighted leg moves from one leg position to another in a circular movement with a straight knee. The extended foot never reaches a height higher than the knee.
Rocking Chair (R): Rock/step forward on left. Rock back onto right. Rock/step back on left. Rock forward onto right.
Restart: When part of the dance on one or more of the walls in order to keep the phrasing of the dance in sync with that of the music.
Point: Point the toe in the designated direction.
Kick Ball Cross: Kick lead foot forward, step ball of lead foot back to place, cross other foot in front of lead foot.
Pivot: Unless specified a pivot turn is always a 1/2 turn. Step the nominated foot forward foot then turn 180° on the balls of both feet in the opposite direction of the forward foot and return weight to original foot.
Paddle Turn: A turn either left or right, using a series of ball changes with the weight staying over the turning foot.
Leap: A transfer of weight from one foot to the other by pushing off with a spring into the air & landing on the ball of the other foot, the heel dropping to absord the shock.
Hip Roll: The movement of the hips in a circular action either clockwise or anti-clockwise.
Hip Bumps: Step lead foot forward or back & bump hips in the same direction. Continue bumping hips as specified.
Heel Grind: Rock forward on designated heel arcing toe out to side. Return weight back onto other foot.
Dorothy Step: Step lead foot forward to the diagonal, lock other foot behind lead foot, step lead foot forward to the diagonal (on &). 
Duck Walk: With knees bent, step lead foot diagonally forward and swivel heel of opposite foot to opposite side.
Cha Cha: Three steps in place, done to two beats of the music. )Similiar to a shuffle, however it is done on the spot. Technically a cha-cha involves a Cuban hip movement whilst a shuffle is smooth, but generally a cha-cha is stationary whilst a shuffle travels]
Camel Walk: Step designated foot forward or back. Slide other foot together. Step designated foot forward or back. (May be done to the diagonal)
Pencil Turn: With lead foot slightly forward, turn in direction of lead foot while either dragging toes of opposite foot just behind heel of lead foot while turning or holding the toes of the opposite foot just off the ground. turn ends with toes of opposite foot touching beside instep of lead foot. (Turn can be any angle, even greater than a full turn. Usually completed within one beat, but sometimes done over two or more beats)
Switch: Return one foot together with a hop while at the same time putting the opposite foot out.
Swivel: A movement of heels or toes while weight is on opposite part of foot.
Left Swivel: Taking weight onto left heel and right toe swivel both toes to left. Return feet to centre.
Tag or Bridge: It used to describe a break from standard phrasing throughout a piece of music and an additional sequence of steps to a dance to compensate for this.
Balance: A step in any direction followed by a close step and a hold. (Mostly used in waltzes)
Pirouette: A complete turn on one foot. (See also Spin)