join hands (as needed);
walk forward 3 steps;
pause, while touching free foot to floor
without transferring weight ...
... walk backwards
pause, while touching
free foot to floor
without transferring weight
same as start
as couples/lines meet in center, end dancers
may touch or clap their outside hands palm-to-palm (palms flat,
fingers pointed upward)
4-beat Forward and Back
The opposite side shows an 8-beat Forward and Back.
Forward and Back is often done in four beats instead of eight.
In this case, it is: one step forward, touch, one step back, touch.