Re: VIENNESE WALTZ Posted by Anonymous 11/7/2008 2:52:00 PM
"Where to start or finish a Reverse Turn is facing the LOD."
No. The correct answer is facing DW, but moving LOD.
The 1/8 turn from DW to LOD is accomplished only during step 1, not before it.
Note that this is a turn of alignment only. The direction of travel is consistently down the LOD while only the alignment really changes.
This kind of changing alignment during step one is rare in the other swing dances (though it does occur), but what must be remembered is that it's only the alignment changing during step one, the travel itself is not curved during step one.