Double Rev. spin

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The name of this figure is a misnomer. Strictly speaking, the double reverse spin is not a spin turn at all. The man does two steps and a "toe pivot". The lady does four steps. See the man's, the lady's and both animated foot prints below.

The Animation on the left is how the man's steps are performed.  It is assumed that the starting position is facing line of dance (LOD). In many cases this is not so. The starting position depends upon the previous step.  See the script below  L.F.  and R.F. mean left and right foot respectively.

Script:

Man's Steps

Counts    Beats
1 L.F. forward turning body to the left.    (H.T.)  1
2  R.F. to side, across the Line Of Dance  (L.O.D.)  (T.)  
& Continue turning on ball of R.F. and close L.F. to R.F.   
3 Continue turning on ball of R.F. to face L.O.D.  (T. [L.F.] then T.H. [R.F.])  1

The Animation on the left is how the lady's steps are performed.  It is assumed that the starting position is backing against line of dance (Ag. LOD). In many cases this is not so. The starting position depends upon the previous step. See the script below

Script:

Lady's Steps

Counts Beats
1 R.F. back turning body to the left.   (T.H.) 1
2 Close L.F. to R.F. turning on right heel.  Finish facing  L.O.D.  Weight on L.F.  (H.T.)
& Continue turning on ball of L.F. as R.F. is moved to the            side and slightly back. Finish with back diagonally to wall   (T.)  
3 Still turning, cross L.F. in front of R.F. Finish with back to L.O.D.  (T.H.) 1

    

The Animation on the left  shows both the man's and the lady's steps danced together.

Beats 1, , , 1  or Slow, Quick, Quick, Slow or 1, 2&, 3.