Positions are defined as standard couple relationships used in round dancing. The photos represent the definitions, and are not inclusive of all personal interpretations or choreographer modifications

To use this page, position your cursor over the dance figure that you are interested in, and click on that figure. An "overlay" window will open showing a larger picture of the figure and a brief explanation about the figure. To close the overlay window and return to the original page, either click on the "X" in the lower right hand corner or hit the escape key on the keyboard with is in the very upper left hand corner of the keyboard.


Aida Line

Attitude Line

Back To Back

Banjo

Bolero

Butterfly

Butterfly Banjo

Butterfly Sidecar

Closed Position

Contra Body

Cuddle

Escort

Facing No Hands Joined

Fan

Half Open

Hammerlock

Hammerlock, Left

Hammerlock, Man's Left

Hammerlock, Man's

Hand Shake

High Line

L-Shaped

Left Half Open

Left Open Facing

Left Open

Loose Closed

Open Facing

Open

Pickup

Reverse Semi-Closed

Semi-Closed

Shadow

Shadow, Left

Shadow, Man's Left

Shadow, Man's

Sidecar

Skaters

Skirt Skaters

Sombrero

Star, Left Hand

Star, Right Hand

Stork

Tamara

Tandem

Varsouvienne

Varsouvienne, Left

Varsouvienne, Man's Left

Varsouvienne, Man's

Wrapped