Partners are facing with shoulders parallel but slightly offset to partner's right to allow right leg to pass between partner's feet. Man's right wrist is placed under the woman's left armpit and his hand rests on woman's back with fingers closed and fingertips pointed slightly down. His right elbow stays well up and out. Woman folds her left arm in from the elbow, her hand will rest lightly on the man's upper right arm. The woman holds her left elbow up and out (her elbow will extend past the man's). Man's left and woman's right arms are gently curved, extended to the side with hands joined at approximately woman's shoulder height. Each partner must stand tall and strongly into his or her own left sideupper body stretch helps each partner stay to their left.