These are the syllabus steps for the Waltz, as listed in the British Dance Council Rulebook here.

Videos are by Ballroom Guide, iDanceTV, FollowWay, Egils Smagris and Flow Dance London - many thanks for these excellent resources! Step descriptions can also be found on Ballroom Guide here.

Nomenclature

  • RF: Right Foot
  • LF: Left Foot
  • R: Right
  • PP: Promenade Position
  • fwd: Forward

Closed Changes RF & LF

Closed Change RF
Closed Change LF

Natural Turn

Natural Turn

Reverse Turn

Reverse Turn

Natural Spin Turn

Natural Spin Turn

Whisk fwd (& at corner)

Whisk fwd
Whisk at a corner

Chasse from PP - Syncopated Chasse

Chasse from PP

Hesitation Change

Hesitation Change

Progressive Chasse to R

Progressive Chasse to Right

Closed Impetus

Closed Impetus

Outside Change

Outside Change

Reverse Corte

Reverse Corte

Back Whisk

Back Whisk

Basic Weave - Weave in Waltz Time

Basic Weave

Double Reverse Spin

Double Reverse Spin

Drag Hesitation

Drag Hesitation

Backward Lock Step

Backward Lock Step

Forward Lock Step

Forward Lock Step

Reverse Pivot

Reverse Pivot

Closed Telemark

Closed Telemark

Open Telemark, Cross Hesitation

Open Telemark, Cross Hesitation

Open Telemark, Wing

Open Telemark, Wing

Open Impetus Turn

Open Impetus Turn

Open Impetus, Cross Hesitation

Open Impetus, Cross Hesitation

Open Impetus, Wing

Open Impetus, Wing

Weave from PP

Weave from Promenade Position

Weave from PP after Open Impetus

Weave from PP after Open Impetus (+ a bonus Throwaway Oversway!)

Weave from PP after Whisk

Weave from PP after Whisk

Outside Spin

Outside Spin

Under turned Outside Spin

Under turned Outside Spin

Turning Lock

Turning Lock

Turning Lock to Right

Turning Lock to Right

Closed Wing

Closed Wing

Fallaway Reverse & Slip Pivot

Fallaway Reverse & Slip Pivot

Hover Corte

Hover Corte

Fallaway Natural Turn

Fallaway Natural Turn

Running Spin Turn

Running Spin Turn

Fallaway Whisk (after 1-3 of Natural Turn)

Fallaway Whisk