The man stands facing the line dance or LOD .the lady dancers faces directly, against the line of direction and they should be closed to each other ,near the toe as possibly, usually with their upper body slightly touching each other.
The conversation position
This is also Called Semi Closed or Promenade position the man stands with his back to the center of dance floor the lady facing right shoulder in the line direction taking closed position, they turn upper body and heads slightly ,to the man’s left and the lady’s right , to face in the line direction.
The Right side position
Partner’s stands side by side with their right side adjacent the man faces line direction and the lady reverse line direction this also known as “Right Parallel Position
The Skater’s Position
Both partner face forward in line direction hands joined – shake and held in front the man’s right holding partner’s right hand over left
This is a pretzel Position the man’s left hand lifted over his head to rest at the back of his neck.