Definitions for "Body roll"
Keywords:  lean, suspension, corner, plie, eerie
A rolling movement (grande-plie position) that starts at the knees and continues moving through the thighs, pelvis, rib cage, head and arms (a released open position of the body). May end in a back-lay out or upright standing position. CATCH STEP: Two steps taken in any direction using one and one-half counts of music.
is most noticeable when turning at speed. One side of the suspension compresses and the opposite side lifts.
Performed forward, backwards or sideways, body rolls are a ripple of the body either up or down over a specified number of counts.