most dance figures, we try to remain on balance and to support our own
weight. We do not ask our partners to hold us up. But in the Layback,
the woman (usually) does incline her body backwards, and she does rely
on her man to support her.
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She can Layback against his body.
She can Layback into one arm.
Here is a double Layback, each pulling against the other.
The styling in a Layback can vary greatly. It is a picture figure—paint the picture that is in you.