by Becky Hill
[IMPROPER: Identify ONEs/TWOs, and direction of progression.]
Circle left 3-places(8). Partner swing(8).
Long-lines(8). Ladies chain [to nbr](8).
Next Nbr dosido(8).
(Pushing the envelope, I will dance this, dancing as a blind lady)
by Gene Hubert.
Teaching: Pass-through one-couple so that folks have a couple to
look for. (As usual, put lady on right.)]
[New nbrs, hand-4]
Ring-balance(4), then ladies trade places passing R-shoulder(4).
Ring-bal(4), with nbr California twirl [to face a new couple].
With new couple circle-left(8)
[gents, your shadow is in your L-hand].
With partner bal&swing(4+12).
Rights-and-lefts across(8). Ladies chain(8).
by Tom Hinds
Ladies allemand-L 1.5,
to change places(8).
DTHall line4, ONEs next to TWOs(6), turn as a couple(2).
Come back UTHall(6), bend the line(2)...
...Circle left 3-places(8). Nbr swing(8).
Cows are Watching
by Bill Pope
[BECKET: (Rev-progression dance.) Id DIR-PROG.
Hands4, then rotate Right one click]
Long lines(8). Ladies R-allemand 1.5 (8).
Gent rolls away his Partner, across the set
[from L-to-R](4), as he sashays R-to-L.
[He travels further than she, so as to start the weave.]
As a couple, weave left(4), weave right(4) [so you've gone around just
Gents snag L-hands then
L-allemand 1x(8). Swing partner(8).
Friday Night Fever
by Tony Parkes
Gents Allemand-left 1.5 (8).
With partner, promenade across(8).
[Face partner] Square-Through
[Across the set:
Prtnr R-hand bal and pull-by(4+2);
w.nbr L-hand pull-by(2);
w.prtnr bal and pull-by(4+2);
to face new NBR.
by Ruth Ungar
[IMPROPER: Do the Contra Stretch! Hands4,
identify ONEs, and DIR-PROG.]
Circle left halfway, ring-balance(4+4).
Circle left halfway, ring-balance(4+4).
In your rings-of-four, starting on the side:
Square-Through 4 places
[R-to-Nbr, L-to-partner, R-to-Nbr, L-to-partner](2+2+2+2) .
Nbr 1.5(8) on the side, to progress.
End facing original-dir
[facing away from the couple you have been dancing with].
ONEs separate and go down outside TWOs, meet and continue down to split next TWOs;
ONEs now separate and back-up outside those TWOs, meet and back-up through previous TWOs,
ready to form the circle to start the dance again
[TWOs should oscillate in and out to make room]
[Lizard walk variant:
the TWOs can move up the set and back to share the work with the ONEs.]
by Jonathan King
[BECKET: At A2, explain the pattern:
Gents allemand-L, oval-right; Ladies allemand-R, oval-left.
In counting couples, count your own couple, when appropriate.]
[Slide-left to New Nbrs to...]
Circle left 3-places(8). Nbr swing(8).
Gents allemand-L(8) [back to place].
[You are across from your Partner, and same-gender Nbr;
they are couple #1.
Oval-R to past couple #2, #3, #4, and as you get to couple #5...
(opposite gender in #5 is your
Gents stop, Ladies
get ready to...]
Ladies R-allemand with Lady #5 (8).
Oval-left(8) [back to your original four-some, facing your Partner].
Circle left 3-places(8).
Partner swing, and Slide-Left to face new Nbrs(8).
by Erik Hoffman
[4-FACING-4, Becket. (Take hands4 with couple
in front of you, turn it one click to the left.)
Before becketizing, identify your
“Travel Buddies ”
in your short line4.
Crooked tune, 16×5=80 beats]
Circle left 3-places(6),
to a new set(2), to
Swing your new nbr(8).
[End in BECKET, facing partner, next to nbr, in two groups-of-four.]
[Four] Long lines, fwd&back(8).
Gents allemand-L 1.5 into(8)…
a long Wavy line of eight folk, your partner in your R-hand.
Rory O'More [wavy-bal, R-L, slide right catch
L-hands, bal L-R, slide left, snag R-hands](4+4+4+4).
Major [or Half] Hey-for-Eight(16).
Partner bal&swing(4+12); end in Becket formation.
by Amy Kahn
[IMPROPER: Scoop the Lady]
Gents left allemand(8) once around, and keep
going. Scoop your partner [to cross the set]
and Butterfly Whirl(8).
Ladies start a full hey(16).
[As gents come back to their partner] Partner bal&swing(4+12).
Rights&Lefts across the set [courtesy turn](8), gent
roll-away the Lady, R-hand star(8).
[“Gents look left allemand.”]
A Pirate's Life for Me
by Nathaniel Jack
[IMPROPER: Id DIR-PROG for the ]
Pass through to an ocean wave(4) [“pass the ocean”],
bal-the-wave(4). Everyone spin/slide right, with Gents sliding
two places to snag L-hands(3); Gents
L-allemand to face partner(5).
Ladies dosido 1.5(8).
current nbr(8), to face new nbr.
Weave the Line
by Kathy Anderson
[IMPROPER: Double-progression. 3 sets of nbrs]
Lefthand star(8) [sugg.: wrist-grip star].
[Hang on to your partner]
Veer left around NBRs#1, veer right around NBRs#2 (4+4).
[As individuals] DoSiDo your nbr#3 (8).
[Look behind you] Bal&Swing(4+12) nbr#2.
Actives swing(8) [“One's swing, Two's frame”.]