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Pass The Ocean [Mainstream]
  
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Pass The Ocean -- [Mainstream]
   (Holman Hudspeth 1965)
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From Facing Couples (or a R-H Wave).

  1. Pass Thru;
  2. Face the adjacent dancer (1/4 In);
  3. Step To A Right-Hand Wave (Touch).

Ends in a R-H Wave.

Pass The Ocean is a 3-part call.

     
before
Pass The Ocean
 after
Pass Thru
 after
Face adjacent dancer
 after
Step To A Right-Hand Wave
(done)

Notes:

  • Blend the 3 parts of the call definition into one smooth movement.
  • From normal Facing Couples, Pass The Ocean feels like Slide Thru and Step To A Wave.
  • Belles (right-side dancers) smooth out the movement by catching left-hands as they pass each other (like a Left Touch 1/4).

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CALLERLAB definition for Pass the Ocean

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