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Pass The Sea [A1]
  
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Pass The Sea -- [A1]
   (Holman Hudspeth 1965)
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From Facing Couples (or a R-H Wave).

Pass Thru; 1/4 In; Left Touch.

Ends in a L-H Wave.

Alternate definition:
Pass Thru; Face Your Partner; Left Step To A Wave.

From Facing Couples:
 

     
before
Pass The Sea
 after
Pass Thru
 after
1/4 In
 after
Left Touch
(done)

From a R-H Wave:
 

     
before
Pass The Sea
 after
Pass Thru
 after
1/4 In
 after
Left Touch
(done)

Notes:

  • Pass The Sea is a 3-part call.
  • Pass The Sea is the same as Pass The Ocean except that you step to a Left-hand Wave instead of a Right-hand Wave.
  • Ocean means Right, Sea means Left.
    • Pass The Ocean: Pass Thru; 1/4 In; (Right) Touch.
    • Pass The Sea: Pass Thru; 1/4 In; Left Touch.
  • When dancing Pass The Sea, blend the 3-parts into one smooth movement.
  • From a R-H Wave, Pass The Sea feels different because the Pass Thru is very quick ('rear-back' if you need to see where you are). In this case, the Pass Thru is the same as a Step Thru.
  • Be sure that the ending formation is a Left-hand Wave!

1/4 In [A1] (Jim Faulkenberry and Clarence Watson 1959): From a Couple or Mini-Wave. Turn 90° in place toward the adjacent dancer. Ends in Facing Dancers.

Touch [NOL]: From Facing Dancers. Step forward and to the Left to end side-by-side with Right-hands joined. A Touch 1/4 [Basic] is a Touch followed by Arm Turn 1/4.

Left Touch [NOL]: From Facing Dancers. Step forward and to the Right to end side-by-side with Left-hands joined.

Pass The Ocean [Mainstream] (Holman Hudspeth 1965): From Facing Couples. Pass Thru; 1/4 In; Touch (Step To A R-H Wave). Ends in a R-H Wave.

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