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Shakedown -- [C1]
   (Lee Kopman 1976)
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From Back-to-Back Couples or a T-Bone 2 x 2 in which everyone is a Leader.

Shakedown:
As one movement, Belles 1/4 Out & Run as Beaus Run & Roll.

Left Shakedown:
As one movement, Beaus 1/4 Out & Run as Belles Run & Roll.

Back-to-Back Couples ends in Facing Couples.

 
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Shakedown
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Alternative definition: As one movement, 1/4 Right (if Shakedown) or 1/4 Left (if Left Shakedown); Box Counter Rotate 1/4 & Roll.

Note:

  • On Shakedown, everyone moves clockwise one position and turns 3/4 to the Right.

Single Shakedown [C4] (Lee Kopman 1979): From Back-to-Back Dancers. As one movement, Right Roll To A Wave & Roll. Ends in Facing Dancers.

 
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Shake & Rattle [C3B] (Lee Kopman 1978): From any 2 x 2. Leaders Shakedown as Trailers Reverse Split Swap. Ends in a 2 x 2.

Counter Shake [C4] (Lee Kopman 1979): From Completed Double Pass Thru. Centers Shakedown, Veer Left & As Couples Extend as Outsides 1/4 Right, Counter Rotate 1/4 & Curve In [C4] (as one movement, Press In & Face In). Ends in Parallel R-H Two-Faced Lines. Counter Shake is a 3-part call.

CALLERLAB definition for Shakedown

Choreography for Shakedown

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