Definitions of Square Dance Calls and Concepts
Squeeze [C1]
  
 Definitions Main Page  |  FAQ  |  Ceder Chest Definition Books  |  Multilingual  |  administrator     
 Index -->  All Levels  |  Basic and Mainstream  |  Plus  |  A1  |  A2  |  C1  |  C2  |  C3A  |  C3B  |  C4  |  NOL  |  Def2 
 Definitions (Text Only) -->  Plus  |  A1  |  A2  |  C1  |  C2  |  C3A  |  C3B  |  C4  |  NOL  |  Old Calls  |  Experimentals 
 Dancing and Studying Hints  |  Tagging Calls  |  Calls with Parts  |  Shape Changing  |  Types of Distortions 
Find call: 

Squeeze -- [C1]
   (author unknown)
C1:     

Language: or                 All   
   view (admin)

Side-by-side adjacent dancers (those in a Mini-Wave or a Couple) Trade & Slide apart (allowing for two dancer-sized positions of space between them) while far apart dancers slide together & Trade.

Squeeze is a 2-part call.

 
before
Squeeze
 after

 
before
Squeeze
 after

Squeeze The Butterfly [C1]: From a Butterfly. All Squeeze. Ends in an "O".

 
before
Squeeze The Buttefly
 after

Squeeze The "O" [C1] (Norm Poisson): From an "O". All Squeeze. Ends in a Butterfly.

Squeeze The Galaxy [C1] (Dave Hodson 1976): From a Galaxy. Everyone except the Apex of the Wave-Based Triangle Squeeze. Ends in an Hourglass.

 
before
Squeeze The Galaxy
 after

Squeeze The Hourglass [C1] (Dave Hodson 1976): From an Hourglass. Points slide together and Trade as Very Centers Trade and slide apart. The Point of the Center Diamond does not move. Ends in a Galaxy.

 
before
Squeeze The Hourglass
 after

Notes:

  • On Squeeze The Butterfly or Squeeze The "O", all 8 dancers are active.
  • But, on Squeeze The Galaxy or Squeeze The Hourglass only 6 dancers are active!

On Squeeze, sometimes dancers must wait before moving until the other dancers have completed their part.

   
before
Squeeze
 after
Centers Squeeze
 after
original Ends Squeeze
(done)

   
before
Squeeze The Diamond
 after
Centers Squeeze
 after
original Points Squeeze
(done)

anything Like A Squeeze [C4] (Dave Hodson 1979): Do the anything call (usually a 2-dancer call) but end such that those who started close together end far apart (allowing for two dancer-sized positions of space).

CALLERLAB definition for Squeeze

Choreography for Squeeze

Comments? Questions? Suggestions?
 
C1:     

https://www.ceder.net/def/squeeze.php?language=usa&level=C1
19-February-2018 01:52:33
Copyright © Vic Ceder.  All Rights Reserved.