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This page describes what I think should initially be taught to beginners.

Calls 
  • 8-Beat Phrasing, Shuffle/Walk step
  • Circle Left / Right
  • Forward and Back
  • Left / Right Allemande (once)
  • Dosado, Gypsy
  • Courtesy Turn, then Ladies Chain and Right & Left Thru
  • Swing (anc face across)
  • Balance, then Balance + Swing

Overall Concepts 
  • Structure of dance
  • Hands Four
  • Grab a new partner
  • Enjoy

Sample Dance (Improper) 
  • Neighbor Balance + Swing.
  • *** In Progress ***
  • Gents Left Allemande 1 & 1/2; Partner Swing.
  • Ladies Chain; Left-Hand Star to face New Neighbors.

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18-October-2021 20:06:24
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