Definitions of Square Dance Calls and Concepts
 
Definitions of Square Dance Calls and Concepts
 
 

From applicable formations.

Walk forward in an arc, for a total of fraction of a circle, around the flagpole center of the set, keeping the same distance from the center of the set.

Notes:

From Parallel Waves:

 
 
before
Counter Rotate 1/4
 after
From (Magic) Columns:

 
 
before
Counter Rotate 1/4
 after
From an Hourglass:

 
 
before
Counter Rotate 1/4
 after

CONTRAST THE FOLLOWING

 
This is the starting formation
for each of the following:
 
 
after
Counter Rotate 1/4
 after
In Your Block Counter Rotate 1/4

Split Counter Rotate fraction [A2]: Split the formation into 2 equal sub-formations by drawing an imaginary line bisecting the long axis. Dancers in each sub-formation walk forward in an arc for a total of fraction of a circle, around the flagpole center of the sub-formation, keeping the same distance from the center of their sub-formation. From Parallel Lines or Columns work in each Box; from Diamonds work in each Diamond; from a 1 x 8 Line work in each Line.

Trade Counter Rotate [C4] (Jack Lasry 1973): From applicable formations. As one movement, Counter Rotate 1/4 & Spread.

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