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Cut | Flip The Hourglass [A2]

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Cut | Flip The Hourglass -- [A2]
 A2:

 Language:

From an HourglassEN: 10

Cut The Hourglass:
Points slide together and Trade as Centers Hourglass Circulate. EN: 20

Flip The Hourglass:
Points flip in (Phantom Run) as Centers Hourglass Circulate. EN: 30

Usually ends in Parallel Lines. EN: 40

Cut The Hourglass:

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Flip The Hourglass:

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Notes:
• The original Very Centers are the only ones who can not Roll after a Cut | Flip The HourglassEN: 50

Flip The Diamond [Plus] (Deuce Williams 1973):
From a Diamond. Centers do your part Diamond Circulate as Points Flip In (180°) towards the the nearest Center position. A normal Diamond ends in a Wave. EN: 373

Cut The Diamond [Plus] (Lee Kopman 1973):
From a Diamond. Centers do your part Diamond Circulate as Points slide together and Trade to end in the furthest Center position. A normal Diamond ends in a Two-Faced Line. EN: 422

Reverse Flip The Hourglass [C4]:
From an Hourglass. Those in the Diamond flip away from the Center of the set as the Others Hourglass Circulate. A normal Hourglass ends with a Center Wave between two Mini-Waves (i.e., like a Thar, but with some dancers further from the Center). EN: 384

See also Hourglass FORMATION | Circulate [A2]

CALLERLAB definition for Cut the Hourglass
CALLERLAB definition for Flip the Hourglass

Choreography for Cut | Flip The Hourglass