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Dosado [Basic]
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From two facing dancers (or a R-H Mini-Wave). EN: 10

Without changing facing direction, walk clockwise around the other dancer a full circle to end facing that dancer. EN: 20

That is, walk forward and a bit to your left to pass right-shoulders; then slide back-to-back; then back up sliding a bit to the right to pass left-shoulders; finally slide left, backing up to end in facing dancers. EN: 30

Ends in Facing Dancers. EN: 40



  • Always pass right-shoulders. EN: 50
  • Unless a fraction is given, always ends facing the one you did the movement with. EN: 60
  • Dosado is from the French 'dos a dos', meaning back-to-back. EN: 70
  • Dosado To A Wave means Dosado then Step To A Wave. Same as Dosado 1 & 1/4. EN: 80

See also: Left Dosado, See Saw.

CALLERLAB definition for Dosado / Dosado to a Wave

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