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Definitions of Square Dance Calls and Concepts
Definitions of Square Dance Calls and Concepts
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Four Ladies Chain [Basic]
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From a normal Squared Set (or from a Circle of alternating Boys and Girls). EN: 10

Four Girls right-hand star 1/2 to the opposite boy, who Courtesy Turns them. EN: 20

Ends in a Squared Set. EN: 30

Four Ladies Chain

before after
Girls right-hand star 1/2
Boys turn the Girls
A verbose description: EN: 40
Four Girls right-hand star 1/2 way across to the opposite Boy, giving the Boy their left-hand. Boys take the Girl's left-hand in their left-hand, then (Boys) face left to place their right-hand on the Girl's lower back. Boys backup to the left, turning the Girls about 3/4 (270°) to end in a Squared Set. The pivot point is between the two dancers -- Boys backup while slightly pushing the Girls with their right-hand. EN: 50

See also Two Ladies Chain [Basic]

CALLERLAB definition for Ladies Chain Family

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