From Parallel Lines | Waves.
A Magic Line | Wave is a Distorted Line | Wave in which the Ends of
one Line work with the Centers of the other Line.
Hint: When the caller says Magic Line | Wave, diagonally reach
forward or backward to join hands with your partner in the Magic
Line | Wave. This helps to identify who is working with whom.
Note: On calls such as Magic Line In Roll Circulate, Out Roll Circulate,
Here Comes The Judge, Sock It To Me,
those doing the Circulate should identify themselves by making a noise
(say 'here' or 'me') and raising their hand. Those doing the
Circulate do a normal Circulate
since they are moving from an End position to another End position; the Others
Flip one position within their Magic Line toward the End doing the
Note that you now have a
with the dancers who were in your Magic Wave.
Sample Traffic Patterns:
Magic Wave In Roll Circulate:
- From Parallel Waves. In-Facing Ends & Out-Facing Centers Circulate as the Others Split Circulate twice.
Ends in Parallel Waves. This traffic pattern works from Waves only.
Magic Line Wheel & Spread:
- From Parallel Inverted Lines. Those Facing Pass Thru;
all Wheel & Spread; dancers not within their original Magic Line do
a Pass Thru in order to end on a spot from their original Magic Line.
Ends in Parallel Inverted Lines.
Magic Wave Spin Chain Thru:
- From Parallel Waves. Magic Arm Turn 1/2
(danced as Split Circulate Twice); Centers Cast Off 3/4;
Very Centers Trade; Centers Cast Off 3/4.
Ends in Parallel Waves.
Note: on 8-dancer calls (e.g., In Roll Circulate, Spin Chain Thru),
the call is done normally except when you are
required to move from an End to a Center or vice-versa.
See also Magic Diamond CONCEPT [C4]
and Trapezoid CONCEPT [C3B].